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Multimedia Design

 1st Cycle Degree     Departamento de Artes [Portuguese]

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Study plan   Multimedia Design


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DGES code
CNAEF classification 214 | Decree no. 256/2005 [PT]
Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette Order no. 12849/2016 - DR 2nd series, no. 205, 25 October [PT]
Assessment/Accreditation/Registration A3ES Accreditation, 30-03-2023
Self-assessment Report
Initial registry: R/A-Ef 1306/2011 de 18-03-2011
Changes registry: R/A-Ef 1306/2011/AL01 de 05-09-2016
Mode of study Daytime
ECTS 180
Other information Statistics [PT]

National Access Competition  

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Admission Requirements
Vacancies 49 (2024)
Lowest Admission Grade 132.5 (1.ª fase - 2023)


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Profile of the programme The 1st cycle in Multimedia Design offers a comprehensive training in the artistic, cultural, scientific and technological fields. Prepares students for the professional practice in the broad spectrum of visual design, communication and interaction in various media, both analog and digital. Relying on the conceptual theoretical and critical tradition of design and in the primacy of the project, stimulates the aesthetic sensitivity and the ability of expression, with a progressive focus on creativity and innovation, but also in research and contemporary artistic creation. Along with the knowledge of the tradition of Design, this course of study designed to prepare students for exercising the project in situations of increasing complexity, with special focus on multimediatic context, encouraging teamwork and the development of multidisciplinary research skills to, through and over the design, contribute to the progressive autonomy of students.
Key learning outcomes Generic skills:
Understanding the multiple meanings of the poetic of vision;
To develop the aesthetic sense;
Increase the ideographic heritage;
Understanding the poetic and the field of action of the multimedia design;
Generate new ideas (creative, functional and sensitive);
Search, process and analyze information from multiple sources;
Identify, set and solve problems;
Apply knowledge to practical situations;
Develop research and work independently and in teams;
Develop analytical and abstract thinking;
Communicate with different partners;
Design and manage projects;
Commitment to the tasks and responsibilities;
Act in new situations and deal with pressure;
Social responsibility and civic awareness.

Specific Skills:
Know the major historical trends, theoretical and critical design;
Establish program priorities;
A project to make a concept;
Plan and manage the project;
Interpret, select and explore languages ??and multimedia tools;
Adapting to new tasks, teamwork and solving specific tasks;
Development of critical sense;
Recognize the nature of signs and reflect theoretically about the visual communication;
Thinking the perspective of communication technologies;
Using methods and applications to capture, manipulate and edit digital graphics, static or animated;
Discerning the structure of the form;
Manipulate the image and sound;
Design and implement different models of interactivity between the user and works;
Interpret statements and realize the answer in the form of a product;
Make, test and publish prototypes;
Choose the method of investigation appropriate to particular situations in the design or reflection on praxis;
Acquiring awareness of formal constraints, ergonomic, expressive, time and budget of a product;
Combine different materials and technologies;
Enhance the design as a factor in quality of life.
Occupational profiles of graduates Multimedia Designer;
Teaching and research;
Advice on visual communication and multimedia;
Implementation of projects interactive and immersive;
Graphic design;
Computer graphics;
3D modeling;
Production and editing of video and television;
New online services.
Learning facilities The course has modern laboratory facilities: Cyber-center; Workshop Audiovisual and Multimedia (internet, scanner, printers, CD-ROM, networks, producing and editing digital and analog video), Photo Lab, Studio TV and Film , Internal Circuit TV, Computer Center. It also benefits from proximity to the Central Library and Newspaper Library, the Graphic Services and the Center for Informatics and exhibition galleries of the Museum and Wool Dyeing.
Requirements and regulations (assessment and graduation) UBI Regulations [PT]

Erasmus+ Agreements

Erasmus Agreements
  • Merz Akademie, University of Applied Art, Design, Media • Alemanha • Duration: S
  • Universidad del Pais Vasco • Espanha • Duration: A
  • Universidad de Granada • Espanha • Duration: S
  • Universidad de Salamanca • Espanha • Duration: A
  • Universidad San Jorge • Espanha • Duration: A
  • L'École de design Nantes Altantique • França • Duration: S
  • Adam Mickiewicz University • Polónia • Duration: S
  • Universitatea Din Oradea • Roménia • Duration: S
  • West University of Timisoara • Roménia • Duration: S
  • Bilecik Seyh Edebali University • Turquia • Duration: S
  • Hasan Kayyoncu University • Turquia • Duration: S
  • Istanbul Gelisim University • Turquia • Duration: A
  • Universidad Internacional de La Rioja • Espanha • Duration: S • Get Agreement
  • Universitat Politècnica de València • Espanha • Duration: S • Get Agreement
  • Universitat de Vic • Espanha • Duration: A • Get Agreement
  • Universidad de Vigo • Espanha • Duration: A • Get Agreement
  • Universidad de San Jorge • Espanha • Duration: A • Get Agreement
  • Ankara Haci Bayram Veli Üniversitesi • Turquia • Duration: S • Get Agreement
  • Université Savoie Mont Blanc • França • Duration: S • Get Agreement
  • Universidad de Zaragoza • Espanha • Duration: A • Get Agreement

Departamento de Artes

Rua Marquês D'Ávila e Bolama 6201-001 Covilhã
275 242 024

Course Coordinator(s)

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Course Director
Joana Casteleiro Alves Pitrez Ferreira
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Mobility coordinator
Águeda Simó Cachorro


Scientific Committee
Joana Casteleiro Alves Pitrez Ferreira
Águeda Simó Cachorro
Flávio Henrique de Almeida
Francisco Tiago Antunes de Paiva
Sara Velez Estevão

Pedagogical Coordination Committee
Joana Casteleiro Alves Pitrez Ferreira
Year Coordinators
Francisco Tiago Antunes de Paiva (1ºst)
Flávio Henrique de Almeid (2nd)
Sara Velez Estevão (3rd)
Year Representatives
Denny Kristal Garcia Pinto (1st)
Rita Manuela Duarte Pinto (2nd)
Inês Isabel Marques Duarte Martins (3rd)

Recognition Committee
Joana Casteleiro Alves Pitrez Ferreira
Águeda Simó Cachorro
Flávio Henrique de Almeida
Sara Velez Estevão
Note: The information contained in these pages does not relieve consultation of official documents. Last updated on: 2020-01-11

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