Susana Cristina Ferreira Fernandes
Qualification in the relevant area(s) for this course (Article 40-F of Decree-Law n.º 65/2018), must be demonstrated with the approval in the following subject, attested in the certificate of secondary education or legally equivalent qualification:
- Computer Science or
Course registered at the General Directorate of Higher Education with the number R/c 49/2016
Area of Education and Training
Publication in the Official Gazette
Notice nº 2593/2018 - 2nd series, n.º 39, of 23 February.
Study Program Evaluation
This Higher Technical Professional Course is a vocational training course taught as part of polytechnic higher education and lasts 4 semesters, corresponding to 120 ECTS.
The course is organised into general and scientific training, technical training and on-the-job training (internship), and each student is awarded with a Higher Technical Professional Diploma at level 5 of the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning.
The Higher Technical Professional Course in Design and Industrial Innovation aims to train professionals who are able to work on prospecting, devising, planning, detailing, testing and presenting new products that have added value in terms of aesthetics, function, ergonomics, ecodesign and eco-innovation, integrating knowledge of design, 2D and 3D computer-aided design tools, management of marketing and innovation, materials, technologies and manufacturing processes.
Mid- and high-level staff in industrial development and production companies, consultancy and service companies, design and architecture studios, and as self-employed professionals working on furniture design, interior design, industrial and urban facility design, product design, communication and marketing, computer-aided manufacturing and digital prototyping, creating maquettes or models, supporting poduction/construction through technical drawing.
Entry requirements (one of the following)
- Having completed a secondary education course qualification or a legally equivalent qualification.
- Having passed the special exams for assessing capacity to attend higher education for people over 23 (Decree-Law no. 64/2006
- of 21 March).
- Holding a technological specialisation diploma, a higher technical professional diploma or a higher education qualification.