Access requirementsTo access this Master it is necessary to meet the following requirements:To be in possession of an official university degree issued by a university or institution of higher education that empowers in the issuing country to work as a nurse and to access official master's degrees.
Have a high level of certified English. Candidates must justify a B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. It can be certified by IELTS certificate (at least 6.0 and a minimum of 5.0 points in each section), TOEFL (paper support with at least 550 points and 4.0 points in the writing section) or TOEFL (IBT with at least 79 points and 17 points in each section). Students from agreed English-speaking countries will be exempted from the English language requirementsLikewise, it is advisable to have a knowledge of Portuguese and Spanish.
This Erasmus Mundus Master is governed by pre-enrollment and enrollment terms and processes that are different from the rest of University Master's degrees. To consult this procedure, please visit the website of the Erasmus Mundus Master (you can access this website by clicking on "Complete Master Information").Professional outingsStudents who complete this Erasmus Mundus Master will have achieved the necessary skills to work, in any country of the consortium, as nurses in Intensive Care Units and Adult / Elderly Emergency Units or in Intensive Care and Pediatric Emergency Units, depending on the specific itinerary they have chosen.
They will also have received specialized training that will enable them to work as nurses in the Urgent Extra-hospital Care Services, in any country of the consortium.CurriculumThis Erasmus Mundus Master whose duration is one and a half years (90 ECTS credits) is a degree organized by the University of Oviedo (Spain), the University of the Algarve (Portugal), the University of Napier (Edinburgh, United Kingdom) and the Institute Polytechnic of Santarém (Portugal); Therefore, graduates will obtain a joint Master's degree from these four institutions.
As part of the academic plan, students must carry out their studies in at least two countries of the consortium. The first semester will be obligatorily held at the Escola Superior de Saúde de Santarém in Portugal or alternatively at the University of the Algarve. However, during the second semester, students may choose to complete their studies either in Spain (specialties in Adult and Pediatric Clinical Practice), or in the United Kingdom (Clinical Practice for the Elderly and Crisis Resource Management).
Finally, during the third semester, students will carry out the Final Master's Thesis in any of the four consortium centers, or in one of the two associated centers: Universidad Sao Carlos in Brazil and Universidad de Loja in Ecuador