Master in Community Nursing


Program Description


  • Contribute to the construction of a professional capable of promoting strong and motivating leaderships adjusted to the challenges that are placed on specialized nursing care and organizations, through a process of research 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.


Weekly schedule: Fridays 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Lecture calendars: Beginning of October


Three academic semesters Total Hours: 2370 Hours; Contact hours: 1100 Hours



Professional Exits

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;
  • Integrated National Continuing Care Network;
  • Enterprises (occupational health services);
  • Medical and Nursing Clinics.
Last updated April 2018

About the School

The Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro , based in Vila Real , better known as UTAD , is an institution oriented towards the creation, transmission and diffusion of culture, knowledge and scie... Read More