Medicina Dentária 

 

About the program/cycle of studies

The Integrated Master's Degree in Dentistry is structured according to the Bologna process, in accordance with Order no. 18 755-F/2007 of 12 June 2007, by the Directorate General for Higher Education (DGES), published in the 2nd series of the Diário da República, no. 160, of 21 August, registered with the no. R/B - AD - 983/2007.

To obtain a Master's Degree in Dentistry, students must successfully conclude all subjects in the study plan for this course, corresponding to 300 ECTS, for a total of 8,400 hours, 4083 of which are face-to-face, including the internship.

The cycle of studies is in conformity with the European Parliament and the European Council. Directive 2005/36/CE, of 7 September 2005.

 

Academic Degree

Course accredited by A3ES on 02-03-2011 (CEF); University Education - 2nd cycle of integrated studies leading to a Master's degree.

 

Type of recognition

The Master's Degree allows students to practice dentistry pending registration with the respective professional association.

 

Entry requirements

International applicants for admission and enrolment in the Bachelor's degree and Integrated Masters, must:

  • hold a qualification granting them access to higher education, such as a diploma or certificate issued by a competent authority, which attests to the successful completion of an educational programme, and authorises them to apply for and enrol in higher education in the country where it was conferred; or
  • hold a secondary education degree legally equivalent to the Portuguese secondary education.

Under the regulations for international students, candidates must take an exam at CESPU. (Decree-Law no. 36/2014)

 

Official languages

English (minimum 20 students for the first year and in exceptional cases may extend to the second year)
French  (minimum 20 students for the first year and in exceptional cases may extend to the second year)
Portuguese

 

Course duration

5 years - 10 semesters - 300 ECTS

 

Coordinator

Joaquim Ferreira Moreira

 

Legislation

D.R. Notice no. 21 866/2011, of 7 October

 

Main scientific areas

Areas

No. Compulsory
 
Credits

Dental Sciences

182

Biological Sciences

62.5

Biomedical Sciences

39.5

Biochemical Sciences

8

Physical and Chemical Sciences

5

Social and Behavioural Sciences

3



 

 

 

 

GRADUATION IN DENTISTRY   |  1st YEAR

CURRICULAR UNITS

SCIENTIFIC AREA

DURATION

WORKING TIME (Hours)

ECTS

Total

Contact

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

Human Anatomy I

CBiol

Semester

196

T: 26; PL: 52

7

Human Anatomy II

CBiol

Semester

196

T: 26; PL: 52

7

General Biochemistry

CBq

Semester

224

T: 39; TP: 26; PL: 26

8

General Microbiology

CBiol

Semester

196

T: 39; PL: 39

7

Cell and Molecular Biology I

CBiol

Semester

168

T: 26; PL: 26

6

Cell and Molecular Biology II

CBiol

Semester

168

T: 26; PL: 26

6

Biophysics

CFQ

Semester

140

T: 26; PL: 26

5

Introduction to Practice in Dentistry

CDent

Semester

84

T: 26; TP: 13

3

Research Methodologies and Statistics

CBiom

Semester

168

T: 26; TP: 26

6

Histology and General Embryology

CBiol

Semester

140

T: 26; TP: 26

5

 

 

GRADUATION IN DENTISTRY   |   2nd YEAR

CURRICULAR UNITS

SCIENTIFIC AREA

DURATION

WORKING TIME (Hours)

ECTS

Total

Contact

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

Physiology I

CBiol

Semester

 140

T: 26; PL: 26

5

Physiology II

CBiol

Semester

140

T: 26; PL: 26

5

Biopathology I

CBiom

Semester

126

T: 26; TP: 26

4,5

Biopathology II

CBiom

Semester

126

T: 26: TP: 26

4,5

Oral Morphology I

CDent

Semester

140

T: 26: PL: 26

5

Oral Morphology II

CDent

Semester

140

T: 26; PL: 26

5

Human Genetics

CBiol

Semester

140

T: 26; TP: 26

5

Immunology

CBiol

Semester

126

T: 26; TP: 13; PL: 13

4,5

Dental Materials

CDent

Semester

126

T: 13; PL: 26

4,5

Preventive and Community Dentistry I

CDent

Semester

112

T: 13; PL: 26

4

Preventive and Community Dentistry II

CDent

Semester

112

T: 13; PL: 26

4

Auxiliary Means of Diagnostic I

CDent

Semester

112

T: 13; PL: 26

4

Head and Neck Anatomy

CBiol

Semester

 140

T: 26; PL: 26

5

 

GRADUATION IN DENTISTRY   |   3rd YEAR

CURRICULAR UNITS

SCIENTIFIC AREA

DURATION

WORKING TIME (Hours)

ECTS

Total

Contact

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

Operative Dentistry

CDent

Semester

168

T: 30; PL: 45

6

Endodontics Techniques I

CDent

Semester

84

T: 15; PL: 22,5

3

Endodontics Techniques II

CDent

Semester

112

T: 15; PL: 45

4

Fix Prosthesis

CDent

Semester

84

T: 15; PL: 22,5

3

Occlusion and ATM

CDent

Semester

84

T: 15; PL: 22,5

3

Odontopediatrics

CDent

Semester

112

T: 15; PL: 22,5

4

Forensic Odontology and Professional Legislation

CBiom

Semester

70

T: 45

2,5

Removal Prosthesis

CDent

Semester

140

T: 15; PL: 45

5

Periodontology

CDent

Semester

112

T: 15; PL: 22,5

4

Surgery Techniques and Oral Anesthesia

CDent

Semester

112

T: 15; PL: 22,5

4

Pharmacology I

CBiom

Semester

98

T: 30; PL: 22,5

3,5

Pharmacology II

CBiom

Semester

98

T: 30; PL: 22,5

3,5

Principles of Orthodontics

CDent

Semester

112

T: 30; PL: 22,5

4

Medical Emergencies

CBiom

Semester

84

T: 15; P: 15

3

Psychology and Communication Techniques

CSC

Semester

84

T: 15; TP: 45

3

Auxiliary Means of Diagnostic II

CDent

Semester

126

T: 30; PL: 22,5

4,5

 

GRADUATION IN DENTISTRY   |   4th YEAR

CURRICULAR UNITS

SCIENTIFIC AREA

DURATION

WORKING TIME (Hours)

ECTS

Total

Contact

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

Odontopediatrics Clinic I

CDent

Semester

168

T: 30; P: 60

6

Odontopediatrics Clinic II

CDent

Semester

168

T: 30; P: 60

6

Periodontal and Surgical Clinic I

CDent

Semester

168

T: 45; P: 60

6

Periodontal and Surgical Clinic II

CDent

Semester

168

T: 45; P: 60

6

Conservative Clinic  I

CDent

Semester

168

T: 30; P: 60

6

Conservative Clinic  II

CDent

Semester

168

T: 30; P: 60

6

Oral Rehabilitation Clinic I

CDent

Semester

168

T: 30; P: 60

6

Oral Rehabilitation Clinic II

CDent

Semester

168

T: 30; P: 60

6

Therapeutical Pharmacology

CBiom

Semester

84

T: 45

3

Propedeutic and Medical Pathology

CBiom

Semester

140

T: 30; TP: 45

5

Medical Specialities

CBiom

Semester

112

T: 60

4

 

GRADUATION IN DENTISTRY   |   5th YEAR

CURRICULAR UNITS

SCIENTIFIC AREA

DURATION

WORKING TIME (Hours)

ECTS

Total

Contact

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

Odontopediatrics Clinic III

CDent

Annual

252

P: 180

9

Periodontal and Surgical Clinic III

CDent

Annual

252

P: 120; S: 60

9

Conservative Clinic III

CDent

Annual

252

P: 180

9

Oral Rehabilitation Clinic III

CDent

Annual

252

P: 180

9

Internship in Dentary Clinic

CDent

Annual

280

E: 180

10

Internship in Hospital

CDent

Annual

196

E: 120

7

Intership in Comunity Oral Health

CDent

Annual

196

E: 120

7

T – Theoretical

P - Practical

TP – Theoretical and Practical

PL –Practical and Laboratorial

S – Seminar

E - Training