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Master’s Degrees - List of Courses

Masters Degree in Biology and Water Quality Management

The Master's Degree in Biology and Water Quality Management from FCUP equips students with the necessary skills to resolve issues related to the biological aspects of water and its uses. The course offers training especially focused on the use of biology in assessing water quality, in particular regarding aspects linked to major water-related public health issues, as well as Portuguese and European legislation in this domain, taking into consideration the various uses of water resources (environmental protection, human consumption, recreation, fishing, agriculture).

Job Opportunities

Water analysis laboratories; Services and companies related to water resource planning and management; Local authorities; Municipal services; Entities related to health and the environment; Water and sewage treatment companies and research laboratories.

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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 2624/2011/AL01 in March 24, 2016


Date of publication of the accreditation decision: Oct. 27, 2021

Validity of accreditation: 6 years

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