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Master's Degree in Physical Engineering

The Integrated Master of Science in Physics Engineering trains students to:
  • Carry out engineering duties, in particular those based on a thorough understanding of the specialised areas in physics engineering such as materials, micro/nano-equipment, spintronics, optics, optoelectronics, lasers, and instrumentation, whether in their fundamental or applied aspects
  • Achieve command of advanced experimental techniques in materials, optoelectronics and lasers
  • Arrive at full competence and autonomy in the design, installation and demonstration of said techniques and equipment
  • Obtain knowledge and skills regarding modelling of engineering and physics systems as well as that about the numerical and computational techniques linked to their general applications
  • Achieve a broad and refined vision of the fundamentals and the role of advanced technology and technological innovation whilst acquiring skills needed for technology management and R & D
  • Acquire the ability to study and design computational and/or experimental projects bringing together skills from the various fields (basic science, engineering, specialised studies and complementary sciences) oriented to applications such as those in meteorology, health and biology, information and telecommunication systems, cryogenic and high vacuum technology, functional materials and micro/nano equipment, sensors and actuators

Application Procedures 2020/2021

Admission Policy Numerus Clausus (*): 60
Special Admission Vacancies (**): Above 23 years of age: 3 | TOCS: 2 
Change of Degree Vacancies (**): 1rst year: 2 | Other years: 12
Readmission Not subject to numerus clausus.
Vacancies 4ºYear 8
Concurso Especial - Estudante Internacional Vacancies: 12

(*) As vagas foram aprovadas por despacho reitoral de 17 de julho de 2020, de acordo com as orientações do Despacho do Ministro do Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior (n.º 6343-C/2020).
(**) As vagas foram aprovadas por despacho reitoral de 15 de julho de 2020, de acordo com as orientações do Despacho do Ministro do Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior (n.º 6343-B/2020).



Course Director: mi.ef.diretor@fc.up.pt
Undergraduate Section: pre.graduacao@fc.up.pt
Students: mi.ef@fc.up.pt

This information is provided strictly for informational purposes
and does not preclude consultation of the Official Gazette.

General information

Official Code: 9368
Director: Paulo Marques
Codiretor: Maria Inês Barbosa De Carvalho
Acronym: MI:EF
Academic Degree: Master
Type of course/cycle of study: Integrated Master
Start: 2007/2008
Duration: 10 Semesters

Study Plan

Involved Organic Units


  • Physical Engineering (300 ECTS credits)
  • Technological Physics (180 ECTS credits)

Predominant Scientific Areas

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