Academic Degree
Master's degree
General Objectives
• Master Students develop skills for data analysis, software adaptation and management and integration of biological data in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, Research and Services in the Health and Environment.
• Competence in Molecular Biology and sequencing of genomes, maintenance of biological databases, prediction of molecular structures is highlighted.
CNAEF Classification
Life Sciences; Computer Science; Mathematics and Statistics
(420; 481; 460) Portaria n.º 256/2005 [PT]
Study Programme/Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette
4 semesters
Other Information
Career Opportunities
Laboratory data management, consulting, education and intervention in several areas of the biological sciences based on computational models.
Graduate Profile
• Provide advanced integrated and interdisciplinary training in the areas of Biology, Environment, Statistics and Computer Science.
• Provide Bioinformatics knowledge and techniques with application in associated areas of increasing employability.
Admission Requirements
• Holders of a bachelor's degree or legal equivalent in the fields of Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Animal Science, Forestry, Agronomy, Informatics, Information Technology, Statistics, Mathematics and related degrees.
• Other graduates may be admitted as long as their curriculum demonstrates good scientific basis.
Selection And Ranking Criteria
- Classification of access qualification;
- Scientific curriculum;
- Professional curriculum;
- Candidates may be subjected to interview for selection and ranking.
Resolution Date
A3ES Deliberation
Registry Date
Accreditation Validity