Post Graduate Course in Oral Prosthetic Rehabilitation

Faculty of Medicine

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Academic year




Course Type

Non Degree Course

Qualification Awarded



2 Year(s)

ECTS Credits


Course Coordinator(s)

Fernando Alberto Deométrio Rodrigues Alves Guerra (fguerra@ci.uc.pt)

General Objectives of the Course
Teach Biomedical Sciences specially related with Prosthetic Oral Rehabilitation; stimulate and develop a scientific attitude to improve professional interest; teach and understand literature; stimulate research activities and oral / written presentation concerning scientific and clinical results.
Learning Objectives and Intended Skills
To be able to identify the anomalies of the denture, facial structures and both anatomic and physiological conditions; to produce a treatment plan and to foresee its development; to evaluate psychological aspects concerning the performance of Prosthetic Oral Rehabilitation; to take interceptive actions; to perform simple and complex treatments; to use all available resources to improve professional information.
Mode of Study
The course is delivered in full time or part time attendance and daytime schedule.
Access to Further Studies
The Post Graduate Degree in Postgraduate Course in Oral Reabilitation Prosthetics does not grant a degree but it allows the student to have access to a higher level training, namely 2nd cycle studies (Master’s Degree) an 3rd Cycle (PhD).
Admission Requirements

The Postgraduate Course in Prosthetics Oral Reabilitation is intended to graduates in Medicine (with a specialization in Stomatology) and Graduates in Dentistry who wish to practice this activity.
Candidates to this course may only be holders of an integrated 2nd cycle studies diploma, pre Bologna Process Bachelors in Dentistry or in Medicine with a specialization in Stomatology.

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

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.
Professional Goals
The Postgraduate Course in Prosthetic Oral Reabilitation is intended to graduates in Medicine (with a specialization in Stomatology) and Graduates in Dentistry who wish to practice this activity.
This course will give the students the competences to achieve a specialization in Prosthetic Oral Rehabilitation.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
As assessment is a pedagogical activity inseparable from the teaching process, its aim is to establish the students' competencies and knowledge, their critical sense, ability to recognize and resolve problems, as well as their written and oral presentation skills. Students may only register for exams for classes they are currently registered for under the terms of number 6 of article 4 of the University of Coimbra Pedagogical Policy. The following are examples of assessment items: Oral or written exams, written or practical work, individual and group projects that may require an oral defense, as well as class participation. Assessment for each class may include one or more of the above mentioned items. Grading is based on a scale of 0 to 20 and a grade of 10 is required to pass. Whenever assessment includes more than one item, the final grade is calculated by taking into account the relative weight of each item according to a formula published in the course outline under the terms of number 2 of article 7 of the UC Pedagogical Policy.
Graduation Requirements

To accomplish this course it is required a successful assessment in:

a) Lecturers
• Removable prosthetic + Combined prosthetic – 14 ECTS
• Fixed prosthetic – implant prosthetic – 14 ECTS
• Occlusal rehabilitation – 10 ECTS
b) Pre-clinic and Clinic course, Seminars (2nd year) 22 ETCS
• Pre-clinic and Clinic course, Seminars - 60 ETCS

Study Programme
Applications Notice (only in portuguese)
1st Semester
Start date: 04-09-2017
End date: 15-12-2017
2nd Semester
Start date: 05-02-2018
End date: 30-05-2018