Undergraduate Programme in Electrical and Computer Engineering


Undergraduate Programme in Electrical and Computer Engineering

The undergraduate 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 180 (3 years).


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

The degree is the starting point for vocational training or for a 2nd cycle (master's degree) in a wide range of areas of specialization.

NOVA's electrical and computer engineers combine skills in the fundamental scientific knowledge with additional technological skills, which allows them to adapt to the rapid evolution of processes and new market demands. These competences provide a continuous adaptation of professionals to the challenges posed by technological innovation, which is why it guarantees a successful career.


Career opportunities

The curriculum of the Undergraduate 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 distribution of energy (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: 697 €/year

Foreign students: 7000 €/year


Entrance requirements for the 2023/2024 academic year

Vacancies for 2023/2024:


Specific exams:

07 Física e Química + 19 Matemática A

Minimum grade of the specific(s) exam(s): 95

Minimum grade of the application: 95

Admission formula:

60% da classificação final do Secundário
40% da classificação final na(s) prova(s) específica(s)

Nota do último colocado em 2022/2023 (contingente geral do CNA): 127.0

Course coordinator:

Professor Anabela Pronto


Registration and Accreditation


Registration number R/A-Cr 97/2021 on 19/04/2021


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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