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Psychomotor Rehabilitation

Bachelor's Degree

Ano Letivo 2022/2023

Course Overview

This degree course provides comprehensive training, incorporating knowledge from different branches (Human Kinetics, Social Sciences, Medical Sciences, Education Sciences) and training students in psychomotricity, adapted physical activity and social and functional autonomy.

The study plan provides a holistic view of a person, where psychomotricity incorporates cognitive, emotional, sensory, motor and symbolic interactions expressed in the development of the individual, their interaction with others and with the surrounding environment.

With a strong theoretical and practical component, this course helps students acquire and master the different techniques for assessment and psychomotor intervention (e.g. relaxation techniques, hydrotherapy, horse therapy) and to develop therapeutic attitudes and skills and ethical conduct.

Student learning culminates in supervised psychomotor practice, in partnership with external institutions, bringing students closer to the job market in the final year of the course.

Organic Unit: Escola de Saúde e Desenvolvimento Humano
Duration: 6 Semesters/180 ECTS credits (165 required and 15 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day classes

Career Prospects

Healthcare (Paediatrics, Child Psychiatry and Psychiatry), Education (Nurseries, Kindergarten, Schools, Resource Centres for Inclusion and Psycho-Pedagogical Centres), Rehabilitation and Social Welfare (Social welfare associations, associations that care for people with disabilities, associations that support older people, seniors’ centres and long-term care facilities). 

The study plan was designed taking into account the Senior Psychomotor Rehabilitation Therapist profile defined in the Bulletin of Work and Employment published by the Ministry of Labour and Social Solidarity on 15/04/2011, and the basic training requirements (general psychomotor therapist) proposed by the European Psychomotricity Forum.

Entry Requirements

Entrance Exams

One of the following sets:
  • 02 - Biology and Geology
  • 02 - Biology and Geology
  • 16 - Mathematics
  • 02 - Biology and Geology
  • 18 - Portuguese
Média do secundário: 65% Provas de ingresso: 35%
Last admission grade 2021/2022: 139.6

Access Routes and Applications

National Access Route to Higher Education (CNA)
Places available: 27
International Students
Places available: 6
Over 23 Years of Age
Places available: 4
Degree Holders
Places available: 3
CET Holders
Places available: nd
TeSP Holders
Places available: nd
Change of Institution/Course Pair
Places available for first year: 2
Places for subsequent years: not subject to places
Professional and Artistic Routes of Secundary Education
Places available: 4
Places available: not subject to places

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

Students from EU countries
697.00 €
International Students
2500.00 €
International Students with Merit Scholarships
1050.00 €
International Students with Cooperation and Development Grants
1250.00 €

Course Committee

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Contact Information

Director: Ana Rita Matias []

Academic Manager: Vitória dos Anjos Bonito Guiomar
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE