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Master's Degree in Network and Information Systems Engineering

The Integrated Master of Science in Network Engineering and Information Systems produces highly qualified professionals who can analyse, plan, install and run complex systems for the distribution, storage and processing of data. Its graduates are qualified to meet the demands of developing complex computer infrastructures and their respective services, coordinating and managing tasks related to software installation, deeply analysing the safety and risk inherent in the integration of information systems, or the budgeting of investments necessary for the installation, maintenance and updating of information systems.

Employment Prospects

The broad range of functions for which these degree holders are qualified guarantees a healthy demand for their professional services, namely in institutions which: develop or sell software, provide landline or mobile telecommunication services, provide consultancy services in the planning and running of networks and information systems, or build and/or sell hardware. They may also easily join IT departments in institutions (companies, service providers, universities, etc.) in the health, banking, insurance, multimedia fields and so on.

Application Procedures 2020/2021

Admission Policy Numerus Clausus (*): 70
Special Admission Vacancies (*): Above 23 years of age: 4 | TOCS: 4 | TDET: 1
Change of Degree Vacancies (**): 1rst year: 3 | Other years: 3
Readmission Not subject to numerus clausus.
Vacancies 4ºYear 3
Concurso Especial - Estudante Internacional Vacancies: 10

(*) 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.ersi.diretor@fc.up.pt
Undergraduate Section: pre.graduacao@fc.up.pt
Students: mi.ersi@fc.up.pt

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General information

Official Code: 9812
Director: Rui Prior
Acronym: MI:ERS
Academic Degree: Master
Type of course/cycle of study: Integrated Master
Start: 2007/2008
End: 2020/2021
Duration: 5 Years

Study Plan


  • Network and Information Systems Engineering (300 ECTS credits)
  • Computer Engineering Sciences (180 ECTS credits)

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