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UP.PT - Faculty of Medicine

Masters Degree in Medical Informatics

Medical Informatics (MI) is the study of theoretical aspects of information science specific to the understanding of biomedical data, information and knowledge and to the practical application of information technologies in health systems, aimed at improving aspects related to safety, effectiveness, efficiency, equity and availability of healthcare services.
The Master’s degree course in MI is designed to prepare students to work as administrators and consultants for Health information systems, project managers for Health Information Systems or researchers in the field of Health Informatics, working in particular with decision support systems, e-Health, medical image and signal processing, IT security, and more.

Job Opportunities

Companies using Health information technology; Hospitals, clinics, health centres and other health units; Health regions and sub-regions; Higher education institutions; Research and development centres; Medical equipment and instrumentation companies and other Health-related companies.

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Faculty of Medicine
Taught in collaboration with
Faculty of Sciences (UP)
Type of Course
Masters Degree
4 Semesters / 120.0 ECTS
Annual Tuition Fee (Full Tuition Fee)
National: 1300.00€

All the information presented relates to 2023/2024

Registration and Accreditation


Registration n.ºR/A-Ef 2644/2011/AL02 in March 9, 2020


Date of publication of the accreditation decision: Oct. 1, 2019

Validity of accreditation: 6 years

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