Community Nursing – Area of Nursing Community Health and Public Health

Community Nursing – Area of Nursing Community Health and Public Health

Course Type:
Master’s Programme

Programme Introduction

Community Nursing – Community Health and Public Health Nursing, is an emerging and pressing area, not only because of thepublic health context that we live in, but also because it is the clinical area that has as main focus the prevention of disease andpromoting the health of communities.
Access to this training, at the master’s level, enables professionals to a level of professional demand and clinical rigor, based on anevidence-based practice, which allows them to integrate differentiated multidisciplinary teams with a clear contribution to thecommunity’s health gains.
This master programme responds to the training needs of the community, at the same time that it responds to the actual health challenge, not only in the district, but also nationally.

Programme Coordinator

Teresa Madalena Kraus Brincheiro Hüttel Barros








3 Semesters


General and International student contingent: 20


Edital 2024 (PT Doc)

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The Master in Community Nursing – Area of Community Health and Public Health Nursing, intends to train Specialist Nurses in Community Nursing – area Community Health and Public Health Nursing, namely:

  • Develop a professional, ethical and legal practice in the area of the specialty;
  • Develop compettences the field of continuous quality improvement;
  • Develop compettences in the field of care management;
  • Develop compettences in the field of professional learning development;
  • Establishes, based on the Health Planning methodology, the assessment of the health status of a community;
  • Contributes to the process of empowerment of groups and communities;
  • Integrates the coordination of Health Programs at the community level and in achieving the objectives of the National Health Plan:
  • Cooperates and perfornms epidemiological surveillance of geodemographic scope of a population or community.

Study Plan


Entry Requirements

  1. Holders of a Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification, in Nursing;
  2. Holders of a foreign higher academic degree, conferred following a 1st cycle of studies in Nursing, organized according to the principles of the Bologna process by a State adhering to this Process, with a duration of 240 ECTS;
  3. Holders of a foreign higher education degree who is recognized as meeting the objectives of a nursing degree by the Scientific Council of SHS;
  4. Holders of a scientific or professional curriculum who see the respective title / curriculum previously recognized by the SHSTechnical-scientific Council.


State: Accredited
Number of years of accreditation: 6
Publication date: 31/07/2021

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Enrolment Fee

General contingent: 50 €
International student contingent 100 €

Tuition Fee

General contingent 2.000 €
International student contingen 3.000 €