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Health Sciences (Master's) 2016/2017

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General


Academic degree:
  • Master's degree
ECTS:
120
Duration:
4 curricular semesters
Regime:
Daytime
Place:
Gualtar Campus, Braga
Main Scientific area:
  • Health Sciences

Contacts


    School of Medicine
    Campus de Gualtar
    4710 - 057 Braga

    Tel: 253604832 Fax: 253604847
    E-Mail: nac@med.uminho.pt
    URL: http://www.med.uminho.pt

Description


This Master program offers to holders of BSc , essentially in the area of biological and biomedical sciences, expertise in the area of health sciences. During the curricular year (60 ECTS), students will approach the basis of several major biomedical scientific areas, acquire laboratory and research skills and competences, and elaborate the thesis project proposal.
In the second year (60 ECTS) students will develop competencies of autonomy in conducting experimental work and of interpreting data.
This course takes place at the School of Health Sciences and its Institute of Life Sciences and Health (ICVS); their research and teaching activity can be found at www.icvs.uminho.pt/ICVS and www.ecsaude.uminho.pt.


Access to higher education


Allows access to PhD programs.

Careers


- Research ID&T projects, from Universities and Higher Education Institutions; centers of scientific and technological development;
- Perform technical laboratory activities in pharmaceutical and biomedical industries;
- Carrying out different techniques roles in private and/or public organizations.
- Careers in healthcare (medical technology, clinical analysis and diagnostics).

Access


18

Vacancies

12

Minimum

Access forms


The access to this Cycle of Study can be done at the Students Portal of the University of Minho
http://candidaturas.alunos.uminho.pt/Default.aspx?tabid=1&pageid=17&langid=pt-PT  

This information does not replace consultation of Regulation Cycle Studies Conducive to Obtaining a Master Degree from the University of Minho and other documents.

Formal requirements


Candidates to the Master in Health Sciences must be holders of a degree, or legal equivalent in a field of biological and biomedical sciences and graduate degree holders of candidates until July 31, 2015.

Recommended requirements


Not applicable

Application deadlines


From April 18 to May 20, 2016

Registration deadlines


From July 04 to July 15, 2016

Aditional Information


Study Plan


Regime Curricular Unit Scientific Area ECTS
Year 1 60
A Opção
Escolher as unidades curriculares necessárias até perfazer um total de 45 ECTS.
45
Advanced Courses CSD 5
Bioinformatics in Health Sciences CSD 5
Biostatistics in Health Sciences CSD 5
Epidemiology CSD 10
Estágios Laboratoriais CSD 10
Fundamentals in Genetics, Development and Neoplasia CSD 5
Fundamentals in Immunology and Infection CSD 5
Fundamentals in Neurosciences CSD 5
Laboratory Animal Sciences CSD 10
Research Methodologies CSD 5
A Preparation and Presentation of the Thesis Project CSD 15
Year 2 60
A Thesis CSD 60

Assessment/Accreditation


A3ES Accreditation status:
Accredited preliminarily
Resolution publication date:
12-12-2011
Registry number at Ministry:
R/A-Ef 2470/2011
Registry Date:
18-03-2011
Accreditation validity: