The master's degree, which results from a partnership between the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro and Universidade Aberta, provides a specialisation in computer science from a comprehensive perspective and oriented towards the current challenges of the information society. This targets candidates wishing to deepen their knowledge and skills and/or prepare to continue on to a doctoral degree while benefiting from the advantages of online distance learning.
Attending the academic activities requires that candidates have access to a computer with broadband Internet connection and knowledge of the Portuguese language.
Novo curso com deliberação positiva da Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior (processo NCE/18/000147), registo na Direção-Geral do Ensino Superior n.º R/A-Cr 80/2019 e publicado em DR 2.ª série, N.º 226, de 19 de novembro de 2020.
Online distance learning; intensive one-week face-to-face session for seminars, workshops, and demonstrations.
The Master program on Informatics Engineering and Web Technology (MEIW) was created under the cooperation agreements and their addenda between Universidade Aberta (UAb) and the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD).
The Universidade Aberta and the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro alternate hosting of MEIW every two years. The hosting university provides administrative, financial, and academic management services for that edition throughout its semesters: receiving and organizing applications, announcing results, program enrolment and course sign-up of students, collection of tuition fees and similar, post and mail, the various support services, payment of operational expenses, organization of the public master defences, etc. Editions hosted by UTAD follow Regulation no. 419/2021, published in the official journal (Diário da República) no. 94/2021 (2nd series) on May 14th. Editions hosted by UAb follow Extract 706/2021, published in the official journal no. 144/2021 (2nd series) on July 27th, and Dispatch 4861/2016, also in the official journal, no. 70/2016 (2nd series) on April 11. All editions are further subject to what is determined in their specific opening dispatch.
The MSc in Informatics Engineering and Web Technology is divided in two years.
Optional units are organized in groupings: if you choose one unit from a group in the 1st semester, you must choose the other unit from the same group in the 2nd semester:
|A1 grouping | Data Science|
22124 - Data Mining
22119 - Information Retrieval
|A2 grouping | GC|
22291 - Digital Games Development
22297 - Virtual Reality Development
|A3 grouping | Software development|
22292 - Applied Deep Learning
22298 - Mobile Appplications Development
|A4 grouping | Artificial intelligence|
22130 - Modern Heuristics
22299 - Natural Computing
|A5 grouping | Person-Computer Interaction|
22293 - Crowd Computing
22300 - Human-Computer Interaction
|A6 grouping | Signal and Image Processing|
22294 - Digital Image Processing
22305 - Computer Vision
|A7 grouping | Web technology|
22285 - Advanced Web Programming
22127 - Web Content Management Systems
|A8 grouping | High Performance Computing and Security|
22125 - High Performance Computing
22118 - Network and Computers Security
|A9 grouping | Information Systems|
22295 - Systems Integration
22306 - Business Intelligence
|A10 grouping | Data Visualization and User Experience|
22126 - Information Visualization
22301 - User Experience