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General


Academic degree:
ECTS:
120
Duration:
4 curricular semesters
Regime:
Normal
Place:
Gualtar Campus, Braga
Main Scientific area:
  • Ecology

Contacts


    School of Sciences
    Campus de Gualtar
    4710 - 057 Braga

    Tel: 253604390 Fax: 253604398
    E-Mail: presidencia@ecum.uminho.pt; sbarreto@ecum.uminho.pt; sec@ecum.uminho.pt
    URL: https://www.ecum.uminho.pt

Description


The Master course in Ecology runs for 4 semesters, corresponding to 120 ECTS. The 1st year includes 10 curricular units, 7 of which are compulsory and 3 are optional. The 2nd year is totally devoted to the dissertation.
The Master in Ecology provides a high-level of scientific education and it is designed to enable students to gain knowledge, skills and other attributes in Ecology to handle with complex problems related to Applied Biology, Environmental Sciences and Conservation Biology. Students are mentored with the goal of becoming experts and leaders to pursue doctoral studies (C3) or to embrace professional carriers in diverse settings, such as universities, research institutions, environmental and planning offices, public administration, non-governmental organizations, and industrial companies and services.

Access to higher education


The Master in Ecology provides a high-level of scientific education and it is designed to enable students to gain knowledge, skills and other attributes in Ecology to handle with complex problems related to Applied Biology, Environmental Sciences and Conservation Biology. Students are mentored with the goal of becoming experts and leaders to pursue doctoral studies (C3).

Careers


Students are mentored with the goal of becoming experts and leaders to pursue doctoral studies (C3) or to embrace professional carriers in diverse settings, such as universities, research institutions, environmental and planning offices, public administration, non-governmental organizations, and industrial companies and services.

Access


20

Vacancies

12

Minimum

Access forms


The access to this Cycle of Study can be done at the Students Portal of the University of Minho
http://candidaturas.alunos.uminho.pt/Default.aspx?tabid=1&pageid=17&langid=pt-PT  

This information does not replace consultation of Regulation Cycle Studies Conducive to Obtaining a Master Degree from the University of Minho and other documents.

Formal requirements


a) Holders of a first degree (or legally equivalent qualification) in Biology, in Environmental Sciences, in Marine Sciences, in Agricultural and Forestry Sciences, in Environmental Engineering, in Biological Engineering, in Biochemistry or in other related areas;
b) Holders of a foreign academic degree corresponding to a 1st cycle of studies according to the Bologna Process conferred by a State that has adhered to this Process;
c) Candidates not satisfying the requirements above, but having a curriculum that demonstrates an appropriate scientific background in the field of the course can be admitted to registration, if properly justified.

Recommended requirements


Not applicable.

Application deadlines


1st Phase
From May 19 to June 09, 2016

2nd Phase
From August 26 to September 05, 2016

3rd Phase
From September 26 to September 30, 2016

Registration deadlines


1st Phase
From July 21 to July 28, 2016

2nd Phase
From September 22 to September 30, 2016

3rd Phase
From October 12 to October 14, 2016

Aditional Information


Study Plan


Assessment/Accreditation


A3ES Accreditation status:
Accredited
Resolution publication date:
30-04-2015
Registry number at Ministry:
R/A-Ef 2479/2011
Registry Date:
18-03-2011
Accreditation validity:
29-04-2021