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Degree Medicinal Biotechnology

Medicinal Biotechnology is one of the fastest-growing areas of knowledge. It is linked to the development of emergent therapeutic systems, such as Gene Therapy and Personalized Medicine, and plays a ...

Medicinal Biotechnology is one of the fastest-growing areas of knowledge. It is linked to the development of emergent therapeutic systems, such as Gene Therapy and Personalized Medicine, and plays a major role in the prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

The undergraduate programme in Medicinal Biotechnology of ESS aims to provide a cross-disciplinary training in Health Biotechnology and in Medicinal Chemistry, allowing students to access careers in biotechnology, pharmaceutical and chemical companies, among others.



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421 Biology and biochemistry
Número: R/A-Cr64/2015/AL01
N.º Despacho/Portaria: 10715/2022
1º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Biostatistics 1st Semester 5.0
Microbial Biology 1st Semester 5.5
Biomathematics I 1st Semester 5.5
Structural Biochemistry 1st Semester 5.0
Biotechnology Labs I 1st Semester 4.0
Biological Chemistry I 1st Semester 5.0
Cell Biology and Histology 2st Semester 5.0
Biomathematics II 2st Semester 5.5
Microbial Biochemistry 2st Semester 5.0
Analytical Biotechnology 2st Semester 5.5
Biotechnology Labs II 2st Semester 4.0
Biological Chemistry II 2st Semester 5.0
2º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Biophysics 1st Semester 3.5
General Pharmacology 1st Semester 5.0
Molecular Genetics 1st Semester 5.5
Bioenergetics and Enzymology Labs 1st Semester 4.0
Metabolism and Regulation 1st Semester 4.0
Spectroscopic Methods 1st Semester 3.0
Biological Physico-Chemistry 1st Semester 5.0
Biomaterials and Biocompatibility 2st Semester 4.0
Bioprocesses 2st Semester 3.5
Forensic Biotechnology 2st Semester 4.0
Molecular and Microbial Biotechnology 2st Semester 5.0
Genetic Engineering 2st Semester 4.5
Molecular Biotechnology and in silico Modulation Labs 2st Semester 4.0
Pharmaceutical Technology 2st Semester 5.0
3º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Bioreactors 1st Semester 4.0
Animal Biotechnology 1st Semester 3.5
Sustainable Biotechnology 1st Semester 3.5
Soft Skills 1st Semester 3.5
Integrative Biotechnology Labs 1st Semester 3.0
Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy 1st Semester 3.5
Medicinal Chemistry I 1st Semester 4.0
Enterpreneurship in Biotechnology 2st Semester 3.0
Quality in Biotechnology 2st Semester 3.0
Medicinal Chemistry II 2st Semester 4.0
Clinical Applications of Biomaterials (optional) 2st Semester 3.5
ONCOBIOLOGY (optional) 2st Semester 3.5
ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY (optional) 2st Semester 3.5
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Bioimagiology (optional) 2st Semester 3.5
Project or Internship Annual 18.0
  • The course’s main aim is to train professionals to: Intervene in the production and transformation of new products in numerous health sectors, in the areas of human/animal diagnosis and therapeutics
  •    Develop and create organisms with optimized characteristics Contribute to the production of new therapeutic molecules and biopharmaceuticals
  • Conduct sessions and prevention campaigns linked to the manipulation of cells and microorganisms, as well as other chemical and biological products Manipulate, prepare and generate cells, microorganisms or (bio)chemical and bio(nano)materials In this way, the graduate in Medicinal Biotechnology contributes to the development of innovative instruments and strategies susceptible of having an impact on the areas of prevention, diagnosis, therapy and rehabilitation.  

Minimum Grade 95 points Tests for Admission 95 points One of the following combinations: 02 Biology and Geology or 07 Physics and Chemistry or 16 Mathematics Application Grade (Formula) High School Average Grade 50% Tests for Admission 50%

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