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Master Degree Course in Sociology and Health

InformationThe course/CS does not admit students in 2014/2015.

The Master in Sociology and Health, results from a partnership between the University of Porto Medical School and the Faculty of Arts, presents a program of postgraduate training oriented to the improvement of knowledge about social and health dynamics, allowing for the training and the strengthening of a specific scientific research field directed towards understanding population health.

The Master main objective is to create the skills that allow for the critical and strategically thinking and acting about cross-cutting issues related to health and society.

It aims at providing the students with conceptual and methodological tools, available in extended and multidisciplinary contexts related to social and organizational intervention in health, and to provide them with skills of analysis in research topics related to the social dimension of health.

The master is specially aimed at students with degrees in Sociology, Health Technologies, Nursing, Management, Economy, among others.

: Graduates (1st or 2nd cycles). 

Formative Offer for the school year 2015/ 2016_More information HERE.


Post Graduate Courses FMUP 2014/2015 – Information on-line.





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: M230
Director: Henrique de Barros
Acronym: MSS
Academic Degree: Master
Type of course/cycle of study: Masters Degree
Start: 2009/2010
Duration: 4 Semesters

Study Plan

Involved Organic Units


  • Master degree in Sociology and Health (120 ECTS credits)
  • Sociology and Health (60 ECTS credits)

Predominant Scientific Areas

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