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Master Degree Course in Psychiatry and Mental Health

InformationThe course/CS does not admit students in 2022/2023.
InformationCourse/CS accredited by the Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES).

 Aiming to train and promote scientific research in Psychiatry and Mental Health, this program provides knowledge on research methodology and its adequacy to psychiatric clinical practice, fundamental aspects of functional neuroanatomy, neuronal development, and neurogenesis, as well as the signs and symptoms that characterize severe psychiatric syndromes in various age groups.
In the course, subjects covered include research methodology, abnormal behavior, biological psychiatry, general psychopathology, psychiatric pathology, liaison and psychosomatic psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, gerontopsychiatry, clinical sexology, mental health, culture and social sciences, and psychodynamic psychotherapy.
Intended for graduates in Medicine or other fields of Health Sciences, the program also encourages reflection on current problems and issues in society and their translation and impact on human behavior.


Postgraduate Education Unit

Telf: (+351) 220 426 976
 E: posgraduacao@med.up.pt

General information

Official Code: 6492
Director: Lia Fernandes
Acronym: MPSIQ
Academic Degree: Master
Type of course/cycle of study: Masters Degree
Start: 1982/1983
Duration: 4 Semesters

Study Plan


  • Master Degree Course in Psychiatry and Mental Health (120 ECTS credits)
  • Psychiatry and Mental Health (60 ECTS credits)

Predominant Scientific Areas

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