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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy is the treatment of conditions affecting the performance of individuals of all ages, involving them in significant activities with the objective of confer them maximum functionality and independence, so that they can engage in the occupations they want to.

The Occupational Therapist assesses the sensory, perceptive, physical and social functions of the individual, as well as the environmental factors influencing his performance in activities; he identifies areas of dysfunction and involves the individual in a structured programme of significant activities, in a way to help him overcome the difficulties arising from his condition. The activities are chosen according to the personal, social, cultural and economic needs of the individual, and reflect the environmental factors orienting his life.


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726 - Terapia e reabilitação
Número: R/B-AD-261/2008
N.º Despacho/Portaria: Despacho n.º 9287/2010 (2.ª Série),
1º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Introduction To Occupational Therapy 1st Trimester
Human Occupation 1st Trimester
Human Activity Studies I 2nd Trimester
Human Activity Studies II 3rd Trimester
Clinical Education I 3rd Trimester
2º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Occupational Therapy Process In Children 1st Trimester
Clinical Education II 2nd Trimester
Occupational Therapy Process In Children And Adolescents 2nd Trimester
Occupational Therapy Process In Adults I 3rd Trimester
3º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Occupational Therapy Process In Adults II 1st Trimester
Clinical Education III 2nd Trimester
Occupational Therapy Process In Elderly 2nd Trimester
Case Study In Occupational Therapy 3rd Trimester
4º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Management And Administration In Occupational Therapy 1st Trimester
Clinical Education IV 2nd Trimester
Clinical Education V 3rd Trimester
Thesis In Occupational Therapy Summer Semester
  • The Occupational Therapist develops his activities in different public or private healthcare institutions, such as: hospitals, health centres and specialized centres (namely rehabilitation centres)
  • educational institutions such as schools, kindergartens, occupational centres and residencies
  • private charity institutions and retirement homes
  • within the community and at workplaces, with the aim of fitting individuals for an active life
  • and finally, in research centres and teaching institutions.

Application Grade

95 points

Tests for Admission

95 points

02 Biology and Geology

Application Grade (Formula):

High School Average Grade 50%

Tests for Admission 50%


Medical Certificate

Individual Health Survey

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