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Qualification awarded (in original language)
Branch: Electrical Engineering
"Mestrado em Engenharia Industrial, especialização em Engenharia Eletrotécnica". Title of "Mestre".

Branch: Mechanical Engineering
"Mestrado em Engenharia Industrial, especialização em Engenharia Mecânica". Title of "Mestre".

Level of qualification
2nd Cycle of Studies. EQF level 7. ISCED 2011 level 7.

Admission requirements
The holders of the licenciado degree or legal equivalent, the holders of a foreign academic degree and the holders of a relevant academic, scientific or professional curriculum vitae may apply to the 2nd cycle of studies, 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.

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
Branch: Electrical Engineering
4 Semesters (2 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). 120 ECTS Credits (30 per semester); 1 credit corresponds to 27 hours. It includes a scientific dissertation, a project work or a professional traineeship which will be concluded with a final report comprising 42 credits.
The holders of this qualification may apply to the Order of Engineers. The professional title of Engineer is awarded by this institution, according to its internal rules.

Branch: Mechanical Engineering
4 Semesters (2 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). 120 ECTS Credits (30 per semester); 1 credit corresponds to 27 hours. It includes a scientific dissertation, a project work or a professional traineeship which will be concluded with a final report comprising 42 credits.
The holders of this qualification may apply to the Order of Engineers. The professional title of Engineer is awarded by this institution, according to its internal rules.


Profile of the programme
Branch: Electrical Engineering
The profile of the programme comprises the development of the technical-scientific knowledge and professional specialized skills in the study areas of Industrial Engineering: Electrical Engineering; Energy; Automation; Telecommunications and Signal Processing; Electronics and Instrumentation; Industrial Management.

Branch: Mechanical Engineering
The profile of the programme comprises the development of the technical-scientific knowledge and professional specialized skills in the study areas of Industrial Engineering: Mechanical Engineering; Solid Mechanics and Structures; Mechanical Constructions; Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics; Industrial Management.


Key learning outcomes
Branch: Electrical Engineering
The degree of "mestre" (master) in Industrial Engineering, specialization in Electrical Engineering, is awarded to those students that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and competencies required to deal with complex matters and develop solutions, in wide multidisciplinary situations, in the following domains: automation systems, eletromechatronic systems, data acquisition systems, power generation, transmission and distribution, renewable energies, artificial vision and industrial maintenance management.

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

Branch: Mechanical Engineering
The degree of "mestre" (master) in Industrial Engineering, specialization in Mechanical Engineering, is awarded to those students that demonstrate, in this field, the ability to:
a) develop and enhance the knowledge obtained in the first cycle, in order to develop and apply that knowledge to original situations often in the context of research;
b) apply their knowledge and understanding and problem solving capacities to new and unfamiliar situations in wide multidisciplinary situations, although related to their area of studies;
c) integrate knowledge, deal with complex matters, develop solutions or put forward opinions on situations of limited or incomplete information, including reflecting upon the implications and ethical and social responsibilities that result from both those solutions and opinions or indeed that condition them;
d) communicate their conclusions and the knowledge and reasoning that underly them, both to experts and non-experts, clearly and unambiguously;
e) develop competences that will enable them to benefit from self-oriented or autonomous lifelong learning.

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 "mestre" (master) in Industrial Engineering belongs to the education and training area of Technologies. Graduates are specialized to develop a professional activity within the profile of the programme.

Access to further studies
The degree of "mestre" allows to proceed to 3rd cycle 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
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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
Full-time.

Programme director
Jose Alexandre de Carvalho Goncalves (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)


Branch: Electrical Engineering

Scientific areas of the study plan
Scientific AreaAcronymECTS Credits
CompulsoryOptional
AutomationAUT12.00.0
Electrical EngineeringELE42.00.0
Electronics and InstrumentationEIT12.00.0
EnergyENE18.00.0
Industrial ManagementMNG6.00.0
InformaticsINF6.00.0
MathematicsMAT6.00.0
Mechanical ConstructionsMEC6.00.0
Telecommunications and Signal ProcessingTSP12.00.0
Total 
120.00.0

Course structure
YearSemTypeCodeCourse UnitScientific
Area
ECTS
Credits
11 Semestral 
 9572-355-1101-00-20 
Renewable EnergiesENE6.0
11 Semestral 
 9572-355-1102-00-20 
Applied MathematicsMAT6.0
11 Semestral 
 9572-355-1103-00-20 
Manufacturing ProcessMEC6.0
11 Semestral 
 9572-355-1104-00-20 
Data Acquisition SystemsEIT6.0
11 Semestral 
 9572-355-1105-00-20 
Automation SystemsAUT6.0
12 Semestral 
 9572-355-1201-00-20 
Signal Processing ApplicationsTSP6.0
12 Semestral 
 9572-355-1202-00-20 
Air Conditioning and RefrigerationENE6.0
12 Semestral 
 9572-355-1203-00-20 
MechatronicsAUT6.0
12 Semestral 
 9572-355-1204-00-20 
Computer NetworksINF6.0
12 Semestral 
 9572-355-1205-00-20 
Artificial VisionTSP6.0
2-
 Annual 
 9572-355-2001-00-20 
Thesis/Final Project/InternshipELE42.0
21 Semestral 
 9572-355-2101-00-20 
Control of Electrical DrivesEIT6.0
21 Semestral 
 9572-355-2102-00-20 
Maintenance ManagementMNG6.0
21 Semestral 
 9572-355-2103-00-20 
Power Generation, Transmission and DistributionENE6.0



Branch: Mechanical Engineering

Scientific areas of the study plan
Scientific AreaAcronymECTS Credits
CompulsoryOptional
AutomationAUT12.00.0
Electronics and InstrumentationEIT6.00.0
EnergyENE12.00.0
Fluid Mechanics and HydraulicsFMH6.00.0
Industrial ManagementMNG6.00.0
MathematicsMAT6.00.0
Mechanical ConstructionsMEC12.00.0
Mechanical EngineeringMEE42.00.0
Solid Mechanics and StructuresSMS18.00.0
Total 
120.00.0

Course structure
YearSemTypeCodeCourse UnitScientific
Area
ECTS
Credits
11 Semestral 
 9572-356-1101-00-20 
Renewable EnergiesENE6.0
11 Semestral 
 9572-356-1102-00-20 
Applied MathematicsMAT6.0
11 Semestral 
 9572-356-1103-00-20 
Manufacturing ProcessMEC6.0
11 Semestral 
 9572-356-1104-00-20 
Data Acquisition SystemsEIT6.0
11 Semestral 
 9572-356-1105-00-20 
Automation SystemsAUT6.0
12 Semestral 
 9572-356-1201-00-20 
Air Conditioning and RefrigerationENE6.0
12 Semestral 
 9572-356-1202-00-20 
Advanced Fluid MechanicsFMH6.0
12 Semestral 
 9572-356-1203-00-20 
Computational MechanicsSMS6.0
12 Semestral 
 9572-356-1204-00-20 
MechatronicsAUT6.0
12 Semestral 
 9572-356-1205-00-20 
Welding and Coating ProcessesMEC6.0
2-
 Annual 
 9572-356-2001-00-20 
Thesis/Final Project/InternshipMEE42.0
21 Semestral 
 9572-356-2101-00-20 
Maintenance ManagementMNG6.0
21 Semestral 
 9572-356-2102-00-20 
Computer Integrated DesignSMS6.0
21 Semestral 
 9572-356-2103-00-20 
Noise and vibrationsSMS6.0

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