The study plan comprises a teaching component of 78 ECTS and a dissertation with 42 ECTS in two main areas:
-Safety and Emergency
The Master degree is obtained after dissertation's approval in one of the two areas and allows apply for the Professional Competencies Certificate (PCC) in Occupational Safety and Health to the Portuguese Authority for Working Conditions (ACT).
The Master course in Occupational Safety and Hygiene Engineering aims:
The application is allowed to graduates from any academic area. It is, however, made a curricular analysis case by case, to verify the suitability of scientific preparation. It may be required to attendance in an interview.
Please note that MESHO's timetable tend to be after work (Monday to Friday from 18:00 to 22:00h) except for optional course units which, being of candidate choice, may be in daytime. Are also planned some classes on Saturday mornings.
Optional Curricular Units:
The student can choose between 0 and 30 ECTS among optional curricular units (CU) according to the following criteria:
Technology Option: The student can choose, between 0 and 30 ECTS, any UC of an Independent Master or from the last two years (4th and 5th) of any other Master from FEUP. This choice is subject to approval by the Course's Tutor.
Safety and Emergency option: The student must apply for a minimum of 12 ECTS of CU of Emergency area provided by MESHO. Can also choose between 0 and 18 ECTS, any CU of an Independent Master or from the last two years (4th and 5th) of any other Master from FEUP. This last choice is subject to approval by the Course Tutor.
The MESHO is a multidisciplinary study programme,focused on engineering approaches,but with
contributions from other areas of knowledge such as psychology and health sciences.The defined
•Instruct specialised professionals,with the proper skills and with the necessary professional
competencies to develop, coordinate and manage prevention and protection activities against
occupational risks in different economic activity sectors;
•Contribute to the development of R&D activities within a technical and scientific multidisciplinary area
whilst simultaneously socially sensitive;
•To place FEUP as the national leader in a rapidly developing area of knowledge, at a national level, thus
contributing to Portugal’s international visibility in this field.
To achieve these goals, the MESHO is structured in two branches: technology and safety and emergency.
It has a curricular structure with 48 ECTS of mandatory course units (CU), 30ECTS of optional CUs and 42
for the Dissertation.
Candidates with courses lasting more than three years wishing equivalence must, at the end of the application form, check "yes" and attaching the certificates, content and working hours of the CU made in their course and for which claim equivalence.
Master Course: 50 places available (1st and 2nd year. Of these, 20 are for holders of PCC in OSH).
The minimum number of registrations for the Master's functioning is 20 (twenty).
1.st phase: Until 18th January 2017
2.nd phase: 24th March to 24th April 2017
3.rd phase: 30th June to 7th August 2017
Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto
Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto
Edifício F, Sala 211
Tel: (+351) 22 508 1929 (14h00-20h00)
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