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Geosciences (Master's) 2019/2020

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General


Academic degree:
  • Master's degree
ECTS:
120
Duration:
4 curricular semesters
Regime:
Daytime
Place:
Gualtar Campus, Braga (UM)
Main Scientific area:
  • Geology

Contacts


    School of Sciences
    Campus de Gualtar
    4710 - 057 Braga

    Tel: 253604390 Fax: 253604398
    E-Mail: cpedagogico@ecum.uminho.pt; sec@ecum.uminho.pt
    URL: http://www.ecum.uminho.pt

Description


The Master's degree in Geosciences aims to provide advanced training in emerging Geoscience domains and to create professionals which can act in several areas of the geosciences. Also, the course aims to create motivation for a career in scientific research in geosciences, enhancing the potential of the research centres of the institution, through the integration of students in research projects.

The course of 120 ECTS (2 academic years) has 3 branches of specialization: External Dynamics and Global Change; Geological Heritage and Geoconservation; Valuation of Geological Resources. The first year is organized into 10 courses, 5 common to all the three branches and 5 courses specific to each branch of specialization. The second year is devoted to the development of a dissertation or individual project.

Access to higher education


Graduates of this course may access PhD studies.

Careers


The potential employment for graduates in this course are varied, depending on the area of specialization, including public and private companies related to the exploration, exploitation and management of geological resources, consulting firms, public agencies of the administration at the national and municipal levels, protected areas, geoparks, natural science museums, interpretation centres, among others.

Access


30

Vacancies

12

Minimum

Access forms


The access to this Cycle of Study can be done at the Students Portal of the University of Minho 
https://alunos.uminho.pt/EN/candidates/MastersDegrees/Pages/default.aspx

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


The minimum entry requirement is an undergraduate degree with a major in Geology, Biology, Geography, Environmental Studies or others related. The proposals will be analysed by the Organizing Committee following the internal rules of the University of Minho for post-graduation studies.

Recommended requirements


Not applicable.

Application deadlines


Information on Application Deadlines can be found at:
https://www.ecum.uminho.pt/en/Ensino/Pages/Candidaturas.aspx

Registration deadlines


Information on Registration Deadlines can be found at:
https://www.ecum.uminho.pt/en/Ensino/Pages/Candidaturas.aspx

Aditional Information


Study Plan


Assessment/Accreditation


A3ES Accreditation status:
Accredited
Resolution publication date:
26-07-2019
A3ES submited report:
Registry number at Ministry:
R/A-Cr 42/2013/AL01
Registry Date:
26-08-2019
Accreditation validity:
30-07-2022