Within a maximum deadline of 24 months (both for students with and without scholarship), the title of Master in Education will be granted to students who:
- I) obtain approval in the curricular activities carried out;
- II) complete the minimum number of credits required by the Program (20);
III) are approved in reading proficiency in one modern foreign language:
German, Spanish, French, English, Italian;
- IV) are approved in public session of dissertation proposal defense (equivalent to the qualifying examination), in accordance with article 29 of this Statute;
- V) present an approved dissertation, in Portuguese, Spanish, or English, in accordance with this Statute and Resolutions 114/2014, 115/2014, and 007/2015 of UFRGS Graduate Studies Committee;
- VI) obtain the approval of the final version of the dissertation, incorporating the recommendations of the Examination Board;
VII) are up to date with the Library System of UFRGS and with possible reports of activities developed in the Program;
VIII) prove the publication or acceptance of a bibliographic production, according to specific regulation (Resolution 01/2015).
The curriculum is designed by the students along with their advisor, seeking the theoretical training and the specific issues of their dissertation proposal. To be approved in the subjects, seminars, research practices, and directed readings, the students must have concepts A, B, or C in each one, totalizing 20 credits.
The Master’s student, for the fulfillment of the 20 credits required, can appropriate:
- II) up to 10 credits attended as external student – PEC Program – PPGEdu;
III) up to 10 credits in subjects of Graduate Programs attended outside PPGEdu;
III) up to 04 credits in articles published during the program;
- IV) up to 01 credit for teaching internship in higher education, provided it is not mandatory.
The dissertation projects are examined on completeness (in the field of knowledge in which they are inserted) and in depth (in the light of the theories of reference); they are also assessed from the point of view of research object construction, research design, methodological adequacy, bibliographic sources, schedule, and feasibility.