The 2° Cycle of Studies in Forensic Sciences aims to create a specific training for professionals to address the issues related to evidence and to obtain the scientific evidence in a multidisciplinary context. This Cycle of Studies will allow, the diversification of the educational opportunities in the geographical area and even nationally, since there are very few courses in this particular area of Forensic Sciences. This objective should also respond to the demand from young people and to the need of development of a professional and scientific market in the forensics technological and laboratorial area. It also aims to promote scientific research in this area, preventing the theorization of practices that arises in the abstract or only supported in foreign counterparts experience. The true is that the expertise in Forensic Sciences, namely in the technological and scientific field, is currently restricted to a few number of professionals and institutions. Thus the expertise in Forensic Sciences to all population cannot guarantee the diversity, quality and impartiality in carrying out rebuttal. The 2nd Cycle of Studies in Forensic Sciences have enormous potential for growth namely due to the fact that many of the professionals in activity do not have higher degrees and those who have it, this does not correspond to a clearly oriented training for their profession.
Students who complete this course of study should be able to develop with some autonomy scientific research in the field of forensic science, particularly in the area of dissertation.
It is aimed to endow future forensic scientists with knowledge and skills to:
Be prepared for a variety of different careers including research, crime investigation, private forensic sciences, etc.
Course accredited by A3ES for 1 year on 26-05-2022 (NCE); University Education - 2nd cycle of studies leading to a Master's degree.
English (minimum 10 students)
French (minimum 10 students)
2 years - 4 semesters - 120 ECTS
Aúrea Marília Madureira e Carvalho
D.R. Notice no. 19472/2022, of 29 september