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UP.PT - Faculty of Sciences

Masters Degree in Functional Biology and Biotechnology of Plants

The Master’s Degree course in Functional Biology and Biotechnology of Plants is an advanced training programme dedicated to plant molecular and cellular biology, with a strong R&D+i component in a range of fields including agriculture, medicine, the environment, and pharmaceuticals, among others. The course equips students with the skills necessary to work with molecular tools that allow for the development of innovative applications of biotechnology, in addition to contact between students and industry, thus stimulating technology-based entrepreneurship and knowledge transfer to society.

Job Opportunities

Research in the field of Plant Biology (Researcher or laboratory technician)
Senior Laboratory Technician in the agricultural and pharmaceutical fields, among others
Senior staff or entrepreneurs in the field of Plant biotechnology



Registration n.ºR/A-Cr 53/2015/AL0 in May 16, 2018


Date of publication of the accreditation decision: March 25, 2021

Validity of accreditation: 6 years

Information from A3ES
Additional information
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Faculty of Sciences
Type of Course
Masters Degree
4 Semesters / 120 ECTS
Annual Tuition Fee (Full Tuition Fee)
National: 1300.00€
International: 3750.00€
CPLP International: 2250.00€