Bachelor's Degree in Biology in Portugal

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A Bachelor's degree is a degree awarded by universities and colleges. In order to earn a bachelor's degree, you must complete the necessary courses that may last three to seven years depending on your institution of enrollment.

Graduates of a Bachelor’s degree in Biology will be knowledgeable in diverse areas related to biological sciences. These areas range from genetics and evolution, to ecology or cellular biology. The degree is then involved with the theory and practice of animal and plant biology, by observation and analysis of biological systems.

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Bachelor in Biology - Geology

University of Minho - School of Sciences
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2017 Portugal Braga

The Undergraduate Degree Course in Biology-Geology, restructured according to Bologna Process gives theoretical, laboratorial and field skills in Biology, Geology and Environmental scientific areas. [+]

Best Bachelors in Biology in Portugal 2017. Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree) ECTS: 180 Duration: 6 curricular semesters Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Biology, Geology BACHELOR | 3 YEARS The Bachelor of Biology-Geology provides scientific training in the fields of Biology and Geology. Besides offering subjects in both fields of science, it seeks to broaden the access of graduates to the market labour and enables them to collaborate in various socio-professional sectors, such as environment, management and nature conservation, exploration and exploitation of natural resources and scientific research. The course also provides technical and scientific capacity to access a 2nd cycle in the environment fields not excluding classic areas of Biology, as Plant Biology, Animal, Molecular and Microbiology and Geology, as Hydrogeology, Geological Prospecting, Mineral Deposits, Cartography . The course also enables the conditions of access to the 2nd cycle which qualifies for teaching the 3rd cycle of primary and secondary education. Careers Job opportunities for graduates in Biology-Geology (1st cycle) include: - Technician jobs in parks and nature reserves (conservation of biological resources, geoconservation and environmental protection, ...); - Environmental technicians and ecotourism technicians; - Technicians in museus, science centers and other educational spaces (dissemination of Life Sciences); - Technician jobs in local and central administration, in areas related to planning and environment; - Technicians in trading companies of science and technology materials; - Technicians in laboratories of biology and geology areas (eg, laboratory testing for water industries, water treatment plants (WTP's) and wastewater (WWTP's), food industry, Biomonitoring; Geotechnics; Thematic Cartography); - Laboratory technicians in scientific research institutions. [-]

Bachelor in Applied Biology

University of Minho - School of Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Portugal Braga

The main goal of the Undergraduate Degree Course in Applied Biology is to prepare professionals with a solid knowledge in the Life Sciences, using interactive teaching/learning methods with a strong component on experimental techniques and practices. [+]

Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree) ECTS: 180 Duration: 3 curricular years Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Biology BACHELOR| 3 YEARS The Bachelor of Applied Biology prepares professionals with a solid knowledge in the Life Sciences, using interactive teaching/learning methods with a strong component on experimental techniques and practices. The course provides qualification in multiple areas of Biology ranging from the molecular and cell biology, organisms, populations and communities. At the end of this degree, the acquired theoretical and practical competences will be useful for several professional activities, related with the health, environment, industry and agriculture sectors. Graduates will have basic and multidisciplinary knowledge that will enable the access to a wide range of second cycle courses where they can obtain specific and advanced knowledge on subjects of their preference, as an appropriate complement of their initial training. Careers The theoretical and practical skills acquired with this Degree are an essential and unique support to perform and develop several professional activities in the fields of health, environment, industry and agriculture. [-]

Bachelor in Chemical and Biological Engineering

Polytechnic Institute Of Bragança
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Portugal Bragança

This bachelor programme is fully lectured in English and the profile of the programme comprises the development of the technical-scientific knowledge and professional skills in the study areas of Chemical and Biological Engineering: [+]

Best Bachelors in Biology in Portugal 2017. Program Description This bachelor programme is fully lectured in English and the profile of the programme comprises the development of the technical-scientific knowledge and professional skills in the study areas of Chemical and Biological Engineering: Thermodynamics and Transport Phenomena; Chemical Process Engineering; Environmental Technology; Biotechnology. Profile of the programme The profile of the programme comprises the development of the technical-scientific knowledge and professional skills in the study areas of Chemical and Biological Engineering: Thermodynamics and Transport Phenomena; Chemical Process Engineering; Environmental Technology; Biotechnology. Key learning outcomes The degree of "licenciado" (bachelor) in Chemical Engineering is awarded to those students that demonstrate, in this field, the ability to: develop and enhance the acquired knowledges; apply acquired knowledge and understanding capacity in order to clearly demonstrate a professional approach to the work carried out; solve problems based upon their own arguments; collate, select, and interpret relevant information which will enable them to consolidate the solutions they present and the opinions they put forward, including the analysis of relevant social, scientific and ethical aspects; communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions, both to experts and non-experts; develop competences that will enable them to benefit from lifelong learning with a high degree of autonomy. To complete the qualification, the student is required to pass all compulsory course units of the study plan. Occupational profiles of graduates The degree of "licenciado" (bachelor) in Chemical and Biological Engineering belongs to the education and training area of Technologies. Graduates are qualified to develop a professional activity within the profile of the programme. Access to further studies The degree of "licenciado" allows to proceed to post-graduate studies, according to the diagram of the Portuguese Higher Education System, provided by NARIC (http://www.dges.mctes.pt/DGES/pt/Reconhecimento/NARICENIC/) and presented in section 8 of the Diploma Supplement. Examination regulations, assessment and grading Examination and assessment are regulated by the IPB regulations. Qualification awarded (in original language) "Licenciatura em Engenharia Química e Biológica". Title of "Licenciado". Level of qualification 1st Cycle of Studies. EQF level 6. ISCED level 5. Recognition of prior learning Following the implementation of the Bologna Process and the consequent legislation regarding the mobility of students among degrees and higher education institutions, prior learning must be recognized and credited. The prior learning concept comprises all the previous learning/training undertaken in other higher education study cycles in national or international institutions (crediting of certified training), as well as previous professional experience and any post-secondary school training or education. As such, the IPB promotes the crediting of the student’s prior learning when arriving at the institution. 
Aiming at a quick and full integration of the student in his/her new education programme, the recognition procedures must be submitted when enrolling at the IPB.  Qualification requirements and regulations 6 Semesters (3 years). 20 Weeks of study, per semester, full-time (40 per year). 40 total Hours per week. 810 total Hours per semester (1620 per year). 180 ECTS Credits (30 per semester); 1 credit corresponds to 27 hours. It includes a final project comprising 6 credits. The holders of this qualification are admitted in ANET – National Association of Technical Engineers. Professional titles are awarded by this institution, according to its internal rules. The programme is included in the FEANI INDEX - European Federation of National Engineering Associations. Requirements The admission of international students to Bachelor degrees in the IPB is made via the International Student Status.  The applicants must be holders of a secondary education course or legally equivalent course from any foreign country, issued by a legal authority that attests the approval in that level of education, and that confers them the possibility of applying to a higher education course in their country. Work Experience No work experience is required. Programme director Paulo Miguel Pereira Brito (paulo@ipb.pt) [-]