Bachelor Programme

Faculty of Arts and Humanities


3. BDS

Duration Language Campus
4 Years Full-Time (Day)  English  Ilha Verde Campus 

 

This programme will prepare you for a career as a designer in a wide range of professional fields.

The Bachelor of Design enables students to develop the creative abilities and technical skills necessary to become competent design professionals. Students are exposed to a wide range of techniques and fields, with a particular focus on graphic design, digital design, product design, and furniture design. Digital design and fabrication are given high priority.

The curriculum emphasises ethics as well as expertise, requiring students to constantly evaluate the consequences of their work for human environments and societies.

The programme coordinator is Filipa Martins.



Student Experience

  • Students are trained in graphic design, digital design, product design, and furniture design
  • Students learn to design according to international standards while being grounded in the local context
  • Students have access to Design Studios and Specialised Fabrication Labs
  • Students learn among internationally recognised professionals for skill development in a global context

Career Opportunities

  • Graphic designer
  • Product designer
  • Furniture designer
  • User Experience designer
  • Digital Interface and Multimedia designer

Typical Applicants

  • Have a strong interest in the design and creative fields
  • Are interested in fabrication, prototyping, and manufacturing
  • Have a portfolio of creative work (required)

Admissions Information >


Study plan & description of modules

For the programme’s government approval [in Chinese and Portuguese] click here.

Please click on any specific module below to see its description.


Modules

Year 1
ADAT101
6.00 credits
ADAT102
3.00 credits
ADAT103
3.00 credits
ADAT105
3.00 credits
ADAT106
3.00 credits
ADAT107
2.00 credits
LCO102
2.00 credits
ENG101
3.00 credits
ENG102
2.00 credits
ENG103
3.00 credits
ENG104
2.00 credits
Year 2
ADPD201
6.00 credits
ADPD202
3.00 credits
ADPD203
6.00 credits
ADPD204
3.00 credits
ADPD205
3.00 credits
LCO103
2.00 credits
LIS238
3.00 credits
ENG105
3.00 credits
ENG106
2.00 credits
ENG107
3.00 credits
ENG108
2.00 credits
Year 3
LAR225
3.00 credits
LCO106
2.00 credits
LDS309
6.00 credits
LDS310
3.00 credits
LDS311
6.00 credits
LDS312
3.00 credits
LDS313
3.00 credits
PTG101
3.00 credits
PTG102
2.00 credits
PTG103
3.00 credits
PTG104
2.00 credits
Year 4
LBA241
3.00 credits
LCO108
2.00 credits
LCO301
2.00 credits
LCO302
4.00 credits
LDS410
3.00 credits
LDS412
2.00 credits
CHN101
3.00 credits
CHN102
2.00 credits
CHN103
3.00 credits
CHN104
2.00 credits