Ministerial Decree nº18169/2009 of 5 August, altered by the Ministerial Decree nº19065/2009 of 17 August
Accredited - A3ES Decision
Date of the Board Decision
Confered Degree | Duration | ECTS
Bachelor |8 Semesters |240 ECTS
National access competition/tender:
Having completed the 12th grade;
A grade higher than 95 points (range 0-200), in the following entrance exams:
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 240 ECTS
The 1st Cycle in Law of the ULP offers to its students an only environment of Excellency and Education. Our graduates are prepared for the success in the performance of the future professional activities, in the most varied activity sectors.
The Law students have the chance to participate, throughout the course, in seminaries, conferences and courses of formation that cover most of the law areas of the study. Every year, professors of other departments of the ULP and other faculties of law, as well as lawyers, magistrates, and other professionals, contribute with its specialized abilities and its knowledge for the enrichment of the academic curriculum of our students.
Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired
The 1º Cycle, which corresponds to the Degree of ¿Licenciatura¿, is divided in four years, or eight semesters, with curricular subjects dedicated to the great domains of Law Science. To conclude, students must do 240 ECTS. All the curricular units are compulsory, with exception of two subjects in the 3º year that are optional and correspond to 6 ECTS. Here, students will be able to attend subjects of other Degrees like Management, Psychology, Engineering and Computer science.
The law undergraduates, having completed the first cycle, may proceed to postgraduate studies (MA), following one of three areas of expertise: Political Sciences, Forensic Sciences or Business Science.
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