Specialty of Public Health in the Tropics
The Doctorate in International Health, among others, has the following objectives:
- Train researchers and teachers with autonomy capabilities, analysis and interpretation of scientific data and communication skills;
- Develop participation skills in international comparative research projects, leading to the strengthening of health and solving health problems in tropical environments and poverty systems.
Access to other programs
The Doctorate is the final qualification
Maria do Rosário Martins
2750 euros per year
Monday and Tuesday, from 9 am to 6 pm
Duration: 4 years (8 academic semesters). Total credits: 240 ECTS for the achieve of the Doctorate degree (42 in curricular units + 192 in the preparation of the dissertation, which includes 12 ECTS from the protocol defense).
This path is an option of
Conditions of admittance
Consult the Course Regulations available at www.ihmt.unl.pt/education/saude-internacional/
Evaluation Regulation available at www.ihmt.unl.pt/servicos-academicos/.
Each curricular unit (CU) is evaluated according to the criteria established by the Teacher in charge, which are available in the section "Evaluation method" in the "General characterization" tab of each CU.
The academic degree of the Doctorate is given a final classification in the range of 10-20 of the entire numerical scale from 0 to 20, as well as its equivalent in the European scale of comparability of classifications. The calculation of the final classification is obtained by weighted arithmetic average by the number of credits.
|1.º year - 1.º semester|
|5788001||Biostatistics I - Health Data Analysis||3|
|5788011||Major Endemic Diseases||4|
|5788004||Introduction to Research Methodology||3|
|5788005||Conceptual Introduction in Health and Development||1|
|5788003||Methods of Qualitative Research in Health||3|
|5788009||Health Promotion and Education||3|
|5788010||Seminar on Health Transition and New Challenges for Health Systems||3|
|1.º year - 2.º semester|
|5788020||Health of Vulnerable Groups||3|
|5788021||Health Systems at Different Levels of Development||4|
|5788018||Anthropology of Health||3|
|5788015||Tropical Clinical Pathology||3|
|5788017||Environmental and Occupational Health||2|
|5788008||Health and Development Seminar||3|
|5788014||Thematic Sessions in Epidemiology||4|
|57880381||Doctorate Thesis in International Health||192|