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Doctoral Program in Marine, Earth and Environmental Science: Duration: 4 years (total of 240 ECTS)
Deadline for applications: This PhD program is permanently open and applications can be accepted at anytime.The degree is awarded in one of the following scientific areas:
Environmental Sciences and Technology
Fishery Sciences and Technology
These different majors have a similar curriculum, including Thesis (210 ECTS), Seminars (6 ECTS), Thesis Plan (4 ECTS) and Optional Courses (20 ECTS). Optional Courses include syllabus courses (from other graduate degree programs), advanced training courses or internships in any scientific area, previously approved by the Coordinating Committee under supervisor´s advisement.Objectives
The main objectives of the PhD Program in Marine, Earth and Environmental Sciences are: to promote advanced formation, multi and interdisciplinary in scientific areas related with Environmental, Marine and Earth Sciences; to build scientific capacity at a high level, enabling the trainee to form a research group at cutting edge areas or to easily integrate at relevant national or international research teams, participating or coordinating research projects.Acquired Skills and Competences
Development of skills and scientific training at the highest level, including scientific analysis, innovation, critical thinking, decision-making and independent research work. Enable doctoral students to do research in cutting edge fields and to be integrated in international research teams, being prepared for future participation and coordination of research projects. Development of entrepreneurship skills and specific tools applied to the industrial and production sector.
Duration: 4 years
1st or 2nd cycle in Marine, Earth or Environmental Sciences. Holders of a 1st cycle must have a relevant academic and scientific curriculum.
Application period: Permanently open.
Tuition and other fees 2020/2021
Enrollment fee and School insurance
Tuition fees for EU nationals
Tuition fees for International Students*
Investigação científica; empreendedorismo na área do mar e do ambiente (ex. pescas, aquacultura, toxicologia, ecologia, biotecnologia, qualidade da água, turismo da natureza); quadro superior de empresas; gestor costeiro; gestor de Áreas Marinhas e de Áreas Protegidas; consultor e promotor ambiental; organismos nacionais e regionais.
Scientific research; entrepreneurship in marine and environmental economic sectors (eg fisheries, aquaculture, toxicology, ecology, biotechnology, water quality, ecotourism); senior business and senior technician in public and private sectors; coastal manager, manager of Marine and other Protected Areas; environmental consultant and promoter; national and regional government agencies.
Rui Orlando Santos - Diretor
José Paulo Monteiro
José Pedro Andrade
Maria João Bebianno
Diretor do curso: firstname.lastname@example.org ou email@example.com Conselho Científico: firstname.lastname@example.org
Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Algarve
Campus de Gambelas - 8005-139 Faro - Portugal
Phone: + 351 289 800 905 | Fax: + 351 289 800 066