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Bachelor's Degree in Tourism and Culture Management

Ano Letivo: 2019/20


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 programme 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.

The degree programme in Tourism and Culture Management prepares the students to join a wide range of organisations such as local, regional and central administration bodies; public and private heritage management organisations; public and private cultural animation organisations; tourist companies and resorts; tourist operators and travel agencies; consulting and project companies; international cooperation, particularly in the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries; professional education and training. Entrepreneurship in the Tourism sector as well as the creation of self-employment in several business sectors are potential career opportunities for graduates of this programme.


Course coordinator

Eunice Ferreira Ramos Lopes

Eunice Ferreira Ramos Lopes

Gabinete: B 189 (ESGT) ext:3181
t.: 249 328 100
ext.: 3181
endereço de e-mail

Erasmus coordinator

Hermínia Maria Pimenta Ferreira Sol

Hermínia Maria Pimenta Ferreira Sol

Gabinete: B180
t.: + 351 249 328100
ext.: 7221
endereço de e-mail

Administrative Support Staff

Sílvia Catarina Gomes dos Ramos Rosa

Sílvia Catarina Gomes dos Ramos Rosa

Gabinete: O209
t.: 249 328 296
ext.: 6175
endereço de e-mail
Ano Letivo: 2019/20

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

Graduates from this study programme are prepared to perform as:

  • Tourism and cultural tourism technicians;
  • Tourism product managers
  • Event managers;
  • Tourism promoters;
  • Tourist operators;
  • Travel agency operators;
  • Hotel managers;
  • Museum middle managers;
  • Cultural heritage technicians;
  • Among others.

Locais de funcionamento


Ano Letivo: 2019/20