Biostatistics, Master | University of Lisbon | Lisbon, Portugal
24 months
7000 EUR/year
1060 EUR/year
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Would you like to improve your expertise in data analytics in the main areas of Health Science or Biology? The Master in Biostatistics from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon is intended to respond to the need for scientists in Biostatistics to support research at the highest level in the following areas of Health Sciences and Biology.


The Master in Biostatistics at the Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, provides a theoretical basis in probability and statistics in addition to innovative hands-on learning experiences. It gives you the appropriate tools to pursue a career in research institutions, the pharmaceutical industry and regulatory agencies, the healthcare system, and consulting companies.

Key facts:

A highly specialized faculty has designed this course to provide initially a theoretical basis in probability and statistics, followed by an intensive exposure in chairs options, a wide range of methodologies and specific statistical techniques.

At the end of the course, students will be prepared to: select experimental plans to answer questions of a medical or biological nature; select and apply statistical techniques to analyze and model the data types that arise in these areas; use of varied software for statistical analysis and interpret the results; communicate effectively with statisticians and professionals in the areas cited by oral or written presentations on the results of statistical analysis or exploration of new techniques.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Multivariate Data Analysis

  • Biostatistics Laboratory

  • Analysis of Variance and Regression

  • Complements of Biostatistics

  • Probability Models and Stochastic Processes

  • Biostatistics Seminar

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

Students with Graduation in Biology, Medicine or other Health Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics can apply.

Applicants must be proficient in English (spoken and written).

More information on general requirements can be found at:


Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1060 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1060 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Lisbon

630 - 1123 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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