Academic Degree
Master's Degree
General Objectives
The main objectives of the master's degree in Oenology and Viticulture are:
- Advanced training, complementing and innovating on the 1st Cycle;
- Development of scientific, technological and professional skills of excellence;
- Improved ability to work in the wine sector;
- Ability to plan, innovate and evaluate new techniques and processes or improve procedures in use;
- Mechanisms for critical analysis based on the wine-growing context;
- Progress in training and updating of knowledge and skills.
CNAEF Classification
Food Industries
(541) Portaria n.º 256/2005 [PT]
Study Programme/Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette
Daytime weekly hours. Academic calendar starting in October.
2 years (4 semesters) Course Structure: The course is structured in accordance with the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS).The achievement of the master's degree presupposes the realization of 120 ECTS in 4 semesters, in terms of curricular structure and study plan, including the approval in the public act of defense of the dissertation.The successful completion of the Curricular Units that integrate the curricular part of the course (1st year), totaling 60 ECTS, gives a specialization course in Enology and Viticulture.
Career Opportunities
Graduates with an MSc in Oenology and Viticulture have various potential career prospects, including:
- wine companies;
- associations of producers and cooperatives;
- food, agri-food and beverage industries;
- biotechnology companies;
- sales, marketing and training companies related to the wine sector;
- professional training companies in the area of winemaking;
- higher education, scientific research and technological development institutions;
Admission Requirements
- Holders of a foreign higher academic degree, resulting from a 1st cycle of studies organised according to the principles of the Bologna Process, in the areas of Agricultural Sciences, Oenology, Viticulture or related;
- Holders of a bachelors degree or legal equivalent in the areas of Agricultural Sciences, Oenology, Viticulture or related.
Selection And Ranking Criteria
- Adequacy and classification of access qualification;
- Professional curriculum;
- Complementary training;
- Candidates may be subjected to interview for selection and ranking.
Resolution Date
A3ES Deliberation
Registry Date
Accreditation Validity