The new study plan of the MIA/ULP (Integrated Master in Architecture) is according the recomendations of the UIA/UNESCO Charter for Architectural Education., namelly in what it concerns to the interaction between practice and teaching, to research "founded on project work, construction methods, as well as academic disciplines", to project as "a synthesis of acquired knowledge and concomitant skills" and finally to the consideration that project, as a central piece in the education of an architect, should have a substantial weight in the total of the programme.
Accredited - A3ES Decision
Date of the Board Decision
Confered Degree | Duration | ECTS
Bachelor; Master Degree |10 Semesters |300 ECTS
National access competition/tender:
Having completed the 12th grade;
A grade higher than 95 points (range 0-200), in the following entrance exams:
10- Descriptive Geometry
In accordance with Decree 401/2007, of April 5.
Special competition/tender for those over the age of 23:
On completing 23 years of age by the 31st of December of the preceding year
Those not entitled access to higher education (if they have undertaken and been approved in the entrance test for the college they want to enter, they are entitled to the referred access).
Special competition/tender for higher education graduates and Diplomas in Specialized Technology:
(In accordance with Decree-Law No. 393-B/99, of 2 October;
In accordance with Ordinance No. 854-A/99, of 4 October;
In accordance with Decree-Law No. 88/2006, of May 23).
Have completed a total of 300 ECTS
Architecture is a multidisciplinary fiel that comprises: human sciences, social and physical sciences, tecnology and creative art. The education in Architecture should be considered as a manifestation of an attitude of conceptualizing, coordinate and implement a piece grounded in the humanistic tradition.
Professional activities are all areas that concern knowledge and practice relating to the worlds of architecture, urbanism, planning and urban management, scientific research and teaching.
Thus, the career options are:
Professional practice as an architect in the liberal regime;
Professional practice as an architect in private institutions and companies in the construction industry;
Central and local public administration (municipalities, public institutions and local technical offices);
Scientific research and teaching.
Arquitectura e construção