Physiotherapy

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

Admission Exams
Biology and Geology.

Pre-requisites: Group A (PDF)
Places

At the end of the course, graduates can practice as Physiotherapists in hospital units; occupational health units; continuing care units; rehabilitation centers; health centers; homes and residences for the elderly; private institutions of social solidarity; education and special education institutions; sports clubs; thermal baths; education and research centers; clinics or private offices, home support entities or services.

WHY CHOOSE PHYSIOTHERAPY AT UFP?

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Our teachers keep close and supportive throughout your course.

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Highly qualified, differentiated and experienced faculty, nationally and internationally recognized.

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Traineeship at the UFP’s Hospital providing an unparalleled quantitative and qualitative clinical experience, preparing students for a better inclusion in the job market.

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Pedagogical clinic equipped with the most advanced technologies and equipment allowing students to learn in the context of real practice and a gradual adaptation to the future professional life.

YOUR SUPPORT TEAM

Educational success is achieved through teamwork. During your application process, and whenever you need it, you will have the support and advice of a team of professionals.

Professors

In addition to being academically qualified, our teaching staff is known to be very open and available to clarify your questions

Welcome Team

The Welcome Team, created with UFP collaborators who are mostly alumni of the university, aims to facilitate the integration of the new students.

Staff

In-person (during office hours) or a click away, our staff is professional and willing to help.

STUDY PLAN

1st Cycle – Licenciatura (BSc)* · Duration: 8 Semesters · 240 ECTS

According to Dispatch no. º 4471/2017, DR 2nd series no. 100, of 24 May 2017.

CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Anatomophysiology I
7
Pathology I
3
Biophysics and Biomechanics
4
Methods and Techniques in Physiotherapy I (Basic Principles of Physiotherapy)
10
Embryology, Histology and Cytology
4
Communication Grammar and Medical Terminology
2
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Anatomophysiology II
5
Methods and Techniques in Physiotherapy II (Assessment Methods and Therapy)
10
Biochemistry and Physiology
4
Health Basic Gestures
3
English I
3
Pathology II
5
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Methods and Techniques in Physiotherapy III (Therapeutic Types and Physical Agents)
10
English II
3
Pathology III
7
Pharmacology and General Therapeutics
2
Human Kinetics
5
Clinical Education I
3
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Methods and Techniques in Physiotherapy IV (Skeletal Muscle Physiotherapy)
10
Applied Imageology
3
Psychokinetics
4
Foreign Language
3
Biostatistics
4
Applied Psychology
3
Clinical Education II
3
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Portuguese Constitution and the European Union
2
Integrated Clinic of Physiotherapy
7
Ethics and Professional Deontology
3
Methods and Techniques in Physiotherapy V (Neurological Physiotherapy)
10
Clinical Education III
6
Prophylaxis and Epidemiology
2
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Economy and Management of Health Services
2
Methods and Techniques in Physiotherapy VI (Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy)
10
General Microbiology
3
Physiotherapy in Specific Pathologies
5
Clinical Education IV (Professionalizing Internship)
10
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Clinical Education V (Professionalizing Internship)
30
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Clinical Education VI (Medical-Surgical Specialties)
25
Graduation Project
5

* The successful completion of all curricular units and the approval at 240 ECTS confers a Licenciado (BSc) degree.

FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES – SCHOOL OF HEALTH (polytechnic education)

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).
ANTIGOS ALUNOS

Alumnus Rogério Barbosa Pereira, one of the most outstanding members of the research and development team of the Espregueira Mendes Sports Center, was part of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games medical team.

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