The Biotechnology MSc provides advanced level training in Biotechnology, Biological, and Biochemical Engineering. The course equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform: analysis as higher technicians in the health, environment, food and farm sector and quality control analysis; in Research and Technology Development in public and private institutions to pursue a Ph.D.

The MSc also provides life-long training opportunities for professionals of the health and education sector and pharmaceutical industry wishing to update their knowledge in this important area.

Course Structure

Curricular Unit ECTS Code
Genetic Engineering 3 15481013
Genomics and Transcriptomics 6 15481014
Laboratory of Biotechnology 6 15481015
Advanced Chemistry and Biochemistry 6 15481016
Technology in Immunology 3 15481017
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6 15489003

Curricular Unit ECTS Code
Environmental Biotechnology 6 15481018
Production Technologies of Bioactive Compounds 6 15481019
Innovation and Business 6 15481020
Advanced Workshop in Biotechnology 6 15481021
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6 15489001

Curricular Unit ECTS Code
Dissertation Project 12 15481022

Curricular Unit ECTS Code
Dissertation/Report 48 15481023

Admission Requirements:

Number of slots: 20

Conditions of access:

  1. Holders of Bachelor's degree (or legal equivalent) in Biotechnology, Biochemistry or similar areas.
  2. Holders of a foreign degree obtained in agreement with the principles of the Bologna Process.
  3. Holders of a foreign higher education degree that is recognized by the Scientific Council as meeting the objectives of the Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area.
  4. Holders of a school, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized by the Scientific Council, as attesting the merit and ability to carry out this cycle of studies.

Criteria for selection of the candidates: Adequacy and classification of enabling access; professional, scientific and academic curriculum; global profile.

Necessary documentation: Curriculum Vitae (with personal data, academics, and professionals); Certificate of Qualifications, with the discrimination of the classifications obtained in each unit. Payment proof of 50€ registration fee.

Program taught in:
  • English
  • Portuguese (Portugal)

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Last updated August 9, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Oct 2019
2 years
4,000 EUR
Domestic Students: 1100€ per year International Students: 4000€ per year
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