Integrated Master Degree


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

Classificações Mínimas 
Nota de Candidatura: 95 pontos 
Provas de Ingresso: 95 pontos

Fórmula de Cálculo 
Média do secundário: 65% 
Provas de ingresso: 35%

Last admission grade 2020/2021: 135,7

Access Routes and Applications

National Access Route to Higher Education (CNA)
Places available: 35
International Students
Places available: 10
Over 23 Years of Age
Places available: 4
Degree Holders
Places available: 4
CET Holders
Places available: nd
TeSP Holders
Places available: 1
Change of Institution/Course Pair
Places available for first year: 2
Places for subsequent years: not subject to places
Professional and Artistic Routes of Secundary Education
Places available: nd
Places available: not subject to places

Study Plan

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

Students from EU countries
697 €
International Students
2500 €
International Students with Merit Scholarships
1050 €
International Students with Cooperation and Development Grants
1250 €

Course Department



Contact Information

Director: Jorge Paulo Duarte Hipólito de Sá []

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