Masters degree in Portuguese Society & Culture examine the social, cultural and often economic institutions which govern activities and movements originating from, or associated with, Portugal.
Related subjects include Latin American Studies, and Portuguese and Brazilian Studies. Entry requirements typically include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Cultural Studies, International Relations, or Languages and Literature.
The Society & Culture of Portugal is prevalent not just in Europe, but across the globe, with cultural influences and Portuguese populations thriving in Brazil and other parts of South America, as well as South Africa and India.
As such, there are many research topics for you to explore. For example, you might wish to study the cultural traditions of the arts of Portugal, such as film, and examine cultural movements such as ‘New Portuguese Cinema’ of the 1960s.
Alternatively, you might wish to uncover the various demographics of Portugal, both within the country itself, as well as the diaspora of Portuguese which are located around the world.
Careers in this field may include roles in both the public and private sectors, such as academia and publishing, journalism, or policy-making.