Pós-Graduação em Biologia de Sistemas

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Course Credits

Courses offered by the Faculty of the Life Systems Biology Graduate Program

External link: Janus Course Catalog

CREDITS (1 credit = 15 hours)

The inclusion of the studies necessary for Master’s Degree and Doctoral degree will be expressed in units of Credit. The Credit unit equals fifteen hours of scheduled activities.

  1. Candidates for Master’s degree must complete at least 96 (ninety-six) credits, as follows:
  • a minimum of 32 (thirty-two) credits in courses (units or modules);
  • 64 (sixty-four) credits related to preparation of the Master’s Thesis.
  1. Candidates for the Doctorate without prior obtainment of a Master’s Degree (Direct Doctorate), must complete at least 192 (one hundred ninety-two) credits, as follows:
  • a minimum of 56 (fifty-six) credits in courses (units or modules);
  • 136 (one hundred thirty-six) credits related to preparation of the Doctoral Dissertation.
  1. Candidates for Doctoral degree who already hold a Master’s Degree must complete at least 160 (one hundred sixty) credits, as follows:
  • a minimum of 24 (twenty-four) credits in courses (units or modules);
  • 136 (one hundred thirty-six) credits related to preparation of the Doctoral Dissertation.
  1. Maximum number of credits that can be assigned as special credits*:
  • Master’s degree 12 credits
  • Direct Doctorate 24 credits
  • Doctorate w/ Master’s Degree 12 credits

 

Special credits account for:

I- CONGRESSES AND SIMILAR

II- PUBLICATIONS

III- CHAPTERS IN BOOKS AND MANUALS

IV- EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM – PAE