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Masters Programs in Life Sciences in Portugal 2020

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IMF Business School Portugal

The Master in Safety and Food Quality allows to adapt scientific knowledge in the food field to the legal provisions in continuous change and to update the norms of quali ... [+]

The Master in Safety and Food Quality allows to adapt scientific knowledge in the food field to the legal provisions in continuous change and to update the norms of quality, applicable in the alimentary area. Studying this Master also allows to obtain knowledge about the diversity of food industries that exist in the market and the processes that apply to each of them.

The economic development of the food industry, European Union regulations and legislation, make producers and suppliers more responsible for providing food to safer and healthier consumers. It is in this context that a professional is increasingly sought by organizations, the food quality and safety technician, responsible for ensuring and guaranteeing the quality of products and processes and therefore the satisfaction of customers and consumers. The role of the auditor of food safety and quality control, who is responsible for the design, development, implementation and audits of food safety and hygiene systems, is essential.... [-]

Portugal Portugal Online
Open Enrollment
Portuguese (Brazil)
Part-time
720 hours
Online
Instituto Politécnico de Santarém

Knowledge, understanding and training in the field of agriculture, forestry and grazing, in a perspective of conservation and protection of biodiversity. ... [+]

Duration: 2 Years Benefits: Accommodation and Portuguese Language Course (30 hours)

Education provided in Portuguese:

Rates *:

Application -35 € Annual - 1000 € (without accommodation) 3000 € (accommodation) Use - 35 €

Education provided in English:

Rates *:

Application -35 € Annual - 3500 € (accommodation) Use - 35 € The following values ​​will be timely subject to confirmation Goals:

Students of the master's degree in Agro-Silvo-Pastoralism Mediterranean, among others, acquire:

Knowledge, understanding and training in the field of agriculture, forestry and grazing, in a perspective of conservation and protection o... [-]
Portugal Santarém
October 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Universidade de Évora

This training complements the agronomic training and related 1st cycle, introducing more materials related to engineering applied to Agricultural Sciences, and Agricultur ... [+]

PRESENTATION

This training complements the agronomic training and related 1st cycle, introducing more materials related to engineering applied to Agricultural Sciences, and Agricultural Hydraulics and Rural Buildings and deepening more agricultural materials in the areas of Horto-fruit growing, Plant Protection and Biotechnology. The student will be well prepared to understand the technological and environmental problems that present themselves to the modernization of agriculture, being able to study, design, promote and direct the implementation of systems and activities that constitute the best solutions for an agricultural activity success.

Careers

Technical farms; service and project companies in the agricultural sector; State agencies linked to agriculture; Agencies Scientific and Technological Research; agricultural education (technical, vocational and higher).... [-]

Portugal Evora
October 2020
Portuguese (Portugal)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Universidade de Évora

The Master in Biochemistry has as main aim to prepare professionals able to perform duties in the field of biochemistry, applied to the environment, production and food p ... [+]

PRESENTATION

The MSc in Biochemistry its main aim to prepare professionals able to perform duties in the field of biochemistry, applied to the environment, production and food preservation, growth and feed senescence, health and the conservation and recovery of assets in technical careers, academic or research , giving them the ability to plan experiences, define strategies and implement protocols on innovative projects of technical and scientific research. Students must obtain advanced training in: Planning and laboratory practice, Bioinformatics, molecular modeling and simulation; Self-learning and self-employment, as well as information research applicable to the preparation of reports and scientific papers, addressed to specialists in biochemistry or others. Specialized laboratory teachings based on stem lines of action in institutes, research centers and laboratories (ICAAM, ICT, EQC and Lab. Hercules).... [-]

Portugal Evora
October 2020
Portuguese (Portugal)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Instituto Politécnico de Viseu – Escola Superior Agrária (ESAV)

The general objectives of this course of Master in Food Quality and Technology, the acquisition and further development of scientific and technical knowledge in Food Qual ... [+]

Objectives and competencies

The general objectives of this course Master in Food Quality and TechnologyThe acquisition and deepening of scientific and technical knowledge in Food Quality and Technology.

The specific objectives of the course of study leading to the degree of Master in Food Quality and Technology:

Increasing knowledge of operations and processes in the food industry, in order to control the reactions in food during processing and storage thereof; Understand and have the ability to execute and implement modern analytical techniques associated with food, as well as demonstrating expertise in the application of modern laboratory techniques of analysis; Abili... [-]
Portugal Viseu
October 2020
Portuguese (Portugal)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Instituto Politécnico de Viseu – Escola Superior Agrária (ESAV)

Are general skills in this MSc course the acquisition and further development of scientific and technical knowledge in various areas of animal production. ... [+]

Objectives and competencies

Are general skills in this MSc course the acquisition and further development of scientific and technical knowledge in various areas of animal production.

They are specific skills cycle of studies leading to the degree of Master of Animal Production Technologies:

Acquire experimental procedure habits with applicability in the productive sector; Develop research capacity in the area of ​​livestock production; Develop a critical attitude towards the current of animal production problems; Define the paths that lead to the best solutions in specific areas of animal production, directing their concerns to some of the current problems that ... [-]
Portugal Viseu
October 2020
Portuguese (Portugal)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Polytechnic Institute Of Bragança

This master program is fully lectured in English and its main goal is to provide technological training with a rather strong professional approach. ... [+]

Program Description

This master program is fully lectured in English and its main goal is to provide technological training with a rather strong professional approach. This master program confers competences in specialized areas of the forest sector: breeding, hunting, fishing, forestry, forest grazing, forest protection, afforestation in urban areas, forest certification, biomass and carbon sequestration, tourism and recreational nature, reclamation and cartographic modeling. It is focused on the management of spaces with forest vocation and rehabilitation of sustainable forest land use. This study cycle is lectured in cooperation with CIMO (The Mountain Research Centre, www.cimo.esa.ipb.pt), a Research & Development unit of the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT).... [-]

Portugal Bragança
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Polytechnic Institute Of Bragança

This program will allow the intervention in areas which link the primary and secondary sectors, providing new accomplishments namely in the field of microbial technology ... [+]

Master in Biotechnological Engineering

This master program main goal is to provide technological training with a rather strong professional approach. This will allow the intervention in areas which link the primary and secondary sectors, providing new accomplishments namely in the field of microbial technology and plant biotechnology. This study cycle is lectured in cooperation with CIMO (The Mountain Research Centre), a Research & Development unit of the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT).

Profile of the program

The profile of the program is organized into two major areas of specialization, microbial biotechnology (Microbial Physiology and Genetics; Microbial Associations and Biofertilizers, Biomass and Bioenergy; Industrial Microbiology) and agricultural biotechnology (Microbial Associations and Biofertilizers, Genetically Modified Organisms; Biomass and Bioenergy Production; Molecular Diagnostic Methods; Biopesticides and Biocontrol; Biofactories, Bioproducts and Innovation). A set of courses is the interface between the two areas (Biomass and Bioenergy; Biocatalysts Technology, Engineering of Biotechnological Processes), giving the necessary engineering component to this curriculum. Finally, the disciplines that provide the foundations of statistics and experimental design (Multivariate Analysis and Experimental Design), and safety and regulation in the biotechnology industry (Safety and Regulation in Biotechnology) complete the plan of studies. Biology and biochemistry... [-]

Portugal Bragança
October 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro

To maintain the high level of professional training in Forest Engineering recognized to the graduates by this University. ... [+]

To maintain the high level of professional training in Forest Engineering recognized to the graduates by this University.

To ensure the acquisition of advanced level skills in the various scientific areas of the course, with special emphasis on the deep recognition of components and interactions in forest ecosystems, developing and applying the concept of sustainability in forestry practice, with a view to the future conservation of natural resources.

Specific Objectives

Engineers with this advanced training should be able to design, design and carry out innovative projects and studies in a multidisciplinary environment involving the various components of resources, activities and forest heritage. The masters will consolidate competences at the level of:... [-]

Portugal Vila Real
October 2020
Portuguese (Portugal)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro

The MSc in Agricultural Engineering provides training and qualification of graduates with a solid scientific and technical background to plan, design and manage agricultu ... [+]

The MSc in Agricultural Engineering provides training and qualification of graduates with a solid scientific and technical background to plan, design and manage agricultural and agroindustrial activities, ensuring the obtaining of goods and services in a sustainable, diversified and safe way for man and the environment.

This course also aims to impart autonomous learning and ability to respond to new issues arising from the evolution of knowledge and new demands of society.

The MSc in Agronomic Engineering acquires capacity and skills to:

Elaborate and execute projects and innovative studies, develop business functions and design models in the agronomic and agroindustrial area;Technical-economic management of farms, consulting and scientific research in the various aspects of agricultural activity, both from a productive and environmental point of view;Continue studies at the 3rd cycle level (PhD)... [-]
Portugal Vila Real
October 2020
Portuguese (Portugal)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro

With this second cycle course in Comparative and Technological Molecular Genetics, we intend to transmit essential knowledge related to recent advances in the area of ​​c ... [+]

With this second cycle course in Comparative and Technological Molecular Genetics, we intend to transmit essential knowledge related to recent advances in the area of ​​comparison of genomes and DNA manipulation technologies, both in animal and plant organisms. In addition, it is intended an increasing awareness of the ethical issues inherent in these new technologies. The course will use curricular units that will operate in modular regime with great practical component, namely laboratory classes. In the 3rd semester students may choose to specialize in Molecular Comparative Genetics and Plant or Animal Technology depending on the dissertation to be developed.

The Master's Degree in Comparative and Technological Molecular Genetics aims at the training of Senior Technicians and Researchers with a solid and up-to-date and specific scientific, theoretical and practical training in the scientific areas of Genetics and Biotechnology, with the prospect that these masters will continue their future specialization in PhD in "Comparative and Technological Molecular Genetics", among others.... [-]

Portugal Vila Real
October 2020
Portuguese (Portugal)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Polytechnic of Leiria

The development associated with the biotechnology and the advent of genetic engineering and development of new tools made possible the great momentum of this area, which ... [+]

Master in Applied Biotechnology

The Master in Applied Biotechnology aims to prepare students with scientific, technical and human skills to develop applied research and management activities in the field of Biotechnology. This course intends to provide students with advanced training in the field of Biotechnology to apply in the development and implementation of projects in the areas of pharmaceutical biotechnology, food biotechnology, and marine biotechnology. During the second year of the course, the student will carry out a research on a specific topic, which will be compiled in an internship/project/dissertation. The successful defense of this internship/project/dissertation will lead to a Master's degree.... [-]

Portugal Leiria
October 2020
Full-time
24 months
Campus
University of Algarve

If you search for a deep understanding of microbial and other biological systems, driving from the molecular and cellular organization of individual or community to apply ... [+]

Overview

If you search for a deep understanding of microbial and other biological systems, driving from the molecular and cellular organization of individual or community to apply in different areas (Environmental, Industrial and Biomedical) then come and seek your tools in the Microbial and Molecular Biology (MMB) Master Program. This Master was accredited by the A3ES Commission.

Course Structure

Curricular Unit

ECTS

Code

Biology Of Unicellular Eukaryotes

4

14611018

Microbial Biology I... [-]

Portugal Faro
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Algarve

Provide students with the knowledge and training required for the assessment, management, conservation and sustainable exploitation of living resources. Provide students ... [+]

Overview

Provide students with the knowledge and training required for the assessment, management, conservation and sustainable exploitation of living resources. Provide students with the knowledge and training required for the production of species in different aquaculture production systems. Training of professionals for aquaculture and fisheries. Provide skills that enable lifelong learning in a self-oriented or autonomous manner. Create the competencies during the Masters to enable progress to a higher level of specialization at the Ph.D. level. To train professionals able to communicate their knowledge to the scientific as well as the non-scientific public.

Course Structure Branch Fisheries Curricular Unit ECTS Code Fisheries Biology and Ecology 6 14301041 Topics in Aquaculture, Fisheries, and Conservation 6 14301043 Techniques in Molecular and Cellular Biology 6 140064318 Option 1.1 +show 8 curricular unit(s) contained in the option above 6 14309008 Statistics Option +show 8 curricular unit(s) contained in the option above 6 14309011 Curricular Unit ECTS Code Transformation of Aquatic Products 3 14301048 Management and Conservation 6 14301049 Modeling 6 14301050 Fisheries Technology and Evaluation of Resources 6 14301051 Option 1.2.1 +show 4 curricular unit(s) contained in the option above 6 14309009 Option 1.2.2 +show 3 curricular unit(s) contained in the option above 3 14309010 Curricular Unit ECTS Code Dissertation / Report 48 14301065 Curricular Unit ECTS Code Dissertation Project 12 14301064 Branch Aquaculture Curricular Unit ECTS Code Fisheries Biology and Ecology 6 14301041 Topics in Aquaculture, Fisheries, and Conservation 6 14301043 Techniques in Molecular and Cellular Biology 6 140064318 Option 1.1 +show 7... [-]
Portugal Faro
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Full-time
2 years
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