The Oncobiology Master degree will provide students with a multidisciplinary view of oncology, focusing on the molecular and cellular aspects that operate in cancer and their impact on clinical practice.

3 reasons to choose this programme


The course takes place through short/medium course units, with a diversified teaching staff that includes researchers and physicians.


The assessment modalities are diversified and adjusted to the contents.


There is tutorial monitoring of all students.

Educational Plan

FMUL has extensive and relevant knowledge and experience in oncobiology.


  • Promoting research attitudes, training new generations of scientists and doctors for cancer research;
  • Complement basic training in biomedical sciences;
  • Deepen and technically and scientifically update knowledge in the areas of Cancer Biology and its clinical relevance.

Skills acquisition

  • Analyze and solve problems using a multidisciplinary approach;
  • Integrate and evaluate information;
  • Formulate hypotheses, gather appropriate data to test it, and analyze the data properly;
  • Develop communication skills: prepare and give presentations, write for scientific audiences, prepare a proposal for funding;
  • Conducting effective searches of scientific literature.


Professional Opportunities

  • Basic investigation;
  • Clinical investigation;
  • Pharmaceutical industry;
  • Clinical trials;
  • Academy.


Research Topics

  • Oncobiology;
  • Oncoimmunology;
  • Epidemiology;
  • Drug development.

Target Students

Graduates in Medicine, Biology, Pharmacy, Biochemistry and similar areas. Both recent graduates wishing to complement their basic training, as well as graduates or highly qualified professionals who feel the need to deepen and update their knowledge technically and scientifically in the areas of Cancer Biology and its clinical relevance.


Conditions for Admission

Candidates are ranked through curriculum assessment and interview according to the criteria and weighting defined by the Master's Scientific Committee, namely:

Curricular assessment: 60%, which will include assessment of the following parameters:

  • Classification obtained in previous degree(s);
  • Motivation and rationale for the application, expressed in the motivation letter;
  • Professional experience in the area, including work performed.

Interview: 40%, which will focus on the following parameters:

  • Demonstrated competences:
  • Adequacy of the candidate's speech to the objectives of the postgraduate course for which he is applying;
  • Framing the candidate's needs and expectations to the potential and limitations of the Master's programme;
  • The candidate's capacity for empathy and interpersonal relationships, in the context of team and multidisciplinary research work;
  • Openness of the candidate to explore similar areas in potential projects integrated with other groups dedicated to different topics.


Other Information

To apply please visit: https://fenix.medicina.ulisboa.pt

Candidates who already have a CAMPUS account (who are attending or have attended a course at the Faculdade de Medicina), must start the application at https://fenix.medicina.ulisboa.pt

To access must log in with the Campus account and then access the Candidate menu (at the top of the page) to start the application.

If you don’t remember the username or password of the account click HERE and follow the instructions for the recovery of the username or password.  If you cannot retrieve your username or password trough the recovery mechanism, you should send an email to the address suporte@medicina.ulisboa.pt with the following data: full name; student number; course number identification; ID number (BI/CC); External email.

Applicants who do not have access to the Campus account (Fenix) should register HERE.

After creating your account you will receive in your email the username after which can start the formalization of the application in https://fenix.medicina.ulisboa.pt



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