Administration of Health Units

Postgraduate Degree

Course Overview

The Management Department of the University of Évora in collaboration with the São João de Deus Nursing School, with ARS Alentejo I.P. as a partner, prepared a postgraduate training course in Administration of Health organizations, aimed at improving the skills in the management areas for primary, hospital and continuing health care professionals.  The course main objectives are: Provide students with adequate and solid scientific training in the area of management; Enhance problem-solving ability and create solutions in non-routine and unpredictable situations; To develop argumentation skills and to make judgments of value in context of limited and / or incomplete information; To stimulate the transdisciplinary and integrated reasoning in organizations, enhancing leadership capacities; Strengthen cultural, social, ethical and citizenship values, which are the guarantor of cohesion and social stability; Develop the capacity for implementation and use of Management information and communication technologies; To develop a culture of constant application of ethics and professional deontology; Develop skills in the field of learning in a self-oriented or autonomous way.
Organic Unit: School of Social Sciences
Duration: 2 Semesters/60 ECTS credits (60 required and 0 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day classes

Career Prospects

Intermediate Management positions, Administration functions, entrepreneurs, Specialized Technical Advisory and Consulting functions in organizations of the health area of primary, hospital and continuing care, both in private and public sector.

Specific Entry Requirements

  • Holders of a bachelor's degree or legal equivalent;
  • Holders of a foreign higher academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized in accordance with the principles of the Bologna Process or which is recognized as meeting the objectives of the bachelor's degree;
  • Holders of a scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as attesting to the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies.

Access Routes and Applications

Students from EU countries
Initial Places: 20
International Students
Initial Places: 4

Study Plan

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

Students from EU countries
1800 €
International Students
2500 €

Course Department


Information not available.


Official Documentation

Contact Information

Director: António H M Guerreiro []

Academic Manager: Ana Cristina Alves Dias
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE