Academic Degree
Master's Degree
General Objectives
- Contribute to the construction of a professional capable of promoting strong and motivating leaders, adjusted to the challenges facing specialized nursing care and organizations, through a research process and the development of critical thinking;
- To develop specific skills of nurse specialist in community nursing and public health, namely: health planning methodology; empowerment of groups and communities; coordination of community-based health programs and epidemiological surveillance.
CNAEF Classification
(723) Portaria n.º 256/2005 [PT]
Study Programme/Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette
Weekly Schedule: Fridays and Saturdays 9h00 - 13h00; 14h00-20h00
3 semesters Total Hours: 2370 Hours; Contact hours: 1100 Hours
Career Opportunities
The Masters in Community Nursing and Public Health work in liberal professions or in public or private institutions, national or foreign, namely:
- Health Centers, specifically Community Care Units and Public Health Units;
- Hospitals;
- National Continuum of Integrated Care Network;
- Enterprises (occupational health services);
- Medical and Nursing Clinics.
Admission Requirements
- Bachelors Degree in Nursing or legal equivalent;
- Holders of a bachelors degree or legal equivalent in the areas of Nursing;
- Holders of a foreign higher academic degree, resulting from a 1st cycle of studies organised according to the principles of the Bologna Process, in the area of Nursing;
- Holders of a foreign higher academic degree recognised as meeting the objectives of the bachelors degree;
- Holders of academic, scientific or professional curriculum recognised as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle.
Selection And Ranking Criteria
- Academic curriculum;
- Scientific curriculum;
- Professional curriculum;
- Complementary training;
- Candidates may be subjected to interview for selection and ranking.
Resolution Date
A3ES Deliberation
Registry Date
Accreditation Validity