University of Minho

24 months
1250 EUR/credit
1250 EUR/credit
Tuition fee
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The Master course in Ecology at University of Minho 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 at University of Minho 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. 

Learning outcomes

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Biodiversity and Functional Ecology 
  • Molecular Ecology 
  • Population Processes 
  • Quantitative Ecology 
  • Spatial and Descriptive Ecology 

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

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


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