Occupational Health and Safety

Evening Classes
Language of Teaching
Faculty / School
Instituto Superior de Engenharia
Faculty / School
Faculdade de Ciências Humanas e Sociais
Escola Superior de Saúde
Area of Studies
Engineering and Technologies


  • Offering of Advanced training (2nd cycle studies) in the scientific area of safety and occupational health for the practical exercising of the profession, applied research to the themes concerned and access to 3rd cycle advanced studies
  • Providing the tools needed to develop critical and assertive analysis, with technical and scientific support, to identify strategic issues and occupational hazards, and to prepare diagnostic reports and action measures to be implemented

Operating Mode

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday, from 4.30pm to 10.30pm, at the Instituto Superior de Engenharia (ISE), Penha Campus.

Tuition and Fees 2023/2024

National Students: 2200 Euros (1100 Euros p/ year)

International Students**: 4000 Euros (2000 Euros p/ year)

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

* international students who have completed their degree course at UAlg will pay the tuition fee as a national candidate (Dispatch RT.59/2022)

The applications for Master's courses are made through the Application Portal, available in the "Admissions" tab
Career Opportunities

Graduates and senior staff engaged in, or intend to exercise of responsibility and intervention in the area of safety and occupational health, or in a business context or in a plan of R&D of new methods, processes and technologies that improve the safety conditions and health.