Applied Biochemistry

University of Minho

24 months
1250 EUR/year
1250 EUR/year
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This Master’s degree in Applied Biochemistry at University of Minho provides the groundwork to carry out a 3rd Cycle course (PhD) in the same scientific area, or in other áreas.


The Master's Degree in Applied Biochemistry at University of Minho aims to form professionals with advanced knowledge in the area of Biochemistry and its applications. Biochemistry is an independent science and today has a vast range of applications, from the health sciences to industry including analytical methods. 

Learning outcomes

This course provides a solid background in core areas of Biochemistry, such as the structure and function of biomolecules and the methods used in their production, characterization and analysis. The students will also acquire knowledge in the most recent scientific advances in areas such as molecular regulation of the cell and techniques used to study it, genetic manipulation, computational modelling and bioinformatics. Allowing students to specialize within an area of Biochemistry offers a better preparation to fit into the job market and/or onto 3rd cycle programs (PhD).   

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Biomolecular Modelling 
  • Celular Biology and Regulation 
  • Methods for Cellular and Biomolecular Analysis 
  • Molecular Biotechnology 
  • Structural Biochemistry 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The following documents must be uploaded to the application (please consider that they must have good quality):

  • Learning Agreement for Studies/ for Traineeships, which needs to be signed, dated and stamped by the student and home institution
  • Copy of ID card/Passport
  • Home Transcript of Records
  • Photo

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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