National component Portugal
- The number of ECTS credits attributed to the joint master’s programme must be in the range from 90 to 120 credits;
- The curriculum should include an original dissertation or project, worth at least 35% of the total number of credit units (e.g. 42 credits in a programme of 120 credits);
- The majority of the academic staff must hold a PhD degree (for a joint master’s programme offered with a Portuguese university) or be a PhD holder or a specialist (for a joint master’s programme offered with a Portuguese polytechnic).
There are no additional elements that need to be included in the assessment procedure.