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

Hold a graduation degree in one of the following fields: Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, or Engineering.
Candidates with other academic, scientific or professional relevant curriculum may also be accepted by the course coordinator.
Level B1 or higher in English, given that the teaching language is English.The information provided does not dispense with consulting the Notice of Call for Applications available on this page.

The information available in this page does not dispense with consulting the Notice of Opening.

Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.

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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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