Masters in Portugal

Best Masters Degrees in Portugal 2017

Master

The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

Earning a Master requires two years of education after earning a Bachelor. This advanced degree may help students to achieve their educational and professional goals, as the rigors of a Master’s program help train students in the skills and knowledge they need to land the career of their dreams.

 

Portugal is one of the warmest European countries. University programs are very affordable. In fact Portugal has one of the lowest living costs for students. Enjoy the the great beaches in Algarve or the old wings of history in the capital city of Lisbon.

Master's Programs in Portugal

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Master Degree in History

University of Minho - Institute of Social Sciences
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The master program in History aims to provide graduate students the deepening of their historic interests, within the faculty research areas. The course is founded in a theoretical and methodological framework - crossing the entire training period – targeting the development of research techniques (by using a wide range of methodologies) and the contact with different ways of doing historiography. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Portugal 2017. Academic degree: Master ECTS: 120 Duration: 4 curricular semesters Regime: Others Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: History The master program in History aims to provide graduate students the deepening of their historic interests, within the faculty research areas. The course is founded in a theoretical and methodological framework - crossing the entire training period – targeting the development of research techniques (by using a wide range of methodologies) and the contact with different ways of doing historiography. It is intended that the students acquire skills in historical research, developing the ability to design research projects and to disseminate historical knowledge, through which they will be able to give contemporary world an historical deep vision. The first year of the course is curricular. The second year includes the development of a dissertation or an internship project. [-]

Master in PNNL PFL and PL2

University of Minho - Institute of Arts and Human Sciences
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The main objective of the Master in PNNL PFL and PL2 is to provide students with the theoretical and practical tools for action in the PLNM PLE/ PL2, helping to update and enhance knowledge relating both to the Portuguese language, literature and culture and to the literatures and cultures of Portuguese speaking countries, as well as to enhance their applicability in various contexts. [+]

The main objective of the Master in PNNL PFL and PL2 is to provide students with the theoretical and practical tools for action in the PLNM PLE/ PL2, helping to update and enhance knowledge relating both to the Portuguese language, literature and culture and to the literatures and cultures of Portuguese-speaking countries, as well as to enhance their applicability in various contexts. It seeks to respond to requests from the current social context, strongly marked by important changes as a result of migratory movements that have contributed greatly to the cultural and linguistic diversity that today characterize the reality of the country. It also seeks to develop agents capable of implementing a policy of dissemination and consolidation of the Portuguese language and culture in the dynamics of the strategic relations of Portugal with partners in the CPLP and European Union (EU) and other countries of destination of the Portuguese diaspora. [-]

Master’s Degree in Educational Sciences - Area of Specialisation in Curriculum Development and Educational Innovation

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The completion of the first year grants students a Postgraduate Diploma in Curriculum Development and Educational Innovation. The successful completion of the master's programme grants the Master's degree in Educational Sciences. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Portugal 2017. The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Educational Sciences, Area of Specialisation in Curriculum Development and Educational Innovation, is primarily intended for specialised training of professionals of all levels of education and teaching, especially those that perform functions of coordination and guidance related to curriculum management; teachers wishing to reinforce their skills in building class and school curriculum projects; supervisors and advisers that accompany the Initiation to Professional Practice; technicians and consultants who, in different local or national organisations and projects, intervene in the design, development and evaluation of curricula and teaching material, or supervise curriculum development and innovation projects. The training path in this area of specialisation will enable master's students to acquire and develop knowledge and skills in curriculum development; discuss policies, models, processes and practices in curriculum; build design, management and project evaluation devices, framed within the requirements of educational innovation and develop research skills and knowledge production relevant to the transformation of curriculum practices in different educational and training contexts. The completion of the first year grants students a Postgraduate Diploma in Curriculum Development and Educational Innovation. The successful completion of the master's programme grants the Master's degree in Educational Sciences. [-]

Master in Public Administration

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

Whilst being based upon two fields of expertise ("Specialisation in Public Administration and Public Policy" and "Specialisation in Government and Local Administration", respectively), this course provides in-depth knowledge in various scientific fields of the Administrative Sciences and allows students to strengthening soft skills, in the course unit of "Methodology and Transversal Skills", or in the numerous activities promoted by EEG. [+]

Justification and Purpose One of the biggest problems pinpointed within the scope of the Portuguese Public Administration, including all spheres of action, is the lack of qualified human resources capable of performing efficiently and effectively the management of Public Services and Public Companies at different organisational levels. The current financial constraints, the search for excellence in services’ provision units and the challenge of offering new alternate solutions envisaging the full satisfaction of social needs do require other than routinary practices and systematic improvisations. Indeed, most public professionals, holding management /leadership positions and holding specific theoretical training, still struggle with continuous problems of insufficient knowledge in public administration and in public policies. In this context, this is a comprehensive and innovative project that endows students with in-depth theoretical and methodological skills. Therefore, it envisages to: Prepare specialised professionals in Administrative Sciences and Management of Public Services, State Business Sector and Third Sector Organisations; Stimulate the development of a new public management mindset taking into account the current demands of the public provision of services. Whilst being based upon two fields of expertise ("Specialisation in Public Administration and Public Policy" and "Specialisation in Government and Local Administration", respectively), this course provides in-depth knowledge in various scientific fields of the Administrative Sciences and allows students to strengthening soft skills, in the course unit of "Methodology and Transversal Skills", or in the numerous activities promoted by EEG. No matter the field of expertise, the programme is structured in three semestres, which corresponds to 100 ECTS. It constitutes a unique opportunity of acquiring or updating knowledge and skills deemed mandatory for current and future public managers. Holders of this Master Programme will be highly qualified to deal with multiple audiences and to face the complex challenges of modern public management. Do you wish to improve your knowledge and skills in the public management related area and enhance widely your career? The Master Programme in Public Administration is the right choice. [-]

LL.M. in European and Transglobal Business Law

University of Minho - Law School
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

This master’s degree provides interdisciplinary training in legal thought and business principles. Students gain a solid theoretical and practical understanding of the following core subjects: global legal traditions and how legal systems evolve; law of the European Union; international taxation; contract, competition and corporate law; international economic law. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Portugal 2017. This master’s degree provides interdisciplinary training in legal thought and business principles. Students gain a solid theoretical and practical understanding of the following core subjects: global legal traditions and how legal systems evolve; law of the European Union; international taxation; contract, competition and corporate law; international economic law. In the spring term, students enrol in courses and seminars that interest them, covering such topics as law and investment in Brazil, Angola, India, and China; labour law, maritime law, and space law; intellectual property; law and investment in Latin America and Portuguese-speaking Africa. Studying these areas through this LL.M. program opens career doors in business and law, for recent graduates as well as legal practitioners and firm managers. Admission: Title-holders of a degree in Law, Economics, Management, International Relations or legal equivalent. Number of Vacancies: Minimum – 12 Maximum – 20 [-]

Master in International Management

ISCTE Business School – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2017 Portugal Lisbon

A highly competative academic programme designed to give a competative advantage to a career in globalised management. [+]

The globalised nature of modern business means that companies increasingly seek to recruit managers that possess specialized international expertise and the necessary skills to perform at a high level in multicultural, global settings.

ISCTE Business School is one of the leading business schools in Portugal and offers you an opportunity to master the skills of international management in a multicultural environment.

The programme is taught in English and is open to internationally oriented students with a Bachelor's degree in the area of Management or with relevant experience in international business. This highly competitive academic programme prepares students to act in global business enterprises and internationally-connected organisations.... [-]


CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time September 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management 

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). The CEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in the Master in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]


Integrated Master's in Architecture

University of Minho - School of Arquitecture
Campus Full time September 2017 Portugal Guimarães

MIARQ's main objective is the training of skilled professionals in the pursuit of professional activities in Architecture, Urban Planning, Urban Design, Rehabilitation and Building Maintenance. [+]

Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree), Master's degree ECTS: 300 Duration: 10 curricular semesters Regime: Normal Place: Azurém Campus, Guimarães Main Scientific area: Architecture INTEGRATED MASTER’S | 5 YEARS The Integrated Master’s in Architecture enables the exercise of professional activity in Architecture. In order to do so, it seeks to promote "integrated knowledge" and the formation of a design methodology, both essential to the practice of architecture in its various aspects: Architecture, Urbanism, Urban Design, Rehabilitation and Building Maintenance. The students’ creativity is encouraged, sensitizing them to the specific socio-cultural environment in which they operate and their ability to communicate the fundamentals of the work in progress. The students must demonstrate critical thinking, ability to work in a team, ethical values of citizenship and environmental awareness. Careers The architects graduated by the Minho University can pursue their professional activity in architecture, rehabilitation and maintenance of buildings, urban design, urban planning and management, higher education and research, working as independent professionals or as employees in public institutions and private companies. They are also qualified to teach at various levels of education. [-]

Integrated Master in Psychology

University of Minho - School of Psychology
Campus Full time 10  September 2017 Portugal Braga

The Integrated Masters in Psychology aims to allow for the acquisition of scientific knowledge on the basic areas of the discipline, as well as for the development of deeper knowledge in the applied areas of Psychology, including competencies for the use of methods and techniques of intervention and research in applied contexts. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Portugal 2017. Academic degree: Master's degree ECTS: 300 Duration: 10 curricular semesters Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Psychology INTEGRATED MASTER’S | 5 YEARS The Integrated Master’s in Psychology is designed to enable the acquisition of scientific knowledge in the basic areas and the development of advanced knowledge in the applied areas of psychology. The first three years – bachelor degree in Psychological Science, focus on the study of the basic psychological processes, as well as the techniques and methods used to study them, in the theories built to explain them and its applications in solving human problems. The applied cycle (two following years) assumes a logic of professional nature, seeking to promote competence assessment, intervention and research in specific fields of professional and scientific activity of psychology. Careers The graduates of the Integrated Masters in Psychology are enabled to carry out a professional internship under the responsibility of the Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses (OPP), after which they will have access to the professional practice in the different areas of Psychology. [-]

Master degree in Geosciences

University of Minho - School of Sciences
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The main goal of the Geosciences course intends to give advanced training in classic and emergent domains of geosciences. It is expected that this master could provide professionals with competencies to work in different areas of geosciences. [+]

Academic degree: Master (Bologna 2nd cycle degree) ECTS: 120 Duration: 2 curricular years Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Geology The National Agency of Accreditation (A3ES) accredited the Master in Geosciences in 2013 for 6 years, and recognized that this course have a “Qualified faculty and full-time basis, exclusively made up of doctors with significant teaching experience”. The main goal of the Geosciences course intends to give advanced training in classic and emergent domains of geosciences. It is expected that this master could provide professionals with competencies to work in different areas of geosciences. The Geociences course follows the guidelines of the Bologna Declaration and is organized in four semesters. The course has a strong fieldwork and laboratory component. The curriculum includes a common core with 5 curricular units: Computer Resources and GIS Applied to Geosciences; Relief and Landscape Evolution; Research Technics in Geosciences; Characterization and Assessment of the Environmental Impact; Mapping. For each one of the branches there are 5 curricular units of specialization. Branche External Dynamics and Global Change: Depositional Environments; Management and Recovering of Fluvial and Coastal Systems; Morphodynamics; Natural Hazards; Global Change and Land Use. Branche Geological Heritage and Geoconservation: Inventorying and Characterization of Geological Heritage; Management and Valuation of Geological Heritage; Protected Areas and Land-use Planning; Geological Itineraries; Geotourism and Geoparks. Branche Valuation of Geological Resources: Geological Prospection; Ore Deposits; Management of Underground Waters; Mining Waste Equilibrium and Evolution; Industrial Rocks and Minerals Career opportunities This Master degree aims the integration of post graduate students at: - Companies of exploration and exploitation of geological resources - Land-use management agencies - Nature conservation and management agencies - Geotechnical companies - Research laboratories - Environment consultancies This Master programme also allows the progression to doctoral studies [-]

LL.M. Law in A European and Global Context

Católica Global School of Law
Campus Full time September 2017 Portugal Lisbon

This is a programme like no other offered in Europe. Our aim is to teach Law in a European and Global Context and to do so with a top international faculty and employing new methodologies and pedagogical techniques. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Portugal 2017. LL.M. Law in A European and Global Context This is a programme like no other offered in Europe. It is not simply one more programme focusing on European and International Law, our aim is to teach Law in a European and Global Context and to do so with a top international faculty and employing new methodologies and pedagogical techniques. WHY LAW IN A EUROPEAN AND GLOBAL CONTEXT Law is changing. Lawyers increasingly need to operate in the context of a plurality of jurisdictions and legal sources. As a consequence, a growing number of legal actors (in courts as outside courts and even in the legislative process) need to operate in multiple jurisdictions and be comfortable working with different legal sources. At the same time, economic and social integration increases the multinational character of the cases in which lawyers are called in to assist on a daily basis. This has also given rise to an emerging international market for legal services. All this requires a different type of lawyer from the traditional lawyer trained exclusively in a particular domestic legal system. It requires a truly international legal education, where courses are specifically tailored to meet the challenges of this pluralism of legal sources and jurisdictions. This is the purpose of this Master/LL.M. Degree on Law in a European and Global Context. The programme will adopt the approach to teaching that Joseph Weiler has coined as “Total Law™”. This represents a bold pedagogical and intellectual break with the traditional ways of teaching Law. The students enrolled in this course will face a huge effort with which most will be unfamiliar: it will demand a sustained level of very high commitment, preparation and engagement. But the rewards will be rich: both in intellectual excitement and professional formation. PROGRAMME INFORMATION Attendance and ECTS This LL.M. is a one year full-time programme, running from September to July. The academic calendar is structured into three terms. Students must complete a total of 60 ECTS to meet the LL.M. degree requirements. This will include at least five core seminars. Semester Abroad Students are encouraged to take advantage of the exchange agreements with top American and European Law Schools, and attend an additional semester abroad. Master’s Thesis Students approved in a Master of Laws Thesis will receive a Master Diploma, according to the Bologna Declaration. Brazilian students approved in a Master of Laws Thesis will receive a Master Diploma which may be recognized as a “Diploma de Mestrado” in Brazil. Students are allowed to enrol in courses from the Advanced LL.M. in International Business Law, such as: Common Law Contracts Comparative Corporate Taxation Corporate Law and Securities Regulation Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance Intellectual Property and Competition Law International Energy Law International Environmental Law Law Business and Society in China Strategic Decision Making for Lawyers Trends of Evolution of the EU Institutional Framework DOUBLE DEGREES Católica Global School of Law offers three double degrees. One has been established with the King´s College in London. After completing the broadband curricular phase of the LL.M. at CGSL, the student will have the opportunity to specialize in a particular branch of Global Law, by attending courses and taking advantage of the library resources at King's College, allowing him or her to produce a piece of cutting edge global legal scholarship. Católica Global School of Law?s students have also the opportunity to continue their studies in the MASTER OF LAWS (LL.M.) programme at Cornell University Law School. They will obtain a strong international academic experience, as well as two degrees from cutting edge global institutions. This additional degree from an Ivy League University will also allow students (complying with certain requirements in the LL.M.) to sit for the New York Bar exam. Católica Global School of Law LL.M.?s students have the opportunity to continue their studies in the MASTER OF LAWS (LL.M.) programme at The University of Michigan Law School. They will obtain a strong international academic experience, as well as two degrees from cutting edge global institutions. This additional degree will also allow students (complying with certain requirements in the LL.M.) to sit for the New York Bar exam. Accepted students will benefit from a 1/3 discount in the Michigan LL.M. important tuition. Católica Global School of Law LL.M.´s students have now the opportunity to continue their studies at Boston University School of Law. They will obtain a strong international academic experience, as well as two degrees from two global institutions. This additional degree will also allow students (complying with certain requirements in the LL.M.) to sit for the New York Bar exam. SCHOLARSHIPS & TUITION FEES Scholarships may be granted to a limited number of students on the basis of merit. To apply, please send a request letter describing your particular circumstances. Millennium BCP Scholarships For applicants from Greece, Poland and Romania, three scholarships worth € 13.333,33 Católica Scholarships Half tuition waiver – two grants for applicants from both Brazil and China Tuition Fees LL.M Law in a European Context: € 14.000 (Instalment policy available) Master’s Thesis: € 1.650 Additional Semester Abroad: € 2.175 Entry Requirements All LL.M. candidates must hold a first degree in law. Preference will be given to candidates with strong academic record. You may submit your application at any time. LL.M. applications must be completed with all required documentation. Successful applicants will be sent a formal letter of admission. Applicants should submit the following documents: Two Letters of recommendation (in English or in Portuguese) Official transcripts from schools attended (in English or in Portuguese); Curriculum Vitae (in English) with dates and lengths of employment (maximum two pages long) Official letter of dispatch for students sponsored by corporations or other organizations Official TOEFL / IELTS score report, or certificate. Copy of Identity Card or Passport 1 Photo The required materials (certified copies of the original documents) must be posted to: GEFAP | Universidade Católica Portuguesa Palma de Cima | 1649-023 Lisboa | Portugal [-]

Master in Actuarial Science

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management
Campus Full time September 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The main objective of the Master in Actuarial Science is to train students for the actuarial profession, in its multiple components: life, non-life, financial and pension funds. [+]

The main objective of the Master in Actuarial Science is to train students for the actuarial profession, in its multiple components: life, non-life, financial and pension funds.

The programme offers a solid academic foundation in actuarial science, statistics and finance.

The Master was conceived according to the international requirements for the actuarial profession. It is meant to cover most of the course materials indispensable for the accreditation of an actuary in the European Union, in accordance with the Groupe Consultatif Core Syllabus, as well as the course materials of exams FM, C and M of the Society of Actuaries in North America. Target Audience

The Master in Actuarial Science was designed for students with a first cycle degree in Mathematics, Economics, Finance or Management, who are seeking to enter the actuarial profession and pursuing a path towards this rewarding career.... [-]


European Master in Renewable Energy

European Master in Renewable Energy and European Master in Sustainable Energy System Management
Campus Full time Portugal

EUREC together with leading European Universities involved in renewable energy education and training have responded to this demand through the development of the European Master in Renewable Energy. [+]

European Master in Renewable Energy

The aim of the European Master in Renewable Energy is to train post-graduate students to fill the gap between the growing industry demand for specialised renewable energy expertise and the skills currently available on the job market.By structuring the course in three sections, students are guaranteed to spend time in at least two different EU countries and make contact with a wide range of European institutes and companies involved in the renewable energy sector.The participating universities are all well-established in training and the education sector as well as being recognised at an international level for their work in the field of renewable energy technology.... [-]


Master in Film Studies

Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The Master’s in Film Studies integrates the study plan of the Film and Media Arts Department in the areas [+]

The Master’ in Film Studies integrates the study plan of the Film and Media Arts Department in the areas of Cinematography Studies, and is part of the integrated 2nd cycle training in the progression of the study of students with a Degree in Cinema, Video and Multimedia Communication, or other similar degrees. Complementarily, the degree is destined to all professionals who wish to deepen their competences in the fields of cinematography production and direction. Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired This new master'’s degree presents a unique and original configuration in our country, being totally oriented towards an effective production and direction of cinematography projects framed in an environment of critical and theoretical reflexion. Therefore, the entire degree is based on a methodology of a project in development and throughout the degree the students will be invited to Individually develop a written project and planning a feature-film, respecting every regulation and principles that allow them to prepare a project that can be submitted for evaluation to the ICA – Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts or the MEDIA program of the European Union; Direction of a short film in a film format; Direction of a documentary; Direction of a experimental/artistic nature project with resort to the potential of new digital technologies. Entrance Conditions The following may apply for the Master's Degree: a) People who hold a B.A. or equivalent degree; b) People who hold a foreign academic degree awarded after a 1st study cycle organized according to the Bologna Process by a member state of that process; c) People who hold a foreign academic degree acknowledged as a degree satisfying the objectives of the graduate degree by the due body; d) People who have a school, scientific or professional curriculum acknowledged by the due body of ULHT certifying the capacity to obtain this study cycle. You should check also our international master in film Kino Eyes - The European Movie Master at http://www.kinoeyes.eu/ [-]

Master in Biotechnological Engineering

Polytechnic Institute Of Bragança
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Bragança

This programme will allow the intervention in areas which link the primary and secondary sectors, providing new accomplishments namely in the field of microbial technology and plant biotechnology. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Portugal 2017. Master in Biotechnological Engineering This master programme main goal is to provide technological training with a rather strong professional approach. This will allow the intervention in areas which link the primary and secondary sectors, providing new accomplishments namely in the field of microbial technology and plant biotechnology. This study cycle is lectured in cooperation with CIMO (The Mountain Research Centre), a Research & Development unit of the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT). Profile of the programme The profile of the programme is organized into two major areas of specialization, microbial biotechnology (Microbial Physiology and Genetics; Microbial Associations and Biofertilizers, Biomass and Bioenergy; Industrial Microbiology) and agricultural biotechnology (Microbial Associations and Biofertilizers, Genetically Modified Organisms; Biomass and bioenergy Production; Molecular Diagnostic Methods; Biopesticides and Biocontrol; Biofactories, Bioproducts and Innovation). A set of courses is the interface between the two areas (Biomass and Bioenergy; Biocatalysts Technology, Engineering of Biotechnological Processes), giving the necessary engineering component to this curriculum. Finally, the disciplines that provide the foundations of statistics and experimental design (Multivariate Analysis and Experimental Design), and safety and regulation in the biotechnology industry (Safety and Regulation in Biotechnology) complete the plan of studies. Biology and biochemistry Key learning outcomes The degree of "mestre" (master) in Biotechnological Engineering, is awarded to those students that demonstrate, in this field, the ability to: develop and enhance the knowledge obtained in the first cycle, in order to develop and apply that knowledge to original situations often in the context of research; apply their knowledge and understanding and problem solving capacities to new and unfamiliar situations in wide multidisciplinary situations, although related to their area of studies; integrate knowledge, deal with complex matters, develop solutions or put forward opinions on situations of limited or incomplete information, including reflecting upon the implications and ethical and social responsibilities that result from both those solutions and opinions or indeed that condition them; communicate their conclusions and the knowledge and reasoning that underlay them, both to experts and non-experts, clearly and unambiguously; develop competences that will enable them to benefit from self-oriented or autonomous lifelong learning. To complete the qualification, the student is required to pass all compulsory course units of the study plan. Occupational profiles of graduates The degree of "mestre" (master) in Biotechnological Engineering belongs to the education and training area of Technologies. Graduates are specialized to develop a professional activity within the agrarian and industrial sectors of production associated with biotechnology; act at the level of new plant/animal production technologies and screening and diagnosis of plant/animal health; intervene in areas of connection between the primary and secondary sectors, bringing new skills to the two productive sectors; undertake business activities to bring the added value of the products obtained. [-]