Master in Medical Parasitology

Education objectives

This Masters course, taught in attendance and b-learning , dedicated to the study of Medical Parasitology in the context of tropical medicine and global health. The contents focus on parasitic diseases that are the major tropical endemic diseases (malaria g), emerging diseases (eg dengue) and neglected diseases (eg schistosomiasis).

General characterization

DGES code



Master (2nd Cycle)



Access to other programs

It enables the continuity of training, at the level of the 3rd cycle of studies, in the area of health in tropical regions, emerging and neglected diseases worldwide.


Carla Sousa

Opening date

October 2022




3000 euros


Mondays and Tuesdays, from 1:30 pm to 8:00 pm, throughout the school year. Theoretical classes will be taught on Tuesdays and may be attended at a distance using the Zoom system.

Teaching language


Degree pre-requisites

Duration: 2 years: the 1st year of the course consists of 8 compulsory curricular units (UC) (44 ECTS) and 8 optional UC (16 ECTS) and the 2nd corresponds to the preparation of the Dissertation.
Total credits: 120 ECTS for the achieve of the master degree (60 in curricular units + 60 in the preparation of the dissertation).

Conditions of admittance

Consult the Course Regulations available at

Evaluation rules

Evaluation Regulation available at
Each curricular unit (CU) is evaluated according to the criteria established by the Teacher in charge, which are available in the section "Evaluation method" in the "General characterization" tab of each CU.
The academic degree of the Doctorateis given a final classification in the range of 10-20 of the entire numerical scale from 0 to 20, as well as its equivalent in the European scale of comparability of classifications. The calculation of the final classification is obtained by weighted arithmetic average by the number of credits.