Profile of the programme
To promote the educational and social training and the interaction between different groups of knowledge. Develop capabilities of communication with specialists and generalists. Enable the application of knowledge, and skills of interpretation and reasoning to solve problems, and to design products, equipments and systems. Develop independent learning capabilities allowing the specialist to adapt to constant changing technologies, in a broad range of context and disciplines. Build the capability to integrate knowledge, to handle complex issues, to develop solutions and make judgements in situations of limited and incomplete information. Develop leadership skills for managing people, processes, equipments and goods. Empower to integrate teams of scientific research, innovation and entrepreneurship thus contributing to improve the quality of scientific and technological development of the country.
Key learning outcomes
Acquire a detailed knowledge of physics, chemistry and mathematics, and on the disciplines of engineering sciences in the field of Electromechanical Engineering; in particularly on Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Electricity and Electronics, and Instrumentation, Automation and Control. In particular, the ability to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of facts, concepts, theories and principles essential to the training in Electromechanical Engineering. Present a capability to analyse, identify, classify and describe the performance of systems and components through the application of analytical methods, including computational, on the use of a model and system approach. Prepare the students to continue their education on a 2nd Cycle in Electromechanical Engineering.
Occupational profiles of graduates
The Degree in Electromechanical Engineering from the University of Beira Interior has excellent career prospects. As a result of the extensive training that characterizes the course, graduates in Electromechanical Engineering have excellent versatility. They therefore have a strong demand in the labor market, surpassing the supply of graduates, which is felt in various sectors of activity. Career opportunities for a Degree in Electromechanical Engineering arise in several areas, such as electromechanical, mechatronics, mechanics, electronics, aeronautics, energy production, energy efficiency; robotics, among others
The course has a high employability. In 2018, the unemployment rate of graduates in Electromechanical Engineering at the University of Beira Interior was 0%
For example, graduates in Electromechanical Engineering from the University of Beira Interior can be found performing the following functions:
- Management and participation in project teams;
- Production and process management in the industry;
- Management of maintenance departments;
- Research and development activities;
- Performance of entrepreneurial activities in the perspective of business creation;
- Performance of project evaluation, consultancy and training activities;
- Teaching and scientific research activities.
10 Laboratories (Automation, Robotics, Mechanical Technology, Materials, Electricity, Electrical Machines, Thermodynamics and Energetic, Instrumentation and Measurements, Thermal Machines, Fluid Mechanics, Digital Systems and Electronics).
3 PC Rooms (100 stations) for teaching Programming, Computer Assisted Design, Electromechanical Project.
Computerized Library with more than 80 000 books, and hundreds of computer stations.
2 Workshops for curricular and extra-curricular work.
6 Teaching rooms and 4 Anphiteatre reserved for the degree.
Student Dorms with more than 800 beds.
Canteens and Snack-Bar
Sports facilities for several activities.
Medical and nurse facilities.