Selection of applicants is held annually. The selection guidelines are published by UFSM in an official notice in the second semester of each year.
 
Registration shall be carried out on the PRPGP Web site during the period established in the UFSM school calendar. The documents required must be sent to the UFSM Communication Postgraduate Program administrative office, according to the guidelines provided in the official notice.
 
The selection of applicants
The Selection Committee shall be appointed by the Program panel body and approved by the Unit Board by an administrative regulation.
 
The applicants who have been approved in the stages below shall be selected for the master’s degree course by a public official notice:
 
a) First phase: A knowledge test, eliminative and qualifying (final weight 2.0) – The minimal grade for selection in this phase is 7.0 (seven).
b) Second phase: Analysis of the resume and research project. And an interview (final weight 8.0). Whereas:
 
I) Analysis of the Brazilian government Lattes Platform model resume (weight 2.0);
II) Analysis of the research project (weight 5.0);
III) Interview (weight 3.0).