Master in Bioorganic Chemistry

Education

Started in the academic year 2006/2007. The minimum number of credits for the degree is 120 (2 years). 

Objectives

The course aims to train qualified professionals with specific assets in the areas of analysis, characterization and intelligent development of new drugs and biomaterials, streamlining the interaction of drugs with biological systems, and design of new materials and more efficient and sustainable synthetic methodologies.

Students will have an interdisciplinary training, particularly in the following areas:

  • Organic synthesis of bioactive compounds
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Computational chemistry
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Supramolecular chemistry and nanochemistry
  • Radical chemistry
  • Chemical catalysis
  • Structural analysis and analytical techniques

CURRICULUM 

Career opportunities

The degree of Master in Bioorganic Chemistry provides access to a career in the following areas and sectors of activity:

  • Research and development / Fine Chemistry (synthesis);
  • Chemical Analysis and Quality Control;
  • Education;
  • Environmental Technology;
  • Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics;
  • Agrochemistry and Food Industry;
  • Companies of auditing, consulting and project.

Schedule:

Daytime. Hours: 5PM to 8:30 PM

Tuition fee:

Portuguese students: 1063,47 €/year

Foreign students: 7000 €/year 60% reduction for CPLP (Community of Portuese Language Countries) students

Application:

1st phase: 6th march to 23rd June
2nd phase: 26th to 31st August 

APPLICATIONS 

Entrance requirements for the 2017/2018 academic year

Vacancies:

30

Admission rules:

  1. Holders of a Bachelor degree, or equivalent, in the areas of Natural Sciences and Technology;
  2. Holders of a foreign academic degree conferred following a first cycle of studies organized in those areas, according to the principles of the Bologna Process by a State that has adhered to this Process;
  3. Holders of a foreign degree, in those areas recognized as meeting the objectives of a degree by the Scientific Council of Faculty of Science and Technology;
  4. Holders of an academic, scientific or professional recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the Department Council, Department of Chemistry.

Ranking:

  1. Classification of previous degrees;
  2. Academic and scientific curriculum;
  3. Professional curriculum;
  4. Possible interview.

Course coordinator:

Professor Paula Branco

mbo.coordenador@fct.unl.pt