PHYSIOTHERAPY

Full Accreditation, for 6 years, by A3ES (Portuguese Accreditation Agency), 08-02-2017 (link)

The Master in Physiotherapy aims to:

  • Develop a structured and systematized teaching in the scope of the evaluation, implementation of intervention and prevention strategies in the field of sports physiotherapy, in the area of ​​senescence and in the maternal and child area through a scientific methodology and a multidisciplinary reflection, aiming to surpass the training of the professionals involved in this area.
  • Acquire a critical scientific spirit that allows developing and coordinating applied research projects in this field.
  • Develop the ability to use laboratory methods and the application in specific professional situations.
  • Develop the ability to plan, evaluate, manage and coordinate scientific studies applied to these areas, which may be published in scientific journals.

 

The Master degree is obtained after approval in the teaching component and in its Master thesis.

 

SCOLARSHIPS

There is the possibility of granting scholarships for the Master in Physiotherapy – branch Sports Physiotherapy (specially directed to UFP Alumni).

 

SCHEDULE: 

Thursdays and Fridays: 6-10pm; Saturdays: 9am to 1pm

Internship: 150 hours

PUBLIC

General conditions:

According to article 17, paragraph 1, of Decree-Law no. 74/2006, of 24 March, as last amended by Decree-Law no. 65/2018, of 16 August, may apply for access to the cycle of studies leading to the master degree (2nd cycle):

  • Holders of the degree of licenciado or legal equivalent;
  • Holders of a foreign higher academic degree, awarded after a 1st cycle of studies, organized in accordance with the principles of the Bologna Process in a foreign country that adhered to said process;
  • Holders of a foreign higher academic degree, which is recognized as fulfilling the objectives of the degree of licenciado by the scientific body recognized by the statutes of the higher education institution where they wish to be admitted;
  • Holders of a school, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as attesting the ability to carry out this cycle of studies by the competent scientific body recognized by the statutes of the higher education institution where they wish to be admitted.

 

Specific conditions:

Master in Physiotherapy: Graduation in Physiotherapy

 

Selection Criteria:

  1. a) Degree of licenciado or legal equivalent in the scientific area of the Master degree;
  2. b) Best final classification of the degree of licenciado or legal equivalent;
  3. c) Degree of licenciado or legal equivalent in scientific area more related to that of the masters;
  4. d) Curriculum vitae and letter of motivation.

STUDY PLAN

2nd Cycle – Mestrado (MSc)* Duration: 4 Semesters · ECTS: 120 ECTS

According to Dispatch no. 4472/2017 DR 2nd series no. 100 of 24 May 2017.



BRANCH: SPORTS PHYSIOTHERAPY


CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Applied Psychology
4
Scientific Work Methodology
4
Anthroposociology of Health
4
Evidence Based Physiotherapy
6
Applied Pathology
6
Integrated Clinic I
6
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Complementary Treatment Techniques
6
Complements of Biomechanics
6
Medical and Sports Assessment and Stress Physiology
6
Sports Physiotherapy
6
Integrated Clinic II
6
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Case Studies
5
Internship
25
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Project Work
30


BRANCH: MATERNAL AND INFANT PHYSIOTHERAPY


CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Applied Psychology
4
Scientific Work Methodology
4
Anthroposociology of Health
4
Evidence Based Physiotherapy
6
Applied Pathology
6
Integrated Clinic I
6
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Complementary Treatment Techniques
6
Psychomotor Development
6
Prenatal Physiotherapy
6
Postnatal Physiotherapy
6
Pediatric Physiotherapy
6
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Case Studies
5
Internship
25
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Project Work
30


BRANCH: SENESCENCE PHYSIOTHERAPY


CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Applied Psychology
4
Scientific Work Methodology
4
Anthroposociology of Health
4
Evidence Based Physiotherapy
6
Applied Pathology
6
Integrated Clinic I
6
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Complementary Treatment Techniques
6
Balance and Control of Posture
6
Preventive Physiotherapy and Senescence
6
Theories of Senescence
6
Integrated Clinic II
6
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Case Studies
5
Internship
25
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Project Work
30

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Prof. Dr. Clarinda Festas

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EXCHANGE PROGRAM/STUDY ABROAD

    • University Fernando Pessoa’s students (UFP) who meet the eligibility criteria have the possibility of studying and/or doing internship periods in international mobility.

     

    • Study periods in international mobility of students are carried out in higher education institutions outside Portugal, with which UFP maintains student exchange agreements under the Erasmus + Program (in the European area) or other existing bilateral exchange agreements.

     

    • Information about mobility/exchange programs is available through the International Relations Office (link).

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