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Doctor's Degree in Biology

Admissions Requirements

The candidate must have: (i) a master's degree or equivalent in the field of biology or related area; (ii) a scientific research work plan, designed to three years; (iii) at least one declaration of acceptance of guidance of a PhD supervisor which will be a teacher or one of the qualified scientific researchers from one of the research units recognized by the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto.

Selection and Ranking Criteria

  • Criterion 1- The candidate's Merit (50%)

    • Sub-criterion 1-academic rating (50%)
    • Sub-criterion 2-curriculum analysis (50%)
  • Criterion 2-Merit and feasibility of the work programme (50%)

    • Sub-criterion 1-relevance, merit and innovative nature of the plan of work (50%)
    • Sub-criterion 2-feasibility of the work programme with regard to quality conditions of the supervisor team and research unit (50%)

Tie-breaking criteria of candidates:

  • the criterion of merit and feasibility of the work programme, will be used to order the candidates tied



Course Director: pd.bio.diretor@fc.up.pt
Postgraduate Section: pos.graduacao@fc.up.pt
Students: pd.bio@fc.up.pt

General information

Official Code: 5309
Director: Manuel Ferreira
Acronym: PDB
Academic Degree: Doctor
Type of course/cycle of study: Doctoral Degree
Start: 2008/2009
Duration: 3 Years

Study Plan


  • Doctor Degree in Biology (180 ECTS credits)

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