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University of Evora Master in Physical exercise and health
University of Evora

Master in Physical exercise and health

Evora, Portugal

2 Years

English, Portuguese

Full time

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EUR 1,500 / per year *


* international students 2500€ ; international students with cooperation and development grants: 1700€


This Master's aim is to train specialist technicians, who are able to respond adequately to the different needs that are associated with physical exercise and its implications in health and welfare. Thus, a Master in Exercise and Health has the following objectives:

  • Offer expertise in the area of Exercise and Health
  • Deepening the theoretical and practical knowledge of the relationship between exercise, health, and healthy lifestyles.
  • Respond effectively to an increasingly urgent need for definite and specialized training in assessment, exercise prescription for different target populations (healthy and patients with different diseases), the implementation of exercise programs, and monitoring of these programs.

Organic Unit: Escola de Saúde e Desenvolvimento Humano

Duration: 4 Semesters/120 ECTS credits (72 required and 0 optional in curricular units)

Language: Portuguese, English, Spanish

Regime: Day classes

Unique selling points:

The University of Évora is a transdisciplinary university that is constantly updating its courses, offers optimal conditions for studying and conducting research, and courses in all knowledge areas: Fine Arts, Social Sciences, Science and Technology, Health and Human Development, and also Nursing. At UÉ is promoted a unique teaching-learning dynamic that results from the fusion of theoretical and practical knowledge, motivating all student body and academic staff to explore their skills, and putting to their disposal the necessary infrastructure to foster scientific research and innovation.

The University of Évora is the second oldest in the country, founded in 1559, and has a vast list of graduate, master, and doctoral courses. We are located in south Portugal, near Lisbon, the capital of the country, but also very close to the Algarve where you can enjoy amazing beaches. The University of Évora does not have a university campus per se. The city of Évora is your campus, all the buildings where you will have classes are scattered from the center to the outskirts of the city. Being part of the University of Évora is to belong to a family with a strong academic spirit and a firm connection to the enhancement of the resources that the region offers.

Are students allowed to work while studying?

There is no barrier to students being able to combine their academic path with a job. In fact, the University of Évora has its own special regime for working students.


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