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Master Programme in Medical Informatics

InformationCourse/CS accredited by the Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES).

Medical Informatics studies the theoretical aspects of information sciences, specific to the understanding of biomedical data, information, and knowledge, and the application of information technologies in health systems, to increase the safety, effectiveness, efficiency, equity, and availability of health care.
This second cycle of studies covers a variety of scientific and technical subjects: electronic medical records in primary and tertiary care, coding and classification systems for diagnoses and procedures, health ICT standards, signal and image processing, and electronic communications between health care providers, among others.
The program is specially designed either for computer engineers and computer scientists or doctors, nurses, radiology technicians, and other professionals in the Health Care or Computer Science fields.




Postgraduate Education Unit

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General information

Official Code: 9525
Director: Ricardo Correia
Codiretor: Inês Dutra
Acronym: MIM
Academic Degree: Master
Type of course/cycle of study: Masters Degree
Start: 2006/2007
Duration: 4 Semesters

Study Plan

Involved Organic Units


  • Master Programme in Medical Informatics (120 ECTS credits)
  • Specialization in Medical Informatics (60 ECTS credits)

Predominant Scientific Areas

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