Overview

Objectives

  • Understanding the dimensions of the phenomenon of aging according to multiple perspectives
  • Reflecting on the challenges faced by the formal and informal caregivers of the elderly, as well as specialized institutions to meet the needs of the elderly
  • Acquiring skills to identify, in each specific situation, values, rights and responsibilities, in order to take decisions inscribed in a solid ethical framework
  • Developing skills in the field of work and group dynamics directed to the elderly
  • To know the most common of elderly diseases, the mental processes and psychopathology, as well as the methodologies to intervene in preventing accidents, diseases and injuries of the limitations of aging
  • Designing, implementing and evaluating projects to improve the quality of services to the elderly
  • To demonstrate ability to undertake research and research-action in a creative and independent way in the field of social gerontology

Tuition and Fees 2021/2022

National Students: 1100 Euros

International Students*: 2000 Euros

Application Fee: 50 Euros

Registration Fee and School Insurance: 175 Euros

Note: The  tuition of this course can be paid in 10 installments, being the first at the time of registration and the remaining in the months of October, November, December, January, February, March, April, May and June.

* in accordance with Decree-Law No. 36/2014, changed by Decree-Law No.62/2018, of 6th August, international students are nationals of a country which is not a Member State of the European Union and are not a legally resident in Portugal for more than 2 uninterrupted years by 1st of January of the enrolment year

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