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In the first year of the Master Course in Biomedical Research students are required to attend a series of courses in core and specialization areas. These are designed to provide students with general knowledge required in a broad range of research themes, as well as to expose them to a variety of different specialization areas within Health Sciences, helping with the selection of a research area in which to develop their thesis.

As part of its strategy of internationalization the Advanced Courses and Specialization seminars of the master course are taught by leading portuguese and foreign scientists in the specialization areas of the course.

Students of the Master Course in Biomedical Research will also be able to attend courses organized by the Faculty of Science and Technology in collaboration with the Centre for Neuroscience and Cell Biology.

On this page you can find general information about the mandatory courses of this master course as well as all available optional courses. Additional courses as well as specific course information regarding lecturers, contents and schedule will be made available at the start of the master course in September.

To help improve our courses we would like to receive feedback from students. At the end of each course students are asked to fill the form found here and send the completed form to

The course schedule for the school year of 2020-2021 will be made available in September.

Information concerning the Optional Courses that are also part of the Doctoral Programme in Health Sciences will be made available here.