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Textile Engineering

 2nd Cycle Degree     Departamento de Ciência e Tecnologia Têxteis [Portuguese]

Study plan/Branches   Textile Engineering
DGES code
CNAEF classification 542 | Decree no. 256/2005 [PT]
Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette Order no. 16478/2013 - DR 2nd series, no. 246, 19 December [PT]
Assessment/Accreditation/Registration A3ES Accreditation
DGES Registration R/A-Ef 1334/2011, 18-03-2011
Mode of study Daytime
ECTS 120

General Access Regime  

Admission Requirements
Vacancies 15 (2019)


Profile of the programme The Master degree in Textile Engineering aims at global and systemized training, at a superior level, of professionals with competences to contribute for the modernization and restructuration of the National Textile and Clothes Industries in order for them to be competitive in the global market. The immediate objectives that shall be achieved with this degree are: To be able 1) to develop investigation work. 2) to apply knowledge in the presentation of conception engineering solutions; 3) to do research and applied studies to develop support knowledge for complex and innovative projects solutions; 4) to assume Technical Leadership responsibilities in any ITV company. 5) To have competences to clearly transmit research conclusions and projects; 6) To have competences for an autonomous life learning, namely to follow PhD studies, acquiring knowledge that allow them to achieve professional investigation and teaching steps in higher education
Key learning outcomes With the master degree of Textile Engineering it is intended to confer high abilities at leadership and the conception tasks, completing the formation of the bachelor in Textile Engineering. The new and emergent requirements of the modern industries compel to complement these professional profiles with specific abilities in the areas of engineering sciences: biotechnology, mechanics, electronics, management and logistic, technological materials and non- conventional or high technology materials
Occupational profiles of graduates The potential employers of these professionals will be Textile and Ready to Wear Clothes companies, their suppliers and big customers, distribution (supermarket chains, retail stores, etc.), whether in technical area, or in technical-commercial area.
Learning facilities It has always been policy of the University of Beira Interior to give big importance to the education practical component. Therefore, it is natural that the Textiles Sciences and Technology Department has excellent and well equipped laboratories and workshops that cover all the textiles technologies rank, since the production of threads, knitwear and clothes and the respective quality control, passing through the ennoblement in dying and finishing, textile chemistry and biotechnology, till the non-conventional textile new technologies and information technologies, covering all the area with specialized CAD systems, for practical lessons , projects development and investigation support.&
Requirements and regulations (assessment and graduation) UBI Regulations [PT]

Departamento de Ciência e Tecnologia Têxteis

Rua Marquês D'Ávila e Bolama
6201-001 Covilhã
275 319 723

Course Coordinator(s)

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Course Director
Luísa Rita Brites Sanches Salvado
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Mobility coordinator
Nuno José Ramos Belino


Scientific Committee
Nuno José Ramos Belino
Manuel José dos Santos Silva
José Mendes Lucas
Rui Alberto Lopes Miguel
Mahomed Hanif Ussmane
Luísa Rita Brites Sanches Salvado
Isabel Cristina Aguiar de Sousa e Silva Gouveia
Maria Madalena Rocha Pereira
Susana Maria Palavra Garrido Azevedo

Pedagogical Coordination Committee
Year Coordinators
Year Representatives

Recognition Committee
Nuno José Ramos Belino
Manuel José dos Santos Silva
José Mendes Lucas
Note: The information contained in these pages does not relieve consultation of official documents. Last updated on: 2014-08-07

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