Master in Medical Microbiology

Education objectives

The Master in Medical Microbiology has as general objective to train specialists, with a global and multidisciplinary perspective, qualified with solid and integrated theoretical and practical training in Microbiology, with capacities in the application of the most advanced laboratory diagnostic technologies, microbiological investigation and control and quality certification of Microbiology laboratories.


Please, follow the link below which leads to MMM´s Website in the FCT NOVA page, that will be the Coordinator Institution for the Lective Years of 2019/20 e 2020/21:


General characterization

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Master (2nd Cycle)



Access to other programs

The advanced training in Medical Microbiology will allow access to a scientific-technological development corresponding to the 3rd cycle (PhD). It may also provide access to research and development (R & D) areas in national or European public health sectors, in particular:

·         Medical and hospital centers;

·         Clinical and veterinary laboratories;

·         Public health;

·         Research laboratories in the areas of Microbiology.



Prof. Doutor Luís Jaime Mota

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Degree pre-requisites

Duration: 2 academic years (4 semesters).

The minimum number of ECTS/credits to obtain the degree is 120.


The curricular component (60 credits) is divided into two semesters, the first is taught the core curricular units and compulsory. In the second semester, more flexible, it is allowed the selection of a total of five optional curricular units, from a universe of 16 possibilities offered by the four organizing institutions. In the 2nd year a dissertation (60 credits) is developed.


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