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 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