PhD Degree in Portugal

Top PhDs in Portugal 2018

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A PhD, or Doctorate of Philosophy, is the highest degree awarded in many academic fields. Generally requiring a research project and dissertation, as well as several years of study, a doctorate degree qualifies the holder as an expert in a chosen field.

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Doctoral Program in Tissue Engineering Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time October 2018 Portugal GuimarĂ£es

The Ph.D. course aims at offering students an educational environment which allows them to develop the ability to contribute to the advancement of science and technology through creative and autonomous research in multidisciplinary areas, aiming ultimately at finding therapeutic solutions in the framework of Regenerative Medicine.

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Doctoral Program in Tissue Engineering Regenerative Medicine and Stem Ce

The Ph.D. course aims at offering students an educational environment which allows them to develop the ability to contribute to the advancement of science and technology through creative and autonomous research in multidisciplinary areas, aiming ultimately at finding therapeutic solutions in the framework of Regenerative Medicine.

The course constitutes an innovative venture in terms of curricular contents, taking advantage of unique competencies (scientific excellence, ability to attract students, lab infrastructure, relationships with international scientific groups and institutions) available at the University of Minho.... [-]


PhD in Health Sciences

University of Minho - School of Health Sciences
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years Open Enrollment Portugal Braga

The Ph.D.CS aims at training graduates with a master degree in health or in natural sciences on competencies of research in health sciences and in medicine, that prepare for independent biomedical research, in the academic environment, in the business milieu, and in healthcare institutions. [+]

Program Description Academic degree: Doctorate ECTS: 180/240 Duration: 6/8 curricular semesters Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Health Sciences

The Ph.D.CS aims at training graduates with a master degree in health or in natural sciences on competencies of research in health sciences and in medicine, that prepare for independent biomedical research, in the academic environment, in the business milieu, and in healthcare institutions.

In 2014 the Portuguese Science Foundation (FCT) recognized the quality of Ph.D.CS with the assignment of 9 annual scholarships under the FCT Program in its entrepreneurial pathway (Applied Health Sciences).

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PhD in Medicine

University of Minho - School of Health Sciences
Campus Full time 6 - 8 semesters Open Enrollment Portugal Braga

The PhDMED aims at training medical doctors on competencies of research in health sciences and in medicine, that prepare for independent biomedical and clinical research, in the academic environment, in the business milieu, and in healthcare institutions. [+]

Program Description Academic degree: Doctorate ECTS: 180/240 Duration: 6/8 curricular semesters Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Medicine Overview

The PhDMED aims at training medical doctors on competencies of research in health sciences and in medicine, that prepare for independent biomedical and clinical research, in the academic environment, in the business milieu, and in healthcare institutions.

Study Plan

The PHDMED offers two study plans: one, of 180 ECTS, which focus on conducting the Ph.D. thesis project; and another of 240 ECTS.

The curricular component of the 240 ECTS study plan includes compulsory and optional modules, in a total of 60 ECTS, coordinated by faculty members of the ECS-UM, ICVS researchers and faculty/researchers invited from other national or foreign institutions.... [-]


PhD Program in Optometry and Vision Science

University of Minho - School of Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Ph.D. Program in Optometry and Vision Science (PDOCV) aims at offering training based on scientific research in Optometry and Vision Sciences. [+]

Academic degree: Ph.D. (Bologna 3rd cycle degree) ECTS: 180 Duration: 3 curricular years Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Optometry, Visual Optics

The Ph.D. Program in Optometry and Vision Science (PDOCV) aims at offering training based on scientific research in Optometry and Vision Sciences.

The PDOCV is the only doctoral program of the kind in Portugal. It was accredited in 2013 by the National Agency of Accreditation (A3es) and joined the offer at the Bachelor and Master level. This is a research-based learning project conducted by researchers internationally recognized in the scientific fields of the Programme. Research activities are developed in the Center of Physics of the University of Minho which is funded by the National Foundation for Research (FCT), the European Union and private companies operating in the area of vision care, ophthalmic instrumentation, optical companies and ophthalmological corporations.... [-]