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Textile Engineering

 3rd 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. 16157/2013 - DR 2nd series, no. 241, 12 December [PT] | Corrigendum no. 57/2014 - DR 2nd series, no. 17, 24 January [PT]
Assessment/Accreditation/Registration A3ES Accreditation
DGES Registration R/A-Ef 1285/2011, 18-03-2011
Mode of study Tutorial system. The doctoral programme in Textile Engineering comprises 6 semesters corresponding to 180 ECTS. Includes a research component, leading to the development of a doctoral thesis in the area of Textile Science and Technology. To obtain the degree of doctor of Textile Engineering, it becomes necessary the preparation of a doctoral thesis in Textile Engineering, which necessarily involves a work of original research, with a clear contribution to the extension of the frontiers of knowledge in this area.
ECTS 180

General Access Regime  

Admission Requirements

Master's degree or legal equivalent, or another appropriate engineering course.
Pré-Bolonha degree with minimum grade of 16 values;
Graduates holding a school or scientific curriculum particularly relevant;
Holders of a scientific curriculum that is recognized as attesting capacity to carry out this cycle of studies.

Vacancies 15 (2017)
Minimum Grades (0-200)
Calculation of the Access Grade Textile Engineering 2017


Profile of the programme Systematic comprehension in a branch of knowledge in the area of Textile Engineering; Acquisition, through the research work developed for the preparation of the thesis, of skills, methods of research associated with the Textile Engineering aspects; Conceiving, designing, adapting and conducting research in the area of Textile Engineering respecting the requirements imposed by the standards of academic quality and integrity; Perform a significant set of original research to contribute to the expansion of the frontiers of knowledge
Key learning outcomes To have autonomy allowing projecting and perform individually search independent work in the field of Textile Science and Technology; Develop the ability to present and/or communicate by the completion of written works and oral presentations of developed projects; Increase the ability of programming strategy and experimental component design so as to devise and promote the realization of projects in academic and/or professional contexts; Promote the use of informatics tools as a complement to experimental component, particularly in process simulation and validation of results
Occupational profiles of graduates The main professional outputs are: College career. Research career. Research on R&D of private institutions. Engineering professional of specialist qualification.
Learning facilities The Department of Textile Science and Technology has specific Laboratories for supporting the learning, scientific and technological research, mainly:
• Physical Testing of Fibres, Yarns and Fabrics,
• Dyeing, Printing, Finishing, Textile Chemistry and Colorimetry laboratories
• Spinning, non-woven, Weaving and knitting laboratories
• Making Up, sewing and CAD laboratories.
The University supports the Department and its educational and research activities with general facilities, including: Library, Optical and Computing Centers.
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
Nuno José Ramos Belino
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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
Isabel Cristina Aguiar de Sousa e Silva Gouveia

Recognition Committee
Nuno José Ramos Belino
José Mendes Lucas
Isabel Cristina Aguiar de Sousa e Silva Gouveia
Note: The information contained in these pages does not relieve consultation of official documents. Last updated on: 2019-08-01

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