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Learning Opportunity: Civil Engineering - Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Escola de Ciências e Tecnologia

Civil Engineering - Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Escola de Ciências e Tecnologia

Course Information

UTAD offers a bachelor that envisages a preparatory study in civil engineering sciences that aims to formalize, analyze and solve, in an integrated way, an assortment of central problems of the areas' domains (structures, hydraulics, civil constructions, geotechnics, communication routes, and territorial planning);

Students will apply theories and scientific methods to results interpretation on automatic calculus programmes and laboratorial experimentation;

Students will also be endowed with crosswise competences on communication, investigation and teamwork. These competences will help to develop work in multidisciplinary aspects, abiding the principles of ethics and professional deontology.

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The University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD), based in Vila Real, is an institution of high level oriented towards the creation and dissemination of culture, knowledge and science by merging teaching, scientific research and experimental development. Within the current framework of innovation, the Schools and Research Centres develop scientific activity that seeks to deepen knowledge and develop technology capable of addressing issues of global, national or regional scope.

UTAD offers a wide assortment of study programmes ranging from graduation to masters and doctorates within different study areas distributed by 5 schools: Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, Human and Social Sciences, Sciences and Technology, Life and Environment Sciences and Vila Real Higher Education Nursing School.

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6 semesters, 3 years

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Have successfully completed secondary school or have an equivalent qualification

Have completed one of the following university entrance exams (central exams prepared by the Ministry of Education and Science): Physics and Chemistry, and Mathematics

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Applications are done through the national admission contest (concurso nacional de acesso) organized by the Directorate General of Higher Education (DGES), or through special higher education contests.

International Student Applications.


There are some institutions in Portugal that give scholarships to international students and it is advisable that applicants confirm every year whether these grants are available and the eligibility terms: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation; Fulbright Commission; Instituto Camões; Luso-American Development Foundation; Fundação Oriente.


1019 €/academic year


180 ECTS

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Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
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Qualifications Awarded

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Bachelor in Civil Engineering
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Students will be proficient within the civil engineering areas, namely: structures, hydraulics, constructions, geotechnics, communication routes, territorial planning, foundations, among others.

Course Locations

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Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro

Escola de Ciências e Tecnologia

Edifício de Engenharias I

Apartado 1013

Quinta de Prados

5001-801 Vila Real - Portugal

Tel.: +351 259350356

E-Mail: secretaria-ect@utad.pt

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The Social Welfare Services (SAS) are the University’s structure that provides services to students in the areas of accommodation, food, scholarships, medical and psychological assistance, sports and cultural activities support, among others.

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