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Undergraduate Degree in Biochemistry

This Undergraduate Degree provides a solid foundation in Biochemistry, incorporating fundamental subjects of both Chemistry and Biology, as well as Mathematics and Computing. It provides knowledge acquisition and the development of laboratorial skills, and other skills such as autonomous and team work. Throughout the degree, the contact with ongoing research in the University of Madeira and student inter university exchange is highly encouraged. The degree not only trains future professionals to transition to a globalised job market, but also gives complementary training, to be completed in a 2nd cycle of studies.

GENERAL INFORMATION

DGES CODE:

1300/9015 (INSTITUTION/DEGREE)

Duration of Studies:

6 SEMESTERS / 3 YEARS

NUMBER OF VANCANCIES AVAIABLE:

10 OPENINGS AVAILABLE - Applications for the Special Competition - Internacional Student 2020/2021

AVERAGE OF THE LATEST CANDIDATE:

129.5 Points

Admission Exams:

ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
(02) BIOLOGY AND GEOLOGY
(07) PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY

This Undergraduate Degree provides a solid foundation in Biochemistry, incorporating fundamental subjects of both Chemistry and Biology, as well as Mathematics and Computing. It provides knowledge acquisition and the development of laboratorial skills, and other skills such as autonomous and team work. Throughout the degree, the contact with ongoing research in the University of Madeira and student inter university exchange is highly encouraged. The degree not only trains future professionals to transition to a globalised job market, but also gives complementary training, to be completed in a 2nd cycle of studies.

DEGREE DIRECTOR

DGES CODE:

1300/9015 (INSTITUTION/DEGREE)

Duration of Studies:

6 SEMESTERS / 3 YEARS

NUMBER OF VANCANCIES AVAIABLE 2019/2020:

10 OPENINGS AVAILABLE - Applications for the Special Competition - Internacional Student 2020/2021

AVERAGE OF THE LATEST CANDIDATE 2018/2019

129.5 Points

Admission Exams:

ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
(02) BIOLOGY AND GEOLOGY
(07) PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY

Career Opportunities and Employability

Graduates will be able to carry out duties in Higher Education Institutions, research institutes and centres, companies and industries, in the fields of Biotechnology, environment, Food Sector and Pharmaceutical industry; in laboratories of chemical, biochemical and microbiological analysis; in scientific journalism, in public institutions and regulating bodies.

Candidates

Candidates may apply via the National Higher Education Access Contest providing they successfully pass one of the required admission exams. Candidates may also enrol via special regimes such as course/institution transfer, through one of the Special Contests in force or the Interntional Student Statute. 

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Degree accredited for 6 years, from 16/09/2014.. Consultar avaliação do curso >

Not only the quality of the foundations but also the way in which they are passed on, enables students in three years, to become extremely skilled in their area, providing them with important tools to open up new opportunities in the future, both at an academic and professional level

Fabião Santos

Graduate in 2013-2014