Biochemistry for Health

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Master On Campus
24 months
2700 EUR/year
1063 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master Programme in Biochemistry for Heath of Universidade Nova de Lisboa provides a critical and analytical perspective of Human Health from a Biochemical point of view. 


The programme Biochemistry for Heath of Universidade Nova de Lisboa relies on the strong scientific and educational expertise of Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, and Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier to access multidisciplinary areas of research and development in several sectors of industry and services related to Human Health, including Pharmaceutical Industry, Clinical Analysis, and Biotechnology.

Students have the opportunity to gain strong basic knowledge in Biochemistry, especially in its interface with Biophysics, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry (particularly with a pharmacological perspective), and Social Sciences.


The graduate from the NOVA Master programme in Biochemistry for Health will have a solid and versatile training in Biochemistry, a valuable tool for a national or international career in the following areas:

  • R&D in Biotechnology and Pharmacy
  • Food Industry
  • Laboratories for biochemical and biomedical analyses
  • Cosmetics and Pharma Industry
  • Public health and medical research
  • Regulatory commissions and bodies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioethics
  • Biopharmaceuticals 
  • Biological Effects of Radiation
  • Bionanotechnology 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Human Genetics 
  • Molecular Immunology 
  • Structural Biochemistry 
  • Synthetic and Systems Biology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines






On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • "Licenciado" or Master degree or its legal equivalent in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Health Sciences or related fields;
  • Foreign University degree obtained after a first or second cycle of studies in the scientific fields mentioned in a), organized in observance of the principles of the Bologna Treaty by a member State that signed this Treaty;
  • Foreign University degree obtained in the scientific fields mentioned in a) that has been recognized as fulfilling the objectives of a "licenciado" degree by the Scientific Councils of FCT-UNL, ITQB-UNL or FCM-UNL;
  • Academic, scientific or professional curriculum recognized as sufficient to enroll in the study cycle by the Scientific Council of the Master in Biochemistry for Health.
  • GPA of prior academic degree(s);
  • Academic and scientific curriculum;
  • Professional curriculum;
  • Interview (tie-break);
  • Identification document
  • One photo (recent)
  • Curriculum Vitae

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2700 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1063 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1063 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • 1063,47 € for Portuguese and EU nationals
  • 1080,00 € for nationals of CPLP countries
  • 2700,00 € for all others


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Biochemistry for Health
Universidade Nova de Lisboa


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