Communication Design


Duration: 6 Semesters

Coordination: Maria Luísa Abreu da Costa, PhD
Coordination Contact:


The 1st cycle degree in COMMUNICATION DESIGN aims to train individuals with the ability to conceive visual communication supports, in terms of identity image, advertising design (posters, advertisements, videos, etc.), editorial design (newspapers, magazines, books, catalogues, brochures, etc.) and packaging design for companies and institutions.

The graduate will acquire specific skills to be able to carry out activities in the fields of research project and cultural action within the scope of Communication Design.

Study Programs

Study Programs

Optional Curricular Units II ECTS
3D Animation II (261293) 6
Photojournalism (261294) 6

Employment Opportunities

Communication and Image Design Departments;
Communication and Image Design Consulting Companies;
Graphic Arts Companies;
Marketing Communication Departments.

Admission Requirements

Application Classification for National Students:

Secondary education final grade – 50%;

Entrance Exam Classification – 50%.

One of the following Portuguese national exams:

03 Drawing

12 History of Culture and Arts

18 Portuguese

International Students please consult our page dedicated to you: International Students

Erasmus students please contact our Office for International Relations: 


Order number 9033/2020 [pdf] [in Portuguese]



Students Services:, +351 239 488 039/41
Office for International Relations:, +351 239 488 037