Master in Health Sciences

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Published: 24/05/2017 - 11:32
Last modification: 24/06/2017 - 10:02


The Academic Master Degree course of the PPCSA has a duration from 12 to 24 months and operates on a yearly regime of subject credits. Each credit corresponds to 15 hours of theoretical or 30 hours of practical class. The title of Master in Health Science will be conferred upon those students that have completed the following stages:    

  • Compliance with the number of credits per subject, as regulated by the program and Institution.
  • Approval in the qualification exam.
  • Approval in the Masters dissertation, through an examination board, within the period established by the Program.    

For the conclusion of the Master Degree in Health Science, aimed at the title of Master Degree, it is necessary a total of 40 credits, distributed in the following manner:

  1. Disciplines/Subjects: 13 credits;
  2. Qualification Exam: 03 credits;
  3. Doctorate Defense: 24 credits. 

The minimum duration for the Master Degree in Health Science is 12 months and the maximum is 24 months. 

Obligatory Subjects:
Methodology and research ethics in the Area of Health

Obligatory Subjects in accordance with the line of research:
General Epidemiology – Line of Research 1
Clinical Epidemiology – Line of Research 2
Pathophysiology 1 and Pathophysiology 2– Line of Research 3

Optional disciplines/subjects:
Methodology Higher Education Applied to Health
Automated Bibliographic Research in Health Sciences
Research Seminar
Special Topics Clinical Epidemiology 1
Special Topics Clinical Epidemiology 2
Special Topics Clinical Epidemiology 3

Obs.: The student should enroll in the items below in order to achieve validation for credits:
Masters dissertation
Teaching Internship in Graduation 1 (scholarship students)
Qualification Exam
Proficiency in Foreign Language 1

Minimum Duration: 
12 meses
Maximum Duration: 
24 meses
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