Master in Electrical and Computer Engineering


Master in Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Master degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering results from the disintegration of the Integrated Master in Electrical and Computer Engineering, which started operating in the 2006/2007 academic year. The minimum number of credits to obtain the degree is 120 ECTS (2 years).


The Master Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering provides solid and comprehensive advanced training in key areas of support for 21st century society, such as Electronics, Computer Engineering and Information Technologies, Telecommunications, Robotics, Energy and Systems.

This degree allows reinforcing and expanding the capabilities and technical skills from an undergraduate degree. The students are exposed to a vibrant learning environment allowing them to adapt to the constant rapid technological evolution of processes and new market demands. These competences provide a continuous adaptation of professionals to the challenges posed by technological innovation, assuring a successful career.


Career opportunities

The curriculum of the Master Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering was designed to provide access to a wide range of career opportunities. The following are pointed out as examples:

  • Automation and mobile robotics companies: design and installation of factory production lines (for example automobiles); development of software for product quality control; programming of logic controllers; programming robots in 3D environment.
  • Energy sector companies: application of new technologies in the energy distribution field (smart-grid); use of renewable energies; electric vehicles.
  • Telecommunications companies: operators; service providers to operators; manufacturers of telecommunications and computing equipment; start-ups providing new services / applications.
  • Service companies: consulting; programming; banking / finance.

Tuition Fees

Portuguese students: 1250 €/year

Foreign students: 7000 €/year


To be announced


1st phase: 12th february to 22nd march 2024

2nd phase: 3rd June to 17th july 2024

Acceptance rate in masters

Accepted applicants will have to pay (within a maximum of 7 consecutive days from the date of placement) a non-refundable rate of 100 euros, which will be deducted, after registration, from the total tuition fee. Any payment made after the deadline will not be refunded, leaving the candidate excluded.


International Applications

Entrance requirements for the 2024/2025 academic year

Vacancies for 2024/2025:


Admission rules:

To enrol on the Master degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, students must have a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Candidates with similar backgrounds will be evaluated based on their Curriculum and professional experience. resume and professional experience. All candidates have to be approved by the scientific committee, and may be subject to an interview to assess their preparation as well as their motivation for the Master degree.

Course coordinator:

Professor João Pedro Oliveira

Registration and Accreditation


Registration number R/A-Cr 114/2021 on 28/04/2021


Publication date of the accreditation decision: 25/03/2021

Period of validity of the accreditation:
6 years from 31/07/2020

About the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (DEEC) is organized into six technical-and-scientifically coherent scientific areas, namely Energy and Electrical Machines, Control and Decision, Digital Systems, Robotics and Integrated Manufacture, Electronics and Telecommunications. Electrical Engineering is the largest department at NOVA School of Science and Technology with 40 faculty and over 1100 undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students.

Our faculty and students continue to advance the state-of-the-art, define new directions for electrical engineering and develop new technologies to help address critical societal challenges. Perhaps even more important is our unceasing commitment to our students, helping them learn, grow, develop and achieve their goals, whether it is becoming a professor, an entrepreneur or joining industry.

There are many advantages to joining Electrical Engineering as a student. We hope to be part of your success.

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