Master’s Degree in Maternal Health Nursing Obstetrics and Gynecology

Course presentation

The MESMOG course is a course of the 2nd cycle of studies leading to the master degree in Nursing Maternal Obstetrics and Gynecology, with a total of 120 credits and a normal duration of four curricular semesters of student work.


At the end of the study cycle, the master’s degree must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and competences that enable it to:

Integrate specialized nursing knowledge (Nursing in Maternal Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology – NMHOG) that supports a reflexive critical practice allowing the understanding and resolution of problems in new and multidisciplinary contexts;
Reveal research capacity in the production of transformative knowledge of NMHOG practice;
Demonstrate ability to manage and transform complex and unpredictable contexts that require new strategic approaches, including reflections on ethical and social implications and responsibilities;
Communicate information, ideas, problems, reasoning and conclusions in NMHOG nursing in a clear and unambiguous way;
To value the technical, scientific, ethical, relational, cultural and organizational competences, to care for the woman, couple, family and community, to experience or not contexts of transition, throughout the life cycle, to the different levels of prevention, taking responsibility in the team multi-professional;
Reveal specialized skills in the training of nurses and other professionals, as well as in the management of health services;
Develop skills that allow self-learning throughout life, in a self-oriented and autonomous way.


1st YEAR

Curricular UnitScientific areaOrganization of the Curricular YearWork hoursECTS
Advanced Nursing7231st semester17550257
Nursing Management7231st semester7520103
Health Promotion7201st semester7520103
Nursing Research7231st semester10015304
Personal and Interpersonal Communication3191st semester7520103
Maternal Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing I7231st semester250703510
Maternal Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing II7232nd semester350806014
Cultural Anthropology3192nd semester7520103
Delivery and Parenthood Preparation Nursing7232nd semester7510153
Nursing of Neonatology7232nd semester10020104
Seminar on the Promotion of Women’s Health7232nd semester15040206

2nd YEAR

Optional Curricular UnitCurricular UnitScientific areaOrganization of the Curricular YearWork hoursECTS
Option 1Dissertation723Anual150018060
Option 2Work Project723Anual150018060
Option 3Curricular Stage with Final Report in a Maternal Health, Obstetrics e Gynecology Nursing723Anual15008647060

Final Report




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Cover Page-ESSV-A4-Master / Monograph-PDF
Cover-ESSV-A4-Master / Monograph-Word
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 number: 11024/2017

Course Code
Application online
Candidate Portal
4 semesters

Course coordinator
Manuela Ferreira, 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 / 1516/23582
Number of years of accreditation: 6
Date of publication: 05-07-2017
Accreditation A3ES
Script for self-evaluation
DGES Registration
Status: Accredited
Registration number: R/A-Ef721/2011/AL01
Date of registration: 10/31/2017


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