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Doctorate Degree in Physics

The cycle of studies of the Doctorate in Physics is comprised of 3 academic years dedicated to research work and elaboration of an original thesis (there is no curricular component). The research is performed at the Department of Physics of University of Madeira and the Node at UMa of Instituto de Plasmas e Fusão Nuclear (IPFN) of Instituto Superior Técnico.
The main aim of this cycle of studies is the advanced and qualified training of students, either in the field of fundamental studies or in high-tech industry related-areas.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Duration of Studies:

6 SEMESTERS / 3 YEARS

NUMBER OF VANCANCIES AVAIABLE:

5 OPENINGS AVAILABLE - Candidaturas Doutoramentos 2020-2021

The cycle of studies of the Doctorate in Physics is comprised of 3 academic years dedicated to research work and elaboration of an original thesis (there is no curricular component). The research is performed at the Department of Physics of University of Madeira and the Node at UMa of Instituto de Plasmas e Fusão Nuclear (IPFN) of Instituto Superior Técnico.
The main aim of this cycle of studies is the advanced and qualified training of students, either in the field of fundamental studies or in high-tech industry related-areas.

DEGREE DIRECTOR

Duration of Studies:

6 SEMESTERS / 3 YEARS

NUMBER OF VANCANCIES AVAIABLE:

5 OPENINGS AVAILABLE - Candidaturas Doutoramentos 2020-2021

Career Opportunities and Employability

Graduates will be able to: carry out duties linked to research and teaching in Higher Education; carry out duties linked to research within the scope of high-tech industries.

Candidates

Eligible applicants will have a master degree or a legal equivalent, or an undergraduate (batchelor) degree and a relevant academic or scientific curriculum that will be recognized by the Scientific Council of the Faculty of Exact Sciences and Engineering.

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Degree accredited for 6 years, from 31/07/2018.. Consultar avaliação do curso >

One of the requirements to finish the 3rd cycle in Physics at the University of Madeira is the publication of articles in notorious international journals subject to scientific arbitration. This requirement ensures that students who finish the degree are able to not only produce original and relevant scientific work but also able to communicate it in an effective and clear manner

Pedro Almeida

Graduate in 2011