Program Title

BSc Microbiology

Program Duration (Months)


Study Modes

Full Time

Educational qualification required for admission

Higher Secondary School

Admission Criteria

Application process for Undergraduate

All students, from any nationality or educational system, who fulfil the mandatory requirements, according to one of the following conditions:

If you have finished your Higher Secondary Education:

  • Official Certificate of Higher Secondary Education with a final grade
  • Official Certificate of the Mathematics Exam with grade
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
Program Description

In the first year, the subjects in Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology aim at providing basic knowledge in these areas. They will enable solid and integrated learning in different domains, and at the same time promote the introduction of relevant subjects to Microbiology, such as Statistics, Instrumental Methods of Analyses, Genetics and Cell Culture.

Learning outcomes

In Year 2 you will start from basic subjects, such as General Microbiology and Mycology and Protozoology, and then, into subjects comprising a field of specialization – Food, Environment, Clinical, Industrial, Virology and Immunology. Here you will progressively develop new laboratory, computing, data-handling and communication skills.

In the Microbiology final year at Catholic University of Portugal, you will acquire knowledge of the latest developments in key microbial topics and will normally engage in a laboratory-based research project. Previous projects have included microbial pathogenicity, microbial genetics, food and environmental applications of microorganisms, functional foods and probiotics. The research project involves experience in research laboratories, clinical laboratories, education and industry.
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Annual Tuition fee Non-EEA


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Application Deadline
  • 09/04/2021 12:00 am - 28/08/2021 12:00 am Ended
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