Bachelor in Creative Technologies


Program Description


What can you expect from the Degree in Creative Technologies?

  • It responds directly to the market, developing the necessary and required skills of the future hybrid professionals in the areas of audiovisual, digital, multimedia, web and mobile applications, and games;
  • It combines computing, design, art, and humanities allowing the student to develop a mixed profile, based on an artistic and technical component;
  • It provides the opportunity to live multi-sensory experiences through video production, digital cinematography, virtual reality, video editing, 3D printing, Internet of Things, CAD / CAM, technology usability, computer graphics, and software engineering;
  • It enables the student to acquire competencies in video editing, visual effects, 2D animation, multimedia, game design, and computing;
  • Is it the most innovative bachelor degree in Portugal, being taught entirely in English, preparing the student, from the very first day, for an international career;
  • In each semester, the learning process is based on a real project, guided and supported by teachers and industry representatives;
  • It allows the student to work as a team, developing projects together with reputed faculty and with guests from the industry;
  • Upon completion of the bachelor degree, the student is able to present a portfolio to the industry with all the semestral projects included;
  • It includes a compulsory semester of international mobility, which gives the student an essential global approach.

Get ready to be the professional that any creative industry looks for!

International Experience

The student will have the opportunity to live an international experience through our mobility programs, which will be announced soon.

Real-World Business Experience

Throughout the degree, the student will have the opportunity to be in constant contact with companies, either through the development of projects or through participation in seminars.

Career Opportunities

  • Creative Directors
  • UX Designer
  • Videographer
  • Multimedia Designer
  • E-designer
  • 2D and 3D animator
  • Web Developer
  • Web Designer
  • Mobile Developer
  • Software Developer


1st Year

1st Semester

Courses Hours ECTS
Programming Fundamentals 24 2.5
Data Science Fundamentals 24 2.5
Digital Aesthetics 24 2.5
Information Design 48 5
Creative Programming 48 5
Visual Human Factors 24 2.5
Project I 88 10

2nd Semester

Courses Hours ECTS
Science Fundamentals for Creative Applications 48 5
Mobile Programming 24 2.5
Communication Design 24 2.5
User Interface Design 48 5
AR Programming 24 2,5
Motion Graphics 24 2,5
Project II 88 10

2nd Year

3rd Semester

Courses Hours ECTS
Web Programming 48 5
Databases 24 2.5
Web Design 48 5
Visual Web History 24 2.5
Networks, Systems and Cloud Computing 24 2.5
Rapid Web Application Builders 24 2.5
Project III 88 10

4th Semester

Courses Hours ECTS
Graphics Programming 48 5
Stage Design 24 2.5
3D Modeling 24 2.5
Projection Systems 24 2.5
Content Planning 24 2.5
Digital Sculpting 24 2.5
Project IV 88 10

3rd Year

5th Semester

Courses Hours ECTS
Game Frameworks 48 5
Game Design 48 5
Non-Linear Storytelling 24 2.5
VR Development 48 5
Virtual Environment Design 24 2.5
Projeto V 88 10

6th Semester

Courses Hours ECTS
Emerging Creative Technologies 48 5
Technopreneurship 48 5
Physical Computing 24 2.5
Trend Creation 24 2.5
Branding 24 2.5
Product Design 24 2.5
Final Project 88 10

Last updated Sep 2019

About the School

IADE is a laboratory of creativity, talent, and leadership recognized by society as a whole. It has encouraged students to put their own talents to the test, to believe in themselves, making them the ... Read More

IADE is a laboratory of creativity, talent, and leadership recognized by society as a whole. It has encouraged students to put their own talents to the test, to believe in themselves, making them the best of the best, in their personal lives or in their future professional integration. IADE today is a reference in teaching Creativity. It is also one of the best Design schools in Europe and a pioneer in Marketing, Advertising, and Photography. Read less