ctesp gerontologia


Qualification level 5 of the National Qualifications Framework

General Objectives
– Acquire knowledge in the areas of gerontology and geriatrics;
– Understand the importance of the autonomy and independence of the elderly in health promotion and active aging;
– Develop skills in the in scope of care for the elderly;
– Develop entrepreneurial spirit in answers to the needs of the elderly.

Admission Requirements
– Secondary or higher education course or equivalent qualification;
– Approval of specially adapted tests (over 23 years of age);
– Diploma of technological specialization or Higher Technician Professional or higher education degree.

Graduate Profile
Contribute to the quality of life and well-being of the elderly, in different contexts of care, evaluating and intervening in the satisfaction of their needs.

Entities to Practice
Residential Structures for Seniors
Home Support Services
Day Care Centers
Night Centers
Medical Clinic
Health centers
Continuous care

Weekly: daytime

4 semesters – 120 credits


Study Plan