PhD & MASTER's SCHOOL CALENDARS 2017/2018
The 2nd cycle of studies in Forensic Sciences of the University of Porto is a program that enables students from multiple backgrounds to acquire the theoretical and practical skills necessary to obtain a specialization in one of Forensic Sciences areas (Legal Medicine, Forensic Laboratorial Sciences and Forensic Psychological Sciences) as well as to develop a master thesis in that area. During the first year, the students attend a short core curriculum of 30 ECTS, covering the fundaments of Juridical Sciences and Criminology, Forensic Laboratory Sciences, Forensic Medical and Psychological Sciences and Investigation Methodologies. This common core is followed by a variety of optional units encompassing the main research topics in forensic sciences.
Such a broad, multidisciplinary approach is guaranteed by the collaboration of diverse and distinct Schools of the University of Porto: the Faculties of Medicine, Law, Psychology and Education, Pharmacy, Sciences and Dental Medicine as well as the Biomedical Sciences Institute “Abel Salazar”.
Degree in medicine or other health related sciences, odontology, law, chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, pharmaceutical sciences, biology, psychology, anthropology, nursing, social services, sociology, criminal sciences and police sciences. Other areas upon curricular evaluation.
Fields of Specialization
Specialization in Forensic Laboratory Sciences (60 ECTS credits)
Specialization in Legal Medicine (60 ECTS credits)
Specialization in Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry (60 ECTS credits)
To assist the application, you can consult the Guide Support (1)
APPLICATION ONLINE HERE
To assist the registration, you can consult the Guide Support (2)
REGISTRATION ONLINE HERE
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