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 3 years with conditions (ACEF, decision of 07-02-2018).

More information at: http://www.a3es.pt/pt/resultados-acreditacao/medicina-dentaria-9 

 

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 STUDENT REGIME

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.

Requirements:

  •   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

STUDENTS WITH EUROPEAN NATIONALITY

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)
Portuguese

 

Course duration

5 years - 10 semesters - 300 ECTS

 

Coordinator

Joaquim Ferreira Moreira

 

Legislation

Aviso nº 2549/2019 de 24/01/2019 

 

Main scientific areas

Areas

No. Compulsory
  Credits

Dental Sciences

178,5

Biological and Biochemistry

87,5

Medicine

20

Physics

6

Statistics

5

Social and Behavioural Sciences

3

 

 

 

 

GRADUATION IN DENTISTRY   |  1st YEAR

CURRICULAR UNITS

SCIENTIFIC AREA

DURATION

WORKING TIME (Hours)

ECTS

Contact

Human Anatomy I

CBiol

Semester

T: 26; PL: 52

7

Human Anatomy II

CBiol

Semester

T: 26; PL: 52

7

General Biochemistry

CBq

Semester

T: 39; TP: 26; PL: 26

8

General Microbiology

CBiol

Semester

T: 39; PL: 39

7

Cell and Molecular Biology I

CBiol

Semester

T: 26; PL: 26

6

Cell and Molecular Biology II

CBiol

Semester

T: 26; PL: 26

6

Biophysics

CFQ

Semester

T: 26; PL: 26

6

Introduction to Dentistry

CDent

Semester

T: 26; TP: 13

3

Research Methodologies and Statistics

CBiom

Semester

T: 26; TP: 26

5

Histology and General Embryology

CBiol

Semester

T: 26; TP: 26

5

 

 

GRADUATION IN DENTISTRY   |   2nd YEAR

CURRICULAR UNITS

SCIENTIFIC AREA

DURATION

WORKING TIME (Hours)

ECTS

Contact

Physiology I

CBiol

Semester

T: 26; PL: 26

5

Physiology II

CBiol

Semester

T: 26; PL: 26

5

Biopathology I

CBiom

Semester

T: 26; TP: 26

4,5

Biopathology II

CBiom

Semester

T: 26: TP: 26

4,5

Oral Morphology I

CDent

Semester

T: 26: PL: 26

5

Oral Morphology II

CDent

Semester

T: 26; PL: 26

5

Human Genetics

CBiol

Semester

T: 26; TP: 26

5

Immunology

CBiol

Semester

T: 26; TP: 13; PL: 13

4,5

Dental Materials

CDent

Semester

T: 13; PL: 26

4,5

Preventive and Community Dentistry I

CDent

Semester

T: 13; PL: 26

4

Preventive and Community Dentistry II

CDent

Semester

T: 13; PL: 26

4

Auxiliary Means of Diagnostic I

CDent

Semester

T: 13; PL: 26

4

Head and Neck Anatomy

CBiol

Semester

T: 26; PL: 26

5

 

GRADUATION IN DENTISTRY   |   3rd YEAR

CURRICULAR UNITS

SCIENTIFIC AREA

DURATION

WORKING TIME (Hours)

ECTS

Contact

Dentistry Techniques I

CDent

Semester

T: 15; TP: 22,5

3

Dentistry Techniques II

CDent

Semester

T: 15; TP: 22,5

3

Endodontics Techniques I

CDent

Semester

T: 15; PL: 22,5

3

Endodontics Techniques II

CDent

Semester

T: 15; PL: 22,5

4

Fix Prosthesis

CDent

Semester

T: 15; PL: 22,5

3

Occlusion and ATM

CDent

Semester

T: 15; PL: 22,5

3

Odontopediatrics

CDent

Semester

T: 15; PL: 22,5

4

Forensic Odontology and Professional Legislation

CBiom

Semester

T: 30

2

Removal Prosthesis

CDent

Semester

T: 15; PL: 45

5

Periodontology

CDent

Semester

T: 15; PL: 22,5

4

Surgery Techniques and Oral Anesthesia

CDent

Semester

T: 15; PL: 22,5

4

Pharmacology I

CBiom

Semester

T: 30; PL: 22,5

4

Pharmacology II

CBiom

Semester

T: 30; PL: 22,5

4

Introduction to Orthodontics

CDent

Semester

T: 30; PL: 22,5

4

Medical Emergencies

CBiom

Semester

T: 15; P: 15

3

Psychology and Communication Techniques

CSC

Semester

T: 15; TP: 45

3

Auxiliary Means of Diagnostic II

CDent

Semester

T: 30; PL: 22,5

4

 

GRADUATION IN DENTISTRY   |   4th YEAR

CURRICULAR UNITS

SCIENTIFIC AREA

DURATION

WORKING TIME (Hours)

ECTS

Contact

Odontopediatrics Clinic I

CDent

Semester

T: 30; P: 60

6

Odontopediatrics Clinic II

CDent

Semester

T: 30; P: 60

6

Periodontal and Surgical Clinic I

CDent

Semester

T: 45; P: 60

6

Periodontal and Surgical Clinic II

CDent

Semester

T: 45; P: 60

6

Conservative Clinic  I

CDent

Semester

T: 30; P: 60

6

Conservative Clinic  II

CDent

Semester

T: 30; P: 60

6

Oral Rehabilitation Clinic I

CDent

Semester

T: 30; P: 60

6

Oral Rehabilitation Clinic II

CDent

Semester

T: 30; P: 60

6

Therapeutical Pharmacology

CBiom

Semester

T: 45

3

Propedeutic and Medical Pathology

CBiom

Semester

T: 30; TP: 45

5

Medical Specialities

CBiom

Semester

T: 60

4

 

GRADUATION IN DENTISTRY   |   5th YEAR

CURRICULAR UNITS

SCIENTIFIC AREA

DURATION

WORKING TIME (Hours)

ECTS

Contact

Odontopediatrics Clinic III

CDent

Annual

P: 150;S:30

8

Periodontal and Surgical Clinic III

CDent

Annual

P: 120; S: 60

8

Conservative Clinic III

CDent

Annual

P: 180

8

Oral Rehabilitation Clinic III

CDent

Annual

P: 180

8

Internship in General Dentistry Clinic

CDent

Annual

E: 180

9

Internship in Hospital

CDent

Annual

E: 120

7

Intership in Comunity Oral Health

CDent

Annual

E: 120

7

Dissertation

CDent

Annual

OT:36

5

T – Theoretical

P - Practical

TP – Theoretical and Practical

PL –Practical and Laboratorial

S – Seminar

OT – Tutorial Orientation

E - Training