Holders of secondary-level vocational courses.
Who Can Apply
In accordance with Decree-Law no. 11/2020 of 2 April, ISPGAYA admits to the special contest applicants holding double certification courses at secondary level that fall within the areas of education and training (CNAEF) corresponding to the areas of the 1st cycle to which they apply set out in the list established by CNAES – National Commission for Access to Education.
The holders of the following educational and training offers of double secondary certification, conferring qualification level 4 of the National Qualifications Framework, are covered by the special contest:
Education and training courses for young people;
Sectorial courses of the network of schools of Turismo de Portugal, IP;
European Union Member State courses, legally equivalent to Portuguese secondary education, conferring dual certification, academic and vocational, and conferring qualification level 4 of the European Qualifications Framework;
Other non-Portuguese courses, legally equivalent to Portuguese secondary education, conferring dual certification, academic and vocational.
Which course can I apply for?
|CNAEF codes||Designation of the area in ISPGAYA|
|341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347||Accounting and Taxation|
|341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347||Management and Administration|
|341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347, 811, 812, 840||Tourism and Leisure|
|481, 521, 522, 523, 525||Electronics and Automation|
|481, 523||Computer science|
|521, 522, 523, 525||Metallurgy and Metalworking|
Consult my CNAE area: http://www.catalogo.anqep.gov.pt/Qualificacoes
You can apply for the 1st cycle (degree) courses that fall within the CNAEF area that corresponds to the course you took.
|Accounting||Mathematics, or Economics or Accounting or Informatics Usage|
|Computer Engineering||Mathematics or Computer Programming|
|Electronic and Automation Engineering||Electrical Circuits or Mathematics or Computer Programming|
|Management||Mathematics, or Economics or Accounting or Informatics Usage|
|Mechanical Engineering||Electrical Circuits or Drawing|
|Tourism and Sustainable Business||Geography or History or Portuguese|
How is the application evaluated?
The assessment of the application is subject to the following specific weightings of the assessment elements, and the assessment of the ability to attend must consider cumulatively:
A weighting of 50%, in the final grade of the course obtained by the student;
A weighting of 20%, in the grades obtained:
In the vocational aptitude exam, in the case of holders of vocational courses;
In the final aptitude exam, in the case of graduates of apprenticeship courses;
In the final assessment exam, in the case of holders of education and training courses for young people;
In the final assessment exams of the modules included in the curricular plans of the courses organized in accordance with Ordinance no. 57/2009, of 21 January, in its current wording, in the case of holders of those courses;
In the final assessment exams of competences in tourism of the courses held in accordance with the ordinance of the members of the Government responsible for the areas of tourism, education and vocational training, in the case of holders of courses of a sectorial scope of the network of schools of Turismo de Portugal, IP;
In the final assessment exam, in the case of holders of vocational training courses within the scope of the Training Program for the Insertion of Young People of the Autonomous Region of the Azores;
A weighting of 30%, in the grades of theoretical exams of assessment of knowledge and skills considered essential for entry and progression in the cycle of studies to which you are applying at ISPGAYA.
What is the average to be able to apply?
Access and entry under the special contest depends on the applicant obtaining grades equal to or greater than 95 points, on a scale from 0 to 200, in each of the assessment elements.
The application is submitted electronically through the ISPGAYA IT platform, for which the applicant must require their own credentials to access this platform.
- Documentation proving conclusion of the secondary education course;
- Application (ISPGAYA model);
- Copy of citizen card;
The placement of applicants in the vacancies fixed for each course is done in descending order.
Whenever two or more applicants in a tie, compete for the last vacancy, the age tiebreaker criterion is applied, valuing the highest age.
For more information, see the regulation attached further down this page.
|Action||1.ª Phase||2.ª Phase|
|Enrolment in the ability assessment exams||03/05/2023 to 01/09/2023|
|Information sessions for specific admission Exams||04/09/2023 to 08/09/2023|
|Conducting specific admission Exams||11/09/2023|
|Publication of grades||15/09/2023|
|Submission of complaints and requests for re-examination of exams||15/09/2023|
|Responding to requests for complaints and re-examination of exams||19/09/2023|
|Registration/Enrolment||18/09/2023 to 02/10/2023|
|Enrolment* (semestrial)||120 €|
|Enrolment** (semestrial)||180 €|
|Monthly tuition fee||290 €|
**Without joining the payment of tuition fees by direct debit
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