Program Title

BSc Informatics and Computer Engineering

Program Duration (Months)


Study Modes

Full Time

Educational qualification required for admission

Higher Secondary School

Admission Criteria

 The applicant must provide all the documents mentioned in the Regulation, as well as a motivation letter referring to the selected course or study cycle. To complete the application process it is necessary to submit the following scanned documents as PDF files:

  • Recent photo;
  • Up-to-date CV;
  • Identification document/passport;
  • An official academic transcript that you have completed secondary education or equivalent in the country of origin, with final average and proof of access to higher education exams;
  • Official academic transcript records of bachelor degree and Diploma with final average;
  • Document certifying the applicant’s Portuguese language level: B1 level in Portuguese Language and complete the B2 level until the end of the first year of the degree (only applicable to 1st cycle candidates);
  • Statement Under Oath191.4KB, that the applicant does not have Portuguese nationality nor any other country nationality that is member of the EU and fulfils the requirements needed for the Access and Admission category for International Students;
  • Bank transfer slip of the payment for the application fee.
Program Description

The degree in Informatics and Computer Engineering (LEIC) is one of Técnico's greatest degrees and has already proven its success in the job market, both nationally and internationally. LEIC graduates are recognized as competent professionals with solid knowledge in terms of computer engineering and easy adaptability to the constant evolution of information technologies.


LEIC (Degree in Informatics and Computer Engineering) started more than 25 years ago. To commemorate the event, the Informatics Engineering Department held a meeting between former and current LEIC students ( ). This meeting consisted of presentations by former students, describing their professional career and how what they learned in their undergraduate course contributed to that journey. These included presentations by guest speakers, alumni with particularly interesting careers, and presentations proposed by alumni, “out-of-the-box presentations”.


Computers are everywhere! On the desk, in the form of tablets or mobile phones, embedded in pacemakers or insulin pumps, controlling lights or industrial systems, in cars or aeroplanes, on TV's or in refrigerators. Computer Engineering is an area of ​​enormous impact in today's societies that seeks to implement technological solutions to everyday problems. Its applications range from organizations and their management to telecommunications, banking and insurance, health, education, justice, defence, through culture and entertainment.

With this degree, you will be in a position to adapt to the permanent technological changes that await you in your professional future, as you will be trained with a solid basic training for this area of ​​Engineering with the quality of teaching taught at IST and which is recognized in the growing market national level in this area.

The Degree in Informatics and Computer Engineering (LEIC) at Técnico is offered on the Alameda and Taguspark campuses with the same curricular structure. At the end of the 1st cycle, you have direct access to the frequency of the Master in Informatics and Computer Engineering that will give you a high level of specialization and range of knowledge. Mobility to other prestigious European Schools is also possible, as well as immediate insertion into the labour market.

Professional Opportunities
At the end of LEIC, you will be able to specialize in one of the areas offered in the Master's Degree in Informatics Engineering and Computers at Técnico, in another related course, or even enter the job market.

LEIC courses have employability of more than 99% Many students receive job offers even before finishing the course and with a salary well above the average value for recent graduates. The main professional opportunities are the development of software applications, administrator of computer systems in small and medium companies and modelling of small and medium-sized systems. The main employers are banking and insurance services companies, IT services consultants, telecommunications companies and software development companies.

With a master's degree in Informatics and Computers Engineering, you are qualified to practice any profession in the computer field, in companies and organizations of all sizes, national and foreign.

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Application Deadline
  • 05/04/2021 12:00 am - 10/07/2021 12:00 am Ended
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