Miguel Torga Institute of Higher Education (ISMT)

Introduction

Who are we? One of the oldest University Institutions of Private Higher Education in Portugal, with more than seven decades of existence.

We minister eleven courses of 1st cycle (Graduation) in Social Work, Psychology, Journalism Information, Business Communication, Computer Science with Business, Computer Sciences, Multimedia, Communication Design, Management, Human Resources Management, and Accounting and Auditing.

As for courses of 2nd cycle (Masters) is authorized the functioning of the following: Clinical Psychology (with three branches of specialization), Human Resources Management and Organisational Behavior, Social Psychology of Health, Social Work, Social Gerontology, Network Administration and Informatics Systems (in partnership with ISPGAYA).

In addition to these courses, ISMT also offers Postgraduate courses (non-academic degree), beyond short training conducted under the Prime Training Center (result the partnership between the Institute and PROFIFORMA, Consulting and Training Office, Ltd.), which includes, among others, courses in teacher training.

ISMT, under Cooperation Protocols, cooperates in doctoral studies, such as the course of PhD in Psychology (in agreement with the University of Extremadura - Spain).

We are also a training institute accredited by DGERT (Directorate-General for Employment and Labour Relations) and Council of Scientific and Pedagogical Training Unit.

How many are we? About 30 staff and 100 Lecturers/Collaborators and close to 1400 students, which constitutes a faculty and student body who is creative, innovative and critical.

How are we? Demanding in the construction of the present and impatient for the future.

Why are we? Because we want to contribute to the creation of a critical mass and we want to substantiate a project of innovative teaching. And because the new millennium is based on the quality that is our big bet. We are certain that the ISMT is where the future has already begun.

The Director

Carlos Amaral Dias

This school offers programs in:
  • Portuguese

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Bachelor in Business Communication

Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2017 Portugal Coimbra

The general objectives of this cycle of studies are: to learn techniques in writing, audio-visual, protocol, surveys and digital productions for analytical approaches in professional contexts; to know the fundamentals, models and [+]

As this program is taught entirely in Portuguese, candidates must be able to speak and write Portuguese or be willing to learn the language. The general objectives of this cycle of studies are: to learn techniques in writing, audio-visual, protocol, surveys and digital productions for analytical approaches in professional contexts; to know the fundamentals, models and theories of Marketing, Communication Sciences and Social Sciences which promote the practical application of Business Communication techniques; to understand, know and apply methods, techniques and instruments of Public Relations, Advertising and Marketing; to develop the skill to innovate creatively in different organisational environments and communication situations; to develop skills for the resolution of problems and for making technical decisions within the area of education and future area of professional insertion; to promote the presentation and debate of ideas, concepts, questions and problems which are inherent to the solutions found as part of the practical application of technical knowledge. PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES Marketing Management; Public Relations; Image Adviser; Manager of Communication; Press Officer and Protocol; Markets Analyst; Creative Advertising; Account; Producer Advertiser; Graphic Producer; Media Researcher; Media Planner: Media Monitor. Applications International candidates must fulfill one of the following conditions: - To hold a qualification that gives them the right to apply and access to higher education in the country where it was obtained. The document to be submitted must state the final classification and must be validated by the competent authority of that country. - To hold a diploma of Portuguese secondary education or an... [-]

Bachelor in Communication Design

Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2017 Portugal Coimbra

The 1st cycle in Communication Design aims to train individuals capable of designing visual communications media, in terms of image identity [+]

As this program is taught entirely in Portuguese, candidates must be able to speak and write Portuguese or be willing to learn the language. The 1st cycle in Communication Design aims to train individuals capable of designing visual communications media, in terms of image identity, advertising design (posters, ads, videos, etc..) Editorial design (newspapers, magazines, books, catalogs, brochures, etc..) and packaging design for companies and institutions. The graduate must acquire specific skills to be able to perform activities in the fields of design and research of cultural action under the Communication Design. PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES - Departments of Communication Design and Image - Consulting Companies in Communication Design and Image - Graphic Arts Companies - Departments of Marketing Communications Applications International candidates must fulfill one of the following conditions: - To hold a qualification that gives them the right to apply and access to higher education in the country where it was obtained. The document to be submitted must state the final classification and must be validated by the competent authority of that country. - To hold a diploma of Portuguese secondary education or an equivalent degree. The latter case requires the submission of a document that proofs the equivalence of the non-Portuguese course to the Portuguese education system, stating the final classification. The following applies only to local Portuguese candidates: The candidature mark results from the following: - Final classification from Secondary School: 50% - Classification of the Admission Exam: 50% List of admission exams (national exams in the following... [-]

Bachelor in Computer Sciences

Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2017 Portugal Coimbra

The 1st cycle of studies in Computer Sciences has the mission to offer an advanced education in the field of Information Technology, directed toward the acquisition of skills in programming and design and management of information [+]

As this program is taught entirely in Portuguese, candidates must be able to speak and write Portuguese or be willing to learn the language. The 1st cycle of studies in Computer Sciences has the mission to offer an advanced education in the field of Information Technology, directed toward the acquisition of skills in programming and design and management of information systems, including the phases of specification, development, testing and maintenance of applications and systems. In order to achieve the proposed goals, the following objectives are established: - Qualify and train: professional in Information Technologies applied to organizations, including mastering of the IT science areas and the strategic planning of Information Technology in organizations. - Develop and stimulate: critical thinking, verbal and written communication skills, organizational planning, ability to work in groups and decision-making capacity. - Train: for the integration of knowledge; the strategic application of technologies in organizations, taking into consideration the global strategy of the product/service of the organization itself; for the communication of knowledge and results to specialists and non-specialists. - Promote: the contact of the student with the labour world in an initial stage of his training, through the participation of students in cooperation protocols with public and private organizations, under internship or summertime internship. PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES Employers most common of graduates in IT Management are the government (in its various sectors), industry, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and large firms, consulting firms, banks and investment firms, telecommunications companies and educational institutions. Regarding job opportunities, they include,... [-]

Bachelor in Human Resources Management

Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2017 Portugal Coimbra

As stated by Peter Drucker "people are the only sustainable competitive advantage in the long term" and as such, the Human Resource Management is a strategic area of the organization, aiming its success and the increase of its [+]

As this program is taught entirely in Portuguese, candidates must be able to speak and write Portuguese or be willing to learn the language. As stated by Peter Drucker "people are the only sustainable competitive advantage in the long term" and as such, the Human Resource Management is a strategic area of the organization, aiming its success and the increase of its competitiveness. Thus, we can say that the main objectives of this cycle of study are as follows: - Provide students a sense of the current role played by human resource managers in organizations in general; - Provide students with knowledge of the latest tools in the area of Human Resource Management; - Train specialists in Human Resource Management that dominate the main techniques and instruments of Human Resource Management, taking into account existing organizational contexts, where there is a change in the models of work organization, particularly by virtue of the emergence of new labor realities and where the watchwords are "change" and "adaptation". PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES The career opportunities for holders of degree in Human Resources Management are diverse, however highlight the following: - Carrying out duties as manager/technician HR Human Resources Departments of businesses and organizations in general; - Exercise of an advisory role in the area of HR as a professional person; - Exercise of functions consulting companies consulting, recruitment and selection, temporary employment, outplacement, etc. - Exercise of functions specific consulting in the area of Health and Safety at work. Note also that these professionals... [-]

Bachelor in Journalism

Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2017 Portugal Coimbra

The 1st cycle in Journalism Information aims to train individuals capable of performing activities in the media area, specifically within the Journalism and Audiovisual. The graduate must acquire specific skills - covered in the [+]

As this program is taught entirely in Portuguese, candidates must be able to speak and write Portuguese or be willing to learn the language. The 1st cycle in Journalism Information aims to train individuals capable of performing activities in the media area, specifically within the Journalism and Audiovisual. The graduate must acquire specific skills - covered in the scientific basis of the specialty, and additional optional in this curriculum - to work on communication companies, occupying various positions in the structure of the media in the areas of Information, Production and Direction. It also aims to promote synergies with local and national media and communication companies, in order to enable an effective approach to professional reality and the entry of "products" developed by students as part of the practical disciplines. PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES Press, Radio, Tv, Cyberjournalism, Photojournalism, Television Production and Direction, Script Writing, Offices for Communication and Image. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS International candidates must fulfill one of the following conditions: - To hold a qualification that gives them the right to apply and access to higher education in the country where it was obtained. The document to be submitted must state the final classification and must be validated by the competent authority of that country. - To hold a diploma of Portuguese secondary education or an equivalent degree. The latter case requires the submission of a document that proofs the equivalence of the non-Portuguese course to the Portuguese education system, stating the final classification. The following applies only to local Portuguese... [-]

Bachelor in Management

Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2017 Portugal Coimbra

Maximize the employability and productivity of the future [+]

As this program is taught entirely in Portuguese, candidates must be able to speak and write Portuguese or be willing to learn the language. OBJECTIVES 1) Maximize the employability and productivity of the future graduates; 2) Confer quality and current training in the management area; 3) Prepare students for the challenges of leadership; 4) Create a classroom where the students may not only absorb facts and theories but also solve real problems working as a team; 5) Present to/discuss with students real cases of managers of renowned companies; 6) Foment R&D lines and enterprise incubators that will allow increase the pedagogical performance of the course of study and that allow for the continuation of training of the graduates that wish to continue to the II Cycle of Studies; 7) Personalized support and tutorial guidance that counsels and supports the students throughout the course. PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES The scientific, technical and personal skills provided during the course enables graduates in the performance of Management in areas such as organization and management, strategy and planning, and education and training. Graduates of the course are thus able to exercise activities, while qualified staff in areas such as: - Accounting and Fiscal - Financial Management - Commercial Management and Marketing - Management Control - Business Management or Business Areas - Banking and Insurance - Public Administration - Education ENTRY REQUIREMENTS International candidates must fulfill one of the following conditions: - To hold a qualification that gives them the right to apply and access to higher... [-]

Bachelor in Multimedia

Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2017 Portugal Coimbra

The objectives of this course of study is to train graduates with the tools and skills in order to: interpret and construct with semantic rigor appropriate oral and written statements to various media and contexts [+]

As this program is taught entirely in Portuguese, candidates must be able to speak and write Portuguese or be willing to learn the language. The objectives of this course of study is to train graduates with the tools and skills in order to: - interpret and construct with semantic rigor appropriate oral and written statements to various media and contexts, developing the ability to innovate, demonstrating creativity in different communicative situations, the ability to exercise critical and self-critical professional situations; - identify notions of the Information Society, Globalization, Network; - know the legislation that regulates the communication; - recognize the process of communication and sensory processes inherent in this, knowing and applying tools of Information and Communication Technologies; - learn techniques and models in graphic design and vector; - know and apply technical principles to specific areas Audiovisual Production and Direction; - mastering the principles and techniques of computer programming; - know and apply the theoretical principles and techniques of Photography; - known theoretical principles and techniques apply Sound Effects; - produce Web content; - apply tools of graphic communication; - learn and apply contents on virtual scenography and animation; - distinguish and apply techniques of Plot / Screenwriting for Audiovisual and Multimedia; - own knowledge of systems analysis and databases; - understand different socio-cultural interactions in Cyberspace; PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES At the end of the 1st cycle of studies degree in Multimedia, students are empowered to exercise the various new professions which guarantee the harmonious relationship between the fields of... [-]

Bachelor in Psychology

Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2017 Portugal Coimbra

Currently, the roles and duties of the professionals of Psychology imply that they possess knowledge in various fields of Psychology and related fields, since only this way they can perform its activity based on a holistic [+]

As this program is taught entirely in Portuguese, candidates must be able to speak and write Portuguese or be willing to learn the language. Currently, the roles and duties of the professionals of Psychology imply that they possess knowledge in various fields of Psychology and related fields, since only this way they can perform its activity based on a holistic and integrative perspective of human behavior. In this sense, the 1st cycle in Psychology aims to provide students with basic knowledge and skills levels theoretical-conceptual and research in the various fields of Psychology and related fields. This cycle of studies includes the following scientific areas: - Social Sciences; - Biology; - Methodologies Applied Psychology - Psychology. As a whole, these areas are intended to develop the following skills: - To comprehend the phenomenon in social and human sciences; - Contextualize the bases of human behavior; - To gain knowledge of the biological fundaments of behavior; - Identify and delimitate the main stages of methodological process; - To know how to use correctly the statistics techniques; - Identify and integrate the sensory, perceptional, motivational and affective processes of attention; - To recognize and apply in the educational and clinical contexts the learning and memory theories and models; - Assimilate the concepts and mechanisms inherent to the processing of information; - Deepen knowledge the models of human development throughout one’s life cycle; - To know, comprehend and apply the methods of evaluation and observation in diverse contexts of intervention; - Recognize and... [-]

Bachelor in Social Work

Campus Full time 7 semesters October 2017 Portugal Coimbra

Forming qualified professionals that act in creative innovative and enterprising way, at the level of the process of social [+]

As this program is taught entirely in Portuguese, candidates must be able to speak and write Portuguese or be willing to learn the language. OBJECTIVES - Forming qualified professionals that act in creative innovative and enterprising way, at the level of the process of social requalification and of intervention on the social damages generated in the actual process of sustainability of the system. - To qualify competitive social workers, facing the dynamics of transformation, for the job market in Social Work. - Triangulate knowledge, investigation and action as tool to prepare the professional futures in terms of the changes that are verified in the social paradigm. - To reinforce competences of the conventional model of action in the field of social action and of social politics, and on a less conventional level of the administration and administration of institutions, services or equipment. - Develop the students' competences to allow a sustained community intervention, at the level of street teamwork or in planning, consulting and auditing projects, programs and services of the social sector. PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES Social Security, Health, Local Government, Justice, Labor and Education, Psychotherapeutic and Psychosocial Intervention, Education itself for teaching ENTRY REQUIREMENTS International candidates must fulfill one of the following conditions: - To hold a qualification that gives them the right to apply and access to higher education in the country where it was obtained. The document to be submitted must state the final classification and must be validated by the competent authority of that country. - To... [-]

Contact

Instituto Superior Miguel Torga (ISMT)

Address Largo Cruz de Celas 1
Coimbra 3000-132, Portugal
Website http://www.ismt.pt/
Phone +351 239 488 030