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UP.PT - Faculty of Sciences

Masters Degree in Astronomy and Astrophysics

The Master's Degree in Astronomy and Astrophysics from FCUP aims to complement and further develop the knowledge of graduates of Astronomy, Physics, Mathematics and related fields, who are interested in pursuing a research career in the fields of Astronomy and Astrophysics. The course covers the most advanced techniques and methods in the field, many of which are transversal and also relevant to non-academic careers. This Master's Degree also opens doors to excellent opportunities made possible by Portugal's involvement in the ESO and the ESA.

Job Opportunities

Research; Science communication and dissemination; Teaching; Scientific and/or technical work in institutes and/or companies.

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Faculty of Sciences
Type of Course
Masters Degree
4 Semesters / 120.0 ECTS
Annual Tuition Fee (Full Tuition Fee)
National: 1300.00€
International: 3750.00€
CPLP International: 2250.00€

All the information presented relates to 2023/2024

Registration and Accreditation


Registration n.ºR/A-Ef 2620/2011/AL03 in May 27, 2024


Date of publication of the accreditation decision: March 2, 2023

Validity of accreditation: 6 years

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