Program Title

BSc Applied Chemistry

Program Duration (Months)


Study Modes

Full Time

Educational qualification required for admission

Higher Secondary School

Admission Criteria


You can benefit from this statute if you fulfil the following conditions:

  • If you do not have Portuguese nationality;
  • If you are not a national from a Member State of the European Union;
  • If you are not legally residing in Portugal until the 31st of August of the year in which you intend to enrol in higher education for more than two years, continuously, and if you are not family of foreign citizens that hold a resident permit for more than two years;
  • If you don’t intend to enrol in Higher Education through special regimes;
  • If you Hold: a Qualification giving access to Higher Education, meaning any diploma or certificate issued by a competent authority in the country in which it was awarded; or a Diploma of Portuguese secondary school or equivalent degree
Program Description

The Applied Chemistry Bachelor Programme (ACBP) extends over 3 years, with 60 credits each year, in a total of 180 credits. Each credit corresponds to 28 hours of learning, including lectures, problem-solving sessions, laboratory classes, seminars, and other learning activities as well as individual study.

The Programme prepares the students to immediately integrate the European chemistry-related market or to access the 2nd cycle of studies if their option is a major specialization.

All teaching activities of the ACBP take place at the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia of Universidade Nova de Lisboa, mainly at the Chemistry Department (

The ACBP curriculum organization and contents provide the following general objectives: a) A solid background in Chemistry; b) a recognised equivalence with other Cycles from European institutions that offer the same degree; c) immediate access to other training degrees from National or European institutions; d) acquisition of the generic competencies and basic knowledge in Chemistry that enables the new bachelor graduate to enter the European chemistry-related market, including industrial and government laboratories.

Specific Goals of the Programme

  • To develop capacities for independent learning and generic competencies that allow the new bachelor graduate to have access to the 2nd cycle of studies.
  • To provide a broad university-level education in chemistry, with a good background in mathematics, statistics, physics and genetics.
  • To acquire familiarity with the scientific method and develop the capacity to apply it and innovate, to have the capacity to do a previous evaluation, analysis and to solve chemical problems, to achieve the competence for the treatment of experimental data, and to learn how to present reports.
  • To acquire competencies for the use of equipment and laboratory material, individually or in teamwork, planning and performing tasks with deadlines.
  • To acquire competencies in the utilization of informatics software in general, as well as in specific bioinformatics applications.
  • To acquire competencies in science communication, both orally and in a written form.
  • To acquire competencies to autonomously obtain documentation, bibliographic information about laboratory sessions and lectures, and specific information in key areas of chemistry.
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Application Deadline
  • 05/07/2021 12:00 am - 22/10/2021 12:00 am Ended
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