Mest Podiatria Infantil

 

About the program/cycle of studies

Specialization and complementarity of studies in the field of podiatry, particularly in the primary, palliative, corrective, and compensatory foot care in children, are essential in order for Podiatry professionals who are engaged in the multidisciplinary of these pathologies, to assemble the greatest capacity for intervention on behalf of the patient and public health.

Paediatric Podiatry is a specialisation in the field of Podiatry that includes the diagnosis and treatment of the foot and walking abnormalities in children. It deals with current pathologies regarding the foot and prevents the appearance of future problems.

 

Academic Degree

Polytechnic Education, Master's Degree, 2nd cycle of studies leading to a Master's degree, ISCED Level 5.

 

Entry requirements

Applicants to a 2nd cycle of studies leading to a Master's Degree must: a) hold a Bachelor's Degree or a legal equivalent; b) hold a foreign academic degree that is considered to meet the criteria of the Bachelor's degree by the Scientific Committee of the institution of higher education they are applying to; c) have an academic, scientific, or professional curriculum that is judged to be sufficient proof of their ability to fulfil the requirements of this cycle of studies by the Scientific Committee of the institution of higher education they are applying to.

  

Official languages

English (minimum 10 students)

French (minimum 10 students)

Portuguese

 

Course duration

2 years - 4 semesters - 120 ECTS

 

Coordinator

Fernando Miguel Dias de Oliveira

 

Legislation

D.R. Notice no.11272/2009, of 23 June

 

Main scientific areas

Areas

No. Compulsory
 
Credits

Sciences of Podiatry

84

Medicine

24

Computer Sciences

12

 

 

 

MASTER DEGREE IN PAEDIATRIC PODIATRY 

                CURRICULAR UNITS

  SCIENTIFIC AREA

  DURATION

   WORKING TIME (Hours)

     ECTS

 TOTAL

       CONTACT

 

 1st YEAR – 1st semester

 

 Pain in Children

Medicine

Annual

267

T: 60

10

 Children's Orthopaedics

Podiatry Sciences

Annual

320

TP:45; S:45

12

 Biomechanics and Child Ortopodiatry

Podiatry Sciences

Annual

320

TP:45; S:45

12

 Pediatric Basics

Medicine

Annual

375

TP:45; S:45

14

 Children's Dermatology

Podiatry Sciences

Annual

320

TP:45; S:45

12

 

 2nd YEAR

 

 Professional Stage

Podiatry Sciences

Annual

1620

S:30; OT:60; E:630

60

 

T – Theoretical

TP – Theoretical and Practical

PL – Practical and Laboratorial 

OT – Tutorial Orientation

S - Seminars

E – Clinical Stage/teaching