Aircraft Technology

Postgraduate Degree

Course Overview

Portugal is currently facing new and strategic challenges in the area of component design and manufacture for the aeronautics industry. Thus, specialized technicians in the production and maintenance of components for aircraft are in high demand. In particular, the skills required include automation, modeling and manufacturing.

Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal and Universidade de Évora have responded to this challenge through the creation the Aeronautical Technology Post-Graduation program, designed to provide engineering and/or technology professionals with the necessary skills to initiate or improve their performance on specialized functions in the aeronautical sector.

The main objective of the Post-Graduation is to provide skills in the area of manufacturing and maintenance of aeronautical structures. Specific objectives are the specialization of knowledge in materials, manufacturing processes, CAD / CAE / CAM tools, automation, and management methods specific to the aeronautics industry.

This program is aimed at master, graduate and bachelor degree holders in engineering or technology and medium and senior staff with relevant professional activity who need to develop skills in the area of manufacturing or maintenance of aeronautical structures.

Course in Association/Partner Institutions:
  • Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal
Organic Unit: School of Science and Technology
Duration: 2 Semesters/60 ECTS credits (60 required in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day classes

Career Prospects

Aeronautical industry: modeling and manufacturing of aeronautical structures and components, maintenance of aeronautical structures, production automation and management. Research and Development Units (R&D) in aeronautical technology.

Specific Entry Requirements

Access Routes and Applications

Study Plan

Tuition Fees

Information not available.

Course Department


Information not available.


Contact Information

Director: Fernando Manuel Tim Tim Janeiro []

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