ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM

INTEGRATED MASTER’S DEGREE

Full Accreditation, for 6 years, by A3ES (Portuguese Accreditation Agency), 06-05-2014(PDF);

Admission Exams
Drawing, Descriptive Geometry or Portuguese.

Sustainability within the built environment is core to the UFP school of Architecture and Urbanism Master Degree Program and this is reflected strongly across its teaching and research methodologies. During the learning process the students will have the chance to cross the boundaries of architecture and Urbanism through a series of joint design projects with related disciplines like civil engineering and environmental engineering. At the end of the study program the graduate will be able to integrate the key theoretical subjects of the course within a conscious team practical competence on project design.

WHY CHOOSE ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM AT UFP?

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Our teachers keep close and supportive throughout your course.

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Highly qualified, differentiated and experienced faculty, nationally and internationally recognized using innovative teaching methods.

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Pedagogical Laboratory where you will develop project activities, and study and follow real cases, allowing you to learn in real context and to a gradually adapt to your future professional life. This is, after all, the lab that projected our Hospital School!

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Quality of facilities.

YOUR SUPPORT TEAM

Educational success is achieved through teamwork. During your application process, and whenever you need it, you will have the support and advice of a team of professionals.

Professors

In addition to being academically qualified, our teaching staff is known to be very open and available. They will be here for you!

Welcome Team

Our Welcome Team is able to find answers to such varied questions as “Where can I find accommodation?” or “What metro line do I take to visit the historic center of Porto?

Staff

In-person or a click away, our staff is professional and willing to help.

STUDY PLAN

Degree: Integrated Master * Duration: 10 Semesters · ECTS: 300 ECTS

According to Registry R / B-AD-721/2006, DR Series 2 No. 139, of July 20, 2006; Dispatch no. 18300/2006, DR 2nd series – no. 173, of 07 September 2006.

CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Communication Methods and Techniques
4
Drawing I
7
Geometry and Topology
4
Art History
4
Project I
11
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
English
4
Computer Aided Design
4
Drawing II
7
History of Architecture
4
Project II
11
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Construction Systems in Architecture I
4
Anthropology of Space
3
Computer Graphics
7
History of Contemporary Architecture
6
Project III
10
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Construction Systems in Architecture II
4
Project IV
11
Topography and Cartography
5
Project of Specialties
6
Optional *
4

* To be defined in each year by the Faculty.

CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Foreign Language
4
Territorial Planning
4
Project V
10
Theory of Architecture
8
Structural Methods
4
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Portuguese and European Union Political Organization
4
History of Portuguese Architecture
6
Urban Planning and Equipments
5
Project VI
11
Optional *
4

* To be defined in each year by the Faculty.

CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Social and Demographic Analysis
4
Landscape Architecture
6
Project and Companies Management
5
Geographic Information Systems and Planning
4
Urban Project of Intervention I
11
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Structure of the Territory of Diffuse Urbanization
7
Ethics and Professional Deontology
2
Urban Project of Intervention II
11
Seminar I
6
Optional *
4

* To be defined in each year by the Faculty.

CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Rehabilitation of Buildings
6
Internship and Final Project I
5
Masters Dissertation Methodology
3
Special Equipment and Facilities Project
9
Seminar II
3
Environmental Quality of Buildings
4
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Internship and Final Project II
10
Master’s dissertation/Project/Internship Report
20

* The successful completion of all course units and the approval at 300 ECTS credits confers a Master’s degree. The bachelor degree in Topography and Construction Design is awarded after six semestres and approval at 180 ECTS credits.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Prof. Dr. Luis Pinto Faria

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ADMISSION CALENDAR

1.ª PHASE

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: 3 APR. – 11 AUG. 2017
APPLICATION RESULTS: 17 AUG. 2017
REGISTRATION: 17 AUG. – 11 SEPT. 2017

2.ª PHASE (FOR POSSIBLE REMAINING VACANCIES)

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: 12 – 19 SEPT. 2017
APPLICATION RESULTS: 20 SEPT. 2017
REGISTRATION: 21 – 25 SEPT. 2017

BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR

ORIENTATION WEEK (INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS): 11 – 15 SEPT. 2017
BEGINNING OF THE 1ST SEMESTER CLASSES: 18 SEPT. 2017

* Note: Non European Union Nationals that live abroad and obtain their Student Visa belatedly can register at UFP until the 31st of October 2017, latest. It is up to the applicant to catch up with the classes lectured until the registration.

VISIT THE CAMPUS

Come and visit UFP, talk to teachers, staff and students. Witness the quality of the work done in previous years. Visit libraries, laboratories and dining rooms. Enjoy the green spaces and, take a photo with our Patron Fernando Pessoa.

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Meeting point: By Fernando Pessoa’s statue in our garden (Pr. 9 de Abril, 349, 4249-004 Porto)
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SERVICES AND SUPPORT STRUCTURES

ACADEMIC LIFE

  • Student Union
  • University Sports
  • Student Groups
  • Tunas (students’ orchestra / band)

HEALTH

  • Health and Leisure Academy (fitness, bodybuilding and group lessons with professional staff)
  • Pedagogical Clinics (Physiotherapy, Dental Medicine and Speech Therapy)
  • Counselling and Psychology
  • Hospital of the University Fernando Pessoa
    (Access to different services under special conditions)
  • Ambulatory Oral and Public Health Project

SUPPORT STRUCTURES

  • Support for applications for scholarships from the Directorate General of Higher Education (DGES/DSAE)
  • Bars and Cantina
  • Libraries and Study Rooms
  • Internships and Careers Office
  • Laboratories Equipped according to Labor Market Standards
  • Distance learning platform
  • Students’ ombudsman
  • Personalized students’ office
ALUMNI

Alumnum Eurico Almeida is, since October 2014, Jofebar’s Manager. Jofebar has been involved in the planning and construction of some of Portugal’s most emblematic buildings, such as Casa da Musica, Porto Cruise Terminal (Port of Leixões) and Braga’s Municipal Stadium

ALUMNI

Alumnum Nuno Gonçalves is the current Mayor of Peso da Régua

(PHOTO: CM-PESOREGUA.PT)

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