Master in Tourism and Hospitality

DURATION

2 years

ECTS

120

PLACES

20

REGIME

timetable to be scheduled*

DEGREE

master

LANGUAGES

PT/EN

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Focus on current trends in tourism and hospitality as a major growth industry

  • Promotion of inter and multidisciplinary research projects

  • Involvement of students in real, innovative and entrepreneurial projects

In this cycle of studies, issues of hospitality and its dimensions are adressed, based on conceptual knowledge of theoretical thinking of trends in the area. Hospitality in this context is understood as both an economic activity and as a cultural phenomenon, "an intellectual search of social dimensions, along with the economic nature", whose fundamental elements of hospitality are: customer satisfaction, competitiveness and collaboration, the design and improvement of services, the management of the relationship between customer-service and management of hospitality services.

Knowing the dynamics and its implementation, the action of the tourism professional, in the various working contexts, it is claimed as a distinctive opportunity, innovative, enhancer of quality system and increased competitiveness, either in the companies or in the tourist destinations. Thus, this master is placed on achieving a formation that aims:

  • The management of operations in the optical quality of the provision of adequate services to the diversity of consumers;
  • The management of the relationship and the interaction between the host community in the defense and protection of their culture and heritage and visitors;
  • Strategic planning thought to the host, reflecting on social and individual issues;
  • Tourist information and differentiating strategic marketing access to consumers;
  • The authenticity and originality of the social and cultural spaces, equipment and tourism resources as a priority;
  • Planning and management of events, cultural, social and individually differentiated.

This 2nd cycle is also concerned with the dimensions of research as a fundamental support to the practice of work as a way of personal and social growth.

The master's program will expand the offer of postgraduate training in the emerging field of tourism and hospitality, contributing to regional and national economic system. Students will be encouraged to produce based on the strong relationship with industry organizations, which will be integrated into research projects and invited to contribute to the study of labor market needs.

It is intended, with this master's program, promote the creation of synergies in cooperation with the tourism system organizations, for the development of the territories and the various dimensions of hospitality associated with them.

The aim is also to develop academic exchange with other national and international institutions of higher education. In short, the students will be granted the powers enabling them to actively contribute to the positioning of tourism to an entrepreneurial level , innovative and imbued with thought directed to people, communities and their heritage and culture.

This cycle of studies conveys specialized training in the area of Tourism and Leisure which is presented as sequential and complementary to that given in the 1st study cycles in Tourism Management, Hospitality Management, Economics, Marketing, Social Sciences, Geography, Heritage areas, Planning regional and Urban, and related fields. The philosophy that underlies the curriculum of the master structure in Tourism and Hospitality promotes understanding and mastery of hospitality in the areas of knowledge of tourism, based on a curious spirit, creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship, in close interaction with companies and organizations . Learning is centered on the student, promoting the development of self-employment skills and analytical and critical thinking, as well as strong social and cultural awareness. The teaching / learning methods foster technical and scientific expertise of Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality based on the needs of consumers, the involvement of local communities and the socio-cultural development of the territory based on collaboration with institutions, companies and partner organizations. Thus promotes a greater connection to the market sector, at the level of trainning, employability and applied research.

  • Destination management organizations and companies;
  • Management of consulting and planning projects;
  • Tourism professional associations;
  • Events organization and management;
  • Museums, Monuments and sites of National Heritage guide;
  • Heritage management;
  • Companies of the tourism sector;
  • Hotel and Restaurant;
  • Rural Tourism;
  • Health and Wellness.

Are objective of the study cycle that students are able to:

  1. Understand the concept of hospitality acquiring knowledge and skills enabling act with quality and innovation in the fields of socio-cultural interests of consumers;
  2. Apply specialized investigation and design techniques in the fields of tourism and hospitality;
  3. Understand the importance of community and institutional collaboration in developing a cultural and heritage identity within the hospitality, cultural and heritage values safeguarding and communication;
  4. Know the marketing strategies applied to the hospitality contexts in tourism;
  5. Understand the importance of planning in tourism and leisure supported by dynamic observation, monitoring, critical analysis to be applied in territorial development and competitiveness of the tourism system;
  6. Know the operations in the fields of hospitality given the personal and professional development of human resources and hospitality.

This diploma confers the qualification in the Master's Degree in Tourism and Hospitality (120 ECTS) or, with the conclusion of the 1st year, the Specialization in Tourism and Hospitality (60 ECTS).

The Master is organized in 2 semesters that correspond to the curricular structure, plus 1 year dedicated to the preparation, realization and presentation of the defense of a dissertation, or internship report or project work.
The course is equivalent to 60 ECTS to the curricular part and 60 ECTS to the preparation, realization and presentation of the dissertation, or internship report or project work, which makes a total of 120 ECTS credits in the following scientific areas:

Scientific Area ECTS
Compulsory
ECTS
Optional
BS
Business Sciences
6
HH
History and Heritage
6
OA (a
Other Area
5
TL
Tourism and leisure
103

1st Year

2nd Year

Annual Scientific Area ECTS
TL
60
TL
60
TL
60

Note: The optional UCs available will be defined annually by the Department Direction.

In the scope of the dissertation, project and internship curricular units and of the strategic partnerships established in companies and organizations of the sector, the following research lines will be developed:

  • Landscape and heritage;
  • Tourism and territorial development;
  • Hospitality and service management.

There are several projects underway within the research activities of the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture in the fields of Tourism and Hospitality, namely:

  • ICM Partnership Portugal-Brasil, "Water, landscape and sustainable tourism, (Erasmus), 2017-2019
  • ICM Partnership Portugal-China, "Museum and Cultural Landscape", (Erasmus +), 2016-2018 and 2018-2020
  • ICM Partnership Portugal-USA "Global Climate Change and Wine Tourism", (Erasmus +), 2018-2020
  • EURICA "Europe Ritual Cuisine - Digital presentation and preservation (Erasmus +), 2020-2022
  • PERICLES "Preserving and sustainably governing Cultural Heritage and Landscapes in European coastal and maritime regions", 2018-2022
  • FENICE "Fostering Enterpreneurship and Innovaton in Cultural and Creative Industries through Interdisciplinary Education (Erasmus +), 2020-2022
  • TWINE "Co-creating Sustainable Tourism & Wine Experiences in rural areas (FCT), 2018-2022
  • CREATOUR "Creative Tourism Destination Development in Small Cities and Rural areas", 2016-2020. 
  • Erasmus + INNOVA 619084-EPP-1-2020-1-BO-EPPKA2-CBHE-SP /PromotINg research MaNagement at Higher EducatiOn Institutions in BoliVia and PAraguay.

Makhabbat Ramazanova

Coordinator of the Master in Tourism and Hospitality

DTHC/ Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture

Master in Tourism and Hospitality
(mest.turismohospitalidade@upt.pt)

Applications*

176,00 €

Registration (single act per course)

326,00 €

Insurance

32,00 €

Enrolment

September

Fee waived in the year of enrolment**

February

187,00 €

*Exempt for former students (with degree course completed at UPT)
**Exemption will be applied in February if the student only enrols in the 2nd semester, in the year of enrolment

Within the deadline

Past the deadline

Applications

Exempt

-

Registration (single act per course)

326,00€

-

Enrolment

September

Exempt**

-

February

187,00€

196,00€

**Exemption will occur in February if the student only applies for the 2nd semester in the year of enrolment

Tuition Fee (for 60 ECTS)

11 Installments (September to July)

Monthly

368,20 €

3% discount September

Single

3.928,50 €

Tuition Fee (for 30 ECTS)

5 instalments (September to January or February to June)

Monthly

405,00 €

2% discount September or February

Six-monthly

1.984,50 €

Price per ECTS

13,50 €

Minimum compulsory tuition fee (10 ECTS)

Monthly

135,00 €

Within the Deadline

Past the Deadline

Single Act (1 installment)

July to September

326,00 €

343,00 €

Single Act (2 installments)

September

187,00 €

196,00 €

February

187,00 €

196,00 €

Attendance Fees

50% of the curricular part prices

***Following years, in case of non-completion of the course within 2 years.

Application

176,00 €

Courses in Portuguese language

Registration

326,00 €

Enrolment

187,00 €

Annual Tuition Fee

3.928,50 €

Courses in English language

Annual Tuition Fee

5.200,00 €

Applications*

176,00 €

Registration (single act per course)

326,00 €

Insurance

32,00 €

Enrolment

September

Fee waived in the year of enrolment**

February

187,00 €

*Exempt for former students (with degree course completed at UPT)
**Exemption will be applied in February if the student only enrols in the 2nd semester, in the year of enrolment

Within the deadline

Past the deadline

Applications

Exempt

-

Registration (single act per course)

326,00€

-

Enrolment

September

Exempt**

-

February

187,00€

196,00€

**Exemption will occur in February if the student only applies for the 2nd semester in the year of enrolment

Tuition Fee (for 60 ECTS)

11 Installments (September to July)

Monthly

368,20 €

3% discount September

Single

3.928,50 €

Tuition Fee (for 30 ECTS)

5 instalments (September to January or February to June)

Monthly

405,00 €

2% discount September or February

Six-monthly

1.984,50 €

Price per ECTS

13,50 €

Minimum compulsory tuition fee (10 ECTS)

Monthly

135,00 €

Within the Deadline

Past the Deadline

Single Act (1 installment)

July to September

326,00 €

343,00 €

Single Act (2 installments)

September

187,00 €

196,00 €

February

187,00 €

196,00 €

Attendance Fees

50% of the curricular part prices

***Following years, in case of non-completion of the course within 2 years.

Application

176,00 €

Courses in Portuguese language

Registration

326,00 €

Enrolment

187,00 €

Annual Tuition Fee

3.928,50 €

Courses in English language

Annual Tuition Fee

5.200,00 €

Access to the Master's degree course in Tourism and Hospitality requires that candidates

candidates must have:

(a) a Bachelor's degree or legal equivalent in Tourism, Management, Economics,

Social Sciences and Humanities, Hotel Management and related areas;

b) A foreign higher academic degree from an adhering State that agrees with

principles of the Bologna Process in Tourism, Management, Economics, Social Sciences and Humanities, Hotel Management and related areas;

c) Foreign higher academic degree recognized by the Scientific Council as

satisfying the objectives for admission to a 2nd cycle course;

d) School, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized by the Scientific Council.

Scientific Council.

The candidates to access the 2nd study cycle in Tourism and Hospitality are ranked

based on the assessment of merit resulting from the weighted average of three main

assessment in three main criteria:

a) Academic qualifications;

b) Scientific production;

c) Professional Experience

The Coordinator of the cycle of studies is responsible for the seriation of the candidates.

Candidates for access to the 2nd cycle in Tourism and Hospitality are ranked based on the valuation of merit resulting from the weighted average, as per Annex II, of the Normas and Regulations.

1st Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 1st phase
4th April
20th May
Display of results
27th May
Claims
27th Mayo
30th May
2nd Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 2nd Phase
30th May
22nd July
Display of Results
29th July
Claims
29th July
2nd August
Registrations and Enrolments for the 1st and 2nd Phase
2nd August
16th August
3rd Phase Beginning End
Applications for the 3rd Phase
2nd August
29 setembro
Display of results
6th October
Claims
6th October
7th October
Registrations and Enrolments
7th October
14th October
4th Phase Beginning End
Applications for th 4th phase
11th October
21st October
Display of results
Until 28th October
Claims
28th October
29th October
Registrations and Enrolments
3rd November
7th November
5th Phase Beginning End
Applications for th 5th phase
8th November
17th November
Display of results
Until 23rd November
Claims
23rd November
24th November
Registrations and Enrolments
24th November
30th November

2ND STUDY CYCLE
  • Holders of the bachelor degree or legal equivalent;
  • Holders of a foreign academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna process by a state that adheres to that process;
  • Holders of a foreign academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the bachelor degree by the Scientific Council of  Portucalense University;
  • Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum which is recognized by the Scientific Council of Portucalense University  as attesting to their ability to undertake this cycle of studies.

Given their academic and professional background, candidates may submit a request for Application for Recognition and Accreditation of Competences, which may confer equivalence to course units of the Master's course. Holders of Pre-Bologna licenciado degree who have more than 5 years of professional experience in the area of the master's degree may request the substitution of the dissertation by a detailed report on the professional activity according to the regulations in force.

  • Application form, duly filled out;

  • Identification document;

  • Photograph, passport type;

  • Original or certified copy of the document proving enrolment at the home school (except for UPT candidates) (*);

If you wish to apply for equivalences:

(*) These documents must be authenticated according to the legislation in force (Decreto-lei 28 de 13/03/2000).

  • Own Model, Acknowledgement that the academic degree satisfies the objectives of the degree of licenciado, for the purposes of application to a master's course, requesting prior recognition by the Scientific Council of the access qualification
    Identification document
    Photograph, passport type
    Document proving the possession of the foreign higher academic degree with an indication of the final mark (*)
    Detailed certificate of the course units that make up the curricular plan of the academic degree (*)
    Updated CV

    (*) The documents must be translated into Portuguese, whenever they are not issued in Portuguese, English, French or Spanish and stamped by the consular service or presented with the Haia Apostille affixed by the competent authority of the State where the document originated.

According to the new Portaria nº 181-D/2015 of 19 June, the change of course and transfer has been replaced by a single scheme called "change of institution/course pair".

The change of institution/course pair is not allowed in the academic year in which the student has been placed in a higher education institution/course pair under any access and entry regime and has enrolled and registered.

The change of institution/course pair and the re-entry are requested to the Academic Services Office, using the appropriate form.

For information about the application process please refer to the relevant regulations below or contact our Admissions Office directly. For pedagogical/scientific information please consult the course coordinators:

1st Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 1st phase
4th April
20th May
Display of results
27th May
Claims
27th Mayo
30th May
2nd Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 2nd Phase
30th May
22nd July
Display of Results
29th July
Claims
29th July
2nd August
Registrations and Enrolments for the 1st and 2nd Phase
2nd August
16th August
3rd Phase Beginning End
Applications for the 3rd Phase
2nd August
29 setembro
Display of results
6th October
Claims
6th October
7th October
Registrations and Enrolments
7th October
14th October
4th Phase Beginning End
Applications for th 4th phase
11th October
21st October
Display of results
Until 28th October
Claims
28th October
29th October
Registrations and Enrolments
3rd November
7th November
5th Phase Beginning End
Applications for th 5th phase
8th November
17th November
Display of results
Until 23rd November
Claims
23rd November
24th November
Registrations and Enrolments
24th November
30th November

2ND STUDY CYCLE
  • Holders of the bachelor degree or legal equivalent;
  • Holders of a foreign academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna process by a state that adheres to that process;
  • Holders of a foreign academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the bachelor degree by the Scientific Council of  Portucalense University;
  • Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum which is recognized by the Scientific Council of Portucalense University as attesting to their ability to undertake this cycle of studies.

Given their academic and professional background, candidates may submit a request for Application for Recognition and Accreditation of Competences, which may confer equivalence to course units of the Master's course. Holders of Pre-Bologna licenciado degree who have more than 5 years of professional experience in the area of the master's degree may request the substitution of the dissertation by a detailed report on the professional activity according to the regulations in force.

  • Application form, duly filled out;

  • Identification document;

  • Photograph, passport type;

  • Original or certified copy of the document proving enrolment at the home school (except for UPT candidates) (*);

If you wish to apply for equivalences:

(*) These documents must be authenticated according to the legislation in force (Decreto-lei 28 de 13/03/2000).

  • Own Model, Acknowledgement that the academic degree satisfies the objectives of the degree of licenciado, for the purposes of application to a master's course, requesting prior recognition by the Scientific Council of the access qualification
    Identification document
    Photograph, passport type
    Document proving the possession of the foreign higher academic degree with an indication of the final mark (*)
    Detailed certificate of the course units that make up the curricular plan of the academic degree (*)
    Updated CV

    (*) The documents must be translated into Portuguese, whenever they are not issued in Portuguese, English, French or Spanish and stamped by the consular service or presented with the Haia Apostille affixed by the competent authority of the State where the document originated.

According to the new Portaria nº 181-D/2015 of 19 June, the change of course and transfer has been replaced by a single scheme called "change of institution/course pair".

The change of institution/course pair is not allowed in the academic year in which the student has been placed in a higher education institution/course pair under any access and entry regime and has enrolled and registered.

The change of institution/course pair and the re-entry are requested to the Academic Services Office, using the appropriate form.

For information about the application process please refer to the relevant regulations below or contact our Admissions Office directly. For pedagogical/scientific information please consult the course coordinators:

Admission Office

Enquiries regarding the application can be made by:
email (ingresso@upt.pt) or
Phone (800 270 201)

Admission Office

Enquiries regarding the application can be made by:
email (ingresso@upt.pt) or
Phone (800 270 201)

DURATION

2 years

ECTS

120

PLACES

20

REGIME

timetable to be scheduled*

DEGREE

master

LANGUAGES

PT/EN

COURSE HIGHLIGTHS

  • Focus on current trends in tourism and hospitality as a major growth industry

  • Promotion of inter and multidisciplinary research projects

  • Involvement of students in real, innovative and entrepreneurial projects

In this cycle of studies, issues of hospitality and its dimensions are adressed, based on conceptual knowledge of theoretical thinking of trends in the area. Hospitality in this context is understood as both an economic activity and as a cultural phenomenon, "an intellectual search of social dimensions, along with the economic nature", whose fundamental elements of hospitality are: customer satisfaction, competitiveness and collaboration, the design and improvement of services, the management of the relationship between customer-service and management of hospitality services.

Knowing the dynamics and its implementation, the action of the tourism professional, in the various working contexts, it is claimed as a distinctive opportunity, innovative, enhancer of quality system and increased competitiveness, either in the companies or in the tourist destinations. Thus, this master is placed on achieving a formation that aims:

  • The management of operations in the optical quality of the provision of adequate services to the diversity of consumers;
  • The management of the relationship and the interaction between the host community in the defense and protection of their culture and heritage and visitors;
  • Strategic planning thought to the host, reflecting on social and individual issues;
  • Tourist information and differentiating strategic marketing access to consumers;
  • The authenticity and originality of the social and cultural spaces, equipment and tourism resources as a priority;
  • Planning and management of events, cultural, social and individually differentiated.

This 2nd cycle is also concerned with the dimensions of research as a fundamental support to the practice of work as a way of personal and social growth.

The master's program will expand the offer of postgraduate training in the emerging field of tourism and hospitality, contributing to regional and national economic system. Students will be encouraged to produce based on the strong relationship with industry organizations, which will be integrated into research projects and invited to contribute to the study of labor market needs.

It is intended, with this master's program, promote the creation of synergies in cooperation with the tourism system organizations, for the development of the territories and the various dimensions of hospitality associated with them.

The aim is also to develop academic exchange with other national and international institutions of higher education. In short, the students will be granted the powers enabling them to actively contribute to the positioning of tourism to an entrepreneurial level , innovative and imbued with thought directed to people, communities and their heritage and culture.

This cycle of studies conveys specialized training in the area of Tourism and Leisure which is presented as sequential and complementary to that given in the 1st study cycles in Tourism Management, Hospitality Management, Economics, Marketing, Social Sciences, Geography, Heritage areas, Planning regional and Urban, and related fields. The philosophy that underlies the curriculum of the master structure in Tourism and Hospitality promotes understanding and mastery of hospitality in the areas of knowledge of tourism, based on a curious spirit, creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship, in close interaction with companies and organizations . Learning is centered on the student, promoting the development of self-employment skills and analytical and critical thinking, as well as strong social and cultural awareness. The teaching / learning methods foster technical and scientific expertise of Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality based on the needs of consumers, the involvement of local communities and the socio-cultural development of the territory based on collaboration with institutions, companies and partner organizations. Thus promotes a greater connection to the market sector, at the level of trainning, employability and applied research.

  • Destination management organizations and companies;
  • Management of consulting and planning projects;
  • Tourism professional associations;
  • Events organization and management;
  • Museums, Monuments and sites of National Heritage guide;
  • Heritage management;
  • Companies of the tourism sector;
  • Hotel and Restaurant;
  • Rural Tourism;
  • Health and Wellness.

Are objective of the study cycle that students are able to:

  1. Understand the concept of hospitality acquiring knowledge and skills enabling act with quality and innovation in the fields of socio-cultural interests of consumers;
  2. Apply specialized investigation and design techniques in the fields of tourism and hospitality;
  3. Understand the importance of community and institutional collaboration in developing a cultural and heritage identity within the hospitality, cultural and heritage values safeguarding and communication;
  4. Know the marketing strategies applied to the hospitality contexts in tourism;
  5. Understand the importance of planning in tourism and leisure supported by dynamic observation, monitoring, critical analysis to be applied in territorial development and competitiveness of the tourism system;
  6. Know the operations in the fields of hospitality given the personal and professional development of human resources and hospitality.

This diploma confers the qualification in the Master's Degree in Tourism and Hospitality (120 ECTS) or, with the conclusion of the 1st year, the Specialization in Tourism and Hospitality (60 ECTS).

The Master is organized in 2 semesters that correspond to the curricular structure, plus 1 year dedicated to the preparation, realization and presentation of the defense of a dissertation, or internship report or project work.
The course is equivalent to 60 ECTS to the curricular part and 60 ECTS to the preparation, realization and presentation of the dissertation, or internship report or project work, which makes a total of 120 ECTS credits in the following scientific areas:

Scientific Area ECTS
Compulsory
ECTS
Optional
BS
Business Sciences
6
HH
History and Heritage
6
OA (a
Other Area
5
TL
Tourism and leisure
103

1st Year

2nd Year

Annual Scientific Area ECTS
TL
60
TL
60
TL
60

Note: The optional UCs available will be defined annually by the Department Direction.

In the scope of the dissertation, project and internship curricular units and of the strategic partnerships established in companies and organizations of the sector, the following research lines will be developed:

  • Landscape and heritage;
  • Tourism and territorial development;
  • Hospitality and service management.

There are several projects underway within the research activities of the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture in the fields of Tourism and Hospitality, namely:

  • ICM Partnership Portugal-Brasil, "Water, landscape and sustainable tourism, (Erasmus), 2017-2019
  • ICM Partnership Portugal-China, "Museum and Cultural Landscape", (Erasmus +), 2016-2018 and 2018-2020
  • ICM Partnership Portugal-USA "Global Climate Change and Wine Tourism", (Erasmus +), 2018-2020
  • EURICA "Europe Ritual Cuisine - Digital presentation and preservation (Erasmus +), 2020-2022
  • PERICLES "Preserving and sustainably governing Cultural Heritage and Landscapes in European coastal and maritime regions", 2018-2022
  • FENICE "Fostering Enterpreneurship and Innovaton in Cultural and Creative Industries through Interdisciplinary Education (Erasmus +), 2020-2022
  • TWINE "Co-creating Sustainable Tourism & Wine Experiences in rural areas (FCT), 2018-2022
  • CREATOUR "Creative Tourism Destination Development in Small Cities and Rural areas", 2016-2020. 
  • Erasmus + INNOVA 619084-EPP-1-2020-1-BO-EPPKA2-CBHE-SP /PromotINg research MaNagement at Higher EducatiOn Institutions in BoliVia and PAraguay.

Makhabbat Ramazanova

Coordinator of the Master in Tourism and Hospitality

DTHC/ Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture

Master in Tourism and Hospitality
(mest.turismohospitalidade@upt.pt)

Applications*

176,00 €

Registration (single act per course)

326,00 €

Insurance

32,00 €

Enrolment

September

Fee waived in the year of enrolment**

February

187,00 €

*Exempt for former students (with degree course completed at UPT)
**Exemption will be applied in February if the student only enrols in the 2nd semester, in the year of enrolment

Within the deadline

Past the deadline

Applications

Exempt

-

Registration (single act per course)

326,00€

-

Enrolment

September

Exempt**

-

February

187,00€

196,00€

**Exemption will occur in February if the student only applies for the 2nd semester in the year of enrolment

Tuition Fee (for 60 ECTS)

11 Installments (September to July)

Monthly

368,20 €

3% discount September

Single

3.928,50 €

Tuition Fee (for 30 ECTS)

5 instalments (September to January or February to June)

Monthly

405,00 €

2% discount September or February

Six-monthly

1.984,50 €

Price per ECTS

13,50 €

Minimum compulsory tuition fee (10 ECTS)

Monthly

135,00 €

Within the Deadline

Past the Deadline

Single Act (1 installment)

July to September

326,00 €

343,00 €

Single Act (2 installments)

September

187,00 €

196,00 €

February

187,00 €

196,00 €

Attendance Fees

50% of the curricular part prices

***Following years, in case of non-completion of the course within 2 years.

Application

176,00 €

Courses in Portuguese language

Registration

326,00 €

Enrolment

187,00 €

Annual Tuition Fee

3.928,50 €

Courses in English language

Annual Tuition Fee

5.200,00 €

Applications*

176,00 €

Registration (single act per course)

326,00 €

Insurance

32,00 €

Enrolment

September

Fee waived in the year of enrolment**

February

187,00 €

*Exempt for former students (with degree course completed at UPT)
**Exemption will be applied in February if the student only enrols in the 2nd semester, in the year of enrolment

Within the deadline

Past the deadline

Applications

Exempt

-

Registration (single act per course)

326,00€

-

Enrolment

September

Exempt**

-

February

187,00€

196,00€

**Exemption will occur in February if the student only applies for the 2nd semester in the year of enrolment

Tuition Fee (for 60 ECTS)

11 Installments (September to July)

Monthly

368,20 €

3% discount September

Single

3.928,50 €

Tuition Fee (for 30 ECTS)

5 instalments (September to January or February to June)

Monthly

405,00 €

2% discount September or February

Six-monthly

1.984,50 €

Price per ECTS

13,50 €

Minimum compulsory tuition fee (10 ECTS)

Monthly

135,00 €

Within the Deadline

Past the Deadline

Single Act (1 installment)

July to September

326,00 €

343,00 €

Single Act (2 installments)

September

187,00 €

196,00 €

February

187,00 €

196,00 €

Attendance Fees

50% of the curricular part prices

***Following years, in case of non-completion of the course within 2 years.

Application

176,00 €

Courses in Portuguese language

Registration

326,00 €

Enrolment

187,00 €

Annual Tuition Fee

3.928,50 €

Courses in English language

Annual Tuition Fee

5.200,00 €

Access to the Master's degree course in Tourism and Hospitality requires that candidates

candidates must have:

(a) a Bachelor's degree or legal equivalent in Tourism, Management, Economics,

Social Sciences and Humanities, Hotel Management and related areas;

b) A foreign higher academic degree from an adhering State that agrees with

principles of the Bologna Process in Tourism, Management, Economics, Social Sciences and Humanities, Hotel Management and related areas;

c) Foreign higher academic degree recognized by the Scientific Council as

satisfying the objectives for admission to a 2nd cycle course;

d) School, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized by the Scientific Council.

Scientific Council.

The candidates to access the 2nd study cycle in Tourism and Hospitality are ranked

based on the assessment of merit resulting from the weighted average of three main

assessment in three main criteria:

a) Academic qualifications;

b) Scientific production;

c) Professional Experience

The Coordinator of the cycle of studies is responsible for the seriation of the candidates.

Candidates for access to the 2nd cycle in Tourism and Hospitality are ranked based on the valuation of merit resulting from the weighted average, as per Annex II, of the Normas and Regulations.

1st Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 1st phase
4th April
20th May
Display of results
27th May
Claims
27th Mayo
30th May
2nd Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 2nd Phase
30th May
22nd July
Display of Results
29th July
Claims
29th July
2nd August
Registrations and Enrolments for the 1st and 2nd Phase
2nd August
16th August
3rd Phase Beginning End
Applications for the 3rd Phase
2nd August
29 setembro
Display of results
6th October
Claims
6th October
7th October
Registrations and Enrolments
7th October
14th October
4th Phase Beginning End
Applications for th 4th phase
11th October
21st October
Display of results
Until 28th October
Claims
28th October
29th October
Registrations and Enrolments
3rd November
7th November
5th Phase Beginning End
Applications for th 5th phase
8th November
17th November
Display of results
Until 23rd November
Claims
23rd November
24th November
Registrations and Enrolments
24th November
30th November

2ND STUDY CYCLE
  • Holders of the bachelor degree or legal equivalent;
  • Holders of a foreign academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna process by a state that adheres to that process;
  • Holders of a foreign academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the bachelor degree by the Scientific Council of  Portucalense University;
  • Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum which is recognized by the Scientific Council of Portucalense University  as attesting to their ability to undertake this cycle of studies.

Given their academic and professional background, candidates may submit a request for Application for Recognition and Accreditation of Competences, which may confer equivalence to course units of the Master's course. Holders of Pre-Bologna licenciado degree who have more than 5 years of professional experience in the area of the master's degree may request the substitution of the dissertation by a detailed report on the professional activity according to the regulations in force.

  • Application form, duly filled out;

  • Identification document;

  • Photograph, passport type;

  • Original or certified copy of the document proving enrolment at the home school (except for UPT candidates) (*);

If you wish to apply for equivalences:

(*) These documents must be authenticated according to the legislation in force (Decreto-lei 28 de 13/03/2000).

  • Own Model, Acknowledgement that the academic degree satisfies the objectives of the degree of licenciado, for the purposes of application to a master's course, requesting prior recognition by the Scientific Council of the access qualification
    Identification document
    Photograph, passport type
    Document proving the possession of the foreign higher academic degree with an indication of the final mark (*)
    Detailed certificate of the course units that make up the curricular plan of the academic degree (*)
    Updated CV

    (*) The documents must be translated into Portuguese, whenever they are not issued in Portuguese, English, French or Spanish and stamped by the consular service or presented with the Haia Apostille affixed by the competent authority of the State where the document originated.

According to the new Portaria nº 181-D/2015 of 19 June, the change of course and transfer has been replaced by a single scheme called "change of institution/course pair".

The change of institution/course pair is not allowed in the academic year in which the student has been placed in a higher education institution/course pair under any access and entry regime and has enrolled and registered.

The change of institution/course pair and the re-entry are requested to the Academic Services Office, using the appropriate form.

For information about the application process please refer to the relevant regulations below or contact our Admissions Office directly. For pedagogical/scientific information please consult the course coordinators:

1st Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 1st phase
4th April
20th May
Display of results
27th May
Claims
27th Mayo
30th May
2nd Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 2nd Phase
30th May
22nd July
Display of Results
29th July
Claims
29th July
2nd August
Registrations and Enrolments for the 1st and 2nd Phase
2nd August
16th August
3rd Phase Beginning End
Applications for the 3rd Phase
2nd August
29 setembro
Display of results
6th October
Claims
6th October
7th October
Registrations and Enrolments
7th October
14th October
4th Phase Beginning End
Applications for th 4th phase
11th October
21st October
Display of results
Until 28th October
Claims
28th October
29th October
Registrations and Enrolments
3rd November
7th November
5th Phase Beginning End
Applications for th 5th phase
8th November
17th November
Display of results
Until 23rd November
Claims
23rd November
24th November
Registrations and Enrolments
24th November
30th November

2ND STUDY CYCLE
  • Holders of the bachelor degree or legal equivalent;
  • Holders of a foreign academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna process by a state that adheres to that process;
  • Holders of a foreign academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the bachelor degree by the Scientific Council of  Portucalense University;
  • Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum which is recognized by the Scientific Council of Portucalense University as attesting to their ability to undertake this cycle of studies.

Given their academic and professional background, candidates may submit a request for Application for Recognition and Accreditation of Competences, which may confer equivalence to course units of the Master's course. Holders of Pre-Bologna licenciado degree who have more than 5 years of professional experience in the area of the master's degree may request the substitution of the dissertation by a detailed report on the professional activity according to the regulations in force.

  • Application form, duly filled out;

  • Identification document;

  • Photograph, passport type;

  • Original or certified copy of the document proving enrolment at the home school (except for UPT candidates) (*);

If you wish to apply for equivalences:

(*) These documents must be authenticated according to the legislation in force (Decreto-lei 28 de 13/03/2000).

  • Own Model, Acknowledgement that the academic degree satisfies the objectives of the degree of licenciado, for the purposes of application to a master's course, requesting prior recognition by the Scientific Council of the access qualification
    Identification document
    Photograph, passport type
    Document proving the possession of the foreign higher academic degree with an indication of the final mark (*)
    Detailed certificate of the course units that make up the curricular plan of the academic degree (*)
    Updated CV

    (*) The documents must be translated into Portuguese, whenever they are not issued in Portuguese, English, French or Spanish and stamped by the consular service or presented with the Haia Apostille affixed by the competent authority of the State where the document originated.

According to the new Portaria nº 181-D/2015 of 19 June, the change of course and transfer has been replaced by a single scheme called "change of institution/course pair".

The change of institution/course pair is not allowed in the academic year in which the student has been placed in a higher education institution/course pair under any access and entry regime and has enrolled and registered.

The change of institution/course pair and the re-entry are requested to the Academic Services Office, using the appropriate form.

For information about the application process please refer to the relevant regulations below or contact our Admissions Office directly. For pedagogical/scientific information please consult the course coordinators:

Admission Office

Enquiries regarding the application can be made by:
email (ingresso@upt.pt) or
Phone (800 270 201)

Admission Office

Enquiries regarding the application can be made by:
email (ingresso@upt.pt) or
Phone (800 270 201)

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