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Web Informatics

 1st Cycle Degree     Departamento de Informática [Portuguese]

Study plan   Web Informatics
DGES code
CNAEF classification 481 | Decree no. 256/2005 [PT]
Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette Order no. 9161/2020 |DR 2nd Series, no. 188, 25 september
Assessment/Accreditation/Registration A3ES Accreditation, 24-06-2020
Self-assessment Report
Initial registry: R/A-Cr 7/2014 de 10-03-2014
Changes registry: R/A-Cr 7/2014/AL01, 15-07-2020
Mode of study Daytime
ECTS 180
Other information Statistics [PT]

National Access Competition  

Admission Requirements
Vacancies 30 (2022)
Lowest Admission Grade 117.8 (1.ª fase 2021)


Profile of the programme The main goal of the Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree course in Web Informatics is to qualify professionals with a solid training that allows these professionals to answer to the needs and problems faced in the area of Web-based Computer Science, with a special focus on the relation between the applications and services developed and their design
Another important goal is to to allow the future BSc to enroll in additional studies at Master of Science (MSc) level.The future BSc will also have multidisciplinary skills that allow him to develop his work in a team, having in consideration the social, economical and legal contexts and consequences resulting from the use of the Computer Sciences Technologies and Design.
Key learning outcomes This study cycle will produce graduates with the knowledge of informatics applied to the development of web-based applications and services
The skills they will possess, will be, among others, the capacity to solve problems using the many tools available in this area, including the capacities to implement applications and services that extract knowledge from social networks, interact with the user through mobile systems, supply web services, make multimedia content available through the web, develop web-based games, build application interfaces that are adequate to the user and make the human-machine interaction easier, take advantage of cloud computing, among others
The students will have the competences adequate to perform tasks such participating or leading web-based software development teams, manage e-commerce or multimedia web platforms, manage or moderate online communities.
Occupational profiles of graduates Technological startups Development and maintenance of Web sites and applications Programming of applications for mobile devices Development of applications for cloud computing Development of support and management software Marketing and multimedia content management in web applications companies
Learning facilities Students have at their disposal a wide range of infrastructures of support, such as the central library (with 200 computer terminals, open from 9am to 23pm) and a study room in the department. There are also more specific of the course, as the laboratories for classes:
- Three laboratories for practical lessons of software development and engineering (with 30 computers per classroom)
- A laboratory for practical classes of computer networks and Internet (with routers, switches, with copper cable, optic fiber and wireless interconnects).
In addition, students have access to facilities offered by the various research groups: ALLAB, IT-Covilhã HULTIG, MediaLab, NetGNA, NMCG, Regain, Release, SD, SEGAL, SociaLab (see
Students also have access to wireless Internet and its services in the university campus, including in the residence halls.
Requirements and regulations (assessment and graduation) UBI Regulations [PT]

Departamento de Informática

Rua Marquês D'Ávila e Bolama
6201-001 Covilhã
275 242 081
275 319 899

Course Coordinator(s)

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Course Director
Mário Marques Freire
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Mobility coordinator
Paul Andrew Crocker


Scientific Committee
Mário Marques Freire
Bruno Miguel Correia da Silva
Célia Maria Pinto Nunes
Joana Casteleiro Alves Pitrez Ferreira
João Manuel da Silva Fernandes Muranho
João Paulo da Costa Cordeiro
Nuno Gonçalo Coelho Costa Pombo
Pedro Ricardo Morais Inácio
Sebastião Augusto Rodrigues Figueiredo Pais

Pedagogical Coordination Committee
João Paulo da Costa Cordeiro
Year Coordinators
Nuno Gonçalo Coelho Costa Pombo (1st)
Paul Andrew Crocker (2nd)
João Manuel da Silva Fernandes Muranho(3rd)
Year Representatives
Daniel Filipe Madeira Rodrigues (1st)
João Pedro Machado Lindeza (2nd)
Beatriz Melro Herculano (3rd)

Recognition Committee
Mário Marques Freire
Bruno Miguel Correia da Silva
Nuno Gonçalo Coelho Costa Pombo
Paul Andrew Crocker
Note: The information contained in these pages does not relieve consultation of official documents. Last updated on: 2014-08-07

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