Social Research Methods (MetodICS)

Social Research Methods (MetodICS)

Academic Year 2023/2024 - 2nd Semester
Portuguese, with possibility of using English


The Postgraduation in Social Research Methods (MetodICS) offers a multidisciplinary approach to methods and techniques used in the production and analysis of data in the social sciences.

The programme is organised in autonomous modules, articulated according to the following components: entry into the field; data production; data analysis; communication of results; ethical issues.

This Postgraduation is aimed at researchers and students in higher education, communication professionals, technicians from fields of social and educational intervention, and from other fields where the production and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data is carried out.


Lessons will take place between 5 pm and 9 pm. Contact us for more information.



General Public € 600
ULisboa Students € 180
ICS Community € 90


To obtain a postgraduate diploma in Social Research Methods, students must complete five out of eight of the modules offered, resulting in 30 ECTS.

Mandatory Curricular Unit

Curricular Unit ECTS
Basic Tools 6 ECTS

Elective Curricular Units
Students must select 4.


The programme admits holders of a bachelor's degree in any scientific field as applicants.


Applications 2023/2024

1st Call: 26 April 2023 to 26 June 2023
2nd Call: 24 July 2023 to 25 August 2023
3rd Call: 3 October 2023 to 9 February 2024

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The application fee is € 50.

Applications must be submitted with the following documents:

  • Certificate of Qualifications (master's or equivalent academic degree);
  • Academic, scientific and professional curriculum;
  • Letter of Motivation.

The validation of the application implies the payment of the respective fee.