Master in Metabolism and Human Nutrition
The Master in Metabolism and Human Nutrition combines human nutrition with metabolism and aims to train highly qualified staff to analyze in a systematic and integrated manner the main health problems related to inadequate lifestyles.
The master's degree is focused on strategies to promote healthy lifestyles from a perspective of Lifestyle Medicine, prevent diseases, especially chronic non-
This master's degree prepares students to be able to diagnose and intervene, to identify the causes and consequences associated with inappropriate eating habits, recognizing the molecular mechanisms of the disease involved. It prepares students not only for interventions based on scientific evidence, but also to be able to assess the effectiveness of these interventions and empower them with tools to generate scientific evidence and guidelines.
Master (2nd Cycle)
Access to other programs
Students in this master's degree are prepared to access doctoral programs or career advancement, whether in the public or private sector.
Professora Doutora Conceição Calhau e Professora Doutora Diana Teixeira
The qualification of Master in Metabolism and Human Nutrition is obtained after obtaining 120 credits in the scientific areas that aggregate this course and in the public defense of the master's thesis.
Conditions of admittance
|1st Year - 1st semester|
|44002||Endocrine Disruptors and Contaminants of Diet||5.5|
|44000||Insights on Molecular, Biochemical and Physiological Nutrition||5.5|
|44001||Metabolic Integration and Nutrition||5.5|
|44004||Nutrition and Physiopathology||8|
|44003||Nutrition through the lifecycle||5.5|
|1st Year - 2nd semester|
|44006||Critical Reading of Scientific Literature in Nutritional Sciences||5.5|
|44009||Research Design and Methods in Nutrition||4|
|44007||"Omics" and Personalized Nutrition||5.5|
|44008||Nutrition and Metabolism Seminars||4|