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Master Programme in Health Evidence and Decision

InformationThe course/CS does not admit students in 2017/2018.

 CALENDAR 2016.2017

SINGULAR COURSE UNITS - 2º /3º CYCLE STUDIES   2016/2017



OVERVIEW
Decision making in Health, either made by doctors or other professionals, or even by managers or patients, is becoming more dependent of the available information of a great variety of factors – biological, clinical, social or economical.
However, the collection, the production and the evaluation of that information demands a specific knowledge of scientific methodologies and specific themes, which were developed in the last few years, for example: design and validation of questionnaires and health measurement scales; techniques for the evaluation of diagnostic testing and therapeutic interventions; systematic reviews and meta-analysis; sampling methods and data analysis methods in clinical studies and health services.

Areas of specialization:

- Evaluation of Health Technologies :
It aims to study technologies, i.e. – techniques, medicines, equipment or information systems – used by health professional in care-giving. The aim of the assessment of health technologies is to give an answer to questions related to the characteristics of the mentioned technologies – safety, efficiency, applicability, indications, costs, costs-effectiveness and social, ethical and economic consequences of their use.

- Research in Health Services:
It is seen as the study of the health services in the productive, organizational and distributive aspects and the impact of patients’ health status. It aims to approach the necessary methods and knowledge to the study of questions related to the assessment of quality of the services provided, patient and professionals’ satisfaction, access to health care and economical aspect of equity in care-giving and distribution of resources. .

- Clinical Research
The patient is the object and it aims to answer to questions related to clinical medicine, contributing to decision making and knowledge in the field of Health. The questions approached in this area are mainly connected to the study of diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and disease etiology and study of frequency of phenomenon and associated entities.


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POSITIONS

 

Numerus clausus:
Min:6   Max: 12

Positions-12 (including 2 positions under Erasmus Mundus and Brasil/PALOP/CPLP)

1st Phase - 6
2nd Phase – 2 + remaining positions
3rd Phase - + remaining positions

 

 

1st Phase

2nd Phase

3rd Phase

Online Applications

04/04/2016 to 20/04/2016

11/07/2016 to 28/07/2016

4/10/2016 to 6/10/2016

Lists of admitted and non-admitted applicants - provisional results: The lists will be available until

06/05/2016 

06/09/2016

10/10/2016

Prior hearing period


07/05/2016 to 20/05/2016

07/09/2016 to 20/09/2016 

11/10/2016 to 24/10/2016

Lists of admitted and non-admitted applicants (on-line) - definitive results: The lists will be available until

25/05/2016

21/09/2016 

25/10/2016

Admission appeals and complaints (if applicable)

26/05/2016

22/09/2016 

26/10/2016

Registration deadline

01/06/2016 to 08/06/2016

26/09/2016 to 29/09/2016

28/10/2016

 


BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR

Starting Date: 30/09/2016


SCHEDULE
Thursday: 4 pm to 8 pm
Friday 2 pm to 8 pm
Saturday 9 am to 1 pm

Comments

 


FEE

 

FEE

Fee Full Time: Reference value of UP = 1250¤ /year

Fee Part Time:937,5¤ /year

 

FEE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:

Tuition fee for students covered by the International Student Status, approved by Decree-Law 36/2014 of 10 March)

Fee Full Time: 4500¤ /year

Fee Part Time:3375¤ /year

 

Fee Full Time (CPLP): 2250¤ /year

Fee Part Time (CPLP): 1687,5¤ /year


INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS_ MORE INFORMATION HERE!


 To assist the application, you can consult the Guide Support (1)

APPLICATION ONLINE HERE





To assist the registration, you can consult the Guide Support (2)

REGISTRATION ONLINE HERE


Contacts

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Department for Research and Post-Graduate Studies 
Tel.: + 351 22 551 36 76
Fax.: + 351 22 551 36 92
E.Mail - daipg@med.up.pt 

General information

Official Code: 9522
Director: Mário Dinis Ribeiro
Acronym: MEDS
Academic Degree: Master
Type of course/cycle of study: Masters Degree
Start: 2006/2007
Duration: 2 Years

Study Plan

Certificates

  • Master in Health Evidence and Decision - Specialisation in Clinical Investigation. (120 ECTS credits)
  • Master in Health Evidence and Decision - Specialisation in Health Services Investigation. (120 ECTS credits)
  • Master in Health Evidence and Decision - Specialisation in Evaluation of Health Technologies. (120 ECTS credits)
  • Curso de Mestrado em Evidência e Decisão em Saúde (60 ECTS credits)

Predominant Scientific Areas

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