Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Course Type:
Bachelor’s Programme

Programme Introduction

The study cycle is particularly aimed at meeting the growing demands and expectations of modern industries, towards an increase in competitiveness and productivity, by developing knowledge in the areas of product design and development, computer-aided technologies, project of moulds and plastic parts, mechanical project, materials, manufacturing processes, electromechanical technologies, as well as basic management skills. Graduate students are intended to have solid base-knowledge, coupled with a significant set of practical skills, in order to integrate industries as a significant added value. The formation range is broad, allowing the graduate student to work on several industrial sectors, such as manufacturing industries, and also non industrial – research centres, technological centres, among others.

Programme Coordinator

Luís Manuel de Jesus Coelho


9123 Diurno / 9886 Pós Laboral






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6 Semesters


General contingent – D 41 / N 15
International student contingent – 8

DGES certification



This programme provides students with a broad understanding of Mechanical Engineering technology allowing students with knowledge of materials, processes, technologies, components, automation, computer simulation, moulds, electromechanics, design and development of new products, mechanical design, thermal and management systems, and that are able to intervene in terms of manufacturing, assembly, inspection, maintenance, operation, guaranteeing their quality and also being able to manage these processes, as well as marketing and technical sales in customer assistance. The programme is taught with a practical, hands-on approach, giving students the skills needed for today’s employment market.

Careers Options


Graduates of the Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering may be employed as technicians within, for example, the moulds and plastics sectors, medical devices, pharmaceutical, automotive sectors, ceramics and glass, precision engineering sectors or configuring, and maintaining production lines. Also, within the direction or supervision of the design and development of new products and new computer-aided technologies, quality, maintenance, commercial area, as well as project management.

Study Plan

ECTS: 180

Entry Requirements

For further information about international students’ applications,
please see International Applicants
or contact the International Students’ Office by email at:


State: Accredited
Number of years of accreditation: 6
Publication date: 04/12/2020
A3ES Accreditation


International Accreditation: EUR-ACE® Quality Label


Enrolment Fee

General contingent 0€
International student contingent 500€

Tuition Fee

General contingent 697 €
International student contingent 3000€

Online Application

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