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General


Academic degree:
  • Master's degree
ECTS:
120
Duration:
4 curricular semesters
Regime:
Daytime
Place:
Gualtar Campus, Braga
Main Scientific area:
  • Biophysics

Contacts


    School of Sciences
    Campus de Gualtar
    4710 - 057 Braga

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

Description


The master degree course in Biophysics of Bionanosystems aims at providing students a profound knowledge in physics of biological systems focusing on their molecular constituents, trying to developed the following skills:
-Development of new Bionanosystems for specific applications in Nanomedicin and Bionanomaterials
-Supplying a stimulating scientific environment in research projects of recognized quality, promoting the learning skills and the interchanging of ideas, as well as the entrepreneurship initiatives;
-Preparing the students for a research career in Biophysics, both in Portugal and abroad;
-Encouraging their integration in the job market associated to technological and based industries and in research institutes.

Access to higher education


This Master degree provides basic training to carry out a course of 3rd cycle (PhD) in the same scientific area, or other areas

Careers


- Research Lab and I&D Centre's
- Technologic Company's and I&D

The master degree course in Biophysics of Bionanosystems aims at providing students a profound knowledge in physics of biological systems focusing on their molecular constituents, trying to developed the following skills:
- Development of new Bionanosystems for specific applications in Nanomedicin and Bionanomaterials
- Supplying a stimulating scientific environment in research projects of recognized quality, promoting the learning skills and the interchanging of ideas, as well as the entrepreneurship initiatives;
- Preparing the students for a research career in Biophysics, both in Portugal and abroad;
- Encouraging their integration in the job market associated to technological and based industries and in research institutes.

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 
https://alunos.uminho.pt/EN/candidates/MastersDegrees/Pages/default.aspx

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


University Degree, or equivalent legal qualification, in the areas of Physical Sciences and Life Sciences.

Recommended requirements


Not applicable.

Application deadlines


Information on Application Deadlines can be found at:
https://www.ecum.uminho.pt/en/Ensino/Pages/Candidaturas.aspx

Registration deadlines


Information on Registration Deadlines can be found at:
https://www.ecum.uminho.pt/en/Ensino/Pages/Candidaturas.aspx

Aditional Information


Study Plan


Regime Curricular Unit Scientific Area ECTS
Year 1 60
A Current Themes in Biophysics and Bionanosystems BIOF 5
A Project BIOF 5
S1 Advanced Techniques in Biophysics I BIOF 5
S1 Advanced Techniques of Cell Analysis BC 6
S1 Bionanosystems BIOF 7.5
S1 Celular Biophysics BIOF 7.5
S2 Advanced Techniques in Biophysics II BIOF 6
S2 Opção I
A Opção I realiza-se através de Cursos Avançados
6
Advances in Microbial Genomics and Bioinformatics 6
Bionanodevices for Clinical Diagnostics 6
Bionanoparticulas: Desafios e Oportunidades Terapêuticas 6
Bionanosystems for Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Applications 6
Biopolymers Based on renewable Resources: From Synthesis to Applications 6
Cancer Therapy: from Basic Research to Clinic 6
Genomics, Metagenomics and Bioinformatics 6
Mammalian and Yeast Cells as Complementary Models to Understand Programmed Cell Death and Autophagy 6
Oxidative Stress and Antioxidants 6
Physics Applied to Biodevices Based in MEMS 6
Protein Degradation and Trafficking in Health and Disease 6
Smart and FunctionalNanomaterials for Biomedical Applications BIOF 6
S2 Opção II
A Opção II realiza-se através de Cursos Avançados
6
Advances in Microbial Genomics and Bioinformatics 6
Bionanodevices for Clinical Diagnostics 6
Bionanoparticulas: Desafios e Oportunidades Terapêuticas 6
Bionanosystems for Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Applications 6
Biopolymers Based on renewable Resources: From Synthesis to Applications 6
Cancer Therapy: from Basic Research to Clinic 6
Genomics, Metagenomics and Bioinformatics 6
Mammalian and Yeast Cells as Complementary Models to Understand Programmed Cell Death and Autophagy 6
Oxidative Stress and Antioxidants 6
Physics Applied to Biodevices Based in MEMS 6
Protein Degradation and Trafficking in Health and Disease 6
Smart and FunctionalNanomaterials for Biomedical Applications BIOF 6
S2 Opção III
A Opção III realiza-se através de UC de Qualquer Área Científica
6
Advances in Microbial Genomics and Bioinformatics 6
Bionanodevices for Clinical Diagnostics 6
Bionanoparticulas: Desafios e Oportunidades Terapêuticas 6
Bionanosystems for Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Applications 6
Biopolymers Based on renewable Resources: From Synthesis to Applications 6
Cancer Therapy: from Basic Research to Clinic 6
Genomics, Metagenomics and Bioinformatics 6
Mammalian and Yeast Cells as Complementary Models to Understand Programmed Cell Death and Autophagy 6
Oxidative Stress and Antioxidants 6
Physics Applied to Biodevices Based in MEMS 6
Protein Degradation and Trafficking in Health and Disease 6
Smart and FunctionalNanomaterials for Biomedical Applications BIOF 6
Year 2 60
A Dissertation BIOF 60

Assessment/Accreditation


A3ES Accreditation status:
Accredited
Resolution publication date:
11-05-2016
A3ES submited report:
Registry number at Ministry:
R/A-Cr 99/2010/AL01
Registry Date:
17-08-2016
Accreditation validity:
10-05-2022