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)
Luis Filipe Neves Carreira dos SantosGabinete: F208
Claudia Sofia Rodrigues FidalgoGabinete: Gabinete de Controlo Financeiro | Gab. B 276
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||Eugenia Cunha
|Cultural Heritage Management||História e Arqueologia||3||Luiz Osterbeek
|English||História e Arqueologia||3||Hermínia Sol
|Ethnoarchaeology||História e Arqueologia||3||Luís Mota Figueira
|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||Rita Anastácio
|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||Silvério Figueiredo
|Museum Development||História e Arqueologia||3||Luís Mota Figueira
|Peninsular Neolithic Art||História e Arqueologia||3||Hipólito Collado Giraldo
|Portuguese||História e Arqueologia||3||Hermínia Sol
|Prehistoric Art||História e Arqueologia||3||George Harold Nash
|Prehistory Seminar||História e Arqueologia||6||Fernando Coimbra
|Preservation, Treatment and Restoration of Archaeological Materials||História e Arqueologia||3||Fernando Costa
|Rupestrian Archaeology||História e Arqueologia||3||Luiz Osterbeek
|Stand-Alone Activities||História e Arqueologia||9|
|Taphonomy||História e Arqueologia||3|
|Dissertation||História e Arqueologia||40|
Instituto Politécnico de Tomar
(Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree - Programme Erasmus + - with the support of European Comission)
Master Course integrates European Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree 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, University of Ferrara (Italy), National Museum of Natural History (France), University of Tarragona (Spain) and University of Philippines Diliman. Master Course takes mainly place in Mação, with optional modules in Tomar. In research plan it is linked to Geosciences Centre of University of Coimbra.
Directive Comission:Luíz Oosterbeek, Pierluigi Rosina, Silvério Figueiredo.
Other Teachers: André Soares, Alexandra Figueiredo, Daniel Arsenault, Davide Delfino, Dragos Gheorgiu, Eugénia Cunha, Érika Róbrhan-Gonzalez, Fernando Coimbra, François Djindian, George Nash, Hermínia Sol, Hipolito Collado, Luís Mota Figueira, Luís Santos, Moustapha Sall, Rita Anastácio, Silvério Figueiredo, Sara Cura, Stefano Grimaldi, Ziva Domingos.
Candidates must send course admission requirement, together with letter directed to Master Director, justifying their interest in the course and referring intended area of specialization , Curriculum Vitae, copy of competence certificate/Diploma, copy of Identity Card /Passport and VAT number, and Application Form.
Candidates that are graduating in this academic year, may apply conditionally.
Documentation must be sent within defined dates to:
Secretariado do Mestrado em Arqueologia Pré-Histórica e Arte Rupestre
Instituto Politécnico de Tomar
Quinta do Contador - Estrada da Serra
2300-313 Tomar - Portugal
Tel. (+351) 249 346 363 / Fax. (+351) 249 346 366
Admission conditions: Graduated in Archaeology, History, Anthropology, Biology, Geology and other graduations in the area of Human Sciences, Earth and Life. Candidates from other scientific areas, may be admmited after curricular analysis. Graduating finalists 2015/2016, with the prevision of graduation until December 2016, may apply conditionally. Selected candidates, with more than 180 ECTS, may request equivalence to academic part of Master Course.
Selection of Candidates: is made by Directive Comission of Master Course, based on criteria bellow, which are identical to those defined by the European Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree, 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 submitted to an interview, whenever Directive Comission thinks it is necessary.
Key areas of specialization: Prehistoric Archaeology, Rock Art, Prehistoric Technologies (lithics, ceramic, mettalurgy, experimental archaeology, traceology), Latin America Archaeology, Geoarcheology, African Archaeology, Archaeometry, Archeobotany, Zooarcheology, Quality Management of Archeological Heritage (Collaboration of HERITY Programme), Theory of Archaeology (other specialisations within Erasmus Mundus network).
Training and investigation scholarships and professional iniciation internships:
- Erasmus Mundus scholarships for students from outside European Union
- Erasmus Mundus scholarships for european students
- Erasmus mobility scholarships for frequency of part of the course, in other institution of Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Quaternary and Prehistory
- Scholarships within investigation projets in Tagus Valley (Portugal and Spain)
- Professional Integration interships in Europe, Africa and Latin America
Employability of former graduates: 94% (58% working in Archaeology; 32% in related areas; 38% accepted in Doctorates).
Location: Master Course takes mainly place in Mação, with some optional modules in Tomar.
Fee: 2,000.00 euros (1,000.00 euros / year)
Inscription: 150,00 euros
Annual School insurance: 2,00 euros
Registration (2nd phase): at IPT Academic Services, and the following documentation is required: copy of Identity Card /Passport and VAT number, 2 small photos, copy of vaccination bulletin (with tetanus updated), and filled application form (provided by Academic Services). Students must pay inscripton (150,00 euros) and annual school insurance (2,00 euros).
Classes Begining: October 2017.
Master in Prehistoric Archeology and Rock Art 2017/2018 (calendar to be available)
Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in "Quaternary and Prehistory" - 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;
Master in Prehistoric Archaeology and Rock Art integrates European Erasmus Mundus Joint Master in Quaternary and Prehistory (Partnership: Universitá degli Studi di Ferrara (Italy), National Museum of Natural History in Paris (France), Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Spain), Instituto Politécnico de Tomar (Portugal), University of Philippines Diliman).