Master’s Degree
(2nd study cycle)

You may apply for a Master or an Integrated Master (2nd study cycle) programme under the following conditions:

  • If you have completed an undergraduate or an integrated masters (1st study cycle) at Instituto Superior Técnico, even though with no scientific consistency with the course of the 2nd study cycle that you wish to apply to;
  • Hold an undergraduate degree (1st study cycle) in the field of Science and Technology (except in the case of the 2nd study cycle in Architecture which requires a 1st study cycle programme in Architecture);
  • Hold either an academic, scientific or professional curriculum verifying the capability to complete the master’s programme you are applying to.

Application


Tuition fees

National and EU Students*: The annual tuition fees of Técnico’s study programmes, approved by the General Council of ULisboa, are set between 825.00€ and 2500.00€, according to the characteristics of each course. Integrated masters’ tuition fees are 697,00€, the same as for undergraduate degrees.

Tuition Fees

*Students from countries outside the European Union must apply as an International Student. Thus, the tuition fee is different.

Selection Criteria

Students applying for a master’s or an integrated master’s of a 2nd study cycle at IST, the admission decisions and selection are the responsibility of the coordinator of the course you’re considering applying to, with the following criteria:

  1. Scientific affinity between the acquired course and the 2nd cycle programme that you are applying for;
  2. Nature of the academic degree earned;
  3. Academic performance on the attended course.

Students with Direct Access

Following the transition to the New Teaching Model for the 2021/22 school year, students who have finished an undergradute programme at Técnico within the periods defined in the Regulation for Admission to Masters Programmes, article 1, for which the Masters degree they are applying for is considered a continuation course, have direct access to that Master programme.

Transition Period


Applications

Deadlines 2022/23 1st Call 2nd Call 3rd Call
Submission of applications 7th of March to 8th of April, 2022
14th of March to 15 of April, 2022
27th of June to 22nd of July, 2022 9th to 15th of September, 2022
Publication of temporary results 2nd of May, 2022 3rd of May, 2022 5th of September, 2022 19th of September, 2022
Complaints and reevaluation requests 2nd to 6th of May, 2022 5th to 7th of September, 2022 19th and 20th of September, 2022
Publication of final results 30th of May, 2022 12th of September, 2022 26th of September, 2022
Registration and Enrollment 20th of June to 8th of July, 2022 From 12th of September, 2022 From 20th of September, 2022
Reception Week 12th to 16th of September, 2022 12th to 16th of September, 2022
Placement of last candidates (if vacancies remain) 13th to 15th of July, 2022 19th to 21st of September, 2022

 

Required Documents

To complete the application process it is necessary to submit the following scanned documents:

  • Up-to-date CV;
  • Official academic transcript with average grade (with all the curricular units concluded, correspondent ECTS credits and grades);
  • Document specifying the type of grading scheme of the academic records;
  • Statement under oath (for 2nd call applications only);
  • Bank transfer slip of the payment for the application fee (for bank transfers only);
  • Display of identification document (passport, foreign citizen card or other appropriate), or, when authorized by the candidate, a simple photocopy of the identification document.

Application Fees

An application fee payment is required for each application, which is not refunded after the publication of results.

Fees

  • Students and former students of Técnico: 50 euros.
  • Other applicants: 100 euros.

Payment

  • After submission of the application process an ATM reference will be generated to proceed with the payment.
  • The payment shall be done until 3 working days after the submission and sealing the application.
  • The application fee is not refundable.

Study Programmes 2022/23

Programme Total Vacancies1 1st Call Vacancies2 2nd Call Vacancies2 3rd Call Vacancies MFCmin3 Cmin4 URL
Architecture 5 3 2 100 100
Bioengineering and Nanosystems 20 10 20 11 120 120
Bioengineering: Regenerative and Precision Medicine 20 20 17 4 120 120
Biotechnology 30 15 25 2 120 120
Science and Technology for the Cultural Heritage 20 20 19 120 120
Aerospace Engineering 15 10 14 120 120
Environmental Engineering 15 10 14 11 120 120
Biological Engineering 12 12 9 120 120
Biomedical Engineering 5 5 3 120 120
Data Science and Engineering 30 10 20 100 100
Civil Engineering 30 20 25 12 120 120
Electronics Engineering 15 6 14 12 100 100
Electrical and Computer Engineering 40 15 32 120 120
Pharmaceutical Engineering6 See FFUL See FFUL See FFUL See FFUL 100 100
Engineering Physics 30 15 30 20 120 120
Mining and Geological Engineering 25 25 23 20 100 100
Energy Engineering and Management 40 30 31 100 100
Energy Resources Engineering8 30 30 28 100 100
Engineering and Management of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 30 10 20 6 100 100
Industrial Engineering and Management 30 10 20 120 100
Computer Science and Engineering – Alameda 45 45 120 100
Computer Science and Engineering – Taguspark 30 30 120 100
Materials Engineering 15 10 14 13 120 120
Mechanical Engineering 30 10 23 6 120 120
Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering 20 15 18 14 100 100
Chemical Engineering 20 15 19 16 120 120
Telecommunications and Informatics Engineering 20 20 15 10 100 100
Information and Enterprise Systems7 See UAberta See UAberta See UAberta See UAberta 100 100
Mathematics and Applications 25 5 22 2 120 120
Microbiology 25 12 16 2 120 120
Molecular Science and Engineering9 20 15 19 13 100 100
Territorial Management and Urban Studies 30 20 28 20 100 100
Radiation Protection and Safety 15 8 13 7 100 100
Information Security and Cyberspace Law 25 25 16 11 100 100
Transportation Systems 20 20 20 120 120

1 – Vacancies to be confirmed after approval.
2 – The vacancies not filled in the 1st Call will be made available in the 2nd Call of applications. The 1st Call remaining vacancies are also added to the 2nd Call.
3 – MFCmin: Final Average Classification.
4 – Cmin: Minimum Grade.
5 – Application for the 2nd study cycle of the Integrated Master in Architecture.
6 – Applications are submitted in the Faculty of Pharmacy website.
7 – Applications are submitted in the Universidade Aberta website.
8 – The MSc in Petroleum Engineering curriculum was reestructured in 2022 with the new designation of Master in Energy Resources Engineering.
9 – The MSc in Chemistry curriculum was reestructured in 2022 with the new designation of Master in Molecular Science and Engineering.


Do you have any further questions?

If you have questions on the application submission process, required documents or payments, you can contact the Admissions Office. If you wish to find out more about our programmes and academic experience, you may schedule a visit or a Zoom chat with the Student Support Unit.

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