Cultural Heritage

Bachelor's Degree

Património Cultural

Course Overview

This degree course in Cultural Heritage has two pathways: Cultural Tourism and Cultural Management. It is a multidisciplinary, cross cutting and integrated course in which students acquire specific knowledge and skills in training focused on historical and cultural heritage, combined with training components in management and cultural tourism. This integrated course trains human resources with the skills to study and promote cultural heritage to ensure the sustainability and development of communities, and to promote initiatives that enhance culture and tourism in the regions.

These pathways are separate study plans and are made up of curricular units in the respective knowledge areas.

Organic Unit: School of Social Sciences
Duration: 6 Semesters/180 ECTS credits (156 required and 24 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day classes

Career Prospects

Central, regional and local public administration; Public and private companies, including museums, foundations, archives, libraries, local authorities; Municipal associations; Local and regional development associations; Cultural associations; Travel agencies and companies that organise cultural tourism events, education and research.

Entry Requirements

Entrance Exams

One of the following exams:
  • 11 - History
  • 12 - History of Culture and Arts
  • 18 - Portuguese

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: 110,4

Access Routes and Applications

National Access Route to Higher Education (CNA)
Places available: 22
International Students
Places available: 6
Over 23 Years of Age
Places available: 4
Degree Holders
Places available: 2
CET Holders
Places available: nd
TeSP Holders
Places available: nd
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: 4
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: Maria Ana Bernardo []

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