Integrated Master's degree in Medicine
General Objectives of the CourseThe 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.
National Call for Access and Entry to Higher Education (DGES):
02 Biology and Geology
07 Physics and Chemistry
19 Mathematics A
Application score: 140 points (0-200 scale)
Entry exams: 140 points (0-200 scale)
Secondary school average: 50%
Entry exams: 50%
Group A . Interpersonal Communication
Other forms of access (UC-applicants):
- Change of Institution / Course Pair Schemes;
- Special Contest of Access and Admission to the Degree in Medicine by Holders of a Bachelor's Degree.
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
Professional GoalsProfessional practice of Medicine in institutions such as: hospitals, health care centers, clinics and other health care providers; Teaching; Research.
Mode of StudyDaytime, full-time and face-to-face
Teaching / Evaluation language(s)Portuguese
Examination Regulations, Assessment and GradingThe 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.
Learning Objectives and Intended SkillsDemonstrate: 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.
Luís Filipe Marreiros Caseiro Alves
ECTS Departmental Coordinator(s)
Maria Joana Lima Barbosa Melo
Recognition of Prior LearningRecognition of prior learning is carried out in accordance with the Academic Regulation of the University of Coimbra.
Qualification Requirements and RegulationsDL 74/2006, 24th of March, with subsequent changes introduced by the Order 782/2009, 23rd of July
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.
Access to Further Studies3rd Cycle of studies in the areas of Medicine/Health Sciences or others.
Integrated Study Cycle (1st and 2nd)
DGES Code: 9813
Qualification Awarded: Mestre
Duration: 6 Year(s)
ECTS Credits: 360.0
Category: Integrated second cycle
Call for Applications
- 1st Semester
Start date: 12-09-2022
End date: 17-12-2022
- 2nd Semester
Start date: 06-02-2023
End date: 20-05-2023
- 2015-07-10 a 2021-07-09