Bachelor's Degree


Course Overview

The course is designed for professional careers in design and communication and industrial design, providing students with a solid theoretical, design, artistic, technical and methodological preparation. The course also includes a significant laboratory and technology components with plastic/resin, ceramics, metal, stone, wood, engraving/printing and photography workshops. Students are provided real workplace training, thanks to the more than twenty internship agreements established with companies, which has resulted in several winning projects in national and international competitions. Graduates will be able to pursue postgraduate studies or immediately transition to the job market.

Organic Unit: School of Fine Arts
Duration: 6 Semesters/180 ECTS credits (126 required and 54 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day classes

Career Prospects

Design management and development in companies, ateliers, museums, local authorities or working as a freelancer in the following Design areas: Product Design, Equipment Design, Interior Design, Corporate Identity Design, Advertising, Packaging Design or Web Design. Graduates will be able to pursue other postgraduate training courses and qualify for positions that require a degree in design.

Entry Requirements

Entrance Exams

One of the following sets:
  • 03 - Drawing
  • 10 - Descriptive Geometry
  • 03 - Drawing
  • 12 - History of Culture and Arts

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: 147,9

Access Routes and Applications

National Access Route to Higher Education (CNA)
Places available: 36
International Students
Places available: 2
Over 23 Years of Age
Places available: 4
Degree Holders
Places available: 3
CET Holders
Places available: nd
TeSP Holders
Places available: nd
Change of Institution/Course Pair
Places available for first year: 4
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: Tiago Navarro Marques []

Academic Manager: Isaura Paulino
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE