Master in Natural Sciences in Portugal

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Natural Sciences

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

The natural sciences deal with the understanding of natural phenomena through observations and predictions. The scientific method and the laws of nature may be covered. Natural science branches include areas such as physics and biology, and there are many more.

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located in Southwestern Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula. Portugal is 900 years old, and even though it has a relatively small area, it played a crucial role in world history. Universidade do Porto is most popular by foreigners which consist of 11% international students.

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Master's degree in environmental education and sustainability

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

The Masters in Environmental Education and Sustainability course lasts for four semesters (starting in September of each year). It is aimed at holders of a degree or equivalent; holders of a foreign academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this process; holders of a foreign academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the licenciado degree by the Scientific Council of ESEV; Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as attesting the capacity to accomplish this cycle of studies by the Scientific Council of ESEV. [+]

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The Masters in Environmental Education and Sustainability course lasts for four semesters (starting in September of each year). It is aimed at holders of a degree or equivalent; holders of a foreign academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this process; holders of a foreign academic degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of the licenciado degree by the Scientific Council of ESEV; Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as attesting the capacity to accomplish this cycle of studies by the Scientific Council of ESEV. The fundamental objectives of the course:... [-]


MSc in Zootechnical Engineering

Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Portugal Vila Real

The aim of the Master's Degree in Zootechnical Engineering is to enable students who, supported by a solid background in mathematics, chemistry, physics and animal biological systems, to develop advanced skills in design, design, technical direction, management, assessment, , teaching and scientific research in the various strands / disciplines of intensive and non-intensive animal production and their integrated approach to the basic processes of transformation and quality control of animal products and breeding animals for leisure and company purposes. [+]

The aim of the Master's Degree in Zootechnical Engineering is to enable students who, supported by a solid background in mathematics, chemistry, physics and animal biological systems, to develop advanced skills in design, design, technical direction, management, assessment, , teaching and scientific research in the various strands / disciplines of intensive and non-intensive animal production and their integrated approach to the basic processes of transformation and quality control of animal products and breeding animals for leisure and company purposes. We aim to achieve these objectives in a demanding framework of ethical standards and up-to-date scientific knowledge, in line with the quality required for a second cycle of university studies, giving support and importance to the professional performance of future Masters in a business perspective that generates wealth with knowledge that is both rational in the management of natural resources.... [-]


Master in Biotechnology for Health Sciences

Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Portugal Vila Real

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 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.... [-]


Master's Degree in Comparative and Technological Molecular Genetics

Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Portugal Vila Real

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master hydrogeology and transfers

University of Poitiers
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Portugal Aveiro

The Master Hydrogeology and Transfers of the University of Poitiers aims to train high-level hydrogeologists, able to apprehend the major environmental problems [+]

The Master Hydrogeology and Transfers of the University of Poitiers aims to train high-level hydrogeologists able to apprehend the major environmental problems of groundwater resources management both quantitatively (optimization of the implementation of drilling, determination of the volumes that can be sampled) than qualitative (physicochemical quality of water, pollution problem, ...).

Real practical field work and a competent teaching team

Hydrogeological Experimental Site of the University of Poitiers

HEU is a unique research and training infrastructure in Europe. Thirty holes of more than 120m deep are located on land belonging to the University of Poitiers. These boreholes intercept an aquifer (hydrogeological reservoir) limestone fractured and karstified.... [-]


International Master in Advanced Clay Science (IMACS)

University of Poitiers
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Portugal Aveiro

IMACS is an integrated Master of Science designed by 4 institutions with a wide range of leadership in clay science. [+]

ENVIRONMENTS- ECONOMIC GEOLOGY-SOIL MANAGEMENT-GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING-GEOMATERIAL-NANOMATERIAL

IMACS is an integrated Master of Science designed by 4 institutions with a wide range of leadership in clay science :

the University of Poitiers (UP) in France (co-ordinator), the University of Aveiro (UA) in Portugal, the Technical University of Crete (TUC) (Chania) in Greece, the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) (Porto Alegre) in Brazil.

Why clay minerals?

Interest in clays results from their common availability, and their unique physical and chemical properties. No other minerals currently attract so great an interest.

In addition to their conventional ancient use as bricks, tiles, ceramics and for paper coating and waste management more recently, clays have found many novel applications. Clay minerals have provided a boost in technology because they are inexpensive nanomaterials, and as such, they have a huge potential for the synthesis of polymer nanocomposites with superior mechanical and thermal properties. The optimisation of adsorption, colloidal and rheological properties also opens prospects of using clay minerals for medical uses, pollution control, and environmental protection. Clay minerals play a role in economic geology (both as an important mineral resource and in energy resource exploration) and soil management. Clays also have many negative effects in geotechnical engineering, manifested in the form of landslides, mudflows, and the deterioration of clay-based construction materials.... [-]


Master in Marine Biological Resources

University of Algarve
Campus 2 years October 2019 Portugal Faro

International Master in Marine Biological Resources covers a wide, yet consistent, range of subjects related to the sustainable use of marine biological resources. With an emphasis on marine biological and ecological processes, the programme links biology of marine organisms and environmental studies with subjects in marine policy and planning. [+]

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International Master in Marine Biological Resources covers a wide, yet consistent, range of subjects related to the sustainable use of marine biological resources. With an emphasis on marine biological and ecological processes, the programme links biology of marine organisms and environmental studies with subjects in marine policy and planning.

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Master in Marine Biology

University of Algarve
Campus 2 years October 2019 Portugal Faro

The Marine Biology Master provides multidisciplinary advanced training for the analysis and understanding of marine biodiversity, from genes to ecosystems, their functioning, and diversity. The program includes a strong component of laboratory and field work in different marine ecosystems. Applications include marine biological resource exploitation, conservation, and biotechnology. [+]

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The Marine Biology Master provides multidisciplinary advanced training for the analysis and understanding of marine biodiversity, from genes to ecosystems, their functioning, and diversity. The program includes a strong component of laboratory and field work in different marine ecosystems. Applications include marine biological resource exploitation, conservation, and biotechnology.

Career Opportunities: Technical, scientific and academic careers in: Marine conservation, fisheries resources use, and management, marine biotechnology; Impact studies and monitoring of marine ecosystems; Marine ecosystems management; Marine biotechnological innovation; Marine natural products; Marine ecotourism; Marine environmental education.This is an essential training component towards a higher degree (Ph.D.). [-]

Erasmus Mundus Master in Chemistry, Physical-Chemistry and Material Science

Paris-Sud University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Portugal Porto

Erasmus Mundus master in Chemistry, Physical-Chemistry and Material Science, Paris-Sud University. The master SERP+ is English taught two-year program funded by the Erasmus + programme of the European Commission [+]

The master SERP+ is an English taught two-year program funded by the Erasmus + programme of the European Commission

It gathers 4 leading European research universities:

Paris-Sud University, France (coordinating institution) Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland University of Genoa, Italy University of Porto, Portugal

Our goal

It aims at training experts in the most advanced experimental and theoretical tools developed in chemistry, physical-chemistry and materials science, making them ready to develop innovative ideas and enterprises related to sustainable developments in Energy, Health and Environment.

It also includes elements of Management, Business, Innovation and Valorisation, Communication and Patent law.... [-]