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Mestrado de Higiene e Segurança nas Organizações

The domain of Occupational Hygiene and Safety is a key element to the success of organizations. Companies should hire technicians with specific competences that allow them to develop and coordinate activities of prevention, protection and risk control.

Taking into consideration the need to train qualified and highly-differentiated professionals, the technical and scientific area of Environmental Health promotes a study programme in Hygiene and Safety at Work, awarding the Master of Science degree. This advanced training course is designed to meet the needs of the market, endowing students and professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to follow legal procedures and promote the integration of safety and health measures at work, within the global framework of Business Management.

(*) Accredited by A3Es for the longest period (6 years). Registered in the area of Hygiene and Safety at Work, information sent to ACT for homologation as Senior Technician in Occupational Safety and Health, level 7.

Fields of Expertise

• Prevention Management

• Integrated Management Systems

• Risk Management

• Occupational Hygiene

• Safety at Work

• Emergency Preparedness

• Ergonomics

• Accessibility

• Sustainability

• School Health

• Food Safety


Número: R/A-EF-815/2011/AL01
N.º Despacho/Portaria: DESPACHO Nº 10119/2015
1º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Option I - Sistemas Integrados em Qualidade, Ambiente e Segurança 1st Semester 6.0
Gestão das Organizações 1st Semester 3.5
Sustentabilidade 1st Semester 4.0
Prevenção e Segurança 1st Semester 6.5
Educação e Gestão da Formação 1st Semester 4.5
Risk Assessment 1st Semester 5.5
Higiene Ocupacional e Ergonomia 2nd Semester 8.0
Emergency 2nd Semester 4.5
Seminars 2nd Semester 1.0
Option II - Food Safety 2nd Semester 5.0
Option II - Técnicas Laboratoriais em Toxicologia Aplicada 2nd Semester 5.0
Riscos Psicossociais, Comunicação e Intervençao 2nd Semester 7.5
Research Methodologies and Data Analysis 2nd Semester 4.0
2º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Dissertation / project / internship 1st Semester 30.0
Not applicable

Who should apply:

• Owners of a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health; graduates in the areas of Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Engineering or Education.