Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Course Type:
Bachelor’s Programme

Programme Introduction

This programme aims to train graduates with knowledge and skills in the biological, physical, social and behavioral sciences that support Occupational Therapy.

The Undergraduate in Occupational Therapy is certified by
World Federation of Occupational Therapists

Programme Coordinator

Maria Dulce das Neves Gomes









Morning & Afternoon


8 semesters


General contingent: 35
International student contingent: 1

DGES certification



This course aims to train graduates by exposing them to knowledge and skills in the biological, physical, social and behavioral sciences that support Occupational Therapy, making them able to:

  • ­ Establish an intervention program, based on appropriate techniques and methods of diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation (identifying changes in areas of the field of occupational therapy that interfere or enable the involvement and participation in meaningful occupations), to obtain the informed participation of the subjects in the process of prevention, rehabilitation and social reintegration, using meaningful activities selected, structured and adapted to the pre­defined goals, taking into account the psychosocial, economic, cultural and environmental contexts;
  • ­ Manage human and material resources by promoting a culture of responsibility and teamwork in order of quality of service ;
  • Develop and participate in research projects with the goal of the development of the profession and health in general, acting legally and ethically.

Study Plan

ECTS: 240

Entry Requirements

For further information about international students’ applications,
please see International Applicants
or contact the International Students’ Office by email at: estudante.internacional@ipleiria.pt


State: Accredited
Number of years of accreditation: 6
Publication date: 07/06/2022

A3ES Accreditation

Application Fee


Enrolment Fee

General contingent:  30€
International student contingent:  100€

Tuition Fee

General contingent: 697 €
International student contingent:  3000€

Online Application

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