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Integrated Master in Engineering Physics

Department of Physics

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Academic year

2017-2018

DGES Code

9368

Course Type

Integrated Study Cycle (1st and 2nd)

Qualification Awarded

Mestre

Duration

5 Year(s)

ECTS Credits

300.0

Category

Integrated second cycle

Course Coordinator(s)

José Paulo Pires Domingues (zepaulo@ci.uc.pt)

ECTS Departmental Coordinator(s)

Maria Isabel Silva Ferreira Lopes (isabel@lipc.fis.uc.pt)

General Objectives of the Course
The master in Physics Engineering is planned with the aim of developing in students the ability to apply scientific and engineering principles to solving multidisciplinary problems in technological areas associated with Modern Physics. The Master intends to give the students the professional training necessary for a smooth insertion in the labour market and to enhance their learning ability throughout their careers.
Learning Objectives and Intended Skills
- General knowledge in the areas of physics, mathematics and programming and specialty knowledge through advanced disciplines.
- Ability to apply knowledge in practice, capacity for analysis and synthesis, creativity and the ability to adapt to new situations
- Ability to organize/plan and information management capacity;
- Competences related to diversity, multiculturalism, foreign language skills and, in general, those relating to interpersonal relationships.
Mode of Study
Daytime, Full-time and Face-to-face
Access to Further Studies
PhD.
Admission Requirements

Admission exams: Physics and Chemistry (07), Mathematics A (16)
Minimum mark of the admission exams (0-200): 95
Minimum mark of the application (0-200): 100

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Recognition of Prior Learning
Candidates may claim the assignment according to the Regulamento de Creditação de Formação Anterior e de Experiência Profissional da UC
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Decree-Law n.º 74/2006 of 24 March in the current wording (amended by DL n.º 107/2008, of 25 June, 230/2009, of September 14, as amended by Statement of Rectification n.º 81/2009, of October 27, and DL nº. 115/2013 of 7 August, with republication)
Professional Goals
There are career opportunities in the fields of medical and industrial instrumentation, management and control, maintenance, software development, teaching and researching in Higher Education institutions. Many physics engineers are currently working in big transnational and national groups (TAP, Soporcel, Ford, VV, Revigrés, Roca, SSGP, EDP, Edinfor, Sonae, Cofina, ABB, Siemens, Opel, Kuka). Many others are employed in small and medium sized enterprises (especially in the field of instrumentation and software development), and in some cases as entrepreneurs.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
As assessment is a pedagogical activity inseparable from the teaching process, its aim is to establish the students' skills and training, their critical sense, ability to recognize and resolve problems, as well as their written and oral presentation skills. Students may only register for exams for classes they are currently registered for under the terms of number 6 of article 4 of the University of Coimbra Pedagogical Policy. The following are examples of assessment items: Oral or written exams, written or practical work, individual and group projects that may require an oral defense, as well as class participation. Assessment for each class may include one or more of the above mentioned items. Grading is based on a scale of 0 to 20 and a grade of 10 is required to pass. Whenever assessment includes more than one item, the final grade is calculated by taking into account the relative weight of each item according to a formula published in the course outline under the terms of number 2 of article 7 of the UC Pedagogical Policy.
Graduation Requirements

In order to get the Master’s Degree in Engineering Physics, the student must complete 300 ECTS of the study programme.

Study Programme
Common core
Areas of expertise
Applications Notice (only in portuguese)
Calendar
1st Semester
Start date: 11-09-2017
End date: 21-12-2017
2nd Semester
Start date: 05-02-2018
End date: 30-05-2018
Accreditations
- A3ES
Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior
Período(s)
  • 2012-05-24 a 2018-05-23
R/A-Cr 40/2012 - DGES
Direcção Geral de Ensino Superior
Período(s)
  • 2012-06-06