Learning

Bachelor’s Degrees

Politécnico da Guarda has a diversified and inclusive training offer. In a campus full of sharing and diversity, equipped with the most modern technologies, and with ample resources, the most established areas of knowledge intersect with those that a future in transformation demands of us.

Alunos com professora numa biblioteca

With a special view and sensitivity to the needs of students and the region, thus helping to combine the ambitions of one with the potential of others.

Accounting & Taxation

Are numbers, taxes, and balance sheets your comfort zone?

Contabilidade, Mão feminina a mexer no computador e a segurar uma calculadora
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Accounting

A graduate in accounting has skills and knowledge in accounting, taxation, auditing and corporate finance, within the frames of planning, management, evaluation and control in the organization, associated with economic and business sciences, in a scientific, technical, and professional context of national and international scope.

Audiovisual & Multimedia Production

Do you want to be given the credits?

Produção Audiovisual e Multimédia
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Multimedia Communication

This degree aims to train professionals capable of solving and/or proposing solutions for communication problems by integrating theoretical and practical knowledge and through the design and development of multimedia and multi-platform products.

Computing

Call yourself a nerd? You haven’t seen nothing yet.

Informática, ecrã de computador com código
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Computer Engineering

The Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering aims to train professionals with the skills and knowledge founded in scientific and technological bases allowing them to design, implement and manage computer software systems and communication networks.

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Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

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The Bachelor’s Degree in Data Science (DS) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) aims to train professionals with skills, and knowledge, through computational intelligence methodologies that allow them to design, create and manage databases and data warehouses, design plans for the use of Big Data and operationalize information systems for decision making.

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Construction, Urban Planning and Engineering

Is responsibility structural to you?

Construção Civil, Grua
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Civil Engineering

The Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering aims to ensure specialized training that allows the exercise of the profession, developing skills to accept responsibilities to understand, design and implement engineering solutions, as well as to develop the learning of methods for solving complex and diverse problems.

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Topographic Engineering

The Topographic Engineering course provides solid training in the different areas of geographic sciences, allowing for comprehensive professional opportunities and an easy adaptation to the demands of the job market. At the end of the training process, the graduate can integrate multidisciplinary teams to develop projects in the areas of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), multifunctional cadastre, hydraulics, planning and land use planning, among others.

Design

Is form and function what inspires you?

Design, estúdio de design com computadores
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Equipment Design

Graduates in Equipment Design can design products and equipment, defining the style, shape, dimensions, colours, and general appearance, having the competence to base their action on studies on functional requirements, materials, manufacturing processes and techniques, cost limitations and potential consumer preferences.

They are proficient in virtual modelling tools in 2D and 3D (modelling environments and equipment), rendering, PowerPoint and digital photography.

They have technical skills to create innovative solutions and the ability to design projects according to their creativity and respect for rules and regulations and with concerns for society, art, the environment, and technology.

Health

You care for people and to heal them?

Saúde, técnico a olhar pelo microscópio
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Medical Biotechnology

Graduates in Medical Biotechnology have skills in the fields of biotechnology and medicinal chemistry for the development of new products, with the ability to apply knowledge of biology, chemistry and biomedicine in solving problems in different áreas of health.

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Nursing

This course empowers the students with a solid scientific, technical, human and cultural training that enables them to provide and manage general nursing care at the three levels of health prevention, centred on the person throughout the life cycle, on the family, on groups and communities. Taking part in the management of health services, units, or establishments, in the training of nurses and other health professionals and using the results of scientific research in health and nursing, in particular.

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Pharmacy

The aim of this course is to qualify graduates in Pharmacy with scientific, technical, cultural and human skills, supported by an ethical conscience that promotes respect for the human individual, based on the latest scientific research and the development of excellence.

Hospitality & Catering

Do you want to provide a 5-star service?

Restauração, servir um copo de vinho tinto
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Catering and Food Services

The owners of this degree master the rules of hygiene and food safety, can plan, direct and collaborate in the structuring of menus, as well as in the preparation and confection of meals. They also have the skills to coordinate and provide food & beverage service in hotels or similar establishments, and to provide catering services.

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Hotel Management

A graduate in Hotel Management can manage physical, human, and financial resources, with a sense of responsibility, a spirit of service and an aptitude for leadership, as well as the ability to work individually and in groups. They also have a keen sensitivity to the hotel and restaurant business, creative capacity, innovation and acumen for entrepreneurship, new ideas and businesses.

Industry & automobiles

Are you into engines and machines?

Indústria e Setor automóvel, motos
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Industrial Mechanics and Informatics

The Degree in Industrial Mechanics and Informatics aims to respond to the growing challenges of Industry 4.0, where the role of industrial informatics is increasingly predominant in the integration, control, and management of mechanical-based production processes.

Management

Think you can manage the future?

Gestão, mulher a desenhar um gráfico
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Human Resources Management

Graduates in Human Resources Management are professionals capable of facing the challenges of the effort of decentralization and de-bureaucratization of power structures, of increasing the quality levels of the products and services provided, always guided by the scrupulous respect of rigid ethical and civic-minded standards, to achieve the organisational goals.

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Management

Graduates in Management have skills and knowledge in management, associated with the economic and business sciences, in a scientific, technical, and professional context of national and international scope, covering logistical support activities for production and the provision of services in any economic sector and in all organizations, in all branches of activity. Those skills and knowledge cover the planning, implementation, control, and evaluation of processes that refer to human, material, property, production, information, financial, accounting, and other resources.

Marketing, Communication & Events

Want to be a real influencer?

Marketing, comunicação e Eventos, gráfico de consumidores
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Communication and Public Relations

The public relations professional/communicator will have a general working knowledge of all social and organizational communication techniques and specific to public relations. The professional must be capable of efficient and critical use of new communication and information technologies, without neglecting the ability to interact directly and closely with others, with flexibility and the ability to adapt to new social, cultural, economic and communicational contexts and paradigms.

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Marketing

A graduate in Marketing must be able to understand how the organisation works, its mission and objectives, the goods it produces/trades or the services it provides, to understand in a comprehensive way all aspects of Marketing and to know the economic-financial language that enables him/her to interpret the indicators of Commercial Management.

They must also be able to understand and anticipate the needs of consumers/users, plan and execute strategic and operational marketing plans, design and apply market research, market segmentation and know and apply marketing techniques.

Renewable Energies

Do you want to renew the planet?

Energias renováveis, painéis solares
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Energy and Environment

Graduates in Energy and Environment have skills and knowledge in environmental impacts, energy efficiency and environmental audits and certification, pollution control technologies, the design and conception of energy production systems with special emphasis on the area of renewable energies, hydraulic infrastructures, and water treatment, in a scientific, technical, and professional context of national and international scope.

Social Services

For you, the important thing is the people?

Trabalho social, duas mãos a unirem-sePara ti, o importante são as pessoas?
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Sociocultural Animation

At the end of their training, the graduate in Sociocultural Animation has a list of competencies to intervene in the various contexts of Sociocultural Animation of community life and also to conceive, dynamize, develop and evaluate sociocultural projects, diagnose social and cultural problems in contexts of intervention and articulate between sociocultural equipments, institutions, services and self-promoted entrepreneurial practices. The ultimate goal is to promote the quality of life of the community.

Sports & Outdoor Life

Are you fit and dreaming of an outdoor life?

Contabilidade, Mão feminina a mexer no computador e a segurar uma calculadora
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Sports

Graduates in Sports are able to establish and guide sports training programs and physical preparation, carry out the evaluation and control of training, participate in the technical management of clubs, training schools, sports associations or federations, health clubs, gyms and companies, and integrate sports promotion teams, at the associative, municipal, business or media level.

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Sports, Fitness and Health

The degree in Sports, Fitness and Health aims to provide solid training in exercise aimed at promoting health in apparently healthy populations or with certain special or clinical conditions. It thus intends to train professionals to work with competence and commitment, in fitness and health, in different organizations/entities.

Teaching & childcare

Is education your passion?

Ensino, Educadora em sala a ler uma história com duas crianças a escutar
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Basic Education

The graduate in Education will have a set of skills allowing him to carry out technical functions in education, either directly in contact with children, young people, or adults, or in the planning and evaluation phases.

Tourism & Leisure

Do you like receiving and taking care of guests?

Turismo, hospede a entrar no quarto de hotel
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Tourism and Hospitality Management

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A bachelor in Tourism and Hospitality Management can coordinate and operate tourism activities/operations in public and private institutions; design, organize and manage specialized tourism operations; coordinate and control the various operational areas of tourism companies; management and administration of diverse companies/accommodation units.

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Tourism and Leisure

A Tourism and Leisure graduate can collect, select, and interpret relevant knowledge, particularly in tourism, to discover the solutions he advocates and the judgments he makes, including through the analysis of relevant social, scientific, and ethical aspects. A professional in this area also has skills to communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions for public and private administration, travel agencies, tour operators, professional education and training, hotels, and other áreas of tourism.

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY

Join them. We want to discover your inner potential.

Daniel
I really like the Polytechnic and Guarda. [+]
Daniel
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Daniel

Hello. My name is Daniel and I come from the Algarve, from Monte Gordo. It’s a bit far from Guarda. I enrolled in Equipment Design. It was my second choice. Despite not having been the first, I’m really happy to be here. The course is something I identify with, and I hope to continue to work within this area, because it is something that captivates me immensely. I really like the Polytechnic and Guarda. It is very different from the Algarve, but it is ok.

Bachelor’s Degrees,

Equipment Design,

Guilherme Guedelha
I chose Guarda because my father had already been here and knew the school well. [+]
Guilherme Guedelha
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Guilherme Guedelha

Hello, I’m Guilherme Guedelha and I come from Portalegre. I started in Mechanics and Industrial Informatics and chose Guarda because my father had already been here and knew the school well.

I have good references.

I hope it all goes well.

Bachelor’s Degrees,

Mechanics and Industrial Informatics,

2022

Nuno
I hope I can improve my means of expression though drawing part and I hope have skills to do something by the end of this course. [+]
Nuno
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Nuno

I’m Nuno. I come from Fernão Ferro. I enrolled in Equipment Design. I chose Politécnico da Guarda as a second option. I hope I can improve my means of expression though drawing part and I hope have skills to do something by the end of this course.

Bachelor’s Degrees,

Equipment Design,

José Miguel Pinto Amaral
I chose Guarda because I think it is a good destination to study: it is a calm, peaceful city, a good place to be. [+]
José Miguel Pinto Amaral
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José Miguel Pinto Amaral

My name is José Miguel Pinto Amaral and I’m from Cinfães. I enrolled in the Sports,Physical Condition and Health course. I chose Guarda because I think it is a good destination to study: it is a calm, peaceful city, a good place to be.

My expectations are good: I think I applied for a good course and I think this city ​​will help achieve my goal.

Bachelor’s Degrees,

Sports,Physical Condition and Health,

2022

Can we help you?

Contact the Access to Higher Education Office of the Politécnico da Guarda

The service is done by appointment, through:

E-mail: info.ipg@ipg.pt

Phone: 961 903 792