Stages of the selection process

Selection Process Phases - MASTER’S PROGRAM

DEGREE PROGRAM SELECTION PROCESS

1ST SEMESTER 2020

ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM

MASTER’S PROGRAM

 

Selection Process Phases

 

1 – SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE TEST

Based on categories and relationships of significance to Architecture, Urbanism and Design, applicants should write about the topic of their research, its main concepts, and its relevance to the domain of knowledge.

Date: November 09th, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to noon

Address: to be provided.

Notice: No reference materials (books, doctrine, legislation) will be allowed for the written test. No test review will be allowed. The election commission’s decision is sovereign and cannot be appealed.

 

 

2 – TEST OF PROFICIENCY IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE (MASTER’S)

Date: November 09th, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. . 

Address: to be provided.

Notice: The chosen foreign language cannot be changed after the application.

Notice: A single copy of a conventional, non-electronic, one-language dictionary without a glossary for Portuguese terms will be allowed. No test review will be allowed.

Proficiency choices (Master’s and Doctorate): English, Spanish, French, Italian.

The test involves translating a text into Portuguese.

 

3 – STATEMENT OF INTENDED RESEARCH (Document to be attached to the application form)

The Statement of Intended Research must be included with the online Application Form online. Absence of the Statement implies disqualification from the selection process. Name a PDF file with the applicant’s full name.

Essential elements to the Statement of Intended Research:

  • Name of the applicant
  • Title of the research
  • What they intend to investigate (topic of the research) and justification of their its choice
  • Relationship between the topic of the research and at least two of the Program’s research tracks
  • Research question and objectives
  • How they intend to conduct the research (procedures)
  • Some authors that may form their theoretical frame of reference

Number of pages of the Statement of Intended Research: 2 or 3. Do not include a cover page. If the number of pages is other than required, the applicant will be disqualified from the selection process. Research Interests Statements sent to the Program’s e-mail address will not be accepted.

 

4 – REFERENCES

Not prescribed.

 

5 – INTERVIEW

The list of applicants selected for interviews will be published on November 22nd, 2019.

Selection Process Phases - DOCTORATE

DEGREE PROGRAM SELECTION PROCESS

1ST SEMESTER 2020

ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM

DOCTORATE

 

Selection Process Phases

 

1 – SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE TEST

Based on categories and relationships of significance to Architecture, Urbanism and Design, applicants should  write about the topic, subject and problematization connected to the draft research project submitted for admission to the Doctoral Program, their main concepts and the relevance of the topic to the domain of knowledge.

Date: November 09th, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to noon

Address: to be provided.

Notice: No reference materials (books, doctrine, legislation) will be allowed for the written test. No test review will be allowed. The election commission’s decision is sovereign and cannot be appealed.

 

 

2 – TEST OF PROFICIENCY IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE (DOCTORATE)

Date: November 09th, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m..

Address: to be provided.

Notice: The chosen foreign language cannot be changed after the application.

Notice: A single copy of a conventional, non-electronic, one-language dictionary without a glossary for Portuguese terms will be allowed. No test review will be allowed.

Proficiency choices (Master’s and Doctorate): English, Spanish, French, Italian.

The test involves translating a text into Portuguese.

 

3 – DRAFT RESEARCH PROJECT (Document to be attached to the application form)

The following structure is recommended:

1. Title

2. Research track: Modern and Contemporary Architecture, representation and intervention; or Modern and Contemporary Urbanism, representation and intervention.

3. Research problem and initial hypothesis(es)

4. Objectives (general and specific)

5. Subject and insertion (temporal and spatial)

6. Justification and social relevance

7. Theoretical frame of reference

8. Method

9. Abstract

10. References

 

4 – REFERENCES (DOCTORATE)

Not prescribed.

 

5 – INTERVIEW (DOCTORATE)

The list of applicants selected for interviews will be published on November 22nd, 2019.