Integrated Master's degree in Medicine

Faculty of Medicine

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Academic year




Course Type

Integrated Study Cycle (1st and 2nd)

Qualification Awarded



6 Year(s)

ECTS Credits



Integrated second cycle

Course Coordinator(s)

Luís Filipe Marreiros Caseiro Alves (uc14831@uc.pt)

ECTS Departmental Coordinator(s)

Marilia Assunção Rodrigues Ferreira Dourado (mdourado@fmed.uc.pt)

Nicole Melanie Farias Dourado (uc16934@uc.pt)

General Objectives of the Course
The aim of undergraduate medical education at the FMUC is to help medical students to acquire a solid and coherent knowledge base associated with the appropriate set of values, attitudes and skills that will enable them to become medical doctors committed to the scientific basis of the art of medicine, the ethical principles and humanitarian approaches that are the foundation of medical practice and to the lifelong improvement of their capabilities to promote the health and well-being of the communities they serve.
Learning Objectives and Intended Skills
Demonstrate: knowledge and skills of basic and clinical sciences in the management of common clinical problems; a comprehensive biopsychosocial approach to assessment and treatment of patients; fundamental knowledge of disease prevention / health promotion; communicate effectively with patients, families, and health professionals; ethical principles in medical practice; professional behavior to personal and interpersonal level, awareness of their own health as well as the potential impact of their behavior on others; effective use of information technologies; self-learning skills; ability to explore research opportunities; skills to teach, honesty and concern for the welfare of patients; commitment to lifelong learning; commitment to continuous improvement of their skills, understanding of problems associated with conflicts of interest; commitment to promoting health and well-being of communities; availability to lead.
Mode of Study
Daytime, full-time and face-to-face
Access to Further Studies
3rd Cycle of studies in the areas of Medicine/Health Sciences or others.
Admission Requirements

- Entry Tests: 02 – Biology and Geology; - 07- Physics and Chemistry; - 19 –Mathematics A;
- Minimum Grades: Secondary Education Grade: 140 points; - Entry Tests: 140 points;
- Calculation Formula: Secondary Education Average Grade: 50%; - Entry Tests: 50%:
- Source: http://www.dges.mec.pt/guias/detcursopi.asp?codc=9813&code=0506

This information does not exempt the consultation of the webpage of the Directorate General of Higher Education (DGES) and/or of the Applicants website. Please, visit the DGES and the Applicants websites

Recognition of Prior Learning
Every student that enrolls in the course may request creditation of prior training, professional or academic, in accordance with the proceedings defined by the University and the Faculty, namely the following: Regulamento nº 191/2014 - Regulamento de Creditação de Formação Anterior e de Experiência Profissional da Universidade de Coimbra - and the applicable laws, namely the Decreto-Lei nº 74/2006, 24th of March, changed by the Decretos-Lei nº 107/2008, 25th of June, nº 230/2009, 14th of September and nº 115/2013, 7th of August, and by the Portaria nº 401/2007, 5th of April.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
DL 74/2006, 24th of March, with subsequent changes introduced by the Order 782/2009, 23rd of July
Professional Goals
Professional practice of Medicine in institutions such as: hospitals, health care centers, clinics and other health care providers; Teaching; Research.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
The regulations regarding the assessment of students are determined by the norms contained in the Regulamento Pedagógico da Universidade de Coimbra and the Regulamento Pedagógico da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra and further relevant legislation.
Graduation Requirements

Requisites for obtaining the qualification: 360 ECTS, including the conclusion of the Estágio Programado e Orientado (Clinical Clerkship) and the Trabalho Final (Final Work) with a Public Dissertation before a Jury.

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
- A3ES
Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior
  • 2015-07-10 a 2016-07-09
R/A-CR 92/2015 - DGES
Direcção Geral de Ensino Superior
  • 2015-07-10