Marine Biology MSc @ UALG


The Marine Biology MSc programme aims to promote multidisciplinary advanced training in Marine Biology, providing skills for the analysis and understanding of marine biodiversity, from genes to ecosystems, their functioning and diversity. The program includes a strong component of participation in practical research, including laboratory and field work in different marine ecosystems. Applications include marine biological resource exploitation, conservation and biotechnology. Courses are taught in English.

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Schedule

The class schedules for the 1st and 2nd years are available in a Google Calendar:

Schedule

IMPORTANT NOTE - If you have any electives of other MSc programmes you need to check their schedules and see whether they are compatible to your MBM schedule.


Academic Year

See the calendar for the current Academic Year. It contains important dates for the start and end of the semesters, exam periods, Christmas and Easter Breaks, etc.

Academic Year


Study Plan


1st Year, 1st Semester - Mandatory Curricular Units

Fisheries Biology & Ecology
14331051

Fisheries Biology & Ecology

Pedro Andrade, Karim Erzini

Marine Biology Population Studies
14331052

Marine Population Biology

Ester Serrão, Karim Erzini, Rui Santos

Aquatic Ecosystem Dynamics
14331053

Aquatic Ecosystem Dynamics

Ana Barbosa, Sofia Gamito

Techniques in Molecular and Cellular Biology
140064318

Techniques in Molecular & Cellular Biology

Eduardo Melo

Study Plan


1st Year, 2nd Semester - Mandatory Curricular Units

Ecophysiology of Marine Plants
14331055

Ecophysiology of Marine Plants

Rui Santos, Isabel Barrote

Marine Biology Population Studies
14331056

Marine Biogeography & Evolution

Rita Castilho

Advanced Methods in Biological Oceanography
14331057

Advanced Methods in Biological Oceanography

Helena Galvão, Ana Barbosa

Biogeochemical Processes and Global Changes
14331058

Biogeochemical Processes and Global Changes

Helena Galvão, Amélia de Carvalho, Cristina Veiga Pires

Study Plan


2nd Year - Mandatory Curricular Units

1st Semester

Experimental Project in Marine Biology
14331075

Experimental Project in Marine Biology

João Varela

1st Semester

Marine Biology Population Studies
14331059

Thesis Project

Luísa Barreira

2nd Semester

Thesis
14331061

Thesis

Rita Castilho

Elective Units


Choose your own academic path...

Please choose only curricular units available to your curricular year.

NOTE - Students of other MSc programmes must choose electives available in the semester of your elective unit.