Post-Graduation Studies in Technology and Food Quality - EPGTQA




Departamento de Ciências e Tecnologia da Biomassa  – DCTB



Professor Maria Paula Duarte (




Secretary: Lurdes Carvalho


Phone: (+351) 212 948 543



Departamento de Ciências e Tecnologia da Biomassa – DCTB


To prepare professionals to act in the fields of:

  • Nutritional Quality
  • Technological Processes on Agro Industries
  • Quality Control and Food Safety
  • Consulting Services

Course Structure

General issue: Technology and Food Quality

Type: Post Graduation Studies

Credits (minimum to get the Diploma): 15 ECTS

Duration: 1 or 2 school semesters depending on the subjects selected by student.

To get the Diploma on Post-Graduation Studies, the student must obtain a minmum of 15 ECTS in a set of subjects selected by himself/herself from the following set of subjects of the Master Course in Technology and Food Safety. 


Odd Semester

Food Chemistry and Biochemistry (6.0 ECTS)

Food Analysis I (6.0 ECTS)

Legislation and Consumer Protection (3.0 ECTS)

Food Quality II (6.0 ECTS)

Management Systems of Food Safety (6.0 ECTS)


Even Semester

Food Toxicology (6.0 ECTS)

Food Quality I (6.0 ECTS)

Food Package (3.0 ECTS)


Timetable of Classes

Classes take place simultaneously with the Master Course on Technology and Food Safety. Any one of these timetables only runs with a minimum number of 10 students (students from the Post-Graduation Studies together with the students of the Master Course).

Two timetables are available:

After working hours: Monday to Friday, 6:30 pm – 00:00 pm

Condensed timetable: Thursday, 3:00 pm - 00:00 pm; Friday, 9:30 am – 00:00 pm; Saturday



EU and non-EU citizens with a previous graduation of 180 ECTS (or equivalent), in any field of Engineering, Natural Sciences, Exact Sciences or a legal equivalent, with a minimum of 180 ECTS.

Holders of an academic, scientific or professional CV, recognized as demonstrating ability to undertake the study course.

Schedule of Applications

Please, contact the Coordinator (Professor Maria Paula Duarte; email: or consult the following address:

Additional Information

or, please, contact the Coordinator Professor Maria Paula Duarte (