Master in Marine Biology

General

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Program Description

Overview

The Marine Biology Master aims to promote multidisciplinary advanced training in Marine Biology, providing skills for the analysis and understanding of marine biodiversity, from genes to ecosystems, their functioning, and diversity. The program includes a strong component of participation in practical research, including laboratory and fieldwork in different marine ecosystems. Applications include marine biological resource exploitation, conservation, and biotechnology. Courses are taught in English.

Course Structure

Curricular Unit

ECTS

Code

Fisheries Biology And Ecology

6

14331051

Marine Biology Populations Studies

6

14331052

Aquatic Ecosystem Dynamics

6

14331053

Molecular And Cellular Biology Techniques

6

14331054

Methods and Techniques in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

6

14334429

Techniques In Molecular And Cellular Biology

6

140064318

Statistical Options

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6

14339012

Curricular Unit

ECTS

Code

Ecophysiology Of Marine Plants

6

14331055

Marine Biogeography And Evolution

6

14331056

Advanced Methods In Biological Oceanography

6

14331057

Biogeochemical Processes And Global Changes

6

14331058

Option 1.2

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6

14339011

Curricular Unit

ECTS

Code

Thesis Preparation

12

14331059

Experimental Project In Marine Biology

12

14331075

Option 2.1

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6

14339013

Curricular Unit

ECTS

Code

Thesis/Report

30

14331061

Admission Requirements:

A Bachelor's degree (or legal equivalent) in science, particularly biological sciences and related fields.

Criteria for selection of the candidates:

  1. Academic background.
  2. The final grade of BSc.
  3. professional experience.

Necessary documentation:

  1. Curriculum Vitae (with personal, academic and professional details).
  2. Certificate of Qualifications, with official course transcripts and final grade points average.

Last updated Apr 2020

About the School

The University of Algarve (Portugal) is a young public university, with a student population close to 8,000 and employs over 700 academics. In these last three decades, the University of Algarve has c ... Read More

The University of Algarve (Portugal) is a young public university, with a student population close to 8,000 and employs over 700 academics. In these last three decades, the University of Algarve has consolidated the link established with the regional business and with the public and private organizations, encouraging the transfer of knowledge and contributing to sustainable development with a positive impact across the community. Read less