PhD degree in Experimental Biology and Biomedicine
Institute for Interdisciplinary Researchopen website other courses
3rd Cycle Studies
João Ramalho de Sousa Santos (firstname.lastname@example.org)
General Objectives of the CourseBiology, especially in its translational and interdisciplinary aspects is a fundamental Science in the 21rst Century, and all indicators point to an increased investment in related fields in the next decades, namely in terms of Experimental Biology and Biomedicine. Given the critical mass at the University of Coimbra (including Faculty of Science and Technology, Pharmacy and Medicine, as well as Research Centers and Hospitals) this is a niche of excellence that urges further development. Scientific training in this field must be flexible and involve researchers with different backgrounds and approaches. Further information may be found here: http://beb.cnbc.pt/about.asp.
Learning Objectives and Intended SkillsPhD Program in Experimental Biology and Biomedicine aims to train a new generation of highly skilled professionals that will be internationally competitive in terms of basic scientific research, the development of novel therapeutic and diagnostic tools,relevant clinical and pre-clinical models, as well as biotechnological applications. Training will be trans and multidisciplinary, to guarantee a wide range of knowledge and expertise networks, crucial for innovation. Students will be trained and evaluated according to strict and internationally validated criteria, and will be globally employable in Academia, Research institutes, Government agencies, Hospitals and Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology companies. They will also be able to create their own companies in a growing field.
Mode of Studyfull time and attendance required
Access to Further Studiespossibility of carrying out post-doctoral studies
Advanced Research Masters or experience in Advanced scientific research
Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.
Recognition of Prior LearningNon Apllicable
Qualification Requirements and RegulationsThe legal framework for the qualification is established by the decrees: Decree-Law no 74/2006, de 24 th March, amended and republished by the decree: DL no 107/2008, 25th June; ordinance no 782/2009, 23th July.
Professional GoalsResearch Scientists, Professors, High-level technicians in Science, Health and Biotechnology
Examination Regulations, Assessment and GradingGiven the fact that pedagogical assessment is inseparable from teaching, it is intended to ascertain competences and knowledge that students acquired, their critical thinking, their ability to point out and solve problems, as well as their written and oral expression. Students admitted to examination are those who are registered in the curricular units in the academic year in which the exams are carried out and, simultaneously, registered in those examinations, whenever this registration is necessary, in accordance with number 7, article 5 of the Pedagogical Regulation of the University of Coimbra. The assessment elements are the following examples: written or oral exam, tests, written or practical assignments, as well as individual or group projects that may have to be orally defended and students’ participation in classes. Assessment of each curricular unit may include one or more of the mentioned assessment elements. The mark obtained by each student in each curricular unit consists of a whole number between 0 and 20 points and students who obtain the minimum final mark of 10 points are successfully assessed. Whenever assessment of a curricular unit comprises more than one assessment element, the final mark is calculated on the basis of the marks students obtained in each assessment. element by means of a formula that is made public in accordance with number 1, article 8 of the Pedagogical Regulation of the University of Coimbra.
High quality original research and CV, including published papers
- Study Programme
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- Applications Notice (only in portuguese)
1st SemesterStart date: 11-09-2017
End date: 21-12-2017
2nd SemesterStart date: 05-02-2018
End date: 30-05-2018
Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino SuperiorPeríodo(s)
- 2016-12-29 a 2022-12-28
R/A-Cr 137/2010/AL01 - DGES
Direcção Geral de Ensino SuperiorPeríodo(s)