• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The Civil Engineering - Building Construction master degree is delivered by Polytechnic of Leiria. Its goal is to give a specialization of professional nature, allowing a sequence of studies to the holders of the degree in civil engineering, and similar areas, enabling the improvement of the knowledge acquired that ends in developments.


The graduate students of the study cycle should be able to:

  • Apply the knowledge and the capabilities to understand and to solve problems in new and non-familiar situations, in a broad and multidisciplinary context;
  • Combine knowledge, to deal with complex problems, to developed solutions and to make judgments in situations of limited or incomplete information;
  • To communicate the conclusions, the knowledge and foundations related, to specialists and non-specialists, in a direct and non-ambiguous way;
  • To develop a life-learning process in an autonomous mode.
The Civil Engineering - Building Construction programme is delivered by Polytechnic of Leiria.


International Accreditation: EUR-ACE® 

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Dynamic Analysis and Earthquake Engineering 
  • Construction and Maintenance of Road Pavements
  • Urban Hydraulics 
  • Coatings and Finishes 
  • Sustainable Construction 
  • Safety and Quality in Construction and Projects 
  • Wood and Masonry Structures 
  • Modelling and Evaluation of Structures 
  • Environmental Comfort in Buildings
  • Mobility Planning and Management 
  • Introduction to Research in Civil Engineering

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    1st Phase: 

    • Application: until April 24
    • Posting results: Until May 14
    • Complaints Period: May 15 to 17

    2nd Phase

    • Application: until July 14
    • Posting results: Until July 26
    • Complaints Period: July 29 to 31

    3rd Phase

    • Application: until September 12
    • Posting results: Until September 20
    • Complaints Period: September 23 to 25
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Portuguese
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Eligible participants to this competition are International Students applying for a master degree. To be fully eligible you need to submit your application to Polytechnic of Leiria starting September. 
  • Respond to the Quiz;
  • Answer the slogan and photo question; 
  • Fill out the master application form on the university website 
  • Pay the application fee (€ 60);
The selection of candidates will take into account the following criteria:
  • Number of correct answers in the quiz;
  • Best slogan and photo about “Significant choices stay with us forever. Tell us about a significant(s) choice(s) that had practical effects in your life”;
  • Application for master degree

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1040 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1040 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Leiria

  • 480 - 750 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Merit Base Scholarship: A Merit Based Scholarship is a financial award that IP Leiria gives to international students based on academic records meaning that student will only have to pay partly of tuition fee.

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