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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 Physical Rehabilitation: this area of specialization enables students to obtain an academic and professional qualification in Occupational Therapy in the field of Physical Rehabilitation of adults. The same qualification is awarded after an intensive teaching and learning process, detailed and inclusive, enabling the acquisition of theoretical and practical competences linked to clinical reasoning based on evidence, seeking for a better quality in the provision of Occupational Therapy services. Therefore, the programme emphasizes the optimization of occupational performance, the environmental impact in participation and the occupational involvement of people with neuromusculoskeletal dysfunctions.


Number: R/A-Ef818/2011/AL01
No. dispatch/concierge: Despacho n.º 1361/2017 (2.ª Série),
1º Year
Curricular unit Period ECTS
Evidência em Terapia Ocupacional - Reabilitação Física Summer Semester
Option - Intervenção Escolar Summer Semester
Option - Empreendedorismo e Inovação Social Summer Semester
Option - Tecnologias de Apoio Summer Semester
Option - Família e Cuidado Informal Summer Semester
Option - Desenvolvimento Comunitário Summer Semester
Seminários de Integração Summer Semester
Specialized Themes In Occupational Therapy Winter Semester
Metodologias de Investigação em Terapia Ocupacional Winter Semester
2º Year
Curricular unit Period ECTS
Proj. Intervention In Occupational Therapy / Prof. Training Semester
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 ESTSP