Training Course - Research Methodologies in Life Sciences, Nature Sciences and Engineering

General Objectives of the Course

By the end of this course, the student should have acquired a critical view on: his/her research methodologies; the scientific process; the research strategy; different forms of dissemination and communication of research outcomes; designing, building and managing convincing research proposals; using and managing scientific data; ethics and integrity in science.

Admission Requirements

Graduation level in one of the areas: Life Sciences, Nature Sciences or Engineering.

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Learning Objectives and Intended Skills

To be able to: design and implement a research process; organize, plan, manage and critically explore sources of information for the support of scientific research; efficiently use different forms of communication to share research outcomes; develop and perform critical analyses on ethics and scientific integrity issues.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Rules of creation and operation of non-degree courses at the University of Coimbra.

Study Programme

Metodologias de Investigação em Ciências da Vida, da Natureza e da Engenharia

Academic year

Course Type
Non Degree Course

Qualification Awarded: Diploma/Certificate

Duration: 135 HORAS

ECTS Credits: 5.0


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