Integrated Master in Mechanical Engineering


Integrated Master in Mechanical Engineering

Started in the academic year 2008/2009. The minimum number of credits to obtain Master's degree is 300.  The Master is accredited by the Ordem dos Engenheiros and the FEANI (European Federation of National Engineering Associations) in order to assign the EUR ING title (European Engineer). 


The aim of the MSc Course in Mechanical Engineering (MIEM) is to train engineers with a solid preparation on engineering sciences, covering the fields of mechanics, solids and fluids, applied thermodynamics, structural mechanics, materials characteristics and behavior and manufacturing processes. In the ending learning stage course emphasizes the areas of machines project, industrial technology, metal structures and thermal equipment.

Given the great diversity of interest areas of Mechanical Engineering the MIEM is presented as a course without ramifications comprising five academic years focusing in the requirements of companies (industrial or services) and organizations (public or private) in the fields of Mechanical Engineering (project, production, consulting, teaching and research, management of energy resources and the management and maintenance in the industry area). 


Career opportunities

  • Equipment and Machinery Project;
  • Industrial Technology and Production;
  • Thermodynamics and Aerodynamics;
  • Structural Mechanics;
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic equipment;
  • Engineering consultancy;
  • Management of energy resources;
  • Teaching and research;
  • Management and maintenance in the field of industries;
  • Extraction;
  • Metallurgical;
  • Chemical base;
  • Metallomechanics;
  • Shipbuilding and repair,
  • Aerospace and automotive; electromechanical and electronic;
  • Food industry;
  • Chemical-pharmaceutical;
  • Energy production;
  • Transport and communications;
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning.

Integration of information technology in the fields of mechanical engineering open new and very attractive professional opportunities including the following:

  • Design and Manufacturing Assisted by Computer (CAD/CAM);
  • Production Planning Assisted by Computer Assisted (CAPP);
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM);
  • Industrial automation; Robotics.

Tuition Fees 

Portuguese students: 697 €/year

Foreign students: 7000 €/year

Without applications after 2021/22

Course coordinator:

Professor Rui Pereira Martins

Registration and Accreditation


Registration number R/A-Ef 3122/2011/AL01 on 16/05/2018


Publication date of the accreditation decision: 16/09/2014

for 6 years

About the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (DEMI) is a permanent organic unit of Nova School of Science and Technology, dedicated to teaching, to fundamental and applied scientific research and to the provision of services in the fields of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.

DEMI counts, currently, with 5 employees and 44 teachers who are committed to offering the best teaching experience and the best knowledge to their students, helping them develop their skills and achieve their personal and professional goals.

DEMI teachers also collaborate, at different levels, with diverse public and private institutions, particularly in the development of research projects in scientific and technological areas of relevance to Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, which aim to respond to the needs of the society.

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