The Physiotherapy degree course provides consistent and qualified training in the field of Physiotherapy.


It is intended that a student of Physiotherapy acquire knowledge, skills and aptitudes required for the exercise of professional practice. Essentially in the area of ​​prevention, maintenance and recovery of movement, promoting capacity and functional performance, in circumstances where structures and / or functions are threatened by the aging process, injury or illness.

The applications for public higher education are made annually through national call and/or special contests.
Career Opportunities

Physiotherapy graduates are qualified to exercise the profession both in Portugal and abroad. Being able to develop its activity in several contexts, namely:

  • Public and private Hospital
  • Units Family Health
  • Units Continuing and Palliative Care
  • Units Sports Clubs
  • Social Solidarity Institutions
  • Private Clinics
  • Schools
  • Municipalities
  • Thermal and Wellness Centers
  • Occupational Health / Companies
  • Liberal exercise
  • Research and Development Centers
  • Teaching and Research in Higher Education Institutions