Over 23

In accordance with Decree-Law 64/2006, of 21st March, and by dispatch NR/R/0108/2006, the Catholic University of Portugal admits to its degree courses students over 23 years of age who do not hold a higher education entrance qualification, but who can prove their ability to attend them.

You can consult the general regulations for the especially adequate tests aimed at assessing the capacity to attend Higher Education for people over 23 years of age.

The application can be made in person at the School Office of UCP or sent by email to secretaria.ffcs@ucp.pt, within the stipulated deadlines.

Documents required for application
  • Enrollment form (provided by the Faculty Secretary);
  • Declaration under oath that you do not hold a higher education entrance qualification;
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Photocopy of Identity Card
  • Photocopy of the Taxpayer number;
  • 1 Photograph.
Application Period March 1st to August 26th
Posting of the List of Qualified Candidates August 31st
Written Test September 7th
Interview September 8th
Results posting September 9th
Registration September 9th to 12th
Classes start (expected) September 12th
Valuation Components

The assessment of candidates' ability to attend FFCS degree programs is done through the following components:

  • Evaluation of the educational and professional curriculum;
  • Explanation of the candidate's motivations for entering higher education and interview;
  • Written test to evaluate the knowledge and skills considered essential for entry and progression in the course for which they are applying.
Preparation Course
Applications for the Preparation Course March 1st to August 26th
Class Schedule for the Preparation Course September 1,2,5 and 6
Preparation Course Schedule 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
total = 10 hours 
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