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Top Master Degrees in Health in Portugal 2017

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Master’s degrees are advanced academic programs that are available in many different study areas. Master programs can typically be completed in about two to three years. Depending on the school, they can even be earned online.

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Master In Nursing

Universidade de Évora
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Évora

This Master aims to develop knowledge and skills for specialized intervention in the nursing field, evidenced by high levels of clinical judgment and decision making, taking into account the human responses to life processes and health problems. [+]

Top in Portugal Masters 2017. PRESENTATION This Master aims to develop knowledge and skills for specialized intervention in the nursing field, evidenced by high levels of clinical judgment and decision making, taking into account the human responses to life processes and health problems; encourage improvements in the quality of health care, using the research, a practice based on the evidence and the ethical and moral references; qualify for clinical governance, leadership teams and projects as well as for the supervision and management of care in different areas of clinical practice; contribute to the development of the discipline and specialized training. Careers liberal exercise of the profession or the profession in public or private institutions; General hospitals, specialized hospitals; Health centers; Schools; Medical Clinics and Nursing; Companies. [-]

Master in Physical Exercise and Well-Being

ISG Business & Economics School
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

This Degree comes with the goal of preparing future exercise professional for this task, based on the development of autonomous knowledge update, as well as of permanent critical analysis on its practices and the practices of those that surround them. The performance principle to be worked in this degree is... [+]

It is normal to associate exercise with health and well-being. Hippocrates, father of medicine, recognised this in his texts when he wrote "Food alone is not enough to keep Man healthy, for he also needs to exercise". Presently, society places on exercise professionals the responsibility for compensating the sedentary lifestyle promoted by the current socio-cultural context. With the advent of epidemics, like obesity and cardiovascular disease, the role destined for this professional class as a guarantor of a healthy society becomes clear. Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired This Degree comes with the goal of preparing future exercise professional for this task, based on the development of autonomous knowledge update, as well as of permanent critical analysis on its practices and the practices of those that surround them. The performance principle to be worked in this degree is founded on a professional practice based on evidence, mirroring the current trend in the area of health and well-being, which will allow an effective integration in multidisciplinary teams in clinical or gym contexts. For a greater training specificity, two specialisations were created: - Exercise, Nutrition and Health, that looks at providing answers to work closer to the clinical context, or in strict connection with it, but in gym or health club contexts; and - Fitness, that will allow for a training directed specifically to the professionals that are developing their activity (or intend to in the future) in gym and health club contexts. In a work market of great potential and... [-]

Master in Health Care Units Management

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Portugal Braga

This programme addresses the needs felt by health professionals, working in both public and private organisatons. Its broadband objectives are listed below: [+]

Top in Portugal Masters 2017. Justification and Purpose In recent years, the Portuguese Health System suffered numerous reforms in order to enhance its flexibility, efficiency and accuracy. The new system has implemented new models and new corporate management tools and techniques, which have rendered the work of the care units’ managers more demanding. Indeed, they have to master a very specific range of competencies, which require appropriate and autonomous training different from the general training in management, thereby justifying the relevance of a Master Programme in Health Care Units Management. Therefore, this programme addresses the needs felt by health professionals, working in both public and private organisatons. Its broadband objectives are listed below: Provide accurate and comprehensive training in the area of Management; Promote the consolidation of a conceptual and methodological framework in Management, allowing for a practical effective intervention, through specific techniques and tools in the context of health organisations; Promote the development and dissemination of relevant scientific research in this key area of Management, by encouraging the elaboration of a dissertation, or a project, in the last academic semester. It is a three-semester-long programme whose curriculum comprises 100 ECTS. It seeks to promote the consolidation of a conceptual and methodological framework in what concerns the methods and tools for the management of financial, human and material resources, deemed useful to allow for an effective intervention in the context of health care unit/organisations, focusing on the following competencies: Master the main theories and concepts of the current thinking subjacent... [-]

University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in Medical Anthropology and Global Health

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years September 2017 Portugal Tomar

This inter-university master’s degree with Universitat de Barcelona is the continuation of the URV-specific degree in Anthropology of Medicine (1994-2000), and the Master's Degree in Medical Anthropology and Global Health (2006-2014). [+]

Inter-university Master in Medical Anthropology and Global Health This inter-university master’s degree with Universitat de Barcelona is the continuation of the URV-specific degree in Anthropology of Medicine (1994-2000), and the Master's Degree in Medical Anthropology and Global Health (2006-2014). It is considered the best master’s degree, taught in Spanish language, in Europe and Latin America because of the quality of its professors and the research done. Its aim is to provide students with a solid foundation in the theories, techniques and methodologies of medical anthropology. On graduating they should be able to translate social problems into anthropological research questions and transform the research into practical policies, thus contributing to social innovation and new health care models. Career opportunities Graduates in Inter-university Master's Degree in Medical Anthropology and Global Health are trained to join the labour market in the following areas: Public and private agencies that provide assessment in the health sector International health, health promotion and education, and public health Teaching the sociology of health at universities and other institutions Health management and planning Cultural psychiatry and psychology Gerontology and age International health intervention Health in the environmental field High-level international research into global health Language of instruction Spanish (80%), Catalan (10%), English (10%) FIRST YEAR: compulsory subjects Anthropology and Health Sciences Ethnografhic Representations of Health Processes, Illness and Care Medicalization and Culture Medical Systems Health and Society in the History of the West Information and Documentation Systems Applied to Medical Anthropology General Health Ethnografhic Methodology in Medical Anthropology Advanced... [-]

Master in Healthcare Information Systems Management

Polytechnic of Leiria
Campus Full time 24 months October 2017 Portugal Leiria

The main purpose of the programme is to train professionals with scientific expertise in the field of medical informatics and its application in the management of healthcare information systems. [+]

Top in Portugal Masters 2017. Master in Healthcare Information Systems Management The Masters in Healthcare Information Systems Management main purpose is to train professionals with scientific expertise in the field of medical informatics and its application in the management of healthcare information systems. MGSIM results of a partnership between the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (IPL) and the University of Oporto (UP), specifically with the Faculty of Medicine of Oporto. The degree is granted and recognized together by the IPL and UP. It consists of a 2nd cycle formation offer, encompassing a total of 4 semesters and 120 ECTS credits. The last year (the 3rd and 4th semester) can be one of the following possibilities: a) thesis, a scientific study; b) an applied project; c) internship in a public or private, Portuguese or foreign institution. Access conditions Holders of a bachelor’s degree or legal equivalent in the areas of Health Informatics, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomechanics, Health Equipment Technologies and related areas; Holders of a foreign higher degree of education conferred by a first Cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this process in the areas of Health Informatics, Computer Engineering, Engineering Electrical, Biomechanics, Health Equipment Technologies; Holders of a degree of foreign higher education that has been recognized as fulfilling the objectives of a degree in the areas of Health Informatics, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomechanics, Health Equipment Technology, Council of Scientific-Technical School of Technology and Management (ESTG); Holders of... [-]

Master in Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology

University of Algarve
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Portugal Faro

The Master's program equips the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to practice in the field of neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation (professional specialization in Neuropsychology) and to develop a research career in Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology (both specializations). [+]

The Master's Program in Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology has two specializations: Neuropsychology (limited to candidates with a BSc degree in Psychology); and Cognitive Neuroscience (open to applicants with a background in Psychology and related sciences). The Master provides in-depth knowledge about the brain and the wider nervous system and their relationship to cognition and behavior in normal and pathological conditions. The Master's program equips the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to practice in the field of neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation (professional specialization in Neuropsychology) and to develop a research career in Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology (both specializations). Career Opportunities: If you choose the professional specialization in Neuropsychology, you can work in the area of neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation, health services, rehabilitation centers and educational services. The strong scientific component of the Master’s program prepares you for a research career and continues studies at the PhD level; with this option, you can work in laboratories in the field of Experimental Cognitive Psychology, Neuropsychology and Neurosciences. [-]

Master Program in Health Sciences

University of Minho - School of Health Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Portugal Braga

T​he MECS aims at providing, to bachelors or masters in health or in natural sciences, research skills to conduct investigation in health sciences. The 1st curricular year (60 ECTS) is dedicated to learning theoretical fundamentals of various areas in health sciences and to acquire laboratory and research competencies. [+]

Top in Portugal Masters 2017. Program Description Academic degree: Master's degree ECTS: 120 Duration: 4 curricular semesters Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Health Sciences Overview T​he MECS aims at providing, to bachelors or masters in health or in natural sciences, research skills to conduct investigation in health sciences. The 1st curricular year (60 ECTS) is dedicated to learning theoretical fundamentals of various areas in health sciences and to acquire laboratory and research competencies. At the end of the 1st year, the student prepares the proposal for the thesis pro​​ject to be developed in the 2nd curricular year. At the end of the MECS, the student should have gained autonomy in planning experimental research and in interpreting data. Study Plan The masters’ degree in health sciences is flexible in its curricular training offer in order to allow the addition, in each year, of modules on distinct emerging areas. The curricular component of the study plan includes compulsory and optional modules, in a total of 60 ECTS, coordinated by faculty members of the ECS-UM, ICVS researchers and faculty/researchers invited from other national or foreign institutions. The optional modules are, in each year, selected from those available in the advanced annual training program of the ECS/ICVS or from other, national or foreign institutions, focusing specifically on topics like bioinformatics, development, infectious diseases, endocrinology, epidemiology, immunology, neuroscience, oncology, public health, advanced laboratory and clinical techniques. Taking the opportunity to design an innovative course of study, and aligned with the new... [-]

Master in Molecular Genetics

University of Minho - School of Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Braga

The area of Molecular Genetics presents enormous scientific advances, being one of the areas in constant development. Thus, the Master in Molecular Genetics is organized to provide theoretical and practical training in the areas of molecular genetics and biotechnology, cellular and functional biology, and genomics and bioinformatics, to provide advanced and current skills in these areas of knowledge. [+]

Academic degree: MsC (Bologna 2rd cycle degree) ECTS: 120 Duration: 2 curricular years Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Molecular Genetics The area of Molecular Genetics presents enormous scientific advances, being one of the areas in constant development. Thus, the Master in Molecular Genetics is organized to provide theoretical and practical training in the areas of molecular genetics and biotechnology, cellular and functional biology, and genomics and bioinformatics, to provide advanced and current skills in these areas of knowledge. The courses focus mainly on the molecular understanding of cellular function and complex biological processes, and on the use of modern research tools and techniques to unravel these molecular mechanisms. The course is organized in two years, the 1st year is devoted to learning the fundamentals of the specific scientific areas and in the second year students will develop individual research projects, which will be formally presented both written, as a thesis, and orally in a public discussion. This course is intended for students with high C1 level groundwork in Biological Sciences or related subject or an equivalent curriculum. Students with significant relevant experience may be considered. Careers At the end of the master's degree in Molecular Genetics more than 50% of our students go on to do a PhD degree. The completion of this master's degree also allows the acquisition of technical and scientific skills to carry out professional activities in higher education and industries in the fields of health, environment, industry and agro-alimentary such as: Researchers... [-]

Master degree in Medicinal Chemistry

University of Minho - School of Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Braga

The main goal of the Medicinal Chemistry course is to create skills in the design, synthesis and development of new drugs for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. The medicinal chemist should be able to work in multidisciplinary teams, interacting with experts from different fields from theoretical chemistry to biology. [+]

Top in Portugal Masters 2017. Academic degree: Master (Bologna 2nd cycle degree) ECTS: 120 Duration: 2 curricular years Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Medicinal Chemistry The Master in Medicinal Chemistry was accredited in 2015, for 6 years, by the National Agency of Accreditation (A3ES) that recognized that “Training through research at high level is a strong point.” The main goal of the Medicinal Chemistry course is to create skills in the design, synthesis and development of new drugs for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. The medicinal chemist should be able to work in multidisciplinary teams, interacting with experts from different fields from theoretical chemistry to biology. The Medicinal Chemistry course is organized in four semesters. The 1st year consists of 10 mandatory course units (CU), two of which are laboratory practices. The lectures will be used to develop topics in the areas of organic chemistry, structural characterization and analysis, in synthetic strategies and also to introduce concepts in molecular modeling that will give the student the most common tools in this field. The basic principles of Medicinal Chemistry will be introduced and applied to case studies. The laboratory practices will be carried out as small research projects that will allow the student to be a part of a research group. During the 2nd year the students will develop a research project, at academia or in industry, which will be presented in the form of a thesis and defended orally. Career opportunities This Master degree aims at the... [-]

Master’s Degree In Medical Surgical Nursing

Instituto Politécnico de Viseu – Escola Superior de Saúde (ESSV)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Viseu

The Masters Course in Medical-Surgical Nursing aims to ensure the acquisition and / or development of scientific, technical, relational, ethical and research to intervene in the provision of specialized nursing care in the clinical area of ​​medical-surgical nursing. The course also aims to enable students to integrate multidisciplinary teams on helping to promote the highest level of health of the population and enable the development of research in medical-surgical nursing, contributing to the creation of scientific evidence. Still want the school, in addition to promoting the development of good practice in the workplace, preparing nurses who can act in society, who are capable of intervening and coping with the social and professional changes in the future and contribute to the advancement the profession in order to meet the needs of the individual, family and community. [+]

O Master's course in Medical-Surgical Nursing aims to ensure the acquisition and / or development of scientific, technical, relational, ethical and research to intervene in the provision of specialized nursing care in the clinical area of ​​medical-surgical nursing. The course also aims to enable students to integrate multidisciplinary teams on helping to promote the highest level of health of the population and enable the development of research in medical-surgical nursing, contributing to the creation of scientific evidence. Still want the school, in addition to promoting the development of good practice in the workplace, preparing nurses who can act in society, who are capable of intervening and coping with the social and professional changes in the future and contribute to the advancement the profession in order to meet the needs of the individual, family and community. Learning outcomes proposed to take the course as a prerequisite the possession of a degree in nursing and professional experience as a nurse for at least two years. Therefore, and considering that students already have the skills set to the first level of nursing education, it is intended that the increase and enhance the surgical medical specialization area for the specialist nurse stands as a key element in the design, management and clinical supervision of care of greater complexity. With the objectives of this Master, directed to the areas of expertise in medical-surgical nursing, we want the students throughout the course to develop the ability to: Apply their knowledge in depth and systematic manner and... [-]

Master’s Degree In Community Nursing

Instituto Politécnico de Viseu – Escola Superior de Saúde (ESSV)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Viseu

The Master in Community Nursing aims to: - Ensure the acquisition of scientific, technical, human and cultural skills, so that professionals are able to provide expert assistance to the individual, family, and community groups; - Enable the nurse to integrate multidisciplinary teams promoting highly specialized care within the Community Nursing; - To train for the development of research in the field of Community Nursing, contributing to the creation of scientific evidence. Still want the school, in addition to promoting the development of good practice in the workplace, preparing nurses who can act in society, to be able to plan and act according to social and professional changes in the future and contribute to the advancement the profession. [+]

Top in Portugal Masters 2017. The Master in Community Nursing aims to: - Ensure the acquisition of scientific, technical, human and cultural skills, so that professionals are able to provide expert assistance to the individual, family, and community groups; - Enable the nurse to integrate multidisciplinary teams promoting highly specialized care within the Community Nursing; - To train for the development of research in the field of Community Nursing, contributing to the creation of scientific evidence. Still want the school, in addition to promoting the development of good practice in the workplace, preparing nurses who can act in society, to be able to plan and act according to social and professional changes in the future and contribute to the advancement the profession. The learning process proposed for the course assumes as a prerequisite the possession of a degree in nursing and professional experience as a nurse for two years at least. Thus, and considering that students already have the skills set to the first level of training in nursing, the it is intended to develop, deepen and investigate in the area of ​​specialization in Community Nursing. With the objectives of this Master, directed to the areas of specialization in Community Nursing, we want the students throughout the course to develop the following skills: - Acquire knowledge and scientific, technical, human and ethical for the provision of specialized care in Community Nursing ; - Develop relationship and communication skills appropriate to individuals, groups and / or communities; - To demonstrate critical... [-]

Master’s Degree In Child Health Nursing

Instituto Politécnico de Viseu – Escola Superior de Saúde (ESSV)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Viseu

The Masters Course in Pediatrics and Child Health Nursing aims: To ensure the acquisition of skills that enable them to practice nursing specializing in child health and pediatrics; [+]

The Masters Course in Pediatrics and Child Health Nursing aims: Ensure the acquisition of skills that enable them to practice nursing specializing in child health and pediatrics; Facilitate personal and professional development of students to enable them to lifelong self-directed way of life and / or autonomous; Enable the nurse to integrate multidisciplinary teams on helping to promote the highest level of health of the infant-juvenile population and family; To enable the development of research in pediatrics and child health, contributing to the creation of scientific evidence in nursing. Still want the school, in addition to promoting the development of good practice in the workplace, preparing nurses who can act in society, who are capable of intervening and coping with the social and professional changes in the future and contribute to the advancement the profession in order to meet the needs of the child, family and community. Learning outcomes proposed to take the course as a prerequisite the possession of a degree in nursing and professional experience as a nurse for at least two years. Therefore, and considering that students already have the skills set to the first level of nursing education, it is intended that the increase and enhance the area of ​​expertise of Child Health and Pediatrics for the specialist nurse stands as a key element in the design , management and clinical supervision of care particularly complex. With the objectives of this Master, directed to the areas of specialization in child health nursing and pediatrics, we want... [-]

Master’s Degree In Maternal Health, Obstetrics And Gynecology Nursing

Instituto Politécnico de Viseu – Escola Superior de Saúde (ESSV)
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Portugal Viseu

The MESMOG course is a course of 2nd cycle of studies leading to master's degree in nursing Maternal Obstetrics and Gynecology, comprises a total of 120 credits and a normal duration of four semesters of student work, fulfilling the provisions of decree- Law # 74/2006 of 24 March and the directive No. 2005/36 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September and transposed into Portuguese law by Law 9/2009 of 4 March. [+]

Top in Portugal Masters 2017. The MESMOG course is a course of 2nd cycle of studies leading to master's degree in nursing Maternal Obstetrics and Gynecology, comprises a total of 120 credits and a normal duration of four semesters of student work, fulfilling the provisions of decree- Law # 74/2006 of 24 March and the directive No. 2005/36 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September and transposed into Portuguese law by Law 9/2009 of 4 March. The established structure ensures a solid and broad education in science of nursing, as well as in specific areas of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Gives the Postgraduate Specialization in Maternal Health Nursing and Midwifery as the order nº13717 / 2012 of 23 October. 120 credits are distributed by the different scientific areas: Advanced Nursing Maternal Obstetrics and Gynecology I - 8 credits compulsory; Management and Administration - 5 compulsory credits, Women's Health Promotion - 5 compulsory credits, Nursing Research - 5 compulsory credits, Personal Communication and Interpersonal - 5 compulsory credits, Cultural Anthropology - 3 credits required; Maternal Health Nursing Obstetrics and Gynecology II - 12 compulsory credits; Preparation for Childbirth and Nursing for Parenting - 2 compulsory credits; Neonatology nursing - 2 compulsory credits and the courses Clinical Practice I, II and IV, with 5 core credits each; Clinical Education III - Option - 5 elective credits in three alternative areas: nursing Neonatology, Neonatal Transport and Intensive Care Neonatal Nursing, Clinical Teaching V - 10 compulsory credits... [-]

Master's Degree In Veterinary Nursing Pets

Instituto Politécnico de Viseu – Escola Superior Agrária (ESAV)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Viseu

The Master in Nursing Small Animal Veterinary aims to prepare students with research capacity, autonomy and critical thinking in the field of veterinary nursing and able to apply modern and efficient hospital techniques. The goal is the acquisition of skills by students that allow lead to improved quality in many industrial, medical and hospital sectors, particularly in immunology areas, anesthesiology, nutrition and dietetics in small animals, physical rehabilitation techniques and skills in exotic animals, an innovative and developing area of ​​Veterinary Science. [+]

Objectives and competencies The Master in Nursing Small Animal Veterinary aims to prepare students with research capacity, autonomy and critical thinking in the field of veterinary nursing and able to apply modern and efficient hospital techniques. The goal is the acquisition of skills by students that allow lead to improved quality in many industrial, medical and hospital sectors, particularly in immunology areas, anesthesiology, nutrition and dietetics in small animals, physical rehabilitation techniques and skills in exotic animals, an innovative and developing area of ​​Veterinary Science. The intervention will be effectively complemented by the skills that have developed over training: to communicate, to work together with multidisciplinary teams, be able to learn by itself recognizing the importance of training throughout life and entrepreneurship. [-]