• Faculty of Biosciences
  • Bellaterra Campus
  • Duration: 4 courses - 240 credits
  • Places: 60
  • Admission mark: 11,754
  • Price per credit: 35.77 euros
  • Language: Catalan (45%), Spanish (45%) and English (10%)

  • Academic calendar
  • Learning mode: Classroom-based learning

Career options

  • Genetic researcher doing basic, applied and/or clinical research in public centres, companies and/or hospitals.
  • General counselling of individuals and populations in genetic health services and companies.
  • Scientific management and counselling of genomic, pre and post natal genetic diagnosis, biotechnological (transgenic, recombinant, and genic therapy) and pharmaceutical (tailor made products, genotoxicity) companies.
  • Genetic services companies (sequencing, microarrays, genomic analysis, bioinformatics).
  • Education and teaching at universities, middle education centres and institutions.
  • Genetic improvement of farm animals and crops.
  • Scientific policy, forensic medicine and paternity testing.
  • Quality control in the food industry (traceability, race detection, varieties, transgenic, etc.).
  • Institutions and companies involved in environmental consultancy, genetic diversity, conservation (zoos, natural parks).
  • Specialist scientific popularisation and translation for newspapers, journals, publishers, etc.

"The UAB degree in Genetics allowed me to specialise my studies in the first year thanks to highly qualified lecturers."
Lidn Carretero

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Professional training