Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering

The cycle of studies of the master's degree in Civil Engineering is comprised of 4 semesters (2 academic years). Those who successfully obtain 120 ECTS are awarded the title.
This cycle of studies strives to ensure solid and comprehensive training in the several fields of Civil Engineering. Its main objective is to develop the skills initiated in the first cycle of studies, providing an essential and advanced complement.
Graduates of this course will be able to: develop their professional activity by applying their theoretical, practical and experimental knowledge acquired throughout their training; understand and analyse in a permanent manner the resulting consequences of technical, economic, social and environmental evolutions; design, carry out and maintain enterprises/systems.

GENERAL INFORMATION

DGES CODE:

1307/9569 (INSTITUTION/DEGREE)

Duration of Studies:

4 SEMESTERS / 2 YEARS

The cycle of studies of the master's degree in Civil Engineering is comprised of 4 semesters (2 academic years). Those who successfully obtain 120 ECTS are awarded the title.
This cycle of studies strives to ensure solid and comprehensive training in the several fields of Civil Engineering. Its main objective is to develop the skills initiated in the first cycle of studies, providing an essential and advanced complement.
Graduates of this course will be able to: develop their professional activity by applying their theoretical, practical and experimental knowledge acquired throughout their training; understand and analyse in a permanent manner the resulting consequences of technical, economic, social and environmental evolutions; design, carry out and maintain enterprises/systems.

DEGREE DIRECTOR

DGES CODE:

1307/9569 (INSTITUTION/DEGREE)

Duration of Studies:

4 SEMESTERS / 2 YEARS

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Career Opportunities and Employability

Graduates of this course will be qualified to: carry out duties in project offices, industries linked to the building sector and infrastructure companies; carry out duties in central, regional and municipal administration services; carry out maintenance and operation management duties; carry out duties related to the assessment of heritage and property projects; carry out consultancy duties in service companies (banks and insurance companies); carry out technical and commercial activities; work in research and industrial development laboratories.

Candidates

This course is specially designed for the holders of an undergraduate degree in the field of Civil Engineering or other related areas, holders of an undergraduate degree or legal equivalent; holders of an international higher academic degree, recognized as meeting the objectives of an Undergraduate degree; holders of school, scientific or professional curriculum recognized by head of this cycle of studies, attesting to the ability to the conclusion of the degree.

"Science is about knowing, engineering is about doing." - Henry Petroski

* The information on this page does not preclude consultation of the Degree’s Curriculum in Diário da República.

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