Integrated Master's degree in Architecture

The work developed by a student during one academic year, according to the indicative plan of the course and on a full time basis, totals 60 ECTS.


Study Programme

Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Architectural Design I 1 Annual Compulsory AR 20.0
Drawing I 1 Annual Compulsory DE 10.0
Geometry 1 Annual Compulsory DE 10.0
Construction I 1 1st Semester Compulsory CT 5.0
Introduction to the Architecture and to the City I 1 1st Semester Compulsory AR 5.0
Construction II 1 2nd Semester Compulsory CT 5.0
Introduction to the Architecture and to the City II 1 2nd Semester Compulsory AR 5.0
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Architectural Design II 2 Annual Compulsory AR 20.0
Construction III 2 1st Semester Compulsory CT 5.0
Drawing II 2 1st Semester Compulsory DE 5.0
History of Architecture I 2 1st Semester Compulsory AR 5.0
Theory of Architecture I 2 1st Semester Compulsory AR 5.0
Architecture and Digital Project I 2 2nd Semester Compulsory DE 5.0
Construction IV 2 2nd Semester Compulsory CT 5.0
History of Architecture II 2 2nd Semester Compulsory AR 5.0
Theory of Architecture II 2 2nd Semester Compulsory AR 5.0
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Project III 3 Annual Compulsory AR 20.0
Architecture and Digital Project II 3 1st Semester Compulsory DE 5.0
Construction V 3 1st Semester Compulsory CT 5.0
History of Architecture III 3 1st Semester Compulsory AR 5.0
Theory of Architecture III 3 1st Semester Compulsory AR 5.0
Construction VI 3 2nd Semester Compulsory CT 5.0
Drawing III 3 2nd Semester Compulsory DE 5.0
History of Architecture IV 3 2nd Semester Compulsory AR 5.0
Urbanism 3 2nd Semester Compulsory CP 5.0
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
History of Portuguese Architecture I 4 1st Semester Compulsory AR 6.0
Urbanistics 4 1st Semester Compulsory CP 6.0
History of Portuguese Architecture II 4 2nd Semester Compulsory AR 6.0
Urbanization 4 2nd Semester Compulsory CP 6.0
Anthropology, Culture and Architecture 4 Semestrial Elective * HS 4.0
Architectural Shape 4 Semestrial Elective * AR 4.0
Artistic Expression and Multimedia 4 Semestrial Elective * DE 4.0
Concept and Practice in Contemporary Art 4 Semestrial Elective * DE 4.0
Construction and Technology 4 Semestrial Elective * CT 4.0
Construção do Edificado _ Condições para a Prática Projetual e Construtiva II 4 Semestrial Elective * CT 4.0
Construção do Edificado-Condições para a Prática Projetual e Construtiva I 4 Semestrial Elective * CT 4.0
Energy Management in Buildings 4 Semestrial Elective * CT 4.0
Environment and Space Organization 4 Semestrial Elective * HS 4.0
Geological Materials and Architecture 4 Semestrial Elective * CT 4.0
Intervention in the Built Cultural Heritage 4 Semestrial Elective * CT 4.0
Modern design and architecture 4 Semestrial Elective * AR 4.0
Project Organization and Professional Practice 4 Semestrial Elective * AR 4.0
Rehabilitation Policy and Law 4 Semestrial Elective * HS 4.0
Technical Installations in Buildings 4 Semestrial Elective * CT 4.0
Território e Paisagem 4 Semestrial Elective * CP 4.0
Urbanism Architecture and Tourism 4 Semestrial Elective * CP 4.0
Virtual Architectures 4 Semestrial Elective * DE 4.0
Landscape, city and territory archaeology 4 1st Semester Elective * HS 4.0
Photography and Composition 4 1st Semester Elective * DE 4.0
Physical Supports for Architecture and Urbanism 4 1st Semester Elective * CP 4.0
History and Aesthetics of Cinema 4 2nd Semester Elective * HS 4.0
Management and Funding for Rehabilitation 4 2nd Semester Elective * CT 3.0
Rehabilitation Policy and Law 4 2nd Semester Elective * HS 3.0
Teorias e Práticas de Reconstrução 4 2nd Semester Elective * CT 4.0
Urban Geography 4 2nd Semester Elective * CP 4.0
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Research Seminar 5 1st Semester Compulsory AR 12.0
Rules
  • In addition to the Atelier Project II options, the student should register, in the 1st semester, in two optional curricular units of 4 ECTS each. One of the curricular units can be chosen among any curricular units taught in the UC, through the open list rule. The register in optional curricular units through the open list rule is subject to approval by the Masters Coordinator

Grupo: Architecture Laboratory (min ECTS 30.0)

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Design Laboratory 1A 5 02028019 2nd Semester Elective * AR 30.0
Design Laboratory 1B 5 02028025 2nd Semester Elective * AR 30.0
Design Laboratory 1C 5 02028036 2nd Semester Elective * AR 30.0
Design Laboratory 1D 5 02028047 2nd Semester Elective * CP 30.0
Theory Laboratory 5 02028053 2nd Semester Elective * AR 30.0

Grupo: Atelier Design I (min ECTS 20.0)

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Atelier Projeto I D 4 02028092 Annual Elective * CP 20.0
Design Studio I A 4 02027875 Annual Elective * AR 20.0
Design Studio I B 4 02027886 Annual Elective * AR 20.0
Design Studio I C 4 02027897 Annual Elective * AR 20.0

Grupo: Atelier Design II (min ECTS 10.0)

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Atelier Design II A 5 02027968 1st Semester Elective * AR 10.0
Design Studio II B 5 02027979 1st Semester Elective * AR 10.0
Design Studio II C 5 02027985 1st Semester Elective * AR 10.0
Design Studio II D 5 02027996 1st Semester Elective * CP 10.0

The optional course units are offered on a yearly basis, depending on the availability of the Organic Unit