Master Degree

Course Overview

This Master's program aims to train specialists capable of providing an adequate response to the needs associated with the practice of psychomotricity in its various fields of intervention throughout the life cycle. The theoretical knowledge and practical skills that allow the understanding of the influence of the psychomotor practice in the therapeutic, preventive, re-education and development aid field are deepened. The Master in Psychomotricity concludes with the Master's Dissertation or with Internship and respective Internship Report. The internship is only available for the students with the 1st Cycle of Psychomotor Rehabilitation, attributing the recognition of functions and competencies of Specialist Psychomotrician, by the Portuguese Association of Psychomotricity.
Organic Unit: School of Science and Technology
Duration: 4 Semesters/120 ECTS credits (78 required and 0 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day classes

Career Prospects

Given the interdisciplinary training offered by this master program, students will be able to develop psychomotor interventions of therapeutic, preventive, re-education and development aid. It is worth mentioning the intervention in kindergartens and day care centers, inclusion resource centers, institutions for the support of people with disabilities or groups at risk of social exclusion, homes and day centers for the elderly, and specialized institutions (including hospitals and clinics) in the field of neurodevelopment and mental health for children and adolescents and for adults.

Specific Entry Requirements

Psychomotor rehabilitation, Special Education and Rehabilitation, Social Sciences, Physical Education, Nursing, Physical therapy, Education, Psychology and other areas of interest

Access Routes and Applications

Students from EU countries
Initial Places: 21
International Students
Initial Places: 2

Study Plan

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

Students from EU countries
1500 €
International Students
2500 €
International Students with Merit Scholarships
1500 €
International Students with Cooperation and Development Grants
1700 €

Course Department


Academic Year: 2020/2021


Contact Information

Director: Gabriela Sousa Neves de Almeida []

Academic Manager: Carolina Camarinhas
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE