Curricular Structure

MASTER'S DEGREE

Seeking to attend to the deadlines recommended by CAPES, the flowchart of the master’s course in literary theory adopts the following politics of credits: the student taking the course must totalize 58 credits, which are necessary for the course conclusion. These credits are distributed in diverse activities, which are defined in the following way:

  • Subjects: 24 credits for elective theoretical subjects offered by the program (approval will depend on achieving a minimum of 7.0 or grade C in each).
  • Scientific production and paper presentation in events: the Master’s student must publish two scientific articles in indexed journals and participate, with an oral exposition, in two events linked to the area. These activities totalize 4 credits; besides, the student has to give a lecture or a workshop about the theme of his or her research;
  • Master’s thesis: the activity totalizes 30 credits, subdivided in 12 credits for the paper’s qualifying examination and 18 credits for its defense.

DOCTORATE DEGREE

Seeking to attend to the deadlines recommended by CAPES, the flowchart of the master’s course in literary theory adopts the following politics of credits: the student taking the course must totalize 58 credits, which are necessary for the course conclusion. These credits are distributed in diverse activities, which are defined in the following way:

  • Subjects: 24 credits for elective theoretical subjects offered by the program (approval will depend on achieving a minimum of 7.0 or grade C in each).
  • Scientific production and paper presentation in events: the Master’s student must publish two scientific articles in indexed journals and participate, with an oral exposition, in two events linked to the area. These activities totalize 24 credits; besides, the student has to give a mini-course about the theme of his or her research.
  • Doctorate thesis: the activity totalizes 30 credits, subdivided in 12 credits for the Qualifying Examination and 18 credits for its Defense.

     

The course may take advantage of credits from other postgraduate programs, as long as they are aligned with the research lines of our PPG. The program allows the transfer of a maximum of 12 credits.