Provide a solid scientific, technological and social learning, supported by a programme and courses that includes contact with real situations and laboratories experiences. This cycle of studies is based on the development of a diverse set of skills and competencies that permits excellent career opportunities and pursue postgraduate studies.
This course of study includes:
- A master's program organised into course units corresponding to 80 ECTS credits;
- A final dissertation worth 40 ECTS credits;
This master's degree was designed so as to develop competencies in the following technical-scientific areas: Prehistory (6 compulsory ECTS and up to optional 18 ECTS), Quaternary Geology (6 compulsory ECTS and up to18 optional ECTS), Palaeoanthropology (6 compulsory ECTS and up to 18 optional ECTS), Methods and Techniques (6 compulsory ECTS and up to 18 optional ECTS), Museography and Didactics (6 compulsory ECTS and up to 18 optional ECTS), field and laboratory work (8 ECTS) e optional credits to be obtained in congress projects, publications and others (up to 9 ECTS). The minimum amount of ECTS credits required in taught modules is 63 and the maximum is 72.
Luiz Miguel OosterbeekGabinete: G202 (Campus) e GRI (Av.Cândido Madureira)
Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 17071/2009 - 23/07/2009
|Archaeoacoustics and Rock Art||História e Arqueologia||3|
|Archaeology, Human Behaviour and Integrated Land Management.||Ciências da Terra||3|
|Bioarchaeology and Human Evolution||História e Arqueologia||6|
|Cultural Heritage Management||História e Arqueologia||3||Luiz Osterbeek
|English||História e Arqueologia||3|
|Ethnoarchaeology||História e Arqueologia||3|
|European Prehistory||História e Arqueologia||3||Luiz Osterbeek
|Excavation, Recording and Analysis Methods||História e Arqueologia||3|
|Field and Laboratory Activities||História e Arqueologia||8||Luiz Osterbeek
|Formation and Modification of Anthropic Deposits||Ciências da Terra||3||Pierluigi Rosina
|Geoarchaeology Seminar||Ciências da Terra||6|
|Geodiversity and Archaeological Heritage||Ciências da Terra||3||Pierluigi Rosina
|Geographic Information Systems||História e Arqueologia||6|
|Geology of Continental Quaternary Deposits||Ciências da Terra||3||Pierluigi Rosina
|Geomorphology||Ciências da Terra||3||Pierluigi Rosina
|Heritage Management Seminar||História e Arqueologia||6||Luiz Osterbeek
|Hunters-Gatherers Societies||Ciências da Terra||3|
|Laboratory Techniques and Experimental Archaeology||História e Arqueologia||3|
|Landscape Palaeoecology||História e Arqueologia||3||Luis Santos
|Lithic Technology and Typology||História e Arqueologia||3||Sara Raquel Mendes Cura
|Methodology of Scientific Work||História e Arqueologia||3||Luiz Osterbeek
|Museum Development||História e Arqueologia||3||Luís Mota Figueira
|Peninsular Neolithic Art||História e Arqueologia||3||Hipólito Collado Giraldo
|Portuguese||História e Arqueologia||3|
|Prehistoric Art||História e Arqueologia||3|
|Prehistory Seminar||História e Arqueologia||6||Ricardo Jorge Santos Cardoso
|Preservation, Treatment and Restoration of Archaeological Materials||História e Arqueologia||3||Fernando Costa
|Rupestrian Archaeology||História e Arqueologia||3|
|Stand-Alone Activities||História e Arqueologia||9|
|Taphonomy||História e Arqueologia||3|
|Dissertation||História e Arqueologia||40||Luís Mota Figueira
Open 2nd Phase for Applications - until 26th September 2014
European Master in Prehistoric Archaeology and Rock Art 2014/2016
Master Course integrates Erasmus Mundus European Master in Quaternary and Prehistory, allowing students to undertake 30% of the course in other universities of the network, obtaining in the end Erasmus Mundus European Diploma, issued by IPT, UTAD, University of Ferrara (Italy), Institute of Human Paleontology in Paris (France) and University of Tarragona (Spain). Master' students may also attend part of their studies at University of Diliman, Philippines.
Director: Prof. Doutor Luíz Oosterbeek
Directive Comission: Prof. Doutor Pierluigi Rosina (IPT), Prof. Doutor Artur Sá (UTAD) and Prof. Doutor João Baptista (UTAD).
Candidates must send course admission requirement and letter directed to Master Director, justifying their interest in the course and referring intended area of specialization (candidates may indicate an eventual theme for Master Thesis Dissertation), attaching Curriculum Vitae, copy of competence certificate/Diploma, copy of Identity Card /Passport and VAT. Number, and Application Form.
Candidates that are completing degree in the current academic year may apply conditionally (this should be mentioned in the application for admission).
Documentation must be sent by post to:
Secretariat of Master in Preshistoric Archeology and Rock Art
Instituto Politécnico de Tomar
Av. Cândido Madureira, Nº 13, 2300-531 Tomar
Tel. (+351) 249 346 363 / Fax. (+351) 249 346 366
Selection of Candidates: until 1st October 2014
Selection of Candidates is made by Directive Comission of Master Course, based on criteria bellow, which are identical to those defined by the Erasmus Mundus European Master, under a total of 100 points:
a) Classification of Degree (max.20)
b) Candidate's motivation letter (max.15)
c) Knowledge of english or french (max. 10)
d) Knowledge of other languages (max. 5)
e) Professional experience in Archaeology (max.20)
f) Additional qualifications, namely other academic degrees or publications (Max. 5)
g) Adequation of Thesis theme or previous publications (max. 20)
i) Age (5 points for those under 30 years old)
Candidates may be subjected to an interview, whenever Directive Comission thinks it is necessary.
Key areas of training: Prehistory, Paleoanthropology, Quaternary Geology, Methods and Techniques in Archaeology and Heritage Didactics.
Key areas of specialization: Prehistoric Archaeology, Rock Art, Lithic Technology, Ceramic Technology, Latin American Archaeology, Computer Applications to Archaeology, Geo-archeology, Archaeometry, archaeo-botany, Paleobotany, Zoo-archaeology, Archaeology Sub-Aquatic, Quality Management Heritage (Collaboration of HERITY program), Quaternary Geology, Prehistory and Heritage Management. Other specializations within Erasmus Mundus network.
Training and Investigation Grants: Tagus Valley, Spain, France, Italy, Brazil and Angola (applications after the selection of Master candidates).
Statistics of former graduates : 70% working in Archeology; 25% in Doctorate.
Main areas of research: Tagus Valley (Portugal and Spain), Angola, Brazil.
Location: Master classes take mainly place at Museu de Arte Pré-Histórica e do Sagrado no Vale do Tejo, Mação. Some modules take place in Tomar and Vila Real (UTAD).
Regime: Classroom. Most compulsory modules take place on Friday and Saturday, and some classes may occur during week.
Fee: 2,000.00 ( 1,000.00 / year) + 150.00 for registration fee + 2,00 for annual school insurance.
Enrolment: Enrolment (2nd phase) will take place from 6th to 8th October 2014 at IPT Academic Services, and the following documentation is required: copy of Identity Card /Passport and VAT. Number (to be delivered later in case of foreign students), 2 small photos, copy of vaccination bulletin (with tetanus updated), and application form provided by Academic Services. On enrollment students must pay registration fee ( 150,00) and school insurance (2.00 ).
Following Studies: Students under Master Course may continue their studies to Erasmus Mundus Doctorate in "Quaternary, Materials and Cultures" and Doctorate in "Heritage".
Classes Start: 9th October 2014
Master in Prehistoric Archeology and Rock Art 2013/2014 (calendar 2014/2015 soon available)
Erasmus Mundus Applications : Site of Universitá degli Studi di Ferrara (Itália)
Holders of the master's degree in Prehistoric Archaeology and Rock Art are prepared to perform
· Public Sector:
- Municipal Archaeologists;
- Central government (DGPC and attached services);
- Heritage and tourism management services;
· Private Sector:
- Organisations engaged in archaeological activities;
- Organisations engaged in cultural and tourism activities;
- Land management providers.
- Higher polytechnic education;
- University education;
- Professional training in archaeology, cultural heritage and rock art.
· International labour market:
- Higher education;
- Government services;
- Professional training;