Basic Education

Language of Teaching
Faculty / School
Escola Superior de Educação e Comunicação
Area of Studies
Social Sciences and Education
The general objective of the Bachelor's course in Basic Education is to equip future professional in Pre-School and/or the 1st and 2nd cycles of Basic Education with basic skills in general educational training and in the field of teacher training and the different didactic approaches.


  • Acquisition of knowledge in the field of Education Sciences
  • Development of capacity for relating to the educational community
  • Development of attitudes based on a reflective model, as part of professional, social, cultural and ethical development
  • Acquisition of academic training in the areas of mathematics, Portuguese, study of the environment and forms of expression
  • Promotion of capacities in the conception of curriculum projects including elements of planning, organization and evaluation
  • Development of learning with use of information and communication technologies
The applications for public higher education are made annually through national call and special contests.
Career Opportunities

The graduates in Basic Education are able to:

  • Integrate multidisciplinary teams with educational functions of support and cooperation outside the educative system
  • Intervene in educational projects within the non-formal educative system and participate in its promotion in various institutions
  • Develop functions of senior technician of education

These degree holders may also apply to the masters for teaching.