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UP.PT - Faculty of Sciences

Masters Degree in Forensic Genetics No applications are open.

The Master's Degree in Forensic Genetics at FCUP offers advanced training in terms of scientific knowledge and laboratory and computer skills for students who would like to gain a better understanding of the potential and limitations of expert analysis in the context of Forensic Genetics. The course qualifies graduates for research and professional activities in Forensic Genetics and other fields where genetics is increasingly applied in health domains, food authenticity control and safety, wildlife protection and conservation.

Job Opportunities

Work as a Forensic Genetics expert in Forensic Science institutes, Forensic Police, etc.; Specialised technical positions in laboratories in the following domains: health, food authenticity and safety, wildlife protection and conservation;
Research in Population Genetics and its forensic application.



Registration n.ºR/A-Ef 2642/2011 in March 18, 2011


Date of publication of the accreditation decision: Oct. 26, 2021

Validity of accreditation: 6 years

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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€