Electrotechnical and Computer Engineering

Universidade NOVA de Lisboa - Foundation Program
Program overview
3 years
Bachelor's degree

Start dates
September 2023

September 2024

September 2025

About this program

Electrotechnical and Computer Engineering

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.

Admission requirements

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute university.

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Program content

Semester 1

  • Linear Algebra and Analytic Geometry
  • Mathematical Analysis I
  • Soft Skills for Science and Technology
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Microprocessor Programming
  • Logical Systems I

Semester 2

  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Mathematical Analysis II B
  • Physics I
  • Logic Systems II
  • Theory of Electric Circuits

Semester 3

  • Mathematical Analysis III B
  • Numerical Analysis A
  • Society, Sustainability and Digital Transformation
  • Physics III
  • Introduction to Telecommunications
  • Microprocessors

Semester 4

  • Mathematical Analysis IV B
  • Electronics I
  • Probability and Statistics C
  • Telecommunication Systems
  • Signal Theory

Semester 5

  • Electronics II
  • Theoretical Electrotechnics
  • Physics II
  • Real Time Systems
  • Control Theory

Semester 6

  • Computerised Control
  • Electromechanical Energy Conversion
  • Instrumentation and Electrical Measurement
  • Data Modelling in Engineering
  • Propagation and Radiation (Electromagnetics)


Tuition Fees

  • Portuguese students: 697 €/year
  • Foreign students: 7000 €/year

Career paths

Outputs Professionals

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 a 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, and banking/finance

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