Bachelor's programs

Forensic and Criminal Sciences

Duration (Years)
Investment (euros)
The Undergraduate Degree in Forensic and Criminal Science offers an innovative and pioneering programme in Portugal. The degree arose in response to the need to train forensic scientists with encompassing and interdisciplinary skills in the different...

Why you should apply

Strong practical component
Guaranteed internships
Career prospects
Taught in English or In Portuguese


Get on board for this journey

  • Quantitative Methods in Forensic Science
  • Forensic Chemistry I
  • Animal and Plant Biology
  • Introduction to Forensic Laboratories
  • General Anatomy
  • Introduction to Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science
  • Statistics Applied to Forensic Science
  • Forensic Chemistry II
  • Biochemistry
  • Forensic Physics
  • Physiology and Post-Mortem procedures
  • Introduction to Law

What you need

For students coming from a non-Portuguese High School (EU):

  • Have completed, or have completed in the current academic year, a course of high school education;
  • Hold a foreign secondary education course and wish to apply under the terms of article 20-A of Decree-Law no. 296-A/98, of 25 September. These candidates will have to apply for the equivalence to continue their studies, at a public portuguese high school after the equivalence is granted, they should go to the DGE facilities to request the substitution of the entrance examinations, through article 20-A.

For non-EU students:

  • Non-holders of any EU citizenship (in accordance with Article 2 of the Regulation);
  • Be the holder of a high school qualification or equivalent (through Equivalence of Foreign Qualifications at DGE);
  • or Have taken national final exams of foreign secondary education that are considered equivalent to the entrance exams set for the chosen program. - In the abesence of said exams, the candidate will have to take an aptitude test at the institution.

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