Academic Degree
Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree)
General Objectives
This is a 1st cycle course with a duration of 6 semesters (180 ECTS) from the Department of Sports Sciences, whose main objective is to train qualified professionals who can act with competence and commitment within certain sectors of society: Hospitals (Paediatric, Paedopsychiatric and Psychiatric services), Education (creches, kindergartens, primary schools and support for students with special educational needs), various other institutions (day centres, social support associations, organisations providing support for people with disabilities, psychopaedagogical centres, geriatric centres, etc.), through the deepening of up-to-date knowledge in order to meet the growing demands and expectations of the present and future market:
- To know the main conceptual and epistemological assumptions of psychomotor rehabilitation resulting from its historical evolution, focused on the operationalisation of a bio-psychosocial model of the human being;
- To know the main processes of normal and atypical human development in the different stages of evolution as well as the various psychomotor problems, integrating knowledge in the field of motor science.
- To know and identify factors that contribute to the development or accentuation of limitations that interfere in the performance of a biopsychosocial motor activity;
- To apply evaluation techniques and instruments, with particular focus on the area ofpsychomotor rehabilitation;
- To apply habilitation and rehabilitation models and techniques in the areas of stimulation, re-education and psychomotor therapy, as well as of the respective research methodologies;
- To use research methodologies in rehabilitation;
- To know and apply the ethical and deontological principles appropriate to the processes related to direct intervention with the different target audiences, in hospital, school, clinical and family contexts;
- To master the conditions of training and integration in the employment market analogous to those of other European States, with a view to qualifying and obtaining a Professional-Psychomotor Therapist qualification.
CNAEF Classification
Therapy and Rehabilitation
(726) Portaria n.º 256/2005 [PT]
Study Programme/Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette
Schedule
Weekly: Daytime
Duration
6 semesters
ECTS
180
Requirements and Regulations
Career Opportunities
To train qualified professionals who can act with competence and commitment within certain sectors of society: Hospitals (Paediatric, Paedopsychiatric and Psychiatric services), Education (creches, kindergartens, primary schools and support for students with special educational needs), various other institutions (day centres, social support associations, organisations providing support for people with disabilities, psychopaedagogical centres, geriatric centres, etc.), through the deepening of up-to-date knowledge in order to meet the growing demands and expectations of the present and future market:
- To know the main conceptual and epistemological assumptions of psychomotor rehabilitation resulting from its historical evolution, focused on the operationalisation of a bio-psychosocial model of the human being;
- To know the main processes of normal and atypical human development in the different stages of evolution as well as the various psychomotor problems, integrating knowledge in the field of motor science.
Graduate Profile
- To know and identify factors that contribute to the development or accentuation of limitations that interfere in the performance of a biopsychosocial motor activity;
- To apply evaluation techniques and instruments, with particular focus on the area ofpsychomotor rehabilitation;
- To apply habilitation and rehabilitation models and techniques in the areas of stimulation, re-education and psychomotor therapy, as well as of the respective research methodologies;
- To use research methodologies in rehabilitation;
- To know and apply the ethical and deontological principles appropriate to the processes related to direct intervention with the different target audiences, in hospital, school, clinical and family contexts;
- To master the conditions of training and integration in the employment market analogous to those of other European States, with a view to qualifying and obtaining a Professional-Psychomotor Therapist qualification.
Entities to Practice
- Hospitals (Paediatrics, Paedopsychiatry and Psychiatry);
- Creches;
- Kindergartens;
- Primary schools;
- Day centres;
- Social support associations;
- Associations supporting disabled people;
- Psycho-pedagogical centres;
- Geriatric centres.
DGES Code
9841 (See more information) [PT]
Vacancies
20
Admission Requirements
Regional Preference:
not applicable

Prerequisites:
not required
Admission Tests
02 Biology and Geology
Minimum Classification
Entrance Testing: 95 (scale of 0-200)
Application Note: 95 (scale of 0-200)
Lowest Admission Grade (1st phase)
2020: 131,0
2019: 95,0
2018: 103,5
Calculation of the Grades
Middle of Secondary: 65%
Entrance Examinations: 35%
Resolution Date
15-03-2016
A3ES Deliberation
Registry Date
18-03-2011
Accreditation Validity
15-03-2022