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Specific Recognition | Medicine and Dentistry

Check HERE all the information concerning the procedure and the documents necessary for the recognition.

For further information, please contact the Specialised Services regarding this issue in the Faculty of Medicine (FMUC) by means of the email reconhecimentos@fmed.uc.pt.

Medicine

The specific recognition of the Master’s Degree in Medicine follows what is established in the Regulation for the procedure of the Specific Recognition concerning the Integrated Cycle of Studies of the Master’s Degree in Medicine of the Portuguese Medical Schools, available at https://www.uc.pt/en/academicos/regulamentos/regulamentos

Exams dates for Specific recognition | Academic Year 2019/2020 and 2020/2021

Normal Examination Period

>> Applications whose file has been forwarded by the Universities to the Medical Schools until 16th November 2020 (limit date).

Proficiency Test in Basic Communication (Portuguese Language)27/11/2020 at 09:00 a.m.
Specific recognition exam – written exam08/01/2021 at 09:00 a.m.
Specific recognition exam – Practical /Clinical Exam
Specific recognition exam – “Final Work of Integrated Master’s Degree” or an equivalent work

NOTICE | GRADE ROSTER CONCERNING THE PROFICIENCY TESTS IN BASIC COMMUNICATION (PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE)

Specific recognition of the Integrated Master’s Degree in Medicine - Alternative examination period

We inform that in order to comply with the personal data protection legislation, the final grade of the written exam concerning the Specific Recognition of the Cycle of Studies of the Integrated Master’s Degree in Medicine will be communicated to each applicant individually by means of email message.

The grade roster may be consulted by the applicant, in person in their individual file.

PRACTICAL / CLINICAL EXAMS

We inform the applicants who were admitted and with a successful assessment concerning the written exam that the practical/clinical exams provided for in the subparagraph b) of article no. 9 of the Regulation no. 173/2020 – Regulation on the Recognition Process specific to the Integrated Cycle of Studies of the Master's Degree in Medicine at the Portuguese Medical Schools – will take place on 11th and 12th May 2021 at the Coimbra University Hospital Centre - Coimbra University Hospitals (CHUC-HUC) according to the following schedule:

Date / timeExamLocationNotes
11/05/2021 at 09:00 a.m.Observation of a patient / elaboration of a reportCHUC-HUC – Internal Medicine Service  - on the 6th floor of the hospital- The applicants should arrive at the Service's Library (located behind the elevators in the Internal Medicine corridor, 2nd door on the right) at 08:50 a.m.  - The distribution of the applicants as well as the patient draw will take place on this same day.
12/05/2021 at 09:00 a.m.Discussion of the reportCHUC-HUC, room 21 – at HUC AuditoriumThe applicants should arrive at the exams location until 08:50 a.m.
27th May 2020 (within the context of the COVID-19 Pandemic evolution in Portugal, this date has been cancelled)

11th November 2020

For applicants who would sit the exam on 27th May – which has been cancelled – as well as applicants whose requests are forwarded to the Faculty of Medicine until 31st July 2020. Please note that the Academic Management Services only send the requests to the Faculty of Medicine after all the documents are duly submitted.

1st Examination Phase: 26th May 2021
2nd Examination Phase: 10th November 2021

Scheduling of the exams / Assessment components / Academic Year 2021/2022

In accordance with the Regulation on the Recognition Process specific to the Integrated Cycle of Studies of the Master's Degree in Medicine at the Portuguese Medical Schools, the Council of the Medical Schools establishes the calendar for the exams/assessment components regarding the academic year 2021/2022 as follows:

 Exam/componentDate
Proficiency Test in Basic Communication (Portuguese Language)26/11/2021 at 9h00 a.m.
Specific recognition exam – written exam07/01/2022 at 9h00 a.m.
Specific recognition exam – Practical /Clinical ExamPreferably between April and May 2022 (on a date to be defined by each Portuguese Medical School)
Specific recognition exam – Submission of the final work of the Integrated Master’s Degree6 months after the successful assessment in the practical/clinical exam



Specific recognition exam  - Discussion of the final work of the Integrated Master’s DegreeUp to 2 months after the submission of the final work (date to be defined by the appointed examination board)

Notes:

  • Only candidates, whose application file was duly sent to the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra until 1st October 2021 15th November 2021 (changed according to the Announcement of the Council of Portuguese Medical Schools of 29th July 2021), or the next working day (article no.14 of Regulation 173/2020 of 2nd March), will be admitted to sit the Specific Recognition Exam of the Integrated Master's Degree in Medicine.
  • We also inform that this information will be published on the Webpage of this Organisational Unit.

Dentistry

The information concerning the Master’s Degree in Dentistry and Bachelor’s Degree in Basic Sciences of Oral Health may be consulted in theRegulation on the Recognition Process specific to the Integrated Cycle of Studies of the Master's Degree in Dentistry at the Faculty of Medicine, available at https://www.uc.pt/en/academicos/regulamentos/regulamentos

Dates of the Written Exams for Assessing Knowledge

Dentistry Schools, pursuant to subparagraph c) in no. 3 of the aforementioned Memorandum, have approved two periods for theoretical knowledge assessment (written exam for assessing knowledge) in the current civil year:

Regarding the civil year 2021, the Portuguese Dentistry Schools have approved two dates for theoretical knowledge assessment (written exam for assessing knowledge):

1st Examination phase: 26th May 2021
2nd examination phase: 10th November 2021