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Bachelor's Degree

Ano Letivo 2022/2023


Course Overview

It is a degree that addresses the molecular processes of life, as well as its structure, functionality, connections and communication, and will seek tools and knowledge from other areas of Science such as Chemistry, Physics and Biology. This course is focused on providing fundamental knowledge and skills in this area with an emphasis on teaching marked by experimentation: learning by doing! It provides skills for the analysis and production of bioproducts, for the control and optimization of bioprocesses, as well as for the development of scientific research in those domains of the areas of health, agribusiness and environment, in order to prepare its students in a practical way. and comprehensive, for the challenges of your future. Research and Innovation activities in this area are pursued in excellent Research Centers and Institutes, such as the ICT (Institute of Earth Sciences), the MED- Mediterranean Institute for Agriculture, Environment and Development, the HERCULES Laboratory, the CHRC ( Center for Integrated Health Research - Research, Education and Innovation in Clinical Research and Public Health) and REQUIMTE-LAQV.

Organic Unit: School of Science and Technology
Duration: 6 Semesters/180 ECTS credits (153 required and 27 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day classes

Career Prospects

Research: Fundamental and applied in the area of life sciences, health and environment; Industry: Agrifood, pharmaceutical, toxicology, environmental and quality control; Health: Chemical-biological analysis and toxicology; Teaching; Administration of state and regional services: Project and consultancy offices.


Entry Requirements

Entrance Exams

One of the following exams:
  • 02 - Biology and Geology
  • 07 - Physics and Chemistry
  • 16 - Mathematics
Média do secundário: 65% Provas de ingresso: 35%
Last admission grade 2021/2022: 141.7

Access Routes and Applications

National Access Route to Higher Education (CNA)
Places available: 32
International Students
Places available: 10
Over 23 Years of Age
Places available: 3
Degree Holders
Places available: 3
CET Holders
Places available: nd
TeSP Holders
Places available: nd
Change of Institution/Course Pair
Places available for first year: 3
Places for subsequent years: not subject to places
Professional and Artistic Routes of Secundary Education
Places available: 4
Places available: not subject to places

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

Students from EU countries
697.00 €
International Students
2500.00 €
International Students with Merit Scholarships
1050.00 €
International Students with Cooperation and Development Grants
1250.00 €

Course Committee

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Contact Information

Director: António Manuel Teixeira Martins do Canto []

Academic Manager: Carolina Camarinhas
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE