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Integrated Master Degree

Ano Letivo 2022/2023

Course Overview

This Integrated Master´s degree is a unique course when it comes to teaching architecture in Portugal. It offers a multidisciplinary study environment, combines theory with practical application and research, and fosters an ‘atelier’ culture, where students and faculty work together on design proposals. The Master degree course is recognised for its innovative approach to teaching architecture, the students of which have been awarded prizes, such as the Secil Prize, prizes awarded by the Lisbon Architecture Triennale Award, and other awards from different international competitions.

After successfully completing the first-cycle of studies, students are awarded a Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Culture. This level of education does not allow students to become fully-fledged architects, but it does provide significant preparation for carrying out work linked to architectural production.

Organic Unit: School of Fine Arts
Duration: 10 Semesters/300 ECTS credits (282 required and 18 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day classes

Career Prospects

Architectural studios and firms, and construction companies; Design and environment consulting firms; Companies and departments dedicated to conducting studies for the conservation of built heritage; Built heritage supervisory authorities; European research institutes; Tourism companies, Education and research; Local authorities; and freelance work.

Entry Requirements

Entrance Exams

One of the following exams:
  • 10 - Descriptive Geometry
  • 12 - History of Culture and Arts
  • 16 - Mathematics

Access Routes and Applications

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

Students from EU countries
697.00 €
International Students
2500.00 €
International Students with Merit Scholarships
1050.00 €
International Students with Cooperation and Development Grants
1250.00 €

Course Committee

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Contact Information

Director: Maria do Céu Simões Tereno []

Academic Manager: Dora Alexandra Louro
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE