Master in Health Management

Education objectives

The Master Course in Health Management aims the acquisition of advanced scientific knowledge and skills to the study and research in the domain of health management.

General characterization

DGES code



Master (2nd Cycle)



Access to other programs

Access to a 3rd cycle


Paulo Alexandre Faria Boto

Opening date


29-09-2020 (to be confirmed)





Year 1

Mandatory CU: Monday and Tuesday  16h30 to 22h10 
Optional CU: Wednesday (afternoon) and Saturday (morning)
Year 2

Teaching language

Available soon

Degree pre-requisites

Duration: 2 years

Credits: 120 ECTS

Mandatory Curricular Units [24 ECTS]

1st Year

Fundamentals of Public Health 4

Epidemiology 4

Statistic 4

Health Economics 4

Methods of Social Investigation in Health 4

Health Policies and Management 4

Conditional Options [minimum 23 ECTS]

Health Management 5

Hospital Resources Management 6

Performance Evaluation within Health Organizations 5

Law and Ethic in Health 4

Strategy and Marketing 4

Financing and Financial Analysis 5

Health Organizations Production    5

Health Quality 5

Free Options [minimum 13 ECTS]

2nd Year

Dissertation 60

Total ECTS    120


Conditions of admittance

Available soon

Evaluation rules

The following modes of evaluation are used with regard to academic qualifications:


Evaluation based solely on an examination or completion of a final project.

Evaluation based on work done throughout the semester excluding examination or final project. In these courses students can expect to carry out, for example, laboratory activities, mini-tests, tests, individual or group projects, seminar-related activities, any combination of which will be used to determine the final grade.

Evaluation based obligatorily on an examination or a final project. In these courses there extists a form of evaluation similar to one of the aformentioned activities in paragraph 2 as well as a form of evaluation based on a final exam.

Evaluation based on work done throughout the semester with the possibility of foregoing an examination or a final project.

The final Dissertation  involves a public discussion with a Jury.



1.º Semester
Code Name ECTS
9543 Health Economics 4.0
429 Epidemiology 4.0
306 Statistics 4.0
9516 Fundamentals of Public Health 4.0
9513 Pharmacy Utilization Analysis in Portugal 4.0
9618 Auditoria em Saúde 4.0
9334 Bioethics and Health Management 3.0
9568 Health Communication 3.0
9657 Cuidados Continuados e Paliativos 4.0
9359 Economics and Health Policy 4.0
9480 Financing and Health Contracting 4.0
9419 Information and Knowledge Management in Health I 4.0
9545 Gestão de Recursos 6.0
9546 Gestão em Saúde 5.0
9344 Integrated Disease Managment 4.0
9577 Global Health 4.0
9495 Saúde Ocupacional 3.0
9358 Tabagismo Prevenção e Cessação 4.0
2.º Semester
Code Name ECTS
9540 Social Research Methods in Health 4.0
9537 Políticas e Gestão em Saúde 4.0
9580 Aquisição de Hábitos de Vida Saudáveis na Infância 4.0
9549 Avaliação de Desempenho em Organizações de Saúde 5.0
9341 Economic Evaluation in Health 4.0
9623 Comportamento Organizacional 4.0
9589 Cuidados de Saúde Primários 4.0
9624 Cuidados Paliativos 4.0
9541 Direito e Ética em Saúde 4.0
9362 Applied Health Economics 4.0
9536 Active and Healthy Aging 4.0
9289 Statistic and Health Research 3.0
9544 Estratégia e Marketing 4.0
9266 Hospital financing and financial analysis 5.0
9607 Gestão Clínica 4.0
9447 Information and Knowledge Management in Health II 4.0
9446 Gestão de Custos em Organizações de Saúde 3.0
9361 Health Project Managment 4.0
9588 Medicina Personalizada e Saúde Digital 4.0
9481 Medicina Personalizada e Saúde Pública 3.0
9547 Produção em Organizações de Saúde 5.0
9548 Qualidade em Saúde 5.0
9414 Job Satisfaction in Health Professions 3.0
9563 Environmental Health 4.0
9304 Occupational Health and Safety in Healthcare 4.0
9449 International Health 4.0
9415 Risk Management and Patient Safety 4.0
9420 Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informação em Saúde 3.0
9582 Tecnologias e Equipamentos Hospitalares 4.0
2.º Year
Code Name ECTS
5085 Dissertação 60.0