Master’s Degree in Community Nursing

Course presentation

The Master’s Degree in Community Nursing aims to:
Ensure the acquisition of scientific, technical, human and cultural skills, so that professionals are able to provide specialized assistance to the individual, family, groups and community;
To enable the nurse to integrate multidisciplinary teams that promote highly specialized care in the field of Community Nursing;
To qualify for the development of research in the field of Community Nursing, contributing to the creation of scientific evidence.


With the objectives of this Master’s Degree, directed to the area of Community Nursing, we intend that students throughout the course develop the following competencies::

To acquire scientific, technical, human and ethical knowledge and skills necessary to provide care in Community Nursing;
Develop appropriate relational and communication skills for individuals, groups and / or communities; longo da vida;
Demonstrate critical and reflective capacity that allows for personal and professional development throughout life;
Develop resource management capacities in order to design, plan, carry out and evaluate community intervention programs;
Demonstrate humanistic principles of respect for values, customs, religions and all other aspects provided for in the Code of Ethics of Nurses looking for excellence in professional practice.


1st YEAR

Curricular UnitScientific areaOrganization of the Curricular YearWork hoursECTS
Advanced Nursing7231st semester17550257
Nursing Management7231st semester752010 3
Health Promotion7201st semester752010 3
Nursing Research7231st semester10015304
Personal and Interpersonal Communication3191st semester7520103
Community Nursing I7231st semester17570357
Epidemiology in Public Health7201st semester7515153
Community Nursing II7232nd semester 5510157
Community and Family Intervention7232nd semester75 24103
Curricular Stage I – Planning and Management in Primary Health Care7232nd semester 25014410
Curricular Stage II – Community Intervention7232nd semester 25014410

2nd YEAR

Optional Curricular UnitCurricular UnitScientific areaOrganization of the Curricular YearWork hoursECTS
Option 1Dissertation7233rd semester75014430
Option 2Work Project7233rd semester75014430
Option 3Final Report Curricular Stage: Nursing in Integrated Health Care and Social Support or School Health or Occupational Health7233rd semester7503607230

Final Report




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Cover-ESSV-A4-Master / Monograph-PDF
Cover-ESSV – CD
Cover-ESSV-A3-Master / Monograph-PDF

Access conditions

They can apply for the study cycle (under the terms of article 17 of Decree-Law no. 74/2006, dated March 24, republished by Decree-Law no. 65/2018, of August 16 ):
a) Holders of the degree of licenciado or legal equivalent;
b) Holders of a foreign higher academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this Process;
c) Holders of a foreign higher academic degree that is recognized as satisfying the objectives of the degree of licenciado by the scientific body competent of the higher education institution where they wish to be admitted;
d) Holders of a school, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as attesting to the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the scientific body that is legally competent in the higher education institution where they wish to be admitted.

More information

Dispatch nº11326 / 2017

Course Code
Application online
Candidate Portal

3 semesters
Course coordinator
Cláudia Chaves, PhD
Application fee
€ 20.00
Tuition fees
Registration – € 50.00/ per academic year
School Insurance – € 4.36/ per academic year
Normal student € 1,050.00/ per academic year and tuition
International student € 1,600.00/ per academic year and tuition
Status: Accredited
Process no .: ACEF/1516/0900647
Number of years of accreditation: 6
Date of publication: 25-06-2017
Accreditation A3ES
Script for self-evaluation
DGES Registration
Status: Accredited
Registration number: R/A -Cr 24/2010/AL01
Date of registration: 18-10-2017


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