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Electrical and Computer Engineering

 3rd Cycle Degree     Departamento de Engenharia Eletromecânica [Portuguese]

Study plan/Branches   Electrical and Computer Engineering
DGES code
5138
CNAEF classification 523 | Decree no. 256/2005 [PT]
Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette Order no. 13593/2014 - DR 2nd series no. 217, 10 November [PT]
Assessment/Accreditation/Registration A3ES Accreditation
DGES Registration R/A-Ef 10/2012, 05-04-2012
Mode of study Daytime
ECTS 180

General Access Regime  

Admission Requirements

In accordance to the Regulation for the Award of the Doctoral Degree (Rector’s Order no. 52/2008, of 15 December), applications to the 3rd cycle in Electrical and Computer Engineering are open to:
a) Holders of master's or equivalent degree in the field of Electrical and Computer Engineering;
b) Holders of an undergraduate degree or legal equivalent who also hold an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the Scientific Council of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Beira Interior;
c) Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum, that is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the Scientific Council of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Beira Interior.
Each year, a Rector’s Order is issued to determine the vacancies, the access requirements and the academic calendar.

Vacancies 15 (2017)
Minimum Grades (0-200)
Lowest Admission Grade
Selection and Ranking Criteria Electrical and Computer Engineering 2017
More information for candidates

About

Profile of the programme The creation of the cycle of studies which conducts to the degree of doctor in Electrical and Computer Engineering had the main concern to allow that the students who conclude the course of Master in Electrical and Computer Engineering as well as students who attend others M.Sc. courses in related areas, either national or international, can guide their formation at the University of Beira Interior (UBI) to a third study cycle that leads to the Ph.D. degree. In this way one aims, through the activities of research and development (R&D) to be carried out during the doctoral studies, to contribute not just to a more international dissemination of the Science produced in Portugal, but also to the creation of staff with high technical and scientific profile and capable to carry out autonomous scientific work in the fields which are covered by the Department of Electromechanical Engineering.
Key learning outcomes The rank of doctor in Electrical and Computer Engineering is granted by the University of Beira Interior to the students who show that have acquired the following competences: a) Capacity of systematic comprehension in the Electrical and Computer Engineering area
b) Competences, aptitudes and research methods associated to the Electrical and Computer Engineering area
c) Capacity of conceiving, projecting, adapting and carrying out significant research respecting the imposed demands by the standards of quality and academic integrity
d) Having carried out significant original research work that have contributed for the widening the frontiers of the knowledge, part of it deserving national or international exposition in publications with scientific arbitration
e) Being capable to critically analyze, evaluate and summarize new and complex ideas
f) Capable to communicate with its pairs, with the remaining academic community and with the society in general about matters of the Electrical and Computer Engineering area.
Occupational profiles of graduates Holders of a PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering can have academic positions in higher education as professors or researchers, in Portugal or abroad, work on research laboratories and institutes, and/or work in private companies, namely those having research and development departments.
Learning facilities The 3rd cycle course in Electrical and Computer Engineering is provided by the Department of Electromechanical Engineering at the University of Beira Interior. This department has several teaching resources as classrooms, auditoriums, and laboratories. In particular, the laboratories which are well equipped to support and academic and research activities are:
Automation and Control Lab.;
Instrumentation and Measurement Lab.;
Electrical Machines and Power Electronics Lab.;
Electrotechnics Lab..

In addition, the University of Beira Interior has other support infrastructures including:
- Central Library (with about 200 computers and open from 9 am to 23 pm);
- Journal databases with open access and download possibility;
- Informatics Center;
- Service networks (internal and external);
- Service permanent access to the Internet;
- Finally, students are socially supported with Canteens, Snacks, Sports halls and dormitories with over 800 beds, among others.
Requirements and regulations (assessment and graduation) UBI Regulations [PT]
Admission/Applicant

Departamento de Engenharia Eletromecânica

Calçada Fonte do Lameiro
6201-001 Covilhã
275 242 055
1811

Course Coordinator(s)

Course Director
Silvio José Pinto Simões Mariano
Mobility coordinator
Helder Joaquim Dinis Correia

Committees

Scientific Committee
Sílvio José Pinto Simões Mariano
António Eduardo Vitória do Espírito Santo
António João Marques Cardoso
Carlos Manuel Pereira Cabrita
Maria do Rosário Alves Calado
José António Menezes Felippe de Souza

Recognition Committee
Sílvio José Pinto Simões Mariano
António Eduardo Vitória do Espírito Santo
Maria do Rosário Alves Calado
Hélder Joaquim Dinis Correia
Note: The information contained in these pages does not relieve consultation of official documents. Last updated on: 2014-08-07

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