The Master’s Program

An academic program to graduate teachers and researchers. The Program accepts 30 students annually in the area of Culture and Society, distributed in 3 (three) Lines of Research – Culture and Art, Culture and Development, and Culture and Identity. The student must take 24 credits (680 hours), of which 16 (272 hours) are compulsory subjects, and 8 (136 hours) correspond to optional subjects. It is possible to transfer credits from courses of other stricto sensu programs recognized by CAPES. It is also part of the students' qualification the involvement with teaching activities in the Undergraduate Program (Teaching Practice). The Master's Program requires the writing of a dissertation whose project must be submitted to a Qualifying Board. The dissertation consists of a supervised paper defended before a board of examiners constituted by the supervisor professor plus two members (one member of the Program’s faculty and one visiting professor). The deadline for the defense is up to 24 months.