Master in Biochemistry for Health


The Master course aims the development of a critical and analytical perspective of Biochemical issues related with Human Health.

This objective will be achieved through a sound knowledge base in biochemistry, with interfacial aspects of Biophysics, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry (especially inside a pharmacological perspective) and Human and Social Sciences. Thus Course main goal is to provide a multidisciplinary education supplying access to areas of research and development in several sectors of industry and services related to Human Health (e.g., Pharmaceutical Industry, Clinical Analysis and Biotechnology).


1. Applications 

2. Curricular Guide

3. Courses Guide | Universidade NOVA de Lisboa



  • Research and Development of Pharmaceuticals and Biopharmaceuticals;
  • Medical Research;
  • Laboratories of Clinical Analysis;
  • Cosmetics and Pharmaceuticals;
  • Public Health;
  • Regulatory Bodies and Committees. 



  • Degree holder in named area or in the Exact Sciences and Technology areas;
  • Holders of a foreign academic degree in required areas conferred following the 1st cycle of studies according to the Bologna Process;
  • Holders of a foreign academic degree in required areas recognized as meeting the objectives of the Bachelor´s degree by the Scientific Council of the Faculty of Science and Technology;
  • Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as attesting the capacity to accomplish referred cycle of studies by the Scientific Council of the Faculty of Science and Technology.


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  • FCT-NOVA: Professor Teresa Catarino
  • NMS: Professor António Sebastião
  • ITQB: Professor Pedro Matias


  • The Master is an Association between three institutions of the NOVA University: FCT, NMS, ITQB 
  • VACANCIES | 25
  • LANGUAGE | Portuguese or english
  • ECTS | 120
  • Study plan


  • 1st phase: 12thFebruary to 22nd March 2024
  • 2nd phase: 3rd June to 24th July 2024


  • Portuguese students: 1100 €/year
  • Foreign students: 7000 €/year