Bachelor in Engenharia Electromecânica

Course Objectives

The Degree in Electromechanical Engineering aims to train Electromechanical Engineers capable of exercising their professional activity with a high level of technical and scientific competence.
This course aims to train professionals with specific competences in the technological areas, developing their practical sense and providing solid knowledge in basic engineering sciences, focusing on the areas of mechanics and electrotechnology, in order to give the graduate an ability polyvalent intervention. It also aims to provide its graduates with adequate training so that they can continue their studies in the following cycles.
The course has a wide application spectrum, allowing the graduates to be able to carry out their activity in the industrial area and in the service area in general.
The Degree in Electromechanical Engineering has a total of 180 credits, distributed over 6 semesters (3 years). In the last semester there is the curricular unit of Project with elaboration of report and discussion.

Access Conditions

Minimum classification: Application grade (95 points); Entrance examinations (95 points)
Calculation formula: Secondary school average grade (65%) + Entrance examinations (35%) Entrance examinations:
(7) Physics and Chemistry
(16) Mathematics

Professional Outlets

The Degree in Electromechanical Engineering can perform its activity in:
Conception, execution and exploration of systems and electrical-mechanical products in the mechanical and thermal equipment industry;
Design, production, installation and maintenance of electrical and mechanical systems;
Electric energy production, transportation and distribution area;
Individual companies;
Functions in the industry, in the areas of production, maintenance and quality;
Integration into research and development teams;
Education and training.

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Learning Language

Portuguese.

Learning Objectives

The Bachelor degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering is based on a teaching model that gives priority to the development of competences, through components with a strong predominance in the experimental and design method.
Learning objectives are developed through:
– Performing group work, promoting discussion of opinions, and teamwork;
– Research and development of solutions to practical real-life problems through small projects;
– Written and oral presentation of reports and papers;
– Experimental implementation of practical laboratory work under the guidance of the teacher;
– Seminars and Workshops in which specialized speakers are invited;
– Study visits to institutions in the area.

Access to Superior Studies

Graduates in Electro-Mechanical Engineering may apply for master’s degrees (2nd cycle studies) in the Electro-Mechanical Engineering or in related areas of Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.

Course Coordinators

Main Branch

Curricular Unit Code ECTS Period
Physics 60021525 5 1
Eletrotecnia I 61000499 5 1
Introduction to Programming 60021564 5 1
Cumputer Aidded Design 60021553 4 1
Linear Algebra 60021536 5 1
Calculus I 60021519 6 1
Digital Systems 60021581 5 2
Thermodynamics 60021615 6 2
Technical English 60021626 3 2
Applied Mechanics 60021609 5 2
Calculus II 60021570 6 2
Eletrotecnia II 61000507 5 2