Approved in Order no. 15518/2011 of 15 November
Accredited by the Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education | Process NCE/10/01136, of 18 August 2011
Maximum accreditation: six years

COORDINATON

Coordenador do Mestrado em Riscos e Proteção Civil

 


Ana Oliveira, PhD
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Engineer Paulo Gil Martins
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This Master’s degree intends to qualify and specialize current and/or future technicians of central, regional and municipal services and agencies, as well as companies and institutions with functions and responsibilities in the areas of emergency planning, general relief operations and forest fires in particular, prevention strategies, spatial planning and the safety of people, goods and environment.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Master’s Degree in Risks and Civil Protection aims to prepare senior management for an activity of recognized social and humanitarian importance, in Portugal and worldwide. Therefore, the course offers a solid and proper multidisciplinary training that will enable its graduates to perform a wide range of professional activities, such as:

  • Civil Protection Management in national and international entities;
  • Security and Protection Management of public and private organizations and companies;
  • Risk Management Consulting and Advisory Services;
  • Education and Training;
  • Spatial Planning, Environment and Natural Resources, in terms of risk prevention and emergency plans;
  • Emergency Planning and Management, in the areas of analysis, identification and mitigation of collective risks or actions to mitigate their effects and to protect, relief and aid people and goods;
  • Industry and Marketing of security products;

Insurance companies;

Scientific research and technological development.

CURRICULUM

1ST YEAR

SEMESTER ECTS

Forest Management and Protection

1st Semester 6

Catastrophe Psycology

1st Semester 6

Extreme Events in Watersheds

1st Semester 6

Prevention Policies and Spatial Planning

1st Semester 6

Serious Accident Prevention

1st Semester 6

Emergency Management

2nd Semester 6

Physical Safety in Buildings

2nd Semester 6

Geomorphological Risks

2nd Semester 6

Coastal Geodiversity and Safety

2nd Semester 6

Risk Cartography Analysis

2nd Semester 6
2ND YEAR SEMESTER ECTS

Research Methods

1st Semester 6

Dissertation or Project

Annual 54

 

 



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