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Doctoral Programme in Biomedical Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #288 (BCR) Porto, Portugal
This programme will certificate you with a: Doctoral Programme in Biomedical Engineering, Advanced Studies (3rd cycle) in Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering Fundamentals, Biomedical Engineering, Dissertation in Biomedical Engineering, Advanced Options in Biomedical Engineering.
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Options of study

  • Biomedical Engineering Fundamentals
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Dissertation in Biomedical Engineering
  • Advanced Options in Biomedical Engineering

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Advanced Courses/ Scientific Communication
  • Bibliographic Survey
  • Ethics and Legislation
  • Research Techniques
  • Seminars in Biomedical Engineering
  • Thesis in Biomedical Engineering
  • Thesis in Biomedical Engineering
  • Animal and Clinical Experimentation
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological Systems Interfaces
  • Bio-materials
  • Biomedical Imaging Analysis
  • Computer-Aided Diagnostics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

According to article 12 of the programme rules, applicants should :

  • Hold a Master or a second cycle diploma in Biomedical Engineering ;
  • Hold a diploma from a Higher Education entity, obtained either in a Portuguese or foreign institution, recognised as adequate by the programme Scientific Committee;
  • Have a professional or scientific curriculum recognised as relevant and adequate by the programme Scientific Committee.
  • Show motivation to develop scientific research leading to a PhD thesis in Biomedical Engineering .

Tuition Fee

Fees to be defined.

Living costs for Porto

  • 556 - 870 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


PhD Scholarships support graduates who comply with the requirements to apply for PhD studies and who wish to carry out research towards this degree. Scholarships have a maximum duration of four years, and must run for a minimum of three consecutive months. The work programme may be carried out at Portuguese or foreign institutions.

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