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Geosciences, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Master's degree in Geosciences aims to provide advanced training in emerging Geoscience domains and to create professionals which can act in several areas of the geosciences. Also, the course aims to create motivation for a career in scientific research in geosciences, enhancing the potential of the research centres of the institution, through the integration of students in research projects. The course of 120 ECTS (2 academic years) has 3 branches of specialization: External Dynamics and Global Change; Geological Heritage and Geoconservation; Valuation of Geological Resources. The first year is organized into 10 courses, 5 common to all the three branches and 5 courses specific to each branch of specialization. The second year is devoted to the development of a dissertation or individual project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Computer Resources and GIS Applied to Geosciences
  • Depositional Environments
  • Management and Recovering of Fluvial and Coastal Systems
  • Relief and Landscape Evolution
  • Research Technics in Geosciences

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Portuguese
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement is an undergraduate degree with a major in Geology, Biology, Geography, Environmental Studies or others related. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 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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Living costs for Braga

  • 454 - 700 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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