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UP.PT - Faculty of Medicine

Doctoral Degree in Metabolism - Clinical and Experimental

The Doctoral Programme in Metabolism - Clinical and Experimental offered by FMUP aims to equip students with the necessary theoretical and practical abilities to develop a doctoral thesis rooted in excellence in the different branches of metabolism and metabolic diseases. The course plan covers the fundamentals of metabolism, followed by a variety of elective course units which involve the main research topics related to metabolism and clinical biochemistry on a molecular, cellular and systems level. Throughout the course, students also have access to laboratory sessions, presentations, and the opportunity to participate in scientific seminars and J Clubs.

Job Opportunities

Teaching in Higher Education institutions; Research career in Higher Education and Scientific Research institutions; Pharmaceutical and food companies; Creation of start-ups in fields related to metabolism.

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Faculty of Medicine
Type of Course
Doctoral Degree
8 Semesters / 240.0 ECTS
Annual Tuition Fee (Full Tuition Fee)
National: 2750.00€
International: 7500.00€
CPLP International: 4125.00€

All the information presented relates to 2023/2024

Registration and Accreditation


Registration n.ºR/A-Ef 779/2011/AL04 in March 19, 2023


Date of publication of the accreditation decision: July 31, 2022

Validity of accreditation: 6 years

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