Civil Engineering (Building Rehabilitation)

Education objectives

  • The Civil Engineering Building Rehabilitation must be able to: 
  • Understand the necessary materials to professional and research activities in the field of Civil Engineering;
  • Analyze and solve multidisciplinary problems in rehabilitation of buildings;
  • Conceive economic and sustainable solutions reflecting proper ethical and social conditions; 
  • To promote the analysis, the synthesis and the design of civil engineering projects associated with maintenance and buildings rehabilitation;
  • Fostering critical, scientific and innovative spirit.

General characterization

DGES code



Master (2nd Cycle)



Access to other programs

Access to a 3rd cycle


Maria Paulina Santos Forte Faria Rodrigues

Opening date





Available soon



Teaching language

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Degree pre-requisites

Duration: 2 years

Credits: 120 ECTS 

Mandatory scientifc areas

Scientific Area Acronym ECTS
Mandatory Optional
Construction Engineering EC 99 12
Transferable Skills CC   3  -
Any Scientific Area   QAC  -  6 a)
TOTAL 102 18

a) 6 ECTS in courses chosen by the student on a list approved annually by the Scientific Council of FCT / UNLwhich includes the unity of all scientific areas of FCT/UNL

Conditions of admittance

Available soon

Evaluation rules

The following modes of evaluation are used with regard to academic qualifications:

  1. Evaluation based solely on an examination or completion of a final project.
  2. Evaluation based on work done throughout the semester excluding examination or final project. In these courses students can expect to carry out, for example, laboratory activities, mini-tests, tests, individual or group projects, seminar-related activities, any combination of which will be used to determine the final grade.
  3. Evaluation based obligatorily on an examination or a final project. In these courses there extists a form of evaluation similar to one of the aformentioned activities in paragraph 2 as well as a form of evaluation based on a final exam.
  4. Evaluation based on work done throughout the semester with the possibility of foregoing an examination or a final project.

The final Dissertation (or Project) involves a public discussion with a Jury.


1.º Semester
Code Name ECTS
10442 Analysis of Structures I 6.0
8421 Reinforced Concrete I 6.0
3828 Foundations 6.0
11422 Hygrothemic and Accoustics 6.0
11421 Construction Processes 6.0
2.º Semester
Code Name ECTS
10759 Reinforced Concrete II 6.0
10380 Entrepreneurship 3.0
8708 Management and Planning of Construction Projects 6.0
11380 Building Regulations 3.0
11423 Complementary and Finishing Technologies 6.0
2.º Semester - Opção 1
Code Name ECTS
9379 Analysis of Structures II 6.0
11381 Hygrothermal Rehabilitation 6.0
3.º Semester
Code Name ECTS
11382 Rehabilitation Project 6.0
10451 Building Rehabilitation 6.0
11383 Building Installations 6.0
3.º Semester - Opção 2
Code Name ECTS
1473 Steel Structures 6.0
3286 Strengthening and Repair of Structures 6.0
3.º Semester - Unidade Curricular do Bloco Livre
Code Name ECTS
11066 Electives 6.0
4.º Semester
Code Name ECTS
11384 Dissertation on Building Rehabilitation 30.0