Postgraduate Courses

Occupational Health

ENSP-NOVA

GENERAL INFORMATION

The 58th Post-Graduation Course in Occupational Medicine (COM) has the duration of one year and will begin by 2nd in October 2018 and conclusion by the end of July 2019.

The curricular part of the COM is of mandatory attendance, due to the mandatory curricular units (UC) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, between 16.30 and to 22.10 hours. The optional CUs are held on Wednesday in the same schedule or Saturday in the morning.

The COM requires a minimum of 10 registrations and a maximum of 20, including any supernumerary vacancies.

The organization, operation, activities and other aspects related to the COM are defined in the respective Regulation.

The COM is taught at the National School of Public Health (NSPH) from Nova University in Lisbon.

The recommended bibliography to be used by the students is in Portuguese and English, and therefore it is indispensable some degree of proficiency in these languages.

 

COURSE COORDINATION

The Coordinator of the Occupational Medicine Course is Prof. Doctor Antonio de Sousa Uva and the Deputy Coordinator is Prof. Doctor Ema Leite.

 

Curricular PLAN

1st Semester
 Mandatory Curricular Units ECTS
Fundamentals of Public Health

4

Epidemiology

4

Statistic

4

Fundamentals of Occupational Health

3

Legislation and Organization of Occupational Health

3

Risk Assessment and Management in Occupational Health

4

Optional [choose 8 ECTS from the ENSP PUCO offer]
 
2nd Semester
Mandatory Curricular Units ECTS
Methods of Social Investigation in Health

4

Ergonomy

3

Pathology and Occupational Clinics

6

Work Toxicology 

5

Work Physiology

3

Case Studies in Occupational Medicine

3

Health and Safety at Work in Health Units

3

Thematic Seminars

3

TOTAL 60

 

FULL TIME

Duration 1 year

 1 year (60 ECTS)

Beginning in 2nd October 2018

Conclusion until 31st July 2019

 

Mandatory Curricular Units

 Tuesday - 16:30h to 22:10h Thursday - 22:10h

Optional Curricular Units

 Wednesday (afternoon) and/or Saturday morning

SUMMARY OF DATES

1st Phase

Application: 7th May - 29th June

Selection: 2nd July - 12th July

Registration: Until July 27 (and after list of admissions publication)

 

2nd Phase

[Will only take place if the total number of vacancies is not filled in the 1st phase]

Application: 13th July - 7th September

Selection: 11th September - 14 September

Registration: Until September 28 (and after list of admissions publication)

 

APPLICATION:

The application is submitted online, by completing the application form, which includes a biographical questionnaire and motivation and professional project of the candidate; documentation proving the qualifications’ degree or equivalent and other curricular elements that the candidate deems relevant should be attached.

The application period runs from 7th May to 29th June 2018. In case of questions the Academic Services of the ENSP-UNL are open between 11.00 and 12.30 and from 13.30 to 18.30 (telephone: 21 751 21 00/21; e-mail: academicos@ensp.unl.pt).

In the event of vacancies, a second phase of applications can be open between 13th July and 7th September 2018.

 

SELECTION:

Candidates are selected through the curricular analysis and can be submitted to an elimination test (individual interview) by a jury created for this purpose.

The interviews are planned to take place between 4th and 6th July.

Registration will be admitted to applicants approved in selection tests, which will be included on a nominal list published until 11th July 2018.

Admitted candidates must register (online) within the period between the publication of the candidate’s admission list and 27th July.

Each module requires a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 20 applications.

In case of a second phase of applications opens, the interviews will be conducted between 11th and 14th September 2018. Admitted candidates must register (online) within the period between the publication of the candidate’s admission list and 28th September 2018.

 

TUITION & FEES

Application fee - €51.00