Post Graduate Degree in Medicines and Herbal HealthProducts

General Objectives of the Course

The course “Medicines and Herbal Health Products” is intended to continuously train professionals in the pharmaceutical professional activity in order to provide and update scientific and technical knowledge which are specific and essential to handle and use medicines and other herbal health products.

Admission Requirements

Having a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences is the admission qualification to this course;
The course’s Coordination Commission may also admit to this course holders of other Bachelor’s Degrees whose curriculum demonstrates an adequate basic scientific preparation.
Maximum number of students admitted: 25.
This course is delivered only if it has a minimum of 10 students.

Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.

Professional Goals

Not applicable

Mode of Study

The course is delivered in full time or part time attendance and daytime schedule.

Teaching / Evaluation language(s)


Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading


Learning Objectives and Intended Skills

Provide multidisciplinary scientificknowledge, ethnopharmacological, phytochemical, phytotherapeutic and technological knowledge, which allow to support dispensing, advice, follow up and therapeutic monitoring of herbal medicines.

Course Coordinator(s)

Lígia Maria Ribeiro Pires Salgueiro da Silva Couto

Recognition of Prior Learning

The provisions of article 45 in the Decree Law no. 74/2006, 24th March, with the words of Decree Law no.107/2008, 25th June shall apply.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

The legal framework for the qualification is established by the decrees: Decree-Law no. 74/2006, 24th March, amended and republished by the decree: DL no 107/2008, 25th June; Ordinance no. 782/2009, 23rd de July.

Graduation Requirements

This course is organized into teaching modules and it covers the elaboration of monographs.

Access to Further Studies

After obtaining a graduate you can advance to the second cycle of studies.

Study Programme

Medicines and Herbal Health Products

Academic year

Course Type
Non Degree Course

Qualification Awarded: Diploma/Certificate

Duration: 1 Trimester(s)

ECTS Credits: 15.0


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