Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling

DURATION

3 years

ECTS

180

PLACES

8

REGIME

Day-time

DEGREE

Doctorate

LANGUAGES

pt

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Applied research oriented nature
  • Personalised nature of the programme
  • Highly qualified faculty, combining practical and research experience and academic excellence

The Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology and Counseling is part of the educational, scientific and cultural project of Portucalense University. This Doctoral Program is carried out within an international reference framework, based on the centrality of clinical research and its close articulation with teaching and the enhancement of knowledge.

The partnerships that underlie this Doctoral Program are designed to create scale, generate synergies and increase the development of students' research capacities, in order to allow them to successfully contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge.

This Doctoral Program is based on collaboration between the Research Center and the Department of Psychology and Education and aims to promote the development of doctoral works at the highest level, namely in the areas of Clinical Research, Counseling and Applied Neurosciences - for which there is, in a consolidated way, research with competitive funding, doctoral professors with indicators of scientific merit (in terms of scientific production, participation in funded projects and pedagogical guidance) who are capable of providing effective and technical support in the accomplishment of the candidates' research work.

Course oriented for clinical research, reinforcing the professional skills of the candidates, through the use of the latest and advanced conceptual and theoretical frameworks.

Individually tailored program, namely by the Thesis monitoring committee for each doctorate, dedicated to supporting and promoting the success of the research program since the first year.

Highly qualified faculty, combining academic excellence with solid research experience.

Potential insertion in the research projects of the research unit INPP – Portucalense Institute for Human Development.

The Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology and Counseling (3 Years) aims to:

  1. Provide an advanced training in clinical research, from a theoretical and methodological perspective, enabling the resolution of innovative, significant and highly relevant research problems for this field of study;
  2. Promote the necessary conditions to perform original research in the Field of Psychology, closely associated with INPP´s research projects and within INPP’s main research lines;
  3. Promote scientific networks with other national and international relevant researchers and research centers of psychology and related areas;
  4. Encourage the communication and dissemination of scientific research through the appropriate scientific channels (e.g. international indexed scientific journals, scientific meetings, among others).

The present diploma confers the qualification in Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling (180 ECTS) or, with the conclusion of the 1st year, Advanced Studies in Clinical Psychology and Counselling (60 ECTS).

The Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology and Counseling is part of the educational, scientific and cultural project of Portucalense University. This Doctoral Program is carried out within an international reference framework, based on the centrality of clinical research and its close articulation with teaching and the enhancement of knowledge.

The partnerships that underlie this Doctoral Program are designed to create scale, generate synergies and increase the development of students' research capacities, in order to allow them to successfully contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge.

This Doctoral Program is based on collaboration between the Research Center and the Department of Psychology and Education and aims to promote the development of doctoral works at the highest level, namely in the areas of Clinical Research, Counseling and Applied Neurosciences - for which there is, in a consolidated way, research with competitive funding, doctoral professors with indicators of scientific merit (in terms of scientific production, participation in funded projects and pedagogical guidance) who are capable of providing effective and technical support in the accomplishment of the candidates' research work.

Course oriented for clinical research, reinforcing the professional skills of the candidates, through the use of the latest and advanced conceptual and theoretical frameworks.

Individually tailored program, namely by the Thesis monitoring committee for each doctorate, dedicated to supporting and promoting the success of the research program since the first year.

Highly qualified faculty, combining academic excellence with solid research experience.

Potential insertion in the research projects of the research unit INPP – Portucalense Institute for Human Development.

The Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology and Counseling (3 Years) aims to:

  1. Provide an advanced training in clinical research, from a theoretical and methodological perspective, enabling the resolution of innovative, significant and highly relevant research problems for this field of study;
  2. Promote the necessary conditions to perform original research in the Field of Psychology, closely associated with INPP´s research projects and within INPP’s main research lines;
  3. Promote scientific networks with other national and international relevant researchers and research centers of psychology and related areas;
  4. Encourage the communication and dissemination of scientific research through the appropriate scientific channels (e.g. international indexed scientific journals, scientific meetings, among others).

The present diploma confers the qualification in Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling (180 ECTS) or, with the conclusion of the 1st year, Advanced Studies in Clinical Psychology and Counselling (60 ECTS).

The Doctorate is organized in 2 semesters that correspond to the curricular structure, plus 2 years dedicated to the preparation, realization and presentation of a thesis defense.
The course is equivalent to 60 ECTS for the curricular part and 120 ECTS for the preparation, realization and presentation of the thesis, which makes a total of 180 ECTS in the following scientific areas:

The Doctorate is organized in 2 semesters that correspond to the curricular structure, plus 2 years dedicated to the preparation, realization and presentation of a thesis defense.
The course is equivalent to 60 ECTS for the curricular part and 120 ECTS for the preparation, realization and presentation of the thesis, which makes a total of 180 ECTS in the following scientific areas:

Scientific Area Compulsory ECTS Optional ECTS
P
Clinical Psychology and Counselling
168
ME
Mathematics and Statistics
14

1st year

2nd year

Annual Scientific Area ECTS
Thesis Development I
P
60

3rd year

Annual Scientific Area ECTS
Thesis Development II
P
60

Note: The optional CUs available will be defined annually by the Department Direction.

The Doctorate is organized in 2 semesters that correspond to the curricular structure, plus 2 years dedicated to the preparation, realization and presentation of a thesis defense.
The course is equivalent to 60 ECTS for the curricular part and 120 ECTS for the preparation, realization and presentation of the thesis, which makes a total of 180 ECTS in the following scientific areas:

The Doctorate is organized in 2 semesters that correspond to the curricular structure, plus 2 years dedicated to the preparation, realization and presentation of a thesis defense.
The course is equivalent to 60 ECTS for the curricular part and 120 ECTS for the preparation, realization and presentation of the thesis, which makes a total of 180 ECTS in the following scientific areas:

Scientific Area Compulsory ECTS Optional ECTS
P
Clinical Psychology and Counselling
168
ME
Mathematics and Statistics
14

1st year

2nd year

Annual Scientific Area ECTS
Thesis Development I
P
60

3rd year

Annual Scientific Area ECTS
Thesis Development II
P
60

Note: The optional CUs available will be defined annually by the Department Direction.

The research activities of doctoral students are framed within research projects already under development at INPP/ Instituto de Desenvolvimento Humano Portucalense,

organized into a set of thematic areas that aggregate research interests: Clinical Psychology, Counselling and Human Development and Applied Neurosciences. Its orientation is ensured by a highly qualified teaching staff, trained and developed within the most current academic and scientific paradigms, and coordinated through the action of the scientific coordination committee of the study cycle, which ensures the constant monitoring of activities and the resolution of all emerging issues within its implementation.

The course benefits from the support of a research centre endowed with the human and material resources necessary for the implementation of the research work, as well as the resources of other laboratories and partner centres, with which INPP researchers work in collaboration.

The PhD theses will fit into funded research projects that are being developed by consolidated groups and integrated in R&D units with an internationally recognised body of knowledge in the area of the study programme.

 

Ongoing Projects

Reverting mild cognitive impairment using transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) as add-on for Cognitive Training (CT) - POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030280
PI: Jorge Leite Co-PI: Sandra Carvalho
 
 
Changing the course of social anxiety in adolescence: What works, why, and for whom - C492522605-00087032
PI: Paula Vago Co-PI: Daniel Rijo

Ana Conde

Coordinator of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling

DPE/ Department of Psychology and Education

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling
(dout.psicologia@upt.pt)

Ana Conde

Coordinator of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling

DPE/ Department of Psychology and Education

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling
(dout.psicologia@upt.pt)

Applications

176,00 €

Enrolment (single act per course)

326,00 €

Enrolment in year

326,00 €

Enrolment for the defense of the Thesis

337,00 €

School Insurance

32,00 €

Value per ECTS

13,50 €

Minimum compulsory tuition fee (10 ECTS)

Monthly

135,00 €

Tuition Fee (for 60 ECTS)

11 instalments (September to July)

Monthly

368,20 €

3% discount September

Single

3.928,50 €

Tuition Fee (for 30 ECTS)

5 instalments (September to January or February to June)

Monthly

405,00 €

2% discount September or February

Half-yearly

1.984,50 €

50% of the curricular part

Note 1: After the deadlines, a fee of 863 € is due for each semester until the submission of the thesis (or 176 € per month, if the monthly modality was chosen).
Note 2: Candidates who only intend to submit the Thesis for defense: 5.075,00 euros, as provided for in no. 1 of article 33 of DL 65/2018.
Note 3: Single curricular modules are charged per ECTS (according to the price list in force)

Applications

176,00 €

Enrolment (single act per course)

326,00 €

Enrolment in year

326,00 €

Enrolment for the defense of the Thesis

337,00 €

School Insurance

32,00 €

Value per ECTS

13,50 €

Minimum compulsory tuition fee (10 ECTS)

Monthly

135,00 €

Tuition Fee (for 60 ECTS)

11 instalments (September to July)

Monthly

368,20 €

3% discount September

Single

3.928,50 €

Tuition Fee (for 30 ECTS)

5 instalments (September to January or February to June)

Monthly

405,00 €

2% discount September or February

Half-yearly

1.984,50 €

50% of the curricular part

Note 1: After the deadlines, a fee of 863 € is due for each semester until the submission of the thesis (or 176 € per month, if the monthly modality was chosen).
Note 2: Candidates who only intend to submit the Thesis for defense: 5.075,00 euros, as provided for in no. 1 of article 33 of DL 65/2018.
Note 3: Single curricular modules are charged per ECTS (according to the price list in force)

Anyone who meets the conditions laid down in DL 74/2006, as amended by DL 176/2016, and in the Study Cycle Regulations approved by the proponent University may apply to this study cycle:

  1. Hold a Master's degree or legal equivalent in Psychology or related areas of Health Sciences and Education;
  2. Candidates in other circumstances (e.g., self-proposed candidates according to Article 21 of the General Regulation of Third Cycles of Portucalense University) will be considered in the light of the General Regulation of Third Cycles of Portucalense University;
  3. Holders of a degree in Psychology (corresponding to a minimum of 300 ECTS) and possessing a school or scientific curriculum, especially relevant in the specific area of the study cycle, that is recognized by the Scientific Council, under proposal of the Department of Psychology and Education, as attesting the capacity to carry out the study cycle;
  4. Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum especially relevant in the specific area of the cycle of studies or related areas, which is recognized by the Scientific Board, under proposal of the Board of the Department of Psychology and Education, as attesting the capacity to carry out the cycle of studies.

The candidates are selected and ranked by the Coordinator of the cycle of studies, in descending order, according to the final classification calculated by applying the criteria and respective weighting presented in Annex II, of the present  Regulations.

1st Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 1st Phase
16th May 2022
8th July 2022
Display of results
Till 15th July 2022
Claims
15th July 2022
20th July 2022
Registrations
21st July 2022
29th July 2022
2nd Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 2nd Phase
1st August 2022
16th September 2022
Display of results
Till 21st September 2022
Claims
22nd September 2022
26th September 2022
Registrations
27th September 2022
30th September 2022
3rd Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 3rd Phase
30th September 2022
21st October 2022
Display of results
Till 25th October 2022
Claims
26th October 2022
28th October 2022
Registrations
31st October 2022
4th November 2022
4th Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 4th Phase
8th November 2022
21st Novemberr 2022
Display of results
Till 28th November 2022
Claims
28th November 2022
29th November 2022
Registrations
29th November 2022
2nd December 2022

The Application Process must be completed with

  1. Application form, duly completed;
  2. Documents proving that the candidate meets the conditions for candidacy;
  3. Originals or certified copies;
  4. Detailed and updated Curriculum Vitae;
  5. Identification document
    Up-to-date colour photograph;
  6. Other documents indicated in the regulations of the course to which the applicant is applying;
  7. Other documents that the candidate considers useful (namely a Letter of Motivation/Intent - draft for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling - and also required for the Doctorate in Business Administration). Motivation/Intent Letter - draft concerning the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling - and also required by the Doctorate in Business Science).

Admission Office

Enquiries regarding the application can be made by:
email (ingresso@upt.pt) or
Phone (800 270 201 )

Admission Office

Enquiries regarding the application can be made by:
email (ingresso@upt.pt) or
Phone (800 270 201 )

Applications

176,00 €

Enrolment (single act per course)

326,00 €

Enrolment in year

326,00 €

Enrolment for the defense of the Thesis

337,00 €

School Insurance

32,00 €

Value per ECTS

13,50 €

Minimum compulsory tuition fee (10 ECTS)

Monthly

135,00 €

Tuition Fee (for 60 ECTS)

11 instalments (September to July)

Monthly

368,20 €

3% discount September

Single

3.928,50 €

Tuition Fee (for 30 ECTS)

5 instalments (September to January or February to June)

Monthly

405,00 €

2% discount September or February

Half-yearly

1.984,50 €

50% of the curricular part

Note 1: After the deadlines, a fee of 863 € is due for each semester until the submission of the thesis (or 176 € per month, if the monthly modality was chosen).
Note 2: Candidates who only intend to submit the Thesis for defense: 5.075,00 euros, as provided for in no. 1 of article 33 of DL 65/2018.
Note 3: Single curricular modules are charged per ECTS (according to the price list in force)

Applications

176,00 €

Enrolment (single act per course)

326,00 €

Enrolment in year

326,00 €

Enrolment for the defense of the Thesis

337,00 €

School Insurance

32,00 €

Value per ECTS

13,50 €

Minimum compulsory tuition fee (10 ECTS)

Monthly

135,00 €

Tuition Fee (for 60 ECTS)

11 instalments (September to July)

Monthly

368,20 €

3% discount September

Single

3.928,50 €

Tuition Fee (for 30 ECTS)

5 instalments (September to January or February to June)

Monthly

405,00 €

2% discount September or February

Half-yearly

1.984,50 €

50% of the curricular part

Note 1: After the deadlines, a fee of 863 € is due for each semester until the submission of the thesis (or 176 € per month, if the monthly modality was chosen).
Note 2: Candidates who only intend to submit the Thesis for defense: 5.075,00 euros, as provided for in no. 1 of article 33 of DL 65/2018.
Note 3: Single curricular modules are charged per ECTS (according to the price list in force)

Anyone who meets the conditions laid down in DL 74/2006, as amended by DL 176/2016, and in the Study Cycle Regulations approved by the proponent University may apply to this study cycle:

  1. Hold a Master's degree or legal equivalent in Psychology or related areas of Health Sciences and Education;
  2. Candidates in other circumstances (e.g., self-proposed candidates according to Article 21 of the General Regulation of Third Cycles of Portucalense University) will be considered in the light of the General Regulation of Third Cycles of Portucalense University;
  3. Holders of a degree in Psychology (corresponding to a minimum of 300 ECTS) and possessing a school or scientific curriculum, especially relevant in the specific area of the study cycle, that is recognized by the Scientific Council, under proposal of the Department of Psychology and Education, as attesting the capacity to carry out the study cycle;
  4. Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum especially relevant in the specific area of the cycle of studies or related areas, which is recognized by the Scientific Board, under proposal of the Board of the Department of Psychology and Education, as attesting the capacity to carry out the cycle of studies.

The candidates are selected and ranked by the Coordinator of the cycle of studies, in descending order, according to the final classification calculated by applying the criteria and respective weighting presented in Annex II, of the present  Regulations.

1st Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 1st Phase
16th May 2022
8th July 2022
Display of results
Till 15th July 2022
Claims
15th July 2022
20th July 2022
Registrations
21st July 2022
29th July 2022
2nd Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 2nd Phase
1st August 2022
16th September 2022
Display of results
Till 21st September 2022
Claims
22nd September 2022
26th September 2022
Registrations
27th September 2022
30th September 2022
3rd Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 3rd Phase
30th September 2022
21st October 2022
Display of results
Till 25th October 2022
Claims
26th October 2022
28th October 2022
Registrations
31st October 2022
4th November 2022
4th Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 4th Phase
8th November 2022
21st Novemberr 2022
Display of results
Till 28th November 2022
Claims
28th November 2022
29th November 2022
Registrations
29th November 2022
2nd December 2022

The Application Process must be completed with

  1. Application form, duly completed;
  2. Documents proving that the candidate meets the conditions for candidacy;
  3. Originals or certified copies;
  4. Detailed and updated Curriculum Vitae;
  5. Identification document
    Up-to-date colour photograph;
  6. Other documents indicated in the regulations of the course to which the applicant is applying;
  7. Other documents that the candidate considers useful (namely a Letter of Motivation/Intent - draft for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling - and also required for the Doctorate in Business Administration). Motivation/Intent Letter - draft concerning the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling - and also required by the Doctorate in Business Science).

Admission Office

Enquiries regarding the application can be made by:
email (ingresso@upt.pt) or
Phone (800 270 201 )

Admission Office

Enquiries regarding the application can be made by:
email (ingresso@upt.pt) or
Phone (800 270 201 )

This year with the novelty of awarding three scholarships of tuition fee exemption to the candidates with the best absolute merit in the following criteria (see Rules of the study cycle):

  • Academic qualifications
  • Scientific production
  • Professional experience 
    Motivation letter

The scholarship holders will be selected, at the end of the enrolment process, from among the PhD students who have applied and enrolled for the first time.

DURATION

3 years

ECTS

180

PLACES

8

REGIME

post-labor

DEGREE

doctorate

LANGUAGES

pt

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Applied research oriented nature
  • Personalised nature of the programme
  • Highly qualified faculty, combining practical and research experience and academic excellence

The Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology and Counseling is part of the educational, scientific and cultural project of Portucalense University. This Doctoral Program is carried out within an international reference framework, based on the centrality of clinical research and its close articulation with teaching and the enhancement of knowledge.

The partnerships that underlie this Doctoral Program are designed to create scale, generate synergies and increase the development of students' research capacities, in order to allow them to successfully contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge.

This Doctoral Program is based on collaboration between the Research Center and the Department of Psychology and Education and aims to promote the development of doctoral works at the highest level, namely in the areas of Clinical Research, Counseling and Applied Neurosciences - for which there is, in a consolidated way, research with competitive funding, doctoral professors with indicators of scientific merit (in terms of scientific production, participation in funded projects and pedagogical guidance) who are capable of providing effective and technical support in the accomplishment of the candidates' research work.

Course oriented for clinical research, reinforcing the professional skills of the candidates, through the use of the latest and advanced conceptual and theoretical frameworks.

Individually tailored program, namely by the Thesis monitoring committee for each doctorate, dedicated to supporting and promoting the success of the research program since the first year.

Highly qualified faculty, combining academic excellence with solid research experience.

Potential insertion in the research projects of the research unit INPP – Portucalense Institute for Human Development.

The Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology and Counseling (3 Years) aims to:

  1. Provide an advanced training in clinical research, from a theoretical and methodological perspective, enabling the resolution of innovative, significant and highly relevant research problems for this field of study;
  2. Promote the necessary conditions to perform original research in the Field of Psychology, closely associated with INPP´s research projects and within INPP’s main research lines;
  3. Promote scientific networks with other national and international relevant researchers and research centers of psychology and related areas;
  4. Encourage the communication and dissemination of scientific research through the appropriate scientific channels (e.g. international indexed scientific journals, scientific meetings, among others).

The present diploma confers the qualification in Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling (180 ECTS) or, with the conclusion of the 1st year, Advanced Studies in Clinical Psychology and Counselling (60 ECTS).

The Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology and Counseling is part of the educational, scientific and cultural project of Portucalense University. This Doctoral Program is carried out within an international reference framework, based on the centrality of clinical research and its close articulation with teaching and the enhancement of knowledge.

The partnerships that underlie this Doctoral Program are designed to create scale, generate synergies and increase the development of students' research capacities, in order to allow them to successfully contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge.

This Doctoral Program is based on collaboration between the Research Center and the Department of Psychology and Education and aims to promote the development of doctoral works at the highest level, namely in the areas of Clinical Research, Counseling and Applied Neurosciences - for which there is, in a consolidated way, research with competitive funding, doctoral professors with indicators of scientific merit (in terms of scientific production, participation in funded projects and pedagogical guidance) who are capable of providing effective and technical support in the accomplishment of the candidates' research work.

Course oriented for clinical research, reinforcing the professional skills of the candidates, through the use of the latest and advanced conceptual and theoretical frameworks.

Individually tailored program, namely by the Thesis monitoring committee for each doctorate, dedicated to supporting and promoting the success of the research program since the first year.

Highly qualified faculty, combining academic excellence with solid research experience.

Potential insertion in the research projects of the research unit INPP – Portucalense Institute for Human Development.

The Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology and Counseling (3 Years) aims to:

  1. Provide an advanced training in clinical research, from a theoretical and methodological perspective, enabling the resolution of innovative, significant and highly relevant research problems for this field of study;
  2. Promote the necessary conditions to perform original research in the Field of Psychology, closely associated with INPP´s research projects and within INPP’s main research lines;
  3. Promote scientific networks with other national and international relevant researchers and research centers of psychology and related areas;
  4. Encourage the communication and dissemination of scientific research through the appropriate scientific channels (e.g. international indexed scientific journals, scientific meetings, among others).

The present diploma confers the qualification in Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling (180 ECTS) or, with the conclusion of the 1st year, Advanced Studies in Clinical Psychology and Counselling (60 ECTS).

The Doctorate is organized in 2 semesters that correspond to the curricular structure, plus 2 years dedicated to the preparation, realization and presentation of a thesis defense.
The course is equivalent to 60 ECTS for the curricular part and 120 ECTS for the preparation, realization and presentation of the thesis, which makes a total of 180 ECTS in the following scientific areas:

The Doctorate is organized in 2 semesters that correspond to the curricular structure, plus 2 years dedicated to the preparation, realization and presentation of a thesis defense.
The course is equivalent to 60 ECTS for the curricular part and 120 ECTS for the preparation, realization and presentation of the thesis, which makes a total of 180 ECTS in the following scientific areas:

Scientific Area Compulsory ECTS Optional ECTS
P
Clinical Psychology and Counselling
168
ME
Mathematics and Statistics
14

1st year

2nd year

Annual Scientific Area ECTS
Thesis Development I
P
60

3rd year

Annual Scientific Area ECTS
Thesis Development II
P
60

Note: The optional CUs available will be defined annually by the Department Direction.

The Doctorate is organized in 2 semesters that correspond to the curricular structure, plus 2 years dedicated to the preparation, realization and presentation of a thesis defense.
The course is equivalent to 60 ECTS for the curricular part and 120 ECTS for the preparation, realization and presentation of the thesis, which makes a total of 180 ECTS in the following scientific areas:

The Doctorate is organized in 2 semesters that correspond to the curricular structure, plus 2 years dedicated to the preparation, realization and presentation of a thesis defense.
The course is equivalent to 60 ECTS for the curricular part and 120 ECTS for the preparation, realization and presentation of the thesis, which makes a total of 180 ECTS in the following scientific areas:

Scientific Area Compulsory ECTS Optional ECTS
P
Clinical Psychology and Counselling
168
ME
Mathematics and Statistics
14

1st year

2nd year

Annual Scientific Area ECTS
Thesis Development I
P
60

3rd year

Annual Scientific Area ECTS
Thesis Development II
P
60

Note: The optional CUs available will be defined annually by the Department Direction.

The research activities of doctoral students are framed within research projects already under development at INPP/ Instituto de Desenvolvimento Humano Portucalense,

organized into a set of thematic areas that aggregate research interests: Clinical Psychology, Counselling and Human Development and Applied Neurosciences. Its orientation is ensured by a highly qualified teaching staff, trained and developed within the most current academic and scientific paradigms, and coordinated through the action of the scientific coordination committee of the study cycle, which ensures the constant monitoring of activities and the resolution of all emerging issues within its implementation.

The course benefits from the support of a research centre endowed with the human and material resources necessary for the implementation of the research work, as well as the resources of other laboratories and partner centres, with which INPP researchers work in collaboration.

The PhD theses will fit into funded research projects that are being developed by consolidated groups and integrated in R&D units with an internationally recognised body of knowledge in the area of the study programme.

 

Ongoing Projects

Reverting mild cognitive impairment using transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) as add-on for Cognitive Training (CT) - POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030280
PI: Jorge Leite Co-PI: Sandra Carvalho
 
 
Changing the course of social anxiety in adolescence: What works, why, and for whom - C492522605-00087032
PI: Paula Vago Co-PI: Daniel Rijo

Ana Conde

Coordinator of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling

DPE/ Department of Psychology and Education

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling
(dout.psicologia@upt.pt)

Ana Conde

Coordinator of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling

DPE/ Department of Psychology and Education

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling
(dout.psicologia@upt.pt)

Applications

176,00 €

Enrolment (single act per course)

326,00 €

Enrolment in year

326,00 €

Enrolment for the defense of the Thesis

337,00 €

School Insurance

32,00 €

Value per ECTS

13,50 €

Minimum compulsory tuition fee (10 ECTS)

Monthly

135,00 €

Tuition Fee (for 60 ECTS)

11 instalments (September to July)

Monthly

368,20 €

3% discount September

Single

3.928,50 €

Tuition Fee (for 30 ECTS)

5 instalments (September to January or February to June)

Monthly

405,00 €

2% discount September or February

Half-yearly

1.984,50 €

50% of the curricular part

Note 1: After the deadlines, a fee of 863 € is due for each semester until the submission of the thesis (or 176 € per month, if the monthly modality was chosen).
Note 2: Candidates who only intend to submit the Thesis for defense: 5.075,00 euros, as provided for in no. 1 of article 33 of DL 65/2018.
Note 3: Single curricular modules are charged per ECTS (according to the price list in force)

Applications

176,00 €

Enrolment (single act per course)

326,00 €

Enrolment in year

326,00 €

Enrolment for the defense of the Thesis

337,00 €

School Insurance

32,00 €

Value per ECTS

13,50 €

Minimum compulsory tuition fee (10 ECTS)

Monthly

135,00 €

Tuition Fee (for 60 ECTS)

11 instalments (September to July)

Monthly

368,20 €

3% discount September

Single

3.928,50 €

Tuition Fee (for 30 ECTS)

5 instalments (September to January or February to June)

Monthly

405,00 €

2% discount September or February

Half-yearly

1.984,50 €

50% of the curricular part

Note 1: After the deadlines, a fee of 863 € is due for each semester until the submission of the thesis (or 176 € per month, if the monthly modality was chosen).
Note 2: Candidates who only intend to submit the Thesis for defense: 5.075,00 euros, as provided for in no. 1 of article 33 of DL 65/2018.
Note 3: Single curricular modules are charged per ECTS (according to the price list in force)

Anyone who meets the conditions laid down in DL 74/2006, as amended by DL 176/2016, and in the Study Cycle Regulations approved by the proponent University may apply to this study cycle:

  1. Hold a Master's degree or legal equivalent in Psychology or related areas of Health Sciences and Education;
  2. Candidates in other circumstances (e.g., self-proposed candidates according to Article 21 of the General Regulation of Third Cycles of Portucalense University) will be considered in the light of the General Regulation of Third Cycles of Portucalense University;
  3. Holders of a degree in Psychology (corresponding to a minimum of 300 ECTS) and possessing a school or scientific curriculum, especially relevant in the specific area of the study cycle, that is recognized by the Scientific Council, under proposal of the Department of Psychology and Education, as attesting the capacity to carry out the study cycle;
  4. Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum especially relevant in the specific area of the cycle of studies or related areas, which is recognized by the Scientific Board, under proposal of the Board of the Department of Psychology and Education, as attesting the capacity to carry out the cycle of studies.

The candidates are selected and ranked by the Coordinator of the cycle of studies, in descending order, according to the final classification calculated by applying the criteria and respective weighting presented in Annex II, of the present  Regulations.

1st Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 1st Phase
16th May 2022
8th July 2022
Display of results
Till 15th July 2022
Claims
15th July 2022
20th July 2022
Registrations
21st July 2022
29th July 2022
2nd Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 2nd Phase
1st August 2022
16th September 2022
Display of results
Till 21st September 2022
Claims
22nd September 2022
26th September 2022
Registrations
27th September 2022
30th September 2022
3rd Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 3rd Phase
30th September 2022
21st October 2022
Display of results
Till 25th October 2022
Claims
26th October 2022
28th October 2022
Registrations
31st October 2022
4th November 2022
4th Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 4th Phase
8th November 2022
21st Novemberr 2022
Display of results
Till 28th November 2022
Claims
28th November 2022
29th November 2022
Registrations
29th November 2022
2nd December 2022

The Application Process must be completed with

  1. Application form, duly completed;
  2. Documents proving that the candidate meets the conditions for candidacy;
  3. Originals or certified copies;
  4. Detailed and updated Curriculum Vitae;
  5. Identification document
    Up-to-date colour photograph;
  6. Other documents indicated in the regulations of the course to which the applicant is applying;
  7. Other documents that the candidate considers useful (namely a Letter of Motivation/Intent - draft for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling - and also required for the Doctorate in Business Administration). Motivation/Intent Letter - draft concerning the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling - and also required by the Doctorate in Business Science).

Admission Office

Enquiries regarding the application can be made by:
email (ingresso@upt.pt) or
Phone (800 270 201 )

Admission Office

Enquiries regarding the application can be made by:
email (ingresso@upt.pt) or
Phone (800 270 201 )

Applications

176,00 €

Enrolment (single act per course)

326,00 €

Enrolment in year

326,00 €

Enrolment for the defense of the Thesis

337,00 €

School Insurance

32,00 €

Value per ECTS

13,50 €

Minimum compulsory tuition fee (10 ECTS)

Monthly

135,00 €

Tuition Fee (for 60 ECTS)

11 instalments (September to July)

Monthly

368,20 €

3% discount September

Single

3.928,50 €

Tuition Fee (for 30 ECTS)

5 instalments (September to January or February to June)

Monthly

405,00 €

2% discount September or February

Half-yearly

1.984,50 €

50% of the curricular part

Note 1: After the deadlines, a fee of 863 € is due for each semester until the submission of the thesis (or 176 € per month, if the monthly modality was chosen).
Note 2: Candidates who only intend to submit the Thesis for defense: 5.075,00 euros, as provided for in no. 1 of article 33 of DL 65/2018.
Note 3: Single curricular modules are charged per ECTS (according to the price list in force)

Applications

176,00 €

Enrolment (single act per course)

326,00 €

Enrolment in year

326,00 €

Enrolment for the defense of the Thesis

337,00 €

School Insurance

32,00 €

Value per ECTS

13,50 €

Minimum compulsory tuition fee (10 ECTS)

Monthly

135,00 €

Tuition Fee (for 60 ECTS)

11 instalments (September to July)

Monthly

368,20 €

3% discount September

Single

3.928,50 €

Tuition Fee (for 30 ECTS)

5 instalments (September to January or February to June)

Monthly

405,00 €

2% discount September or February

Half-yearly

1.984,50 €

50% of the curricular part

Note 1: After the deadlines, a fee of 863 € is due for each semester until the submission of the thesis (or 176 € per month, if the monthly modality was chosen).
Note 2: Candidates who only intend to submit the Thesis for defense: 5.075,00 euros, as provided for in no. 1 of article 33 of DL 65/2018.
Note 3: Single curricular modules are charged per ECTS (according to the price list in force)

Anyone who meets the conditions laid down in DL 74/2006, as amended by DL 176/2016, and in the Study Cycle Regulations approved by the proponent University may apply to this study cycle:

  1. Hold a Master's degree or legal equivalent in Psychology or related areas of Health Sciences and Education;
  2. Candidates in other circumstances (e.g., self-proposed candidates according to Article 21 of the General Regulation of Third Cycles of Portucalense University) will be considered in the light of the General Regulation of Third Cycles of Portucalense University;
  3. Holders of a degree in Psychology (corresponding to a minimum of 300 ECTS) and possessing a school or scientific curriculum, especially relevant in the specific area of the study cycle, that is recognized by the Scientific Council, under proposal of the Department of Psychology and Education, as attesting the capacity to carry out the study cycle;
  4. Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum especially relevant in the specific area of the cycle of studies or related areas, which is recognized by the Scientific Board, under proposal of the Board of the Department of Psychology and Education, as attesting the capacity to carry out the cycle of studies.

The candidates are selected and ranked by the Coordinator of the cycle of studies, in descending order, according to the final classification calculated by applying the criteria and respective weighting presented in Annex II, of the present  Regulations.

1st Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 1st Phase
16th May 2022
8th July 2022
Display of results
Till 15th July 2022
Claims
15th July 2022
20th July 2022
Registrations
21st July 2022
29th July 2022
2nd Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 2nd Phase
1st August 2022
16th September 2022
Display of results
Till 21st September 2022
Claims
22nd September 2022
26th September 2022
Registrations
27th September 2022
30th September 2022
3rd Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 3rd Phase
30th September 2022
21st October 2022
Display of results
Till 25th October 2022
Claims
26th October 2022
28th October 2022
Registrations
31st October 2022
4th November 2022
4th Phase Beginning End
Applications to the 4th Phase
8th November 2022
21st Novemberr 2022
Display of results
Till 28th November 2022
Claims
28th November 2022
29th November 2022
Registrations
29th November 2022
2nd December 2022

The Application Process must be completed with

  1. Application form, duly completed;
  2. Documents proving that the candidate meets the conditions for candidacy;
  3. Originals or certified copies;
  4. Detailed and updated Curriculum Vitae;
  5. Identification document
    Up-to-date colour photograph;
  6. Other documents indicated in the regulations of the course to which the applicant is applying;
  7. Other documents that the candidate considers useful (namely a Letter of Motivation/Intent - draft for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling - and also required for the Doctorate in Business Administration). Motivation/Intent Letter - draft concerning the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counselling - and also required by the Doctorate in Business Science).

Admission Office

Enquiries regarding the application can be made by:
email (ingresso@upt.pt) or
Phone (800 270 201 )

Admission Office

Enquiries regarding the application can be made by:
email (ingresso@upt.pt) or
Phone (800 270 201 )

This year with the novelty of awarding three scholarships of tuition fee exemption to the candidates with the best absolute merit in the following criteria (see Rules of the study cycle):

  • Academic qualifications
  • Scientific production
  • Professional experience 
    Motivation letter

The scholarship holders will be selected, at the end of the enrolment process, from among the PhD students who have applied and enrolled for the first time.

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