Applicants Over 23 Years Old

In the age of globalization, adult learning assumes a relevant importance not only by providing adults with the opportunity to improve their skills, but also by exposing their families, communities and societies to the improvement of their living and working conditions. In this context, the Polytechnic of Leiria has specific mechanisms in place, suitable for assessing the ability of those over 23 years old to attend higher education. The Polytechnic of Leiria does this by requesting proof of the “over 23 years old” preparatory course or through a written or oral evaluation of the applicants.


Preparatory Course

The primary goal of the Preparatory Course for those over 23 years old is to prepare its students for the general culture and specific knowledge exams, under the special exams to assess the ability to attend higher education in the Polytechnic of Leiria. This is a voluntary course, with no attendance required to be able to take the exams.


// Target Audience

All individuals completing 23 years of age by 31 December of the year prior to the one they are applying to the Preparatory Course.   


// Curricular Plan

The Curricular Plan is composed of two modules:

General culture  (3 hours per week) for students who do not hold the complete secondary education or equivalent.

Specific knowledge  (6 hours per week) which depends on the course to which the student is applying.

 

 

 Specific knowledge entrance Exams List  for the Polytechnic of Leiria’s 2017 programmes.

 

Curricular Plan – List of Curricular Units
Code Curricular Unit Period ECTS
1st Year | Common Basis
1002201

 

  • Option – Over 23 years old Preparation – Last year of upper secondary school incomplete

1002212 – General Culture Exam

A 0
1002202

 

  • Option – Over 23 years old Preparation – Specific Knowledge Exam

1002203 – Mathematics

1002204 – Economy

1002205 – Biology

1002211 – Portuguese

A 0

 

Please note: The working student status does not apply to the Preparatory Course prepared for those over 23 years old..

 

Preparatory Course | 2016/2017 Edition

// Course Location
School of Education and Social Sciences – Leiria

// Documents

The qualifications certificate should be submitted at the same time of the online application.

// Regime

Post Laboral

// Term
6 months

// Minimum number of Students required
10 per class. Some subjects may not run if the minimum number of students required is not reached.

// Tuition Fees

Please confirm the values here.

// Calendar & Schedule

Timetable 2016/2017.

Schedule 2016/2017 

NOTE: Portuguese classes begin on 7 November 2017, classroom 1.8 – 7:00pm, at School of Education and Social Sciences.

// Applications

Applications here :12 Aug – 23 Sept 2016.

// Results

Posting of the public notice informing of the placement.

// Enrollment

Online Enrollment: 1 – 6 Oct 2016

// Other information
 After completing the preparatory course, students should register to perform the exams for those over 23 years old, and pay emoluments, even if they have been exempted from the general culture and specific knowledge Exams.   

// Steps after the Preparatory Course

After completing the preparatory course, students should follow instructions about:

1) Exams for those over 23 years old

2) Special access regimes

// Other documents

Poster for those over 23 years old

Regulation n.173_2007 of 3 Aug

Internal functioning rules

Please consult the document containing the list of regular questions: FAQ’s.

// Contacts 
E-mail: over23.course@ipleiria.pt
Telephone: (+351) 244 830 010 


 

Exams – Documentation and Calendar

The special exams suitable for assessing the ability to attend higher education in the Polytechnic of Leiria aimed for those over 23 years old are intended to allow all individuals who “complete 23 years old until 31 December of the year prior to the exams“ and have not had the opportunity to attend higher education, the possibility of doing it.

Documentation and Calendar

At the time of their online application to the Exams applicants should submit the following documents:

Education certificates 1

Updated CV, together with all the supporting documents relating to the professional training experience.

Motivation letter

 1 Applicants who have attended the preparatory course are exempted from the presentation of this document.
 

Important note: In a final stage, after obtaining good results, the applicant should apply to higher education through the special access regimes. The enrollment in the course to which the applicant is applying will undergo a serialization according to the applicable legislation as well as to the number of vacancies stipulated for the course/regime. All the information about special access regimes may be consulted aqui.

Calendar and evaluation components for those over 23 years old for 2017.

A). Registration

What Where When
  1. Public notice of the relevant subjects and the recommended bibliography for the specific knowledge Exams  
In Ipleiria’s website | www.ipleiria.pt March 2017

II. Registration in exams

In Ipleiria’s website | www.ipleiria.pt 22 March – 05 April 20171
III. Public notice of the list of the registered applicants  

In Ipleiria’s Central Services

In Ipleiria’s website | www.ipleiria.pt

18 April 2017

1 For applicants of the preparatory course for those over 23 years old at IPLeiria, the period is: 1 – 5 April.

B). General Culture Exam

Instructions and Procedures

What Where When
  1. General Culture Exam

D building at School of Technology and Management – Classroom D.S.0.3 and D.S.0.5

22 April 2017

II. Delivery of the General Culture Exam to the teachers to be evaluated

22 April 2017
III. Return of the General Culture Exam after evaluation, to the Central Services.

 —

Until 22 April 2017 
IV. Public notice of the results of the General Culture Exam

At the Central Services at IPLeiria

At the Superior Schools

In Ipleiria’s website | www.ipleiria.pt 

 15 May 2017
 

C). Specific Knowledge Exam: Written and Oral

Instructions and Procedures

What Where When

I. Specific Knowledge Exam – Written part

 

D building at School of Technology and Management  03 June 2017

II. Delivery of the Specific Knowledge Exam – Written part – to the teachers to be evaluated

 03 June 2017
III. Transfer of the results of the Specific Knowledge Exam after evaluation, to the Central Services.

 —

Until 10 June 2017 

IV. Public notice of the results of the Specific Knowledge Exam – Written part

At the Central Services at IPLeiria

At the Schools

In Ipleiria’s website | www.ipleiria.PT 

 23 June 2017

V. Specific Knowledge Exam – Oral part

Location to be assigned 27 – 30 June 2017

VI. Public notice of the results of the Specific Knowledge Exam 

 

At the Central Services at IPLeiria

At the Schools

In Ipleiria’s website | www.ipleiria.PT 

14 July 2017

VII. Public notice of the final reports

At the Central Services at IPLeiria

At the Schools

In Ipleiria’s website | www.ipleiria.PT 

14 July 2017

D). Special deadlines for reassessment: General Culture Exam

What Where When

I. Requirement to consult the General Culture Exam

At the Central Services at IPLeiria

In Ipleiria’s website | www.ipleiria.pt

15 – 19 May 2017

II. General Culture Exam Reassessment request.

At the Central Services at IPLeiria

In Ipleiria’s website | www.ipleiria.pt 

Until 23 May 2017 
III. Delivery of the Requirement to consult the General Culture Exam to the teachers

 —

27 May 2017 
IV. Delivery of the Reassessment reports

31 May 2017 
V. Public notice of the General Culture Exam Reassessment

Mail | Post office

Email | Electronic mail

27 May 2017 

E). Special deadlines for reassessment: Specific Knowledge Exam

What Where When

I. Requirement to consult the Specific Knowledge Exam – Written part

At the Central Services at IPLeiria

In Ipleiria’s website | www.ipleiria.pt 

23 – 27 June 2017

II. Specific Knowledge Exam – Written part Reassessment request.

At the Central Services at IPLeiria

In Ipleiria’s website | www.ipleiria.pt 

Until 27 June 2017 
III. Delivery of the reassessment requests of the Specific Knowledge Exam – Written part – to the teachers.

 —

Until 27 June 2017 
IV. Delivery of the Reassessment reports Until 30 June 2017 
V. Public notice of the Specific Knowledge Exam – Written part – Reassessment

Mail | Post office

Email | Electronic mail

Until 01 July 2017 

F). Deadline for enrollment and registration applications in the higher education courses of the Polytechnic of Leiria for applicants approved in other higher education establishments.

What Where When

I. Request of a suitability statement (to the chairman of the Jury responsible for organizing general Exams)

At the Central Services at IPLeiria Until 14 July 2017 

G). Exam’s assessment components

Academic and professional CV – 10%

Motivation – 10%

Specific Knowledge Exam Classification – 80%

Final Classification (FC) = 0,1 x CAP + 0,1 x MOT + 0,8 x PE

 

FC – Final Classification; CAP – Classification assigned to the Academic and professional Curriculum Vitae assessment; MOT – Classification assigned to the applicant Motivation assessment.

The assessment of the Academic and professional Curriculum Vitae and of Motivation will be  described as A, B, C:

A –High Motivation/Highly relevant Curriculum Vitae – 18 points

B- Considerable Motivation/relevant Curriculum Vitae – 14 points

C- Motivated/suitable Curriculum Vitae – 10 points


 

Exams – Bibliography and Material

H). Program and bibliography for the Specific Knowledge Exam

Note 1: Illustrative, non-exhaustive list, of Calculators that may be used.

Note 2: List of Drawing material.


 

Exams – Previous Years Exams

I). Exams from previous years

 

 


L). Public Notice

  • Please consult here the list with the registered applicants of 2017.
  • Please consult here the Public Notice of the General Culture Exam of 2017.
  • Public Notice of the Specific Knowledge Exam – Written part – to be announced on 23 June 2017.

Biology

Drawing

Economy

Geography

History

History of Culture and Arts

Mathematics

Mathematics applied to the Social Sciences

Portuguese

Exams – Results

Notification of selection results: 14 July 2017

// SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Communication and Media

Primary Education

Social Education

Sports and well-Being

Human Relations and Organizational Communication

Social Work

// SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT

Public Administration

Accountancy and Finance

Automotive Engineering

Civil Engineering

Energy and Environmental Engineering

Industrial Engineering and Management

Electric and Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering

Mechanical engineering

Management

Games and Multimedia

Marketing

Solicitorship

// SCHOOL OF ARTS AND DESIGN

Fine Art

Product Design-Ceramic and Glass

Graphic Design and Multimedia Design

Industrial Design

Sound and Image

Theatre

// SCHOOL OF TOURISM AND MARITIME TECHNOLOGY

Tourism and Recreation

Marine Biology and Biotechnology

Tourism and Hotel Management

Tourism

// SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Dietetics

Nursing

Physiotherapy

Speech Therapy

Occupational Therapy


Exams – Legislation


M). Applicable Legislation

Calendar and assessment componentes to perform the Exams for those over 23 years old for 2017

Order n.º 88-2015Regulation amendment of the Exams for those over 23 years old.

Order n.º 128/2013Sets aside the order n.º 40/2011

Order n.º 40/2011Legal validity of the Preparatory Course for those over 23 years old.

Order n.º 4072/2010 – Amendment to the regulation of the special Exams suitable for assessing the ability to attend higher education in the Polytechnic of Leiria aimed at those over 23 years old.

Order n.º 10106/2009 – Amendment to the regulation of the special Exams suitable for assessing the ability to attend higher education in the Polytechnic of Leiria aimed at those over 23 years old.

Resolution n.º 1518/2007  – It regulates the special exams suitable for assessing the ability to attend higher education in the Polytechnic of Leiria aimed at those over 23 years old.

Decree-Law nº 64/2006 – It regulates the special Exams suitable for assessing the ability to attend higher education in the Polytechnic of Leiria aimed at those over 23 years old.