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First Degree in Environmental Sciences and Technology

InformationCourse/CS accredited by the Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES).
This course provides multi- and interdisciplinary training enabling students to scientifically understand environmental processes and those of ecosystems as well as how they are affected by factors such as pollution of the air, water and soil. A third year scheme allows students to develop an autonomous project which, if feasible and innovative, may open up interesting opportunities for future jobs or self-employment. Students may also continue their studies into the second cycle in a range of areas including environmental science and technology.

Employment Prospects

Assume technical positions at the intermediate level in public or private sector jobs of in self-employment; environmental sector consulting firms and those in the service sector, local governments and governmental agencies and laboratories, industry and teaching. Examples of positions degree holders might fill include: effluent and residue management; environmental education; eco efficiency; renewable energies; installation of systems of environmental quality, hygiene and environmental and occupational safety; natural resources management, extraction and conservation; quality evaluation and control; prediction, prevention and remediation of natural disasters; description and treatment of areas of active desertification; and recuperation of open air mining sites.

Application Procedures 2021/2022

Admission Policy Numerus Clausus: 40 (*)
Special Admission Vacancies: Above 23 years of age: 3 | TOCS: 1 | TDET: 1 (*)
Change of Degree Vacancies: 1rst year: 3 (*) | Other years: 5 
Readmission Not subject to numerus clausus.
Concurso Especial - Estudante Internacional Vacancies: 14 (**)

(*) As vagas foram aprovadas por despacho reitoral de 8 de março de 2021 mas a aprovação das vagas do Regime Geral, Concursos Especiais e Mudança de Par Instituição/Curso (1ºano curricular) está dependente do despacho orientador para a fixação de vagas, que venha a ser publicado pelo Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior (MCTES) e podem, consequentemente, sofrer alterações.
(**) As vagas foram aprovadas por despacho reitoral de 12 de novembro de 2020 e a aprovação das vagas poderá sofrer alterações por força da publicação do despacho orientador para a fixação de vagas para o ano letivo 2021/2022 do Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior (MCTES).



Course Director: lic.cta.diretor@fc.up.pt
Monitoring Committee: lic.cta.ca@fc.up.pt
Undergraduate Section: pre.graduacao@fc.up.pt
Students: lic.cta@fc.up.pt

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

General information

Official Code: 9709
Director: António Guerner Dias
Acronym: L:CTA
Academic Degree: Bachelor
Type of course/cycle of study: First Degree
Start: 2007/2008
Duration: 6 Semesters

Study Plan


  • Environmental Sciences and Technology (180 ECTS credits)

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