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Confered Degree | Duration | ECTS
Bachelor | 6 Semesters | 180 ECTS
National access competition/tender:
Having completed the 12th grade;
A grade higher than 95 points (range 0-200), in the following entrance exams:
10- Descriptive Geometry
In accordance with Decree 401/2007, of April 5.
Special competition/tender for those over the age of 23:
On completing 23 years of age by the 31st of December of the preceding year
Those not entitled access to higher education (if they have undertaken and been approved in the entrance test for the college they want to enter, they are entitled to the referred access).
Special competition/tender for higher education graduates and Diplomas in Specialized Technology:
(In accordance with Decree-Law No. 393-B/99, of 2 October;
In accordance with Ordinance No. 854-A/99, of 4 October;
In accordance with Decree-Law No. 88/2006, of May 23).
Have completed a total of 180 ECTS
The Licentiate degree in Design (with two fields: in Communication Design and Space and Equipment Design) aims to train creative and technical Designers in the communication, graphic arts, industrial, equipment, space and environmental sectors. We aim to value and develop the students¿ conceptual, creative and technical skills to the maximum, in order to satisfy the demands of the market, as well as suggest alternatives that are more consistent with the existing problems. Consequently, we established a pedagogy that aims to develop students' ability to respond to the problems of Design, linking creative thinking with logical analysis, reporting to the framework required by today's world - respect for the environment and the human dimension (in its various forms), in search of a more inclusive and liveable world for all, using new technologies and the materials available.
Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired
We aim to structure the development of these skills with the knowledge of art history and design, as well as the tools, methods and techniques of the arts and humanities, that will enable the Designers trained at this University to react to current challenges: efficient and sustainable use of resources, perspective of inclusive design, preservation of ecosystems in an urban environment, among others.
The conclusion of the Licentiate degree in Design enables the students to further their studies with the Masters and Doctoral degrees in Design and Arts, and related areas.
The Licentiate degree in Design (Communication Design field and Space and Equipment Design field) aims to aims to train creative and technical Designers in the communication, graphic arts, industrial, equipment, space and environmental sectors. Thus, the designers trained at the Lusophone University (¿Universidade Lusófona¿) can find employment in the following areas: Directorates of Communication and Image in businesses and public institutions; Commercial, Design and Marketing Directorates in businesses and public institutions; Departments of Design, Communication and Image of central and local Public Administration (City Halls, Town Halls, etc.) or relevant community organizations (associations, foundations, sports clubs, NGOs, nongovernmental organizations); Design Offices; Advertising Agencies; Public Relations Agencies; Press offices; Web Site Development Companies and Web Site Content Management Companies; Design, Communication and Image Consulting Companies; Teaching institutions (secondary and tertiary level) and research in Design and Communication Sciences
Design | Artes | Artes e humanidades