Applied Biochemistry, Master | University of Madeira | Funchal, Portugal
24 months
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This Applied Biochemistry master's degree at University of Madeira aims to provide a comprehensive, solid and up-to-date academic training in the field of Biochemistry, strongly focused on the practical aspects of this science.


The second year of the Applied Biochemistry course at University of Madeira includes the development of a project (predominantly laboratory, carried out in a research or business environment) that enables the student to develop his/her knowledge, skills and competences in one of the more specific application areas of Biochemistry - according to their areas of interest.

The Master's Degree in Applied Biochemistry has the support, in terms of human and physical resources, of the Faculty of Exact Sciences and Engineering, Faculty of Life Sciences and CQM - Centro de Química da Madeira (Chemistry Center of Madeira, a research center belonging to the National Network of R&D units funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology).


Graduates of this course may exercise functions: in higher education institutions, institutes and research centers; In companies and industries - in the areas of Biotechnology, Environment, Food and Pharmaceuticals; In laboratories of chemical, biochemical, microbiological analysis; in scientific journalism, in public and regulatory agencies commissions.


The mission of Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES) is to contribute to improving the quality of Portuguese higher education, through the assessment and accreditation of higher education institutions and their study programmes.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
  • Food Chemistry
  • Environmental Biochemistry
  • Diagnostic Lab Techniques


This course is especially intended for all holders of a bachelor's degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacy or related fields.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This degree is aimed at those who are holders of an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacy or related fields. 
  • Candidates should be holders of an undergraduate degree or the legal equivalent; holders of an international higher academic degree recognized as meeting the objectives of an Undergraduate degree; holders of school, scientific or professional curriculum recognized by head of this cycle of studies, attesting to the ability to the conclusion of the degree.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Funchal

521 - 798 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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