Medicina Dentária 


About the program/cycle of studies

The integrated master's degree in Dentistry is suitable for the Bologna process, according to the Order of the Director-General for Higher Education No. 18 755-F / 2007, of 12 June 2007, published in Diário da República, 2nd series, no. 160, of 21 August, registered under no. R / B - AD - 983/2007.

All those who successfully complete the course units that make up the course syllabus correspond to 300 ects, for a total of 8400 hours, of which 4083 hours are in person, including Internships.

The study cycle complies with Directive 2005/36 / EC, of 7 September 2005, of the European Parliament and the European Council.

Study cycle accredited by A3ES for 6 years (ACEF, decision of 14-01-2020).

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Academic Degree

Course accredited by A3ES on 14-01-2020 (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


Applies to all candidates who do not hold citizenship /relatives of any country that is a Member State of the European Union; or have not been legal residents in Portugal for more than two years.


  •  Completed secondary school;
  •  Document certifying that the candidate has a national exam of Biology in is education system with the minimum mark of approved in order to substitute our national access exam of Biologia e Geologia, and the respective contents, or take the exam in CESPU


Application Regimes:

General Access: Students who hold a foreign secondary diploma legally equivalent to the Portuguese secondary education. The Portuguese admission exams can be replaced by the equivalent final exams or school-leaving exams required for each degree, duly recognized DGES (Artigo 20º do Decreto-Lei n.º 296-A/98)1.

+23 years old Regime: Students aged over 23 can be admitted to higher education if they successfully completed the special entrance examination that evaluates the capacity to attend higher education courses at CESPU educational establishments, according to the law (DL 64/2006 de 21 de março, alterado pelo Decreto-Lei n.º 113/2014, de 16-07)

 Changing of Course/Institution: Is the act by which a student applies to the same or a different degree from that of the last registration, in the same or in a different institution of higher education, whether or not there was an interruption of the registration in accordance with the Portaria n.º 181-D/2015,  19 of June.

Holder of a Degree: Holders of a Bachelor, master or doctor degree obtained in national or foreign higher education institutions, as long as recognized by Decree law nº66 / 2018  (Decreto-Lei n.º 113/2014, de 16-07)


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)


Course duration

5 years - 10 semesters - 300 ECTS



Joaquim Ferreira Moreira



D.R. Notice no. 2549/2019, 24 january


Main scientific areas


No. Compulsory

Dental Sciences


Biological and Biochemistry








Social and Behavioural Sciences