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Mestrado em Terapia Ocupacional

This study programme was designed to answer the needs of occupational therapists who wish to develop specific and advanced skills, adequate to their area of specialization.

Occupational Therapy in Gerontology: the main gold of this specialization is to provide students with an intensive and integrated training in Gerontology, taking into consideration the current Portuguese scenario, namely the phenomenon of an ageing population, its implications and requirements; to deepen specific competences adequate to intervene among elderly people and their formal/informal caretakers, considering several perspectives of intervention; developing and applying that knowledge in the field of scientific research and professional practice.


Número: R/A-Ef818/2011/AL01
N.º Despacho/Portaria: Despacho n.º 1361/2017 (2.ª Série),
1º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Evidência em Terapia Ocupacional - Gerontologia Summer Semester 16.00
Option Summer Semester 8.00
Seminários de Integração Summer Semester 6.00
Metodologias de Investigação em Terapia Ocupacional Winter Semester 14.00
Specialized Themes In Occupational Therapy Winter Semester 16.00
2º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Proj. Intervention In Occupational Therapy / Prof. Training Semester 30.00
Not applicable

Who should apply:

• Owners of a Bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy, concluded after one or two study cycles, or other legally equivalent diploma

• Owners of a foreign academic degree in Health or allied sciences, awarded after the conclusion of a first cycle of studies organized according to the Bologna Process, issued by a state that adhered to this process

• Owners of a foreign academic degree that might be recognised, by the Technical and Scientific Council of ESTSP, as fulfilling the objectives inherent to the programme conducing to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy

• Owners of an academic, scientific or professional resume that might be regarded as a certification of capacity to attend this cycle of studies by the Technical and Scientific Council of ESS