ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM

INTEGRATED MASTER’S DEGREE

Full Accreditation, for 6 years, by A3ES (Portuguese Accreditation Agency), 21-08-2014 (link)

Admission Exams (general regime):
Drawing, Descriptive Geometry or Portuguese.

Places (general regime): 30

The title is recognized automatically by all Member States regarding access to the pursuit of the professional activity (listed in Annex V, point 5.7.1 of Directive 2005/36/EC).

According to the “Rules of Registration”, Masters can register as effective members in the Portuguese Professional Order of Architects.

Graduates may work in public institutions (city councils, ministries and general directorates, public institutes and technical support offices); architecture ateliers, urban design and interior architecture; institutions in the area of technological research, industrial production or commercialization of building materials; educational institutions.

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

The Welcome Team, created with UFP collaborators who are mostly alumni of the university, aims to facilitate the integration of the new students.

Staff

In-person (during office hours) 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 Dispatch no. 18300/2006, DR 2nd series no. 173, of 7 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 Licenciado (BSc) degree in Topography and Construction Design is awarded after six semesters and approval at 180 ECTS credits.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Prof. Dr. Luis Pinto Faria

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EXCHANGE PROGRAM/STUDY ABROAD

    • University Fernando Pessoa’s students (UFP) who meet the eligibility criteria have the possibility of studying and/or doing internship periods in international mobility.

     

    • Study periods in international mobility of students are carried out in higher education institutions outside Portugal, with which UFP maintains student exchange agreements under the Erasmus + Program (in the European area) or other existing bilateral exchange agreements.

     

    • Information about mobility/exchange programs is available through the International Relations Office (link).
ALUMNI

Alumnus Eurico Almeida is, since October 2014, Administrator of the company Jofebar, one of the companies that built emblematic building like Casa da Música, Terminal de Cruzeiros of Port of Leixões and Estádio Municipal de Braga.

ALUMNI

Alumnus Nuno Gonçalves is the Mayor of Peso da Régua.

(PHOTO: CM-PESOREGUA.PT)

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