PHD IN INFORMATION SCIENCES

Full Accreditation, for 6 years, by A3ES (Portuguese Accreditation Agency), 11-07-2012 (link)

University Fernando Pessoa’s PhD Program in Information Sciences lasts 3 years (180 ECTS) and aims the study and deepening of the issues associated with the use, research, dissemination of information, the emergence of the importance of data as a new capital and the increasing importance of knowledge in the context of human activity. 

With teachers with a wide scientific, teaching and professional curriculum, with extensive experience in leadership and participation in projects and in the supervising of doctoral thesis, the 3rd cycle of studies in Information Sciences is organized around 2 research areas:

  • Journalism and Media Studies
  • Information Systems, Technology and Management

 

The research area of Journalism and Media Studies privileges candidates who wish to carry out research in the fields of journalism studies and strategies and media in society, including studies on organizational communication, advertising, Internet and social networks.

 

The research area of Information Systems, Technology and Management is based on the digital and the use of computer and networks, in order to study the development, adoption, impact and creation of new proposals that aim at improving conditions and at increasing of the quality of life of people and organizations. 

 

Among the areas of work are the study and modeling of data and information for the constitution of applications or the explanation of human activity, as well as the concern with practices and models for information management that deal with the excess of information and the growing complexity and sophistication of electronic-based systems.

STUDY PLAN

3rd Cycle (Doctorate)/3 years (1 year: curricular plan; 2 years: thesis preparation)

According to Dispatch no. 23379/2009, DR 2nd series no. 206, of 23 October 2009.

CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Scientific Research Methods
10
Drawing of the Research Project
3
Methodologies of Data Analysis
15
Style Guide for Scientific Work
2
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Elaboration of Reports
15
Scientific Domains of Information Sciences
15
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Writing of the Thesis
60
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Writing of the Thesis
60

RESEARCH LINES AND SUPERVISORS

Journalism and Media Studies

Advertising contents in print, audiovisual and digital media: advertising formats; advertising insertion types; adequacy of advertising to media content

Supervisor: Prof. Paulo Cardoso (pcardoso@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English, Español

Advertising in the press

Supervisor: Prof. Elsa Simões (esimoes@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Advertising in the press

Supervisor: Prof. Sandra Tuna (stuna@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Cultural journalism (literature, visual arts, cinema, sciences...)

Supervisor: Prof. Isabel Ponce de Leão (ivaz@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português

Digital journalism

Supervisor: Prof. Ricardo Pinto (ricpinto@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English, Español, Français

Discourse analysis – journalistic discourse

Supervisor: Prof. Sandra Tuna (stuna@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Economy and management of the media and journalism

Supervisor: Prof. António Cardoso (ajcaro@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Editorial and opinion article

Supervisor: Prof. Rui Estrada (restrada@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

From media studies to software, interface and platform studies

Supervisor: Prof. Rui Torres (rtorres@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Habits and media consumption trends: segmentation and identification of consumer profiles; media consumption and lifestyles; choice criteria of products covered by the media

Supervisor: Prof. Paulo Cardoso (pcardoso@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English, Español

Historical and cultural analysis of the journalistic discourse

Supervisor: Prof. Jorge Pedro Sousa (jpsousa@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

History of journalism and news media and history of news

Supervisor: Prof. Jorge Pedro Sousa (jpsousa@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English, Español

Infographics and journalism

Supervisor: Prof. Francisco Mesquita (fmes@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Journalism and argumentation

Supervisor: Prof. Rui Estrada (restrada@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Journalism and criticism: cinema, arts and literature

Supervisor: Prof. Eduardo Paz Barroso (epb@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português

Journalism and literature

Supervisor: Prof. Isabel Ponce de Leão (ivaz@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português

Media assessorship

Supervisor: Prof. Sofia Gaio (sgaio@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Media studies and cinema practices

Supervisor: Prof. Eduardo Paz Barroso (epb@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português

Narrative journalism

Supervisor: Prof. Rui Estrada (restrada@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Semiotic analysis of media discourse

Supervisor: Prof. Rui Torres (rtorres@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Theory of journalism

Supervisor: Prof. Ricardo Pinto (ricpinto@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English, Español, Français

Translation in the press

Supervisor: Prof. Sandra Tuna (stuna@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English
Information Systems, Technology and Management

Adaptable reflective multimedia systems based on OSI multiple layers

Supervisor: Prof. Rui Moreira (rmoreira@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Analysis, processing and recovery of multimedia information

Supervisor: Prof. José Torres (jtorres@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Business intelligence

Supervisor: Prof. Miguel Trigo (mtrigo@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English, Español

Collaborative information systems

Supervisor: Prof. Feliz Ribeiro Gouveia (fribeiro@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Collaborative systems to support business activities

Supervisor: Prof. Miguel Trigo (mtrigo@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English, Español

Digital assistants to e-learning environments

Supervisor: Prof. Nuno Magalhães Ribeiro (nribeiro@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Distance education and e-learning

Supervisor: Prof. Paulo Rurato (prurato@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português

Distributed Internet and multimédia technologies

Supervisor: Prof. José Torres (jtorres@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Distributed, mobile and reflective omnipresent systems

Supervisor: Prof. Rui Moreira (rmoreira@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

E-business/e-marketing

Supervisor: Prof. Fernando Bandeira (fband@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English, Español

ICT and adults’ learning

Supervisor: Prof. Paulo Rurato (prurato@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português

ICT to support to teaching and learning

Supervisor: Prof. Luís Borges Gouveia (lmbg@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

ICT use in education/learning

Supervisor: Prof. Luís Borges Gouveia (lmbg@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

ICT use in territory and e-government issues

Supervisor: Prof. Luís Borges Gouveia (lmbg@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Intelligent spaces and home health secure systems

Supervisor: Prof. Rui Moreira (rmoreira@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Interfaces and interaction techniques for mobile devices

Supervisor: Prof. Nuno Magalhães Ribeiro (nribeiro@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Internet of Things (IoT)

Supervisor: Prof. Pedro Sobral (psobral@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português

Mobile applications in education

Supervisor: Prof. Nuno Magalhães Ribeiro (nribeiro@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Multimedia tools and applications

Supervisor: Prof. José Torres (jtorres@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Museum Information Systems: inventory and collection management

Supervisor: Prof. Feliz Ribeiro Gouveia (fribeiro@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Networked society

Supervisor: Prof. Luís Borges Gouveia (lmbg@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Networks and protocols

Supervisor: Prof. Pedro Sobral (psobral@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português

Platforms to information and knowledge management

Supervisor: Prof. Feliz Ribeiro Gouveia (fribeiro@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English

Quality assessment on distance education

Supervisor: Prof. Fernando Bandeira (fband@ufp.edu.pt)
Language: Português, English, Español

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Journalism and Media Studies: Prof. Dr. Jorge Pedro Sousa

Information Systems, Technology and Management: Prof. Dr. Luís Borges Gouveia

Get in touch to be contacted by the program coordinator:



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DATES AND COSTS

SCHOOL YEAR *

CONTINUITY REGIME (school period: September 2020 to July 2021)

  • APPLICATIONS (1st phase): 15 MAY to 30 JUN 2020
  • POSTING OF RESULTS: 20 to 24 JUL 2020
  • REGISTRATIONS: 17 JUL to 10 AUG 2020

 

INTENSIVE REGIME (school term: June 29 to July 31, 2020 | Monday to Friday all day and Saturday morning)

  • APPLICATIONS: until 30 APRIL 2020
  • POSTING OF RESULTS: 18 MAY 2020
  • REGISTRATIONS: 19 to 29 MAY 2020

 

1. Submission of applications, verification of results and registrations:

1.1. Submission of
In-Person Applications,at the Entrance

Office or Online: https://candidaturas.ufp.pt

 

2. Query results:

https://candidaturas.ufp.pt > Check application

 

3. Registrations:Face-to-face, in the Ticket Office

or

Online: https://candidaturas.ufp.pt > Check application > candidates admitted to reside abroad will have access to a link to make an online pre-registration; registration is finalized after arrival in Portugal

 

*The completion of the courses in any regime and schedule is subject to a minimum number of students.

THESES DEFENDED

CHECK HERE THE PRESENTED DOCTORAL THESIS OF THE PHD IN ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH