Diplomas and Formal Diplomas
|How to request a Diploma or Formal Diploma?|
As per articles 39 and 40 of the Decree Law no. 74/2006 of 24th March, and the subsequent republications, a higher education diploma may be granted for:
a) completion of a bachelor’s degree course with a minimum of 120 credits;
b) completion of a master’s degree course with a minimum of 60 credits;
c) completion of a PhD course;
d) completion of another non-degree course.
Note: In order to ensure the validation of the identification of the Degree Holders according to the official documents (for example ID Card, Citizen Card), after 1st January 2016, the given names are written in Portuguese.
The aforementioned diplomas are represented by a document issued by the legal and competent authority of the higher education institution. The document mentioned above is issued along with the diploma supplement.
In the same Decree-Law, article 49 also states that holding a degree or diploma is attested by a degree certificate registration which is generically called diploma, and, for students who also request it, by:
a) a Diploma (Carta de Curso), concerning Bachelor's and Master’s Degree;
b) a Formal PhD Diploma, (Carta doutoral), concerning PhD degree.
To sum up, a student who completed a higher education degree, and after paying the corresponding fees established by the Table of Fees and other Charges of the UC, may request the following documents:
|Diploma - document
attesting a degree or completion of a course, written in Portuguese, on
letter-headed paper of the UC, A4 size and with the University’s embossed seal
on the printed version. ||20€|
|This diploma may include the list of the Curricular Units the student completed.||50€|
Formal Diploma (basic version) - document attesting a bachelor or master’s degree:
Formal Diploma (traditional version) - document attesting a bachelor or master’s degree:
Formal PhD Diploma (basic version) - document attesting a PhD degree:
Formal PhD Diploma (traditional version) - document attesting a PhD degree:
Formal Tenure Diploma (basic version) - document attesting Tenure:
Formal Tenure Diploma (traditional version) - document attesting Tenure:
(1) For all Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD Degree Courses carried out in association in the UC that involve different Organisational Units, the ribbon is green.