duration: 8 semesters
240 ECTS (48 mandatory and 12 optative in modules; )
data de acreditação: 31/07/2020
prazo de acreditação(anos): 6
Establishment/DGES Codes: /5109


The PhD in Biochemistry aims to contribute to the strengthening and consolidation of scientific research, through advanced training and specialized training of human resources in the Biochemistry area, in order to train researchers with a high ethical sense, rigor and scientific integrity, able to conceive, carry out and evaluate scientific research projects, in an autonomous way, in this scientific area. The aim of the course is to provide students with skills to systematically understand subjects in the scientific field of Biochemistry and the ability to carry out original research with high academic quality and integrity standards, to critically analyze, evaluate and synthesize new and complex ideas, communicate research results and promote technological or social progress in a knowledge-based society.  

Professional Careers

 The PhD in Biochemistry aims to contribute to the insertion in the labor market, encouraging the spirit of initiative and stimulating entrepreneurship in areas that require professionals with a solid scientific background and capacity to investigate and develop innovative projects in the fields of biochemistry and its applications. This training is designed to guarantee various professional opportunities in public and private institutions such as municipalities, regional offices, hospitals, higher education institutions, research centers and / or food, environmental, pharmaceutical, agrochemical and other industries.

Associate Director(s)

Célia M. Antunes
Luís Martins
Maria do Rosário Martins

Completed Thesis

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