Phone: 939 450 000/12
Universidade Católica Portuguesa – Campus Porto
Rua Diogo Botelho, 1327
Level of Education:
1st year: Classes once a month on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, from 9am to 6pm.
The degree of Doctor of Nursing will be conferred by the elaboration and defense of an original thesis in the area of Nursing, requiring the candidates to demonstrate ability to understand the disciplinary area, skills, aptitudes and domain of research methods and have carried out research that deserves to be disseminated nationally and internationally.
This cycle of studies includes a PhD Course that integrates curricular units that total 60 ECTS credits. This course received the first students in May 2005, was adapted to Bologna in 2007 (R/B AD 1050/2007) and is accredited by A3ES since 11/7/2012.
Areas of concentration / Research lines
The regulations of this course follow the general lines of the Doctorate Regulations of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP).
APPLICATION | PhD in Nursing
NOTE: The applicant can also submit a preliminary research project, including the scientific background, objectives, material and methods, resources, and scientific advisor (resume of the curriculum and declaration of acceptance).
Application Fees and Tuition
Registration (after being admitted) - 400€
Tuition: total for the 4 years - 10 200€
1st year (60 ECTS): 463,63€ / month (september to july)
after 1st year: 850€ / semester (in September and March)
Registration of the research project - 350€
Admission to PhD defense and certificate - according to the Catholic University of Portugal fees at the time