Degree in Materials Engineering


Program Description


The Degree in Materials Engineering aims to train high-quality gradu­ates showing technical and professional leadership as well as the adaptability required in a society in constant change.

This degree also provides knowledge in the composite materials area

that provide a base for the 2° cycle in Materials Engineering for Aeronautics and will bring them a competitive advantage over students from other universities.

Innovation and Advanced technology characterizes this degree besides the great connection to an industry in increasing expansion and to research.

The study plan is pioneer regarding practical teaching themes such as repair and recycling of composite materials and of emergent themes such as new coatings used in aeronautics, biomimetic surfaces, graphene, etc., with a strong and practical laboratory component.

Because this is a new area that we are focusing we offer a scholar­ ship system, internships, and work contract to our best students, promoting excellence and competitiveness.

Career opportunities

There are many career opportunities and cover a large range of activities such as:

  • Acting areas of ranging from polymers, metals, ceramics, and composites
  • Automobile industry
  • Aeronautic industry
  • Electronic industry
  • Foundry industry
  • Metalworking industry
  • Metalworking industry
  • Textile industry
  • Ceramic industry
  • Sectors of energy and environment, biomaterial s and nanomaterials industry
  • Quality management services
  • Environmental management and control services
  • Consulting laboratories for research and development

International Student

Applications are made directly to Universidade Atlântica.
Students who fulfill all of the following requirements may apply:
  • Students who have completed High School/K12 or who have legally equivalent qualifications;
  • Students who have taken the required entrance examinations - Applicants who completed their secondary education abroad will need to validate their school-leaving exams, in accordance with the Portuguese national exams required for admission to each study programme an Atlântica University. The required exams may be carried out at the university itself (even by videoconference ou other technological means to perform interviews);
  • Student’s grade in each of the required entrance examinations must be above the established minimum - The grades obtained in the school leaving exams required must be at least 95 on the Portuguese scale from 0 to 200; Atlântica will undertake the necessary equivalence procedure from the original educational system;
  • Students who meet the prerequisites required for admission;
  • Student’s application grade must meet at least the established minimum - Minimum application grade: 95 (grading scale: from 0 to 200).

The final High School/K12 grade is worth 65% in the formula for calculating the application grade. The required entrance examinations are worth 35%.

Last updated Apr 2019

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