Biology and Geology

University of Minho

B.Sc. On Campus
36 months
6500 EUR/year
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The Degree in Biology-Geology (LBG) at University of Minho gives its graduates scientific preparation in different areas of Biology and Geology. 


This Biology and Geology course from University of Minho, simultaneously offers curricular units in two scientific domains, seeks to expand the access of graduates to the labor market and enables them to collaborate in various socio-professional sectors, such as: Environment, Management and Conservation of Nature, Prospecting and Exploration of Natural Resources and Scientific Research.


Professional opportunities for graduates in Biology-Geology (1st cycle) include:

  • Technician in parks / natural reserves (eg, conservation of biological resources, geoconservation and environmental protection);
  • Environmental education and ecotourism technician;
  • Museum technician in science centers or other educational spaces (dissemination of natural sciences);
  • Technicians in central, local and regional administration services, in areas related to planning and environment;
  • Technicians in companies selling scientific and technological material;
  • Laboratory or field technician in the areas of Biology and Geology (eg, laboratory analysis for water industries, water treatment plants (ETA'S) and waste water (ETAR'S), food industry, Biomonitoring; Geotechnics; Thematic Cartography) .

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cell Biology 
  • Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry 
  • Bioenergetics and Metabolism
  • General Geology 
  • Mineralogy 
  • Biochemistry 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Learning Agreement for Studies/ for Traineeships, which needs to be signed, dated and stamped by the student and home institution
  • Copy of ID card/Passport
  • Home Transcript of Records
  • Photo

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.


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