Engenharia Química e Bioquímica

Prevailing scientific area: Engenharias
Diário da República, 2º série - Nº 166 - 30 de agosto de 2011 (Despacho nº 10764/2011), First-Cycle degree, ISCED Level 5, EQF Level 6, 180 ECTS, 6 semesters, Accreditation A3ES: ACEF/1314/20482, Degree official code: 9184
Technology School of Tomar, Schoolofficial code 3242

Provide a solid scientific, technological and social learning, supported by a programme and courses that includes contact with real situations and laboratories experiences. This cycle of studies is based on the development of a diverse set of skills and competencies that permits excellent career opportunities and pursue postgraduate studies.

Objectives

The Chemical and Biochemical program is a bachelor's degree designed to provide higher education training in the particular field of chemistry. It is designed so as to allow easy access to the labour market as it places a strong emphasis on emerging areas in this field of knowledge. Being able to adapt to new processes and methods as well as solving concrete problems are the main objectives to be attained with this programme.

The program constantly seeks to establish links with economic activities through specific projects.

Thus and in order to strengthen these links and integrate the graduates in the labour market, the degree includes a Final Project in the third year that is developed in partnership with enterprises or organisations of the sector providing the students with the opportunity to actually contact with industry and services.

The degree's versatility allows the students' integration in several industry sectors namely pulp and paper, petrochemical, fibreboard, packaging, agri-food, ink industry and others. The course curriculum is organised so as to allow the performance of such activities as process control and monitoring, quality control and auditing, training and research.