Research Protocols and Proposals

Coordinator: Prof. Doutor Francisco Cruz

Elegible: Medical Doctors or holders of an integrated masters degree in medicine or equivalent degrees from foreign Universities

Nr. of Students: Min. 8 ; Máx. 24

Starting date. To be announced


This course will provide the fundamental skills necessary for planning and writing research protocols and proposals in clinical and health services research.

Course contents

Structure and development of a research proposal and protocol. The research team. Resources management and tasks planning. Financial support and grants. Introduction to project management software: Microsoft Office Project® and Visio Professional®.

Teaching methods:
Lectures, group discussion and individual exercises. All the activities will be supported by an e-learning platform.