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Universidade Lusófona

A3ES Decision

Accredited

Decision date

12/12/2011

A3ES Decision

Confered Degree | Duration | ECTS

Bachelor; Master |11 Semesters |330 ECTS

Programme Director

Professora Doutora Laurentina Pedroso

Secretariat

Graça Rosário

Entrance Conditions

National access competition/tender:
Having completed the 12th grade;
A grade higher than 95 points (range 0-200), in the following entrance exams:
02- Biology and Geology


Entry competition/tender:
Course changes;
Transfers;
Returns.
In accordance with Decree 401/2007, of April 5.
Special competition/tender for those over the age of 23:
On completing 23 years of age by the 31st of December of the preceding year
Those not entitled access to higher education (if they have undertaken and been approved in the entrance test for the college they want to enter, they are entitled to the referred access).
Special competition/tender for higher education graduates and Diplomas in Specialized Technology:
(In accordance with Decree-Law No. 393-B/99, of 2 October;
In accordance with Ordinance No. 854-A/99, of 4 October;
In accordance with Decree-Law No. 88/2006, of May 23).

Programme requirements

Have completed a total of 330 ECTS

Objectives

Veterinary Medicine at ULHT is included as a special regime of the integrated study cycle conducive to the Master degree in Veterinary Medicine in accordance with national and EU legislation. Studies in Veterinary Medicine were approved by the Decree No. 1107/2004 on the 7th of September and were adapted to the requirements of the Bologna agreements in 2007. The curricular structure of the licentiate and Integrated Masters in Veterinary Medicine was drafted so as to comply with EU directives and the criteria of evaluation of the European Union (EU Directives 78/1026/EEC, 78/1027/EEC, 81/1057/EEC, Decision 2005/36/EC and 78/1028/EEC).
Studies in Veterinary Medicine at ULHT comprise 11 semesters spread over two study cycles. The 1st Study Cycle corresponds to 6 academic semesters with a total allocation of 180 mandatory credits (ECTS) and is designated as a Licentiate Degree in Basic Veterinary Sciences. The 2nd Study Cycle of the Integrated Masters in Veterinary Medicine, conducive to a Masters degree in Veterinary Medicine corresponds to 5 academic semesters with a total allocation of 150 mandatory credits (ECTS)

Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired

The Integrated Masters in Veterinary Medicine at ULHT aims to provide an adequate theoretical knowledge based on science and broad practical experience that will enable the future licensees to treat and prevent diseases in animal, contribute to animal production upholding the animal¿s health and welfare, protect public health from animal-borne disease by ensuring hygiene and safety of food of animal origin destined for human consumption.
Consequently, the curricular programme is all-inclusive and interdisciplinary in order to prepare the Veterinarians for the various possible paths their careers may take and in which the core subjects are included:
Adequate knowledge of the sciences in which the activities of a veterinarian are based; adequate knowledge of the structure and functions of healthy animals, their husbandry, reproduction and hygiene in general as well as their feeding, including the technology used in the manufacturing and preservation of foods that correspond to their needs; adequate knowledge of the behaviour, protection and well being of animals; Adequate knowledge of the causes, nature, course, effects, diagnosis and treatment of animal diseases whether these are considered individually or in groups; among these, a special knowledge of diseases that are transmissible to humans; adequate knowledge of preventive medicine; adequate knowledge of food hygiene and safety and technology involved in the production, manufacturing and putting into circulation of animal foodstuffs or foodstuffs of animal origin intended for human consumption; , adequate knowledge with regard to the laws, regulations and administrative organization concerning the subjects listed above; An adequate clinical experience and practice.

Further Studies

Specialization and post-graduate programmes, including 3rd cycle programmes related to doctoral studies.

Occupacional Profiles

The main vocational opportunities of the Master degree in Veterinary Medicine can be summed up as follows, but are limited to:
Veterinarian in Pet Clinics; Veterinarian in Clinics for wild and exotic species; Veterinarian in Clinics for animals in sports; Veterinarian in Clinics for farm animals; Veterinarian in Livestock Enterprises that run production and breeding programmes; Veterinarian in Companies that prepare Animal Nutrition, feed production and food for animals; Veterinarian in Animal Drug Companies, Biotech and Diagnostics Enterprises; Veterinarian in the State bodies responsible for health inspection and safety and food quality control of the products of animal origin; Veterinarian in the field of the Technology of products of animal origin (meat, milk, fish, eggs, enterprises, etc.); Veterinarian in the field of Quality and Food Safety in public or private companies of primary production in manufacturing and distribution industries and sale of foods of animal origin; Veterinarian in National European and International Bodies, responsible for the regulatory action of Animal Health and Public Health; Veterinarian in State or Company Food Control Laboratories; Veterinarian in various sectors of Education and Research

Scientific Areas

Ciências veterinárias

Study Plan

1st Year/ Semester ECTS
Anatomy IFirst Semester6
Biochemistry IFirst Semester3
BiomathematicsFirst Semester4
BiophysicsFirst Semester4
Cell BiologyFirst Semester4
Cytology and Histology IFirst Semester4
Option IFirst Semester5
Anatomy IISecond Semester6
Animal Behaviour, Well-being, and ProtectionSecond Semester4
Biochemistry IISecond Semester4
Cytology and Histology IISecond Semester5
Exognosis and Animal IdentificationSecond Semester4
General Agriculture and Agricultural EconomicsSecond Semester4
Molecular BiologySecond Semester3
2nd Year/ Semester ECTS
Anatomy IIIFirst Semester6
Genetics and Improvement IFirst Semester4
Microbiology IFirst Semester4
Nutrition and Food IFirst Semester4
ParasitologyFirst Semester4
Pathological Anatomy IFirst Semester4
Physiology IFirst Semester4
Anatomy IVSecond Semester6
Genetics and Improvement IISecond Semester4
ImmunologySecond Semester4
Microbiology IISecond Semester4
Nutrition and Food IISecond Semester4
Pathological Anatomy IISecond Semester4
Physiology IISecond Semester4
3rd Year/ Semester ECTS
Food Technology IFirst Semester4,5
Hospital or Field Activities IFirst Semester2
Hospital or Field Activities IIFirst Semester2
Hygiene, Safety, and Health IFirst Semester4,5
Medical Propaedeutics IFirst Semester4
Pathological Anatomy IIIIFirst Semester4
Pharmacology and Therapeutics IFirst Semester5
Surgical Propaedeutics IFirst Semester4
Food Technology IISecond Semester4,5
Hospital or Field Activities IIISecond Semester2
Hospital or Field Activities IVSecond Semester2
Hygiene, Safety, and Health IISecond Semester4,5
Medical Propaedeutics IISecond Semester4
Pharmacology and Therapeutics IISecond Semester5
Surgical Propaedeutics IISecond Semester4
ToxicologySecond Semester4
4st Year/ Semester ECTS
Epidemiology and Preventive Veterinary MedicineFirst Semester3
Hospital and Field Activities VFirst Semester1
Hospital and Field Activities VIFirst Semester2
Imaging IFirst Semester3
Infectious Diseases Pathology and Treatment IFirst Semester4
Parasitic Diseases Pathology and Treatment IFirst Semester4
Pathology and Clinical Medicine IFirst Semester4
Pathology and Clinical Surgery IFirst Semester5
Reproduction, Gynaecology and Obstetrics IFirst Semester4,5
Hospital or Field Activities VIISecond Semester1
Hospital or Field Activities VIIISecond Semester2
Imaging IISecond Semester3
Infectious Diseases Pathology and Treatment IISecond Semester4
Option IISecond Semester2
Parasitic Diseases Pathology and Treatment IISecond Semester4
Pathology and Clinical Medicine IISecond Semester4
Pathology and Clinical Surgery IISecond Semester5
Reproduction, Gynaecology and Obstetrics IISecond Semester4,5
5st Year/ Semester ECTS
Animal Breading and Betterment IFirst Semester5
Hospital or Field Activities IXFirst Semester3
Hospital or Field Activities XFirst Semester3
Livestock Clinic IFirst Semester3
Option IIIFirst Semester7
Pets and Horse Clinic IFirst Semester4
Sanitary Inspection IFirst Semester5
Animal Breading and Betterment IISecond Semester4
Deontology, Legal Medicine and Veterinary LegislationSecond Semester1
Hospital or Field Activities XISecond Semester3
Hospital or Field Activities XIISecond Semester3
Livestock Clinic IISecond Semester3
Option IVSecond Semester4
Pets and Horse Clinic IISecond Semester3
Sanitary Inspection IISecond Semester4,5
Veterinary Public HealthSecond Semester4,5
6st Year/ Semester ECTS
TraineeshipFirst Semester30

Teaching staff

Teachers, Academic Degree and Dedication time
LecturerAcademic DegreesDedication time
Aleksandar MikovicAgréggationFull-Time
Amilcar Elizeu Rato Da Silva RobertoDoctorateFull-Time
Ana Alexandra Vieira Veríssimo Da Cruz VarandasDoctorateFull-Time
Ana Elizabete Godinho PiresDoctoratePart-Time
Ana Isabel Rocha FaustinoDoctorateFull-Time
Ana Margarida Leça JacintoBachelorPart-Time
Ana Margarida Pedroso De OliveiraMasterFull-Time
Ana Maria Duque De Araújo MunhozDoctorateFull-Time
Ana Paula Álvaro SantanaMasterFull-Time
Ana Rita Santos SerrasBachelorPart-Time
Ana Sofia De Sousa LopesDoctorateFull-Time
Ana Sofia Moura ArroubeBachelorPart-Time
Andreia Da Silva NunesMasterPart-Time
Ângela Filipa Bártolo DâmasoDoctorateFull-Time
Ângela Paula Neves Rocha MartinsBachelorPart-Time
Antonieta Maria Alvarado MunõzMasterPart-Time
Armindo Carrasco LourençoBachelorPart-Time
Carlos Alberto Nunes Dos SantosDoctoratePart-Time
Carlos Manuel Varela BettencourtDoctoratePart-Time
Carolina Da Silva Nascimento MasterPart-Time
Daniel De Moura MurtaDoctorateFull-Time
Eduardo Miguel Baptista Ferreira MarcelinoDoctorateFull-Time
Gonçalo Cansado OrtegaBachelorPart-Time
Henrique Mário Da Silva ArmésDoctorateFull-Time
Inês Ferreira ViegasDoctorateFull-Time
Inês Maria Tenreiro TavaresMasterPart-Time
Isabel Mousinho Dos SantosBachelorPart-Time
Joana Margarida Do Couto FonsecaMasterPart-Time
João António Martins Cannas Da SilvaDoctorateFull-Time
João Carlos Gil Da Silva RibeiroBachelorPart-Time
João Filipe Martins Freire RequichaDoctorateFull-Time
João Guilherme Dos Santos Pedroso PaisanaBachelorPart-Time
João Manuel Cunha Da Silva AbrantesDoctorateFull-Time
João Paulo Gonçalves BorgesBachelorPart-Time
João Ribeiro LimaDoctoratePart-Time
José Girão Correia BastosBachelorFull-Time
José Manuel Cardoso De Sousa PrazeresBachelorFull-Time
Laurentina Maria Rilhas PedrosoDoctorateFull-Time
Lénio Bruno Martins RibeiroDoctorateFull-Time
Luís Mário Vitorino RaimundoPart-Time
Luís Filipe Lemos De Jesus LoureiroDoctoratePart-Time
Luís Pedro Rodrigues De Lima LoboDoctoratePart-Time
Luisa Cristina Pereira RoseiroDoctoratePart-Time
Manuel Mário De Araújo PequitoDoctorateFull-Time
Maria Alexandra D Abreu Pinto SanfinsDoctorateFull-Time
Maria Cristina BressanDoctoratePart-Time
Maria De Magalhães Fraústo GaivãoMasterFull-Time
Maria Do Carmo Mateus Da Silva FelicianoMasterFull-Time
Maria Isabel Da Silva SantosMasterFull-Time
Maria João Da Costa Soares Da SilvaMasterPart-Time
Maria Margarida Ferreira AlvesDoctorateFull-Time
Maria Margarida Fragoso CostaBachelorPart-Time
Maria Nazaré Pinto Da CunhaDoctorateFull-Time
Marisa Helena Fonseca NicolaiDoctorateFull-Time
Michelle Karen Brasil SerafimDoctorateFull-Time
Mónica RorizBachelorPart-Time
Nuno Alberto Palma Pinheiro Da SilvaMasterFull-Time
Nuno Gonçalo De Sá Guerra Marques PereiraBachelorPart-Time
Odete Catapirra De AlmeidaBachelorFull-Time
Pedro Alexandre Morais De AlmeidaMasterFull-Time
Raquel Estevão De MatosDoctoratePart-Time
Rui Filipe Galinho PatrícioMasterFull-Time
Rui Jorge Geada Ferreira OnçaBachelorFull-Time
Rui Jorge Lamberto SilvaBachelorPart-Time
Rui Pedro Brás Martins FaiscaDoctorateFull-Time
Rute Marina Garcia Da NoivaDoctorateFull-Time
Sofia Varela Van HartenDoctorateFull-Time
Someia Rashid Umarji Castro BachelorPart-Time
Sonia Catarina Da Silva RamosDoctorateFull-Time
Sónia Patrícia Seabra CamposDoctoratePart-Time
Stélio Pacca Loureiro LunaPart-Time

Fees

Holders of University Degree 180 €
Change Course 63 €
Over 23 years 180 €
External Students 0 €
Admission for Undergraduates 180 €
Registration4995 €
Student Insurance40 €
Enrollment310 €
Average value for 30 ECTS semestral curricular units 660 €
Per ECTS 22 €