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Bachelor's Degree in Tourism and Culture Management

Ano Letivo: 2013/14


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.



The study program aims at providing the students with a technical and humanistic background that will allow them to contribute to the Portuguese and European heritage in line with the sustainability of tourism industry and taking into account the connections between tourism and cultural heritage activities. This study program includes a wide range of areas such as Law, Accountancy, Mathematics, Information and Communication, Languages and Administration.


Course coordinator

Luís Manuel Mota dos Santos Figueira

Luís Manuel Mota dos Santos Figueira

Gabinete: B187
t.: +351 249 328 274
ext.: 6177
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Erasmus coordinator

Hermínia Maria Pimenta Ferreira Sol

Hermínia Maria Pimenta Ferreira Sol

Gabinete: B180
t.: + 351 249 328100
ext.: 7221
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Administrative Support Staff

Isabel Maria Lopes Pereira

Isabel Maria Lopes Pereira

Gabinete: B 115
t.: 249 328 290
ext.: 3108
endereço de e-mail
Ano Letivo: 2013/14

Publication in the Diário da República: RCC 21/12/2010 [DR.4930/2011 21.03.2011]

Plano curricular
UC Area ECTS Lecturer
Obg. Opt.
1º Semestre
Computer ScienceTecnologias da Informação e Comunicação 5
Geography and TourismArqueologia 5
Lusophone Language and Literatures ILínguas 3
Mathematics for Social SciencesMatemática 5
Research Methods in Culture and TourismPatrimónio Cultural 6
Tourism SystemTurismo 6
2º Semestre
Economics and Sociology of TourismTurismo 5
English ILínguas 6
French ILínguas 6
German ILínguas 6
History IHistória 5
Introduction to Business AdministrationGestão 5
Lusophone Language and Literatures IILínguas 3
Spanish ILínguas 6


Plano curricular
UCArea ECTS Lecturer
Obr. Opt.
1º Semestre
English IILínguas 6
French IILínguas 6
General AccountingContabilidade 4
German IILínguas 6
History IIHistória 5
Spanish IILínguas 6
Tourism LawDireito 3
Tourist OperationsTurismo 6
2º Semestre
Art History IHistória 6
Cultural Events and EntertainmentPatrimónio Cultural 6
Descriptive StatisticsMatemática 3
Management AccountingContabilidade 4
Portuguese Ethnography and Traditional ArtsPatrimónio Cultural 5
Tourism and Culture PromotionTurismo 6


Plano curricular
UCArea ECTS Lecturer
Obr. Opt.
1º Semestre
Archaeology and Development of On-Site MuseumsArqueologia 4
Art History IIHistória 5
International TourismTurismo 4
Management of Tourism UnitsTurismo 4
Safeguard of Cultural HeritagePatrimónio Cultural 6
Tourism PlanningTurismo 7
2º Semestre
Art History IIIHistória 5
Business TourismTurismo 5
Information Society: Tourism and CultureTecnologias da Informação e Comunicação 3
Integrated Tourism and Culture ProjectTuris.+ Patr.Cult.+ Hist.+ Arq.(*) 11
Local Management for Tourism and CulturePatrimónio Cultural 6
Professional TrainingTuris.+ Patr.Cult.+ Hist.+ Arq.(*) 11

Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 14880/2013 de 15/11/2013

Professional Goals

Career prospects for graduates from this program include working in local, central and regional government bodies, public or private organisations engaged in land management and tourist public and private cultural entertainment organisations; tourist companies and resorts; tourist operators and travel agencies; consulting and project companies; international cooperation, particularly within the context of the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries; vocational education and training. Graduates from this study program are prepared to perform as:

  • Tourism and cultural tourism technicians;
  • Product managers in tourism;
  • Event managers;
  • Tourism promoters;
  • Tourist operators;
  • Travel agency operators;
  • Hotel managers;
  • Middle managers in the sphere of museums and museography;
  • Cultural heritage technicians;
  • Among others.

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Ano Letivo: 2013/14