Master in Nutritional Phytotechnology for Human Health


To lead the state of the art of the Phytotechnological processes applied to human health on a sustainable basis, in order to develop professional activity focused on economic added-value;

To analyze the complexity of Ecophysiological systems in an innovative way, demonstrating critical skills, entrepreneurial and creative capabilities in order to develop new products of plant origin;

To understand the different aspects of an industrial processing system suitable for the design of new products of plant origin, as well as the social context in which the system is integrated;

To communicate and interact within a team, with intervention in the productive industrial systems linked to the vegetable sector, seeking to optimize processes and being aware of the responsibilities and ethical and professional obligations.



In a national and transnational employability perspective, the Master aims to train specialists with a solid and integrated theoretical and practical background in the production and processing of products of plant origin, considering nutrition and public health standards;

Research works leading to the Master Thesis will be preferably carried out in institutions linked to the hospital sector and / or public health and food businesses;

Masters in Nutritional Phytotechnology for Human Health will be able to exercise their professional activity in public and private sector organizations, management, development, maintenance and quality control in the food and nutrition sector;

 Masters in Nutritional Phytotechnology for Human Health can also integrate companies of services as consulters, projecters and auditers or perform research tasks in an academic and/or business context.


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  4. Course Guide - Universidade NOVA de Lisboa



Necessary documents | Qualification certificate; CV

Admission rules:

For the cycle of studies leading to the Master Degree in Nutritional Phytotechnology for Human Health can apply:

a) Holders of a degree or equivalent in Natural and Exact Sciences and technology or a related field;

b) Holders of a foreign academic degree conferred following a 1st cycle of studies according to the Bologna Process by an adhering State in the scientific areas referred in the point a);

c) Holders of a foreign academic degree in the scientific areas in to the point a), recognized as meeting the objectives by the Scientific Councils of the FCT NOVA or FCM-UNL;

d) Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum in the scientific areas referred in to the point a), recognized as attesting the capacity to accomplish this cycle of studies by the Legal Body of the Coordinating Institution, as proposed by the Scientific Committee of the Master in Nutritional Phytotechnology for Human Health.


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NMS | Professora Doutora Conceição Calhau

FCT-NOVA | Professor Doutor Fernando Henrique da Silva Reboredo


  • Mestrado em associação com FCT/NOVA
  • Nº DE VAGAS | 35
  • LÍNGUA | Português ou Inglês
  • ECTS | 120
  • HORÁRIO | Diurno/pós-laboral
  • Plano de Estudos


  • 1.ª fase: 12 fevereiro a 22 março de 2024
  • 2.ª fase: 3 de junho a 17 de julho de 2024


Estudantes nacionais | 1.500€ / ano

Estudantes internacionais | 7.000€ /ano