The objectives of this course are to provide students with advanced training at the highest level, in the field of biotechnology, emphasizing the multidisciplinary of this knowledge area and promoting a more entrepreneurial attitude of students regarding the knowledge value of generated by them.
Students are welcomed into a high scientific qualification environment with two research centers with international recognition: REQUIMTE, Center of Excellence in Green Chemistry - Clean Technologies and Processes, and the Microbiological Resource Center.
The achieved training versatility will provide Doctors in Biotechnology career opportunities in various sectors, like in industry as well as services, covering from the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, to veterinary and agriculture, in the research and technology development areas, commercial services and management. Doctors in Biotechnology may also exercise teaching functions in higher education institutions.
PhD (3rd Cycle)
Access to other programs
Pedro Miguel Ribeiro Viana Baptista
Portuguese students: 2 750 Euros/ year
Foreign students: 2 750 Euros/ year
It depends on the working method of each training course. The working time for the classes will be agreed with each PhD student, or when there are more than 10 students in each year, it will be agreed with all students of the programme.
Duration: 4 years
Credits: 240 ECTS
|Any other area||QAC||0||27|
Conditions of admittance
|9610||Thesis Project in Biotechnology||30.0|
|1.º Semester - Opções Livres|
|12406||Advanced Biotechnology Option I||6.0|
|12407||Advanced Biotechnology Option II||6.0|
|12408||Advanced Biotechnology Option III||6.0|
|12409||Advanced Biotechnology Option IV||6.0|
|12410||Advanced Biotechnology Option V||3.0||O aluno deverá obter 27.0 créditos nesta opção.|
|9611||Entrepreneurship and Commercialization||3.0|