University Fernando Pessoa
PhD in Earth Sciences

Degree/Duration/ECTS
3rd Cycle (Doctorate)/3 years (1 year: curricular plan; 2 years: thesis preparation)/180 ECTS

Research areas
– Oil Systems and Energy Problems
– Georisks, Gas Emissions and Geological Sequestration of CO2

Coordination
Prof. Lemos de Sousa

Admission conditions
Applicants must have a master degree from Engineering, Sciences or Sciences and Technologies higher education institutions, preferably with undergraduate degrees in the same area.

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Supervisors

Curricular Plan

Research area: Oil Systems and Energy Problems
1st Semester
Resource assessment: reserves and reservoir engineering (10 ECTS)
Petroleum systems (10 ECTS)
Organic geochemistry (9 ECTS)
Seminar I (1 ECTS)

2nd Semester
Sequential stratigraphy (10 ECTS)
Tectonics (10 ECTS)
Basin analysis (9 ECTS)
Seminar II (1 ECTS)

3rd and 4th Semesters
Writing of the Thesis (60 ECTS)

5th and 6th Semesters
Writing of the Thesis (60 ECTS)

Research area: Georisks, Gas Emissions and Geological Sequestration of CO2
1st Semester
Hydrogeology and environment (10 ECTS)
Basin geology (10 ECTS)
Natural, geological and technological hazards (9 ECTS)
Seminar I (1 ECTS)

2nd Semester
CCS technologies (Carbon Capture and Storage) (10 ECTS)
GHG emission management (10 ECTS)
Survey technologies (9 ECTS)
Seminar II (1 ECTS)

3rd and 4th Semesters
Writing of the Thesis (60 ECTS)

5th and 6th Semesters
Writing of the Thesis (60 ECTS)

Research group
Fernando Pessoa Energy, Environment, and Health Research Unit [Unidade de Investigação UFP em Energia, Ambiente e Saúde]

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