Master (MSc)


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6 Years
30 Jul 2018
Accreditation DGES
Initial registry R/A-Cr 105/2018 de 07-09-2018
Update registry R/A-Cr 105/2018/AL01 de 08-12-2021

Tuition fee EU nationals (2024/2025)

1.stYear 5250.00 €
2.rdYear 1600.00 €
At this moment, all vacancies for this course are filled
Lectured in Portuguese
Teaching Type In person

Programme Structure for 2024/2025

1st Year
Economic Analysis and Evaluation in Healthcare
6.0 ECTS
Operations Management and Logistics System
6.0 ECTS
Human Resources Management
6.0 ECTS
Management of Health Units
6.0 ECTS
Healthcare Systems and Policies
6.0 ECTS
Data Analysis for Management
6.0 ECTS
Managerial Accounting
6.0 ECTS
Corporate Finance
6.0 ECTS
Strategic Management and Governance
6.0 ECTS
Innovation in Healthcare Technologies
3.0 ECTS
Health and Network Communication
3.0 ECTS
2nd Year
Internship in Health Services Management
6.0 ECTS
Quality and Safety
3.0 ECTS
Research Seminar in Health Services Management
3.0 ECTS
Master Dissertation in Health Services Management
42.0 ECTS
Master Project in Management of Health Services
42.0 ECTS


The MSc in Health Services Management is an option to pursue studies for students with a degree in health or management with little or no professional experience. The overall objective of this program is to contribute to the development of society by preparing managers who, based on fundamental and advanced management knowledge, develop the most appropriate strategies and practices to promote the effectiveness of health service organizations.

More specifically, when attending this program, students should develop the following knowledge, skills, and competencies:

 Demonstrate knowledge of health systems and the context in which services are provided

 Apply, in an integrated way, financial, economic, logistic and human knowledge to optimize organizational performance

 Develop a vision and strategy, provide guidance, and take the lead in designing health service organizations in the future

 To investigate, analyze and evaluate specific management problems, proposing solutions to them based on scientific knowledge, methodological rigor, and practical adequacy

 Demonstrate professionalism and sensitivity to the professional characteristics and institutional context of health services

 Placing the patient at the center of the organizational activity, considering the inherent complexity of their condition, namely experience, safety, and clinical efficacy

Acquire and practice the principles of continuous, reflective and self-directed personal development

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