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Engenharia Mecânica (Mechanical Engineering )

Bachelor (ISCED 2011 level 6)

Portuguese, Portugal

Duration 6 semesters
Cost National studen: 697€/year International student: 1.500€/year

The academic degree of Licentiate in Mechanical Engineering to be awarded by UTAD after a period of six semesters of work must above all prove solid training in basic sciences and in engineering sciences and, in this sense, may allow access to the job market in engineering-related functions.
Throughout the course, students will be able to acquire skills in the different specific areas that make up the study plan, as well as a set of complementary skills of a transversal nature, namely in the field of lifelong learning and the ability to develop teamwork .

Grant opportunities

The scholarship is an annual cash benefit to share the cost of attending a course, awarded by the State, on a non-refundable basis, whenever the household in which the student belongs does not have an adequate minimum level of education. financial resources.

Learning outcomes

  • Ability to conceive, project, execute and maintain machines and their components
  • Ability to design, implement and maintain energy installations
  • Use of technical-scientific skills and knowledge in solving a wide variety of problems, in an integrated and rational way
  • Implementation of technological strategies that translate into the promotion of sustainable development
  • Recognize the need for experimentation and be able to design, carry out and interpret the results of an experimental program
  • Effectively communicate the content and importance of their work to a wide variety of audiences and through different means of communication
  • Participate in multidisciplinary teams, with a high degree of personal integrity and professional ethics
  • Knowing how to apply the acquired knowledge, in order to demonstrate a professional approach in the field of Mechanical Engineering; Skills in terms of research and development, ranging from researching specialized literature, designing and developing experiments, interpreting and discussing results, to using models and resorting to simulation
  • Development of a set of transversal skills, namely in terms of innovation, management and work in multidisciplinary teams


Entrance exams:
Mathematics A (19) and Physics and Chemistry (07)

ISCED Categories

Environmental protection technology
Machinery and operators
Naval engineering