C.Te.S.P. in Gastronomy, Tourism and Welfare


The Advanced Professional Technical Courses (CTeSP) are a training offered in the scope of Polytechnic higher education with 120 ECTS and the duration of four curricular semesters. These study cycles have components of general and scientific training, technical training and work-based training, which are carried out through an internship at the end of the course, and aim to establish a bridge between the academic and business worlds. They hold a Level 5 Vocational Higher Diploma from the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning and allow students direct access to undergraduate degrees through a special competition held at the institution.
The technical superior course of Gastronomy, Tourism and Welfare, is taught by the Viseu Higher School of Agriculture, the Superior School of Technology and Management of Viseu, the School of Education of Viseu and the School of Health of Viseu, Polytechnic Institute of Viseu.
The professional superior technical course of Gastronomy, Tourism and Welfare is given in the facilities of the Superior School of Agriculture of Viseu of the Polytechnic Institute of Viseu.
More information about the course and application process available here.

Study plan

1st Year

Curriculum unitContact hoursECTS
Food Hygiene and Safety605
Sustainable Food Production756
Food Composition605
Portuguese and European Gastronomy605
Foreign Language454
Asian and African Gastronomy605
Food Processing and Conservation655
Application of Cold in the Food Processing Chain605
Food and Health605
Entrepreneurship and Gastronomic Tourism605
Therapeutic Techniques and Welfare605

2nd Year

Curriculum unitContact hoursECTS
Collective Nutrition605
Food Production Management605
New Trends in Gastronomy605
Wine and Winemaking Routes605
Thermal Waters and Health Promotion605
Degustation and Sensory Analysis605

More information

Study plan :
Despatch n.º 5647/2018

CTeSP em Gastronomia, Turismo e Bem-Estar
Course Code
4 semesters
DGES Registration
Registration No: R / Cr 19/2018
Date of registration: 07-06-2018


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