Master's Degree in Life Sciences in Viseu in Portugal

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Life Sciences

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

In regards to the study of biological & life sciences, students may focus on one aspect of natural science or study how they work together, such as the environment and human health or biology and geology.

Portugal is one of the warmest European countries. University programs are very affordable. In fact Portugal has one of the lowest living costs for students. Enjoy the the great beaches in Algarve or the old wings of history in the capital city of Lisbon.

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Master's degree in quality and food technology

Instituto Politécnico de Viseu – Escola Superior Agrária (ESAV)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Portugal Viseu

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 Quality and Technology. [+]

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; Ability to select the appropriate analytical technique to a specific problem associated with the area of ​​Engineering and Food Quality and the design of novel foods and processes; Describe the physical properties of food and experimentally determine their values ​​using various instrumental methods as well as using the sensory analysis with a view to optimization and formulation of food products; Understand the role of microorganisms and enzymes in the development, utilization and processing of food products in an innovative vision; Understand the principles involved in the design, planning and management of food processes using new solutions; Describe the chemical factors, biochemical, physical and enzymatic, underlying the synthesis and metabolism of food-borne materials; Understand the source and variability of raw materials, as well as new ways of obtaining the same, in terms of their use in the preparation of foods and still understand its impact on processing / design of food operations;... [-]

Master's degree in animal production technologies

Instituto Politécnico de Viseu – Escola Superior Agrária (ESAV)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Portugal Viseu

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 the sector faces, such as the epidemiosurveillance in animal production and traceability of animal products; Understanding the importance of sustainability of animal production and respect for the environment, linking the proper treatment of effluent to environmental quality; Deepen practical problem-solving capacity in the area of ​​animal production, rationalizing the factors of production in a sustainable way; Understand and have the ability to execute and implement modern technologies associated with animal production; Understand the principles involved in the design, planning and management of the various livestock production using new solutions and technologies; Contribute to quality assurance programs and food security. [-]