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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 Mental Health: this area of specialization is designed to contribute to the technical and scientific development of Occupational Therapy, promoting the qualified training of Occupational Therapists and leading to the implementation of advanced and specialized professional practices, as well as to the production of knowledge in the context of Mental Health and the psychosocial rehabilitation of socially-excluded groups with difficulties in psychosocial functioning, particularly people with psychiatric dysfunctions.


Número: R/A-Ef818/2011/AL01
N.º Despacho/Portaria: Despacho n.º 1361/2017 (2.ª Série),
1º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
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
Option - Intervenção Escolar Summer Semester
Seminários de Integração Summer Semester
Evidência em Terapia Ocupacional - Saúde Mental Summer Semester
Specialized Themes In Occupational Therapy Winter Semester
Metodologias de Investigação em Terapia Ocupacional Winter Semester
2º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Proj. Intervention In Occupational Therapy / Prof. Training - Projeto de Intervenção em Terapia Ocupacional Semester
Proj. Intervention In Occupational Therapy / Prof. Training - Estágio de Natureza Profissional 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