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Licenciatura em Ciências Biomédicas Laboratoriais

The Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Laboratory Sciences (BLS) confers qualification to the autonomous practice of the professions Technic of Clinical Analysis and Public Health and Technic of Pathology, Cytology and Thanatology, as established in State Gazette, no. 138, July 21st (Order no. 9409/2014). Therefore, the graduate in BLS performs most of his duties in laboratorial contexts, contributing to the prevention, screening, diagnosis and prognosis of the disease, as well as to the selection of appropriate therapies, assessment of the treatment’s efficacy, monitoring and control of therapies/drugs and analysis of water and foods.

The main areas of intervention of this practitioner are Molecular Biology, Cytopathology, Genetics, Clinical Haematology, Histopathology, Immunohematology, Immunology, Microscopy, Microbiology, Immunohistochemistry, Clinical Pathology, Molecular Pathology, Public Health and Thanatology.


Número: R/A-Cr9/2015
N.º Despacho/Portaria: Despacho nº 3381/2015
1º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Microbiologia Clínica I Summer Semester 5.00
Histology & Embriology Summer Semester 5.00
Chemistry II Summer Semester 4.50
Anatomy And Physiology II Summer Semester 4.50
Epidemiology And Public Health Summer Semester 3.00
Biochemistry Summer Semester 5.00
Cytology I Summer Semester 3.00
Introdução Às Ciências Biomédicas Laboratoriais Winter Semester 2.50
Cell Biology and Histology Winter Semester 5.50
Psychology Of Communication And Interpersonal Relationships Winter Semester 4.00
Chemistry I Winter Semester 5.50
Anatomy And Physiology I Winter Semester 5.50
Information And Communication Technologies Winter Semester 2.00
Biostatistics I Winter Semester 5.00
2º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Microbiologia Clínica II Summer Semester 6.00
Tanatologia e Embriofetopatologia Summer Semester 4.00
Anatomical Pathology I Summer Semester 5.50
Option Summer Semester 3.00
Molecular Biology II Summer Semester 6.00
Hematology Summer Semester 5.50
Histotecnologia Winter Semester 5.50
Immunology Winter Semester 6.00
General Pathology Winter Semester 3.00
Clinical Chemistry I Winter Semester 6.00
Molecular Biology I Winter Semester 5.50
Biophysics Winter Semester 2.00
Management And Quality Winter Semester 2.00
3º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Clinical Education I Annual 10.00
Clinical Pathology Summer Semester 3.00
Clinical Chemistry II Summer Semester 5.50
Biostatistics II Summer Semester 3.50
Human Genetics And Cytogenetics Summer Semester 4.00
Public Health Summer Semester 5.00
Cytology III Summer Semester 4.00
Imunohematology Winter Semester 4.00
Histoquímica e Imunohistoquímica Winter Semester 5.00
Patologia e Genética Forense Winter Semester 2.50
Virology Winter Semester 4.50
Anatomical Pathology II Winter Semester 5.00
Cytology II Winter Semester 4.00
4º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Clinical Education II Annual 50.00
Projeto em Ciências Biomédicas Laboratoriais Annual 10.00
This professional can work as part of multidisciplinary teams, performing his activities in public or private healthcare institutions such as hospitals, health centres, toxicology / rehabilitation centres, blood banks, cryopreservation companies, histocompatibility and public health laboratories, and forensic medicine institutes. In addition to this, he can also work in animal pathology (veterinary) laboratories, research units, clinical diagnostic companies, marketing (sales representatives), as well as teaching in Higher Education institutions.

Minimum Grade

95 points

Tests for Admission

95 points

One of the following combinations

02 Biology and Geology


02 Biology and Geology + 07 Physics and Chemistry


02 Biology and Geology + 16 Mathematics

Application Grade (Formula)

High School Average Grade 50%

Tests for Admission 50%


Medical Certificate

Individual Health Survey

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