The cycle of studies leading to the Master's Degree in Biotechnology for Health Sciences provides students with a specialization that aims to complement the scientific knowledge acquired in initial training courses (1st Cycle) in the field of Genetics and Biotechnology, Biology, Health, Biochemistry, Chemistry or related training, providing detailed and up-to-date scientific and technical training, including the most advanced techniques in the main fields of Biotechnology and Genetics for health analysis and diagnosis.

The aim of this second cycle is to acquire specific theoretical and technical competences in the above areas, which will allow the training of senior technicians with a master's degree capable of integration into the European labor market, in addition to the national one.


The 2nd Cycle in Biotechnology for the Health Sciences will begin the activities of the week from October 10 to 14, according to the time to be published. The activities will take place during daylight hours concentrated on Thursdays and Fridays.


2 years



Professional Exits

The Master in Biotechnology for Health Sciences will have technical and professional specialization to practice as a senior technician in the areas of health and health diagnosis in modern forensic genetics, genotyping, cancer genetics, histopathology and immunogenetics, DNA technology and genetic engineering , diagnostic biotechnologies and therapeutic nanobiotechnologies, etc., along with the classic analytical techniques.

This activity may be exercised, for example, in:

  • Laboratories of public or private hospitals;
  • Clinical analysis laboratories;
  • Universities and Institutions of Higher Education;
  • Biotech, pharmaceutical and biomedical industry;
  • Institutions of education, Scientific research and technological development.
Program taught in:
Portuguese (Portugal)

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