University Fernando Pessoa
Admission conditions: master programmes

1. Admissions conditions:

Master degree Specific requirements of the applicants
Business Sciences

Have an undergraduate degree or legal equivalent in areas related to the master’s programme;

Have a scholarly, scientific and/or professional curriculum which is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the Cycle Coordination and by the Direction of the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences of the University.

Civil Engineering Have an undergraduate degree or legal equivalent in Engineering, preferably in Civil Engineering.
Clinical and Health Psychology

Have an undergraduate degree or legal equivalent in Psychology;

Have of a scholarly, scientific and/or professional curriculum which is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the Cycle Coordination and by the Direction of the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences of the Fernando Pessoa University.

Communication Sciences

Have an undergraduate degree or legal equivalent in areas related to the master’s programme;

Have a scholarly, scientific and/or professional curriculum which is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the Cycle Coordination and by the Direction of the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences of the University.

Computer Systems Engineering Have an undergraduate degree or legal equivalent in Engineering, preferably in Computer Engineering.
Criminology

Have an academic education (undergraduate degree or legal equivalent), according to the legislation in force, in the area of Criminology or similar scientific areas (example: Law, Psychology, Economy, Sociology, Anthropology, History, Police Science, Biological Sciences);

Alternatively, have a scholarly, scientific and/or professional curriculum which is recognized as relevant in the area of criminology or similar areas, and which attests to the ability to carry out this cycle of studies by the scientific body of UFP.

Education Sciences: Special Education

Have an academic education (undergraduate degree or legal equivalent), in accordance with the legislation in force, in Educational Sciences or in a scientific area that allows the application to any of the recruitment groups in teacher contests;

Have an academic education (undergraduate degree or legal equivalent), according to the legislation in force, in other specialties such as Psychology, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, or others that interact with Education;

Alternatively, have a scholarly, scientific and/or professional curriculum which is recognized as relevant in the area and which attests to the ability to carry out this cycle of studies by the scientific body of UFP.

Humanitarian Action, Cooperation and Development

Have an undergraduate degree or legal equivalent in areas related to the master’s programme;

Have a scholarly, scientific and/or professional curriculum which is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the Cycle Coordination and by the Direction of the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences of the University.

Justice Psychology: Victims of Violence and Crime

Have an undergraduate degree or legal equivalent in Psychology;

Have a scholarly, scientific and/or professional curriculum which is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the Cycle Coordination and by the Direction of the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences of the Fernando Pessoa University.

Physiotherapy

 Have an academic training (undergraduate degree or legal equivalent), according to the legislation in force, in the area of Physiotherapy;

Alternatively, have a scholarly, scientific and/or professional curriculum which is recognized as relevant in the area of Physiotherapy or similar areas, and which attests to the ability to carry out this cycle of studies by the scientific body of the Higher School of Health of FFP.

Specialized Laboratorial Analysis

Have an academic education (undergraduate degree or legal equivalent), according to the legislation in force, in the area of Clinical Analysis and Public Health, Biomedical Laboratory Sciences, Environmental Health or in a related scientific area;

Alternatively, have a scholarly, scientific and/or professional curriculum which is recognized as relevant in the area, and which attests to the ability to carry out this cycle of studies by the scientific body of the Higher School of Health of FFP.

2. The selection and ranking criteria respect the established in paragraph 2 of article 3, of regulation nr. 557/2018, of the 17th of August.
a) Affinity of the scientific area of the undergraduate degree, or legal equivalent, to the scientific area of the 2nd Cycle of studies to which the application is submitted;
b) Final classification of the undergraduate degree, or legal equivalent;
c) Academic, scientific and professional curriculum;

Note: Admission to the 2nd Cycles is subject to the admission conditions, the selection and ranking criteria and the limit number of authorized places.

3. Regimes:

Master degree Regime
Business Sciences –   bLearning
Civil Engineering –   bLearning
Clinical and Health Psychology –   bLearning
–   Continuity – for students who intend to register in the Portuguese Order of Psychologists, for the exercise of the professional activity of Psychologist
Communication Sciences –   bLearning
Computer Systems Engineering –   bLearning
Criminology

–   bLearning

–   Distance learning*

Education Sciences: Special Education –   bLearning
Humanitarian Action, Cooperation and Development

–   bLearning

–   Distance learning*

Justice Psychology: Victims of Violence and Crime –   bLearning
–   Continuity – for students who intend to register in the Portuguese Order of Psychologists, for the exercise of the professional activity of Psychologist
Physiotherapy –   bLearning
Specialized Laboratorial Analysis –   bLearning

*Students must attend in-person five percent of the sessions, according to a schedule to be defined, including the presentation and defence of the dissertation or project work, as applicable.


4. Calendar for 2022/23:

4.1.  BLEARNING REGIME

Applications

For admission in the 1st semester of 2022/23 To the 6th of September 2022
Results Until the 19th of September 2022
Registration From the 20th to the 24th of September 2022
Validation of the registration (if applicable) Until the 31st of January 2023
For admission in the 2nd semester of 2022/23 From the 1st of October to the 7th of February 2023
Results Until the 22nd of February 2023
Registration From the 23rd to the 28th of February 2023
Validation of the registration (if applicable) Until the 31st of July 2023
Note: Students admitted in the 2nd semester will have to take the curricular units of the 1st semester of the 1st year in the following academic year, which implies a minimum of 3 (three) registrations in the course.

Classes

1st semester of 2022/23
October to the 31st of January 2023

Online

(synchronous classes)

October to the 20th of December 2023 10 weeks x 6 hours = 60 hours
In-person January 2023

4 weeks x 15 hours = 60 hours

Includes:

Evaluations of the curricular units attended online

Orientation for the elaboration of the dissertation

2nd semester of 2022/23
March to the 31st of July 2023

Online

(synchronous classes)

March to the 18th of June 2023 12 weeks x 6 hours = 72 hours
In-person July 2023

4 weeks x 18 hours = 72 hours

Includes:

Evaluations of the curricular units attended online

Orientation for the elaboration of the dissertation

Maximum limit of admissions

Higher School of Health  Fernando Pessoa master programmes Maximum limit of admissions Places 2022/23
1st phase 2nd phase
(if applicable)
Specialized Laboratorial Analysis 12 12 Dependent on the number of 1st phase registrations
Physiotherapy 30 30 Dependent on the number of 1st phase registrations
Technology Faculty master programmes      Maximum limit of admissions Places 2022/23
1st phase 2nd phase
(if applicable)
Civil Engineering 25 25 Dependent on the number of 1st phase registrations
Computer Systems Engineering 20 20 Dependent on the number of 1st phase registrations
Human and Social Sciences Faculty master programmes  Maximum limit of admissions Places 2022/23
1st phase 2nd phase
(if applicable)
Humanitarian Action, Cooperation and Development 20 20 Dependent on the number of 1st phase registrations
Communication Sciences 15 15 Dependent on the number of 1st phase registrations
Education Sciences: Special Education 40 40 Dependent on the number of 1st phase registrations
Business Sciences 20 20 Dependent on the number of 1st phase registrations
Criminology 45 45 Dependent on the number of 1st phase registrations
Clinical and Health Psychology 351) 35 Dependent on the number of 1st phase registrations
Justice Psychology: Victims of Violence and Crime 201) 20 Dependent on the number of 1st phase registrations

1) Total places for the master programme, applicable to the bLearning and the Continuity regime.

 

4.2. DISTANCE LEARNING AND CONTINUITY REGIME

Applications

For admission in the 1st semester of 2022/23 To the 31st of August 2022
Results Until the 6th of September 2022
Registration From the 7th to the 10th of September 2022
Validation of the registration (if applicable) Until the 30th of September 2022
For admission in the 2nd semester of 2022/23 From the 1st of October to the 31st of December 2022
Results Until the 31st of January 2023
Registration From the 1st to the 4th of February 2023
Validation of the registration (if applicable) Until the 28th of February 2023
Note: Students admitted in the 2nd semester will have to take the curricular units of the 1st semester of the 1st year in the following academic year, which implies a minimum of 3 (three) registrations in the course.

Classes

1st semester of 2022/23 From the 12th of September 2022 to the 15th of January 2023
2nd semester of 2022/23 From the 6th of February to the 4th of June 2023
It should be noted that the Distance Learning masters have a face-to-face component: students must attend in-person five percent of the sessions, according to a schedule to be defined, including the presentation and defence of the dissertation or project work, as applicable.

Maximum limit of admissions

Human and Social Sciences Faculty master programmes  Maximum limit of admissions Places 2022/23
1st phase 2nd phase
(if applicable)
Humanitarian Action, Cooperation and Development – Distance learning 30 30 Dependent on the number of 1st phase registrations
Criminology – Distance learning 45 45 Dependent on the number of 1st phase registrations
Clinical and Health Psychology 351) 35 Dependent on the number of 1st phase registrations
Justice Psychology: Victims of Violence and Crime 201) 20 Dependent on the number of 1st phase registrations

1) Total places for the master programme, applicable to the bLearning and the Continuity regime.


5. Documentation for application:
a) Transcript of Records or Diploma Supplement;
b) Diploma or Certificate of completion of the undergraduate degree, with the final grade of the course;
Notes: In the case of foreign qualifications:
i. Applicants must submit an official declaration, issued by the Higher Education Institution that confers the academic degree, in which the final classification of the course is indicated (if it is not included in any of the documents indicated above) and the respective quantitative classification scale used, including the minimum mark for approval (example: 0 to 100; minimum mark for approval: 50). If this statement is not submitted, the minimum approval rating on the Portuguese scale (10 marks) will be considered. The same applies to any other qualification certificates or diplomas submitted in the application;
ii. Diplomas/certificates that are not issued in Portuguese, English, French or Spanish must be accompanied by a translation into Portuguese, which must be legalized by the Portuguese consular agent in the country of origin of the diploma / certificate or legalized by the Hague Apostille.
c) CV in Europass template;
d) Documentation proving the activities mentioned in the CV, relevant to the cycle of studies to which the application is submitted;
e) Motivation letter (free format text);
f) Tax identification document (for issuing receipts);
g) Identification document:
i. European Union (EU) nationals: Citizen Card/Identity Card or Passport;
ii. Non EU nationals: residing in Portugal: Residence Permit issued by SEF (Portuguese Immigration and Border Service) or Student Visa for Portugal; residing abroad: Passport.
Notes:
– European Union nationals who do not wish to insert a copy of their identification document must go in person to the Admissions Office of Fernando Pessoa University | Higher School of Health of FFP, during office hours and within the deadline set for applications, provided with the original of the document;
– Non EU nationals residing abroad who are admitted will be able to pre-register online, but will need to present a Student Visa to Portugal to validate their registration within the deadline set in the admissions calendar.


6. Additional rules
:

6.1. Applications are submitted exclusively online and within the application period stipulated in the corresponding admission calendar.
6.1.1. The documents must be scanned in order to allow a correct visualization, with the white seals or stamps of the academic diplomas/certificates and the documents evidencing the activities mentioned in the CV must be clearly visible.
6.2. For applicants with certificates from European Union education institutions: The Academic Services may require the presentation of the originals of the certificates and their translation, authenticated in the terms previously stipulated.
6.3. For applicants with certificates from Non EU education institutions: the pre-registration done online will only be validated, for the purposes of attending the course, upon delivery, within the deadline indicated in the admission calendar, of copies or originals of the foreign diplomas/certificates submitted in the application duly authenticated with the Hague Apostille in the country of issue of the documents. If the country has not adhered to the Convention, the documents will have to be legalized by the official education services of that country and by the respective Portuguese diplomatic authority
6.3.1. Failure to deliver the documents within the deadline indicated in the admission calendar, implies the cancellation of the registration, however it does not exempt from the payment of school fees due until the date of cancellation.
6.4. For Non EU nationals residing abroad: the pre-registration made online will only be validated, for the purposes of attending the course, upon presentation of a Student Visa for Portugal in person at the Admissions Office of Fernando Pessoa University | Higher School of Health of FFP.
6.4.1. Failure to deliver this document within the period indicated in the admission calendar, implies the cancellation of registration, however it does not exempt from the payment of school fees due until the date of cancellation.
6.5. Applicants admitted to the Clinical and Health Psychology master degree will have to give in proof of proficiency of the Portuguese language when they register. If they do not give in such document, they will be mandatorily enrolled in the Portuguese for Foreigners course. The duration of the course is one year and the students will have to obtain a positive mark in the course’s final exam to proceed to their Internship. The annual Tuition Fee for this course is indicated in the School Fees.


7. Other provisions:
7.1.
The results of the applications will be communicated by email, sent to the email address submitted by the applicant in the online application, but the applicants are considered informed by the results available on the website of the online application, within the deadlines indicated in the admissions calendar.
7.2. Requests for information about applications must be made by email to ingresso@fundacaofernandopessoa.pt until 14h00 (local time) on the penultimate day for application submission.
7.3. The classes of the intensive regime(starting on the end of June) are taught exclusively in the Portuguese edition; the language of instruction of the continuity (starting in September) is to be determined.

8. Important observations:
8.1.
There is no refund of payments made;
8.2. The documentation given in is not returned;
8.3. Applications that are not properly instructed, as defined in paragraph 4, will be outright rejected;
8.4.
The opening of courses is subject to a minimum number of registrations.

School fees:
School Fees ESS 2nd Cycle 2022.23 (link)
School Fees UFP 2nd Cycle 2022.23 (link)
School Fees UFP 2nd Cycle 2021.22 – Distance Learning (link)

 

Application submission: Inforestudante.ufp.pt