This graduation promotes a multidisciplinary formation namely in ecology, environmental issues, idioms, history, economics, biology, et al. It is grouped into 6 semesters (lecturing) and a total of 180 ECTS credits thus conferring the degree of Licenciado in Wildlife and Heritage, qualifying students in the fields of tourism, especially nature tourism. The goal is to give the students competences in environmental tourism in order for them to find access to jobs in tourism bureaus (private or public), hotels, governmental institutions or even to prepare them to create their own private businesses. This course includes a component of both theoretical and practical lectures for a grand total of ca. 60h of contact and a final project graduation thesis.
a) Pluridisciplinar knowledge from all course components; b) Work abilities in both public and private sector as well as private initiatives; c) Evaluation of employment rate e professional success and career progression.
Those interested can apply for the course through one of the following national competitions organized by DGES: National Competition for Access and Admission to Public Higher Education; and Special Regimes. Application may also be possible through the following special competitions, organized by the University of the Azores: Special Competitions for Access and Admission to the University of the Azores (Over 23 Years, Holders of Technological Specialization Diploma, Holders of Higher Professional Technician Diploma, Holders of Other Higher Education Courses, Holders of dual certification courses in secondary education and specialized artistic courses); Regimes of Re-entry and Change of Institution / Course; Special competition for access and admission of international students to the University of the Azores. In all cases, the application is dependent on the candidates' compliance with the conditions required for this purpose. For more information on national competitions and the conditions of access and admission, consult the DGES page at www.dges.gov.pt, and for information on special competitions, consult the regulations available on our website.
Ecotourism; Environmental monitoring; Group animation; Excursion logistics; Nature conservation; Surveillance of environmental areas.
Angra do Heroísmo
Full- or part-time attendance, presence required in daytime schedule
Information available soon.
|0105073||Cartography, Orientation and Navigation||1st year||1st semester|
|0104569||English||1st year||1st semester|
|0105103||First Aid and Survival Techniques||1st year||1st semester|
|0105794||Food Quality and Gastronomy||1st year||1st semester|
|0103109||History of the Azores||1st year||1st semester|
|0105743||Natural History||1st year||1st semester|
|0105791||Climate and Meteorology||1st year||2nd semester|
|0105746||Ecology and Nature Conservation||1st year||2nd semester|
|0104604||English||1st year||2nd semester|
|0105787||History of Art and Built Heritage I||1st year||2nd semester|
|0105772||Landscape Evolution||1st year||2nd semester|
|0105089||Speleology and Mountaineering||1st year||2nd semester|
|0105738||Anthropology and Ethnography||2nd year||1st semester|
|0105771||Flora and Vegetation of Macaronesia||2nd year||1st semester|
|0105555||Food and Gastronomic Heritage||2nd year||1st semester|
|0105781||Geology and Geological Heritage||2nd year||1st semester|
|0103110||History of Art and Built Heritage II||2nd year||1st semester|
|0105004||Industry and Industrial Heritage||2nd year||1st semester|
|0104912||Coastal Navigation||2nd year||2nd semester|
|0105009||Diving and Underwater Heritage||2nd year||2nd semester|
|0105765||Forest and Hunting Resources||2nd year||2nd semester|
|0105753||Hydrology and Hydrological Heritage||2nd year||2nd semester|
|0105222||Marine Resources and Underwater Heritage||2nd year||2nd semester|
|0105767||Wetlands Ecology and Management||2nd year||2nd semester|
|0105785||Environmental Monitoring Techniques||3rd year||1st semester|
|0105763||Environmental Quality and Regulation||3rd year||1st semester|
|0106020||Introduction to Economics||3rd year||1st semester|
|0105769||Laboratory Techniques||3rd year||1st semester|
|0103021||Tourism and Heritage Values||3rd year||1st semester|
|0105755||Health, Environment and Leisure||3rd year||2nd semester|
|0104662||Logistics and Planning||3rd year||2nd semester|
|0104674||Oral Expression and Communication Techniques||3rd year||2nd semester|
|0105082||Project||3rd year||2nd semester|
|0105782||Techniques of Biological Monitoring||3rd year||2nd semester|