As a main objective, this course intent to prepare students for the production of knowledge in the field of health, in general, and in the field of physiotherapy, in particular, always guided by an ethical attitude. Consequently, the main component of the course consists of the preparation of a doctoral thesis with original results attesting the candidate's capacity to perform high quality research, with a clear contribution to the extension of the knowledge in the area of physiotherapy. Once this knowledge should be made available to the scientific community through the publication in indexed international scientific journals, it is also an objective of this course to enable students to communicate with their peers and with the academic community.
In addition to deepening the skills obtained during the 1st and/or 2nd study cycles, at the end of this PhD course the students will have acquired:
(i) accept the existence of multiple research opportunities,
(ii) formulate problems and research goals,
(iii) assess, systematize and decide the most appropriate conduct
(iv) identify and select appropriate information sources,
(v) examine critically new and complex ideas,
(vi) construct valid instruments for data collection and
(vii) prepare scientific documents, such as articles, reports, dissertations and theses;
1- Candidates that can apply for registration and enrolment in this course:
2-Candidates must have a good domain, spoken and written, of the English language.
-National Students and International CPLP (Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries) Students
|Type of course/cycle of study:||Doctoral Degree|