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UP.PT - Faculty of Sciences

First Degree in Biochemistry

The Bachelor's Degree in Biochemistry from FCUP provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals of Biochemistry. Students acquire scientific and technological skills applicable to Research in University Laboratories, Research Centres or companies, in basic or applied sciences; comprehension of molecular architecture, division and differentiation of cells, or the manipulation of molecules and cells to produce biologically active substances (e.g., new drugs).

Job Opportunities

Graduates of Biochemistry are equipped to hold technical positions in industries and services not limited to Biochemistry, but covering several fields, including Biophysics, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Physiology and Microbiology. The course plan also allows students to acquire skills in optional disciplines, such as Immunology, Food Chemistry, Ecology, and more.

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Faculty of Sciences
Taught in collaboration with
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (UP)
Type of Course
First Degree
6 Semesters / 180.0 ECTS
Mark of the last classified*

1ª Phase 166.5

2ª Phase 178.5

Annual Tuition Fee (Full Tuition Fee)
National: 697.00€
International: 3500.00€
CPLP International: 2100.00€

* Information only related to the National Call for Applications

All the information presented relates to 2023/2024

Registration and Accreditation


Registration n.ºR/A-Ef 2611/2011/AL02 in Aug. 18, 2023


Date of publication of the accreditation decision: Sept. 15, 2020

Validity of accreditation: 6 years

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