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Management Informatics

Qualification awarded (in original language)
"Licenciatura em Informática de Gestão". Title of "Licenciado".

Level of qualification
1st Cycle of Studies. EQF level 6. ISCED 2011 level 6.

Admission requirements
Students may apply to the 1st cycle of studies through the general regime, through special conditions and through special competitions, as stated in the description of the Portuguese Higher Education System, provided by NARIC (http://www.dges.mctes.pt/DGES/pt/Reconhecimento/NARICENIC/) and presented in section 8 of the Diploma Supplement. Students may apply, through the general regime, if they obtain a minimum classification of 95 points (on a scale of 0 to 200) in the national entrance examination of Mathematics (16).

Recognition of prior learning
Following the implementation of the Bologna Process and the consequent legislation regarding the mobility of students among degrees and higher education institutions, prior learning must be recognized and credited. The prior learning concept comprises all the previous learning/training undertaken in other higher education study cycles in national or international institutions (crediting of certified training), as well as previous professional experience and any post-secondary school training or education. As such, the IPB promotes the crediting of the student’s prior learning when arriving at the institution.
Aiming at a quick and full integration of the student in his/her new education programme, the recognition procedures must be submitted when enrolling at the IPB.
For further enquiries on crediting and recognizing prior learning and training at the IPB (calendars, procedures and assessment criteria), please go to the Applicant Portal at www.ipb.pt/portaldocandidato.

Qualification requirements and regulations
6 Semesters (3 years). 20 Weeks of study, per semester, full-time (40 per year). 40 total Hours per week. 810 total Hours per semester (1620 per year). 180 ECTS Credits (30 per semester); 1 credit corresponds to 27 hours. It includes a final project comprising 6 credits.

The holders of this qualification are entitled to apply for positions in the public administration and local government senior official career and for senior positions in enterprises.

Profile of the programme
The profile of the programme comprises the development of the technical-scientific knowledge and professional skills in the study areas of Management Informatics: Computing Sciences; Information Systems; Computer Engineering.

Key learning outcomes
The degree of "licenciado" (bachelor) in Informatics Management is awarded to those students that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and competencies required to solve problems and demonstrate a professional approach in the following domains: management support, database administration, management of informatics applications, planning and management of IT projects, systems analysis, audit and consulting of information systems, computers programming, administration and maintenance of telecommunication networks, Web applications and information systems security.

To complete the qualification, the student is required to pass all compulsory course units of the study plan.

Occupational profiles of graduates
The degree of "licenciado" (bachelor) in Management Informatics belongs to the education and training area of Technologies. Graduates are qualified to develop a professional activity within the profile of the programme.

Access to further studies
The degree of "licenciado" allows to proceed to post-graduate studies, according to the diagram of the Portuguese Higher Education System, provided by NARIC (http://www.dges.mctes.pt/DGES/pt/Reconhecimento/NARICENIC/) and presented in section 8 of the Diploma Supplement.

Graduation requirements

Examination regulations, assessment and grading
Examination and assessment are regulated by the IPB general regulation, available in www.ipb.pt/sa, and by the School pedagogical regulation, available in www.estig.ipb.pt.
Consult this Guide under the option “The ECTS at the IPB” for information on the grading and qualification system.

Mode of study

Programme director
Jose Carlos Rufino Amaro (
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Scientific areas of the study plan
Scientific AreaAcronymECTS Credits
Accounting, Economics and ManagementAEM36.00.0
All of IPBAIPB12.00.0
Computer EngineeringCE18.00.0
Computer ScienceCC36.00.0
Information SystemsIS42.00.0

Course structure
YearSemTypeCodeCourse UnitScientific
11 Semestral 
Linear AlgebraMat6.0
11 Semestral 
Algorithm and ProgrammingCC6.0
11 Semestral 
Mathematical AnalysisMat6.0
11 Semestral 
Computer Architecture and Operating SystemsCE6.0
11 Semestral 
12 Semestral 
Financial AccountingAEM6.0
12 Semestral 
Fundamentals of Management and Organizational BehaviorAEM6.0
12 Semestral 
Discrete MathematicsMat6.0
12 Semestral 
Object Oriented ProgrammingCC6.0
12 Semestral 
Information SystemsIS6.0
21 Semestral 
Databases IIS6.0
21 Semestral 
Application DevelopmentCC6.0
21 Semestral 
Software EngineeringIS6.0
21 Semestral 
21 Semestral 
Application InterfacesCC6.0
22 Semestral 
Databases IIIS6.0
22 Semestral 
Management AccountingAEM6.0
22 Semestral 
Web DevelopmentCC6.0
22 Semestral 
Operational ResearchMat6.0
22 Semestral 
Computer NetworksCE6.0
31 Semestral 
Business IntelligenceIS6.0
31 Semestral 
Corporate FinanceAEM6.0
31 Semestral 
Software Engineering LaboratoryCC6.0
31 Semestral 
General Industrial ManagementAEM6.0
31 Semestral 
IPB Free Unit IAIPB6.0
32 Semestral 
Data analysisIS6.0
32 Semestral 
Security Management in Information SystemsCE6.0
32 Semestral 
Information Systems ManagementIS6.0
32 Semestral 
Final Project in InformaticsPrj6.0
32 Semestral 
IPB Free Unit IIAIPB6.0


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