University Fernando Pessoa
PhD in Ecology and Environmental Health

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

Prof. Nelson Barros

The Doctoral Programme is related to the course’s teaching staff’s national and international research projects that have resulted in a considerable number of scientific articles.

Admission conditions
Applicants must have sufficient education in the Sciences or Engineering areas, as well as a master degree in one of the following areas: Environment; Biology; Health Sciences or Chemistry.

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Study plan

1st Semester
Environment and Human Health (5 ECTS)
Ecology and Toxicology (6 ECTS)
Epidemiology and Public Health (6 ECTS)
Scientific Research Methods (4 ECTS)
Statistical Methods and Experimental Planning (5 ECTS)
Research Seminars in Environmental Health (4 ECTS)

2nd Semester
Proposal of the thesis plan (2 ECTS)
Writing of the Thesis (28 ECTS)

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

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

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Research Unit: FP – ENAS (Fernando Pessoa Energy, Environment and Health Research Unit)

Research Group: 3ERL – Energy, Environment, and Environmental Health

Thematic Domain: 2EPH – Environment, Environmental and Public Health