Agricultural Engineering

Master Degree

Course Overview

The objectives of this Master is to provide students with the professional skills that enable them to be highly competent professionals working in the different areas of Agricultural Engineering. This training complements the agronomic and related formations of the 1st Bologna Cycle, introducing more subjects related to applied Engineering to Agricultural Sciences, such as Agricultural Hydraulics and Farm Buildings, and deepening more agronomic subjects in the areas of Horticulture, Fruticulture, Plant Protection and Biotechnology. The student will be well prepared to understand the technological and environmental problems that are presented to the modernization of Agriculture, being able to study, design, promote and direct the implementation of the systems and activities that constitute the best solutions for a successful agricultural activity. The lecturing activity will be done during working hours from Wednesday to Friday. The follow up of the students will be done in person or through the platform Moodle whenever the students require it.
Organic Unit: School of Science and Technology
Duration: 4 Semesters/120 ECTS credits (72 required and 6 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day classes

Career Prospects

Agricultural technician working in farm holdings; Companies providing services and projects in the agricultural area; State Agencies linked to Agriculture; Scientific and Technological Research Organizations; Agricultural education (technical, professional and higher).

Specific Entry Requirements

The candidates to this Master’s course normally should hold a degree in Agronomy, Agricultural Engineering or equivalent graduations, from this or other Universities or Polytechnic Institutes. Access is also allowed, after curriculum analysis, to students holding a degree in other science or engineering graduations with a biological background. It is mandatory the knowledge of Portuguese language.

Access Routes and Applications

Students from EU countries
Initial Places: 25
International Students
Initial Places: 0

Study Plan

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

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

Course Department



Contact Information

Director: Vasco Fitas da Cruz []

Academic Manager: Maria Leonor Teixeira
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE