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Undergraduate in Gestão do Território

 One territory, one opportunity.


The landscape management course presents itself as a specific knowledge package, contemplating all areas of territorial management, aiming to, provide a solid scientific, technological and social learning, supported by a programme and courses that includes contact with real life situations and laboratorial experiences. This cycle of studies is based on the development of a diverse set of skills and competencies that allows excellent career opportunities and also suited for those who  pursue postgraduate studies.



The study program aims at providing the students with a sound technical training that will allow them to contribute to land management at local, regional, national and European level keeping resource sustainability in mind.

This program provides training in a wide range of areas such as land planning and development; geographic information technologies; cultural and natural heritage; environment and economy.


Course coordinator

Luis Filipe Neves Carreira dos Santos

Luis Filipe Neves Carreira dos Santos

Gabinete: F208
t.: +351 249 32 8 100
ext.: 7205
endereço de e-mail

Erasmus coordinator

Pierluigi Rosina

Pierluigi Rosina

Gabinete: G202
endereço de e-mail

Course coordinator

Tania Claudia Soares e Esteves

Tania Claudia Soares e Esteves

Gabinete: B 115
t.: 249 328270
ext.: 3110
endereço de e-mail
Plano curricular
UC Area ECTS Lecturer
Obg. Opt.
Land: Geology, Biology, EcologyCiências Exactas e Naturais 15
1º Semestre
Applied MathematicsCiências Exactas e Naturais 4
Elective: Heritage Information ManagementOutras 5
Elective: Inventory and CataloguingOutras 5
General ChemistryOutras 5
History of the Portuguese TerritoryCiências Sociais e Humanas 4
Introduction to ProgrammingOutras 5
Land Planning and Development ICiências Sociais e Humanas 5
Linear AlgebraOutras 5
Linear AlgebraOutras 5
Option: Heritage Inventory and CataloguingOutras 5
Planning Theory and MethodCiências Sociais e Humanas 4
2º Semestre
Ecology and Biological SciencesOutras 5
Elective: Information Technology and ManagementOutras 5
Land Planning and Development IICiências Sociais e Humanas 5
Mapping and SurveyingCiências Tecnológicas 6
Mathematical Analysis IIOutras 5
Object-Oriented ProgrammingOutras 5
Representation TechniquesCiências Tecnológicas 4
StatisticsCiências Exactas e Naturais 3


Plano curricular
UCArea ECTS Lecturer
Obr. Opt.
Geographic Information SystemsCiências Tecnológicas 14
1º Semestre
Computer-Aided DesignCiências Tecnológicas 4
Databases I 3
Economics I (Micro)Ciências Sociais e Humanas 4
Elective: Environment and LandscapeOutras 3
GeographyCiências Sociais e Humanas 6
GeomorphologyCiências Exactas e Naturais 6
2º Semestre
Applied Geography and Urban SociologyCiências Sociais e Humanas 6
Databases II 3
Economics II (Macro)Ciências Sociais e Humanas 4
Elective: Web ProgrammingOutras 3
Elective: WebSIGOutras 3
Elective: WebSIG ProgrammingOutras 3
Laboratory and Office TechniquesCiências Exactas e Naturais 4
Project Management and AnalysisCiências Sociais e Humanas 6


Plano curricular
UCArea ECTS Lecturer
Obr. Opt.
1º Semestre
Biogeography and Human EcologyCiências Exactas e Naturais 6
Environmental Risks and Impact AssessmentCiências Exactas e Naturais 9
Internet Technologies I 5
Option: Introduction to Meteorology and ClimateOutras 5
Planning and Management of Protected AreasCiências Exactas e Naturais 5
ProjectOutras 5
2º Semestre
Internship/Placement (Optional)Seminário ou Estágio 7
Option: Tourism, Landscape and TouringOutras 5
Regional Policy and DevelopmentCiências Sociais e Humanas 6
Regional and Local Planning and MonitoringCiências Sociais e Humanas 6
Seminar (Optional)Seminário ou Estágio 7
Urbanism and Communication Ciências Sociais e Humanas 6

Professional Goals

Career prospects for graduates in Landscape Management include working in local, central and regional bodies or in public or private organisations engaged in territorial management and development.

Graduates from this study program are prepared to perform as:

- Land Management Technician

- Regional and Town Planning Technician

- GIS Technician