PhD in Biochemistry

Education

PhD in Biochemistry

Started in 2009/2010. The programme requires a minimum of 240 ECTS (4 years) for a PhD degree.

Objectives

The Doctoral Program in Biochemistry has as main objectives:

Provide doctoral students with competencies, skills and advanced research methodologies in the specialties of Biophysics, Biochemistry Physics, Biotechnology and Structural Biochemistry;

Developing skills to conceive, design, adapt and carry out original research, respecting quality standards, integrity and academic ethics worthy of international dissemination evaluated in peer publications;

Enable doctoral students a multidisciplinary  training  thus completing a synergistic and comprehensive knowledge gained in their specialties for their quick inclusion in the labor market.

Curriculum

Career opportunities

Teaching in Higher Education Institutions, Scientific Research, Scientific Laboratories, Biotech Industries, Chemical, Pharmaceutical and similar.

Schedule

Daytime

Tuition fee

Portuguese students: 2.750€

Foreign students: 2.750€

Applications

24th april to 17th july (1st phase)

Applications

Entrance requirements for the 2020/2021 academic year

Vacancies for 2020/2021:

10

Admission rules:

Applicants must meet at least one of the expressed conditions:

Owning, in the scientific or similar area, a master's degree, or legal equivalent, awarded by a Portuguese or foreign higher education institution, legally recognized.

The corresponding licensed degree holders to a pre-Bologna graduate program with a number of courses that can be considered equivalent to at least 240 credits.

Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized by the Board of the Department of Chemistry Department, as attesting the capacity to accomplish this cycle of studies.

Ranking:

The candidates selection is responsibility of the Scientific Committee of the doctoral program by examining the submitted documentation.

Candidates who meet the academic and curricular conditions, expressed previously, will be selected taking into account their academic, scientific and professional curriculum. Potentially eligible applicants may be called for an interview.

Course coordinator:

Professor Maria dos Anjos Macedo

pdbq.coordenador@fct.unl.pt

Registration and Accreditation

DGES

Registration number R/A-Ef 3065/2011/AL01 on 21/01/2016

A3ES

Accreditation on 05/03/2015, for 6 years

About the Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry is a permanent organic unity of the NOVA School of Science and Technology, devoted to teaching, to scientific research and to provide services in areas of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Chemical Engineering. The Chemistry Department (DQ, founded in 1981, has recognized market implementation in education and employment, particularly so because of the novelty and specificity introduced by the course in Applied Chemistry with which teaching at the School of Chemistry began.

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