Official master's degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biomedicine

Training in cutting-edge research aimed at developing a scientific, academic or professional career in research centres, universities, hospitals and companies from the R&D&i sector 

Official Master's Degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biomedicine

Access

Access to this master's degree is open to holders of an official bachelor's degree from a Spanish university or from another higher education institution within or outside the European Higher Education Area, provided this gives access to postgraduate studies in the country of issue.

Admission requirements

The admission requirements are as follows:
  •  Degree in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Genetics, Microbiology, Chemistry, Computer Studies, Physics, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy or Medicine, including those obtained for studies undertaken in other countries.
  •  Official certificate of English at level B1 of the Council of Europe's Common European Framework for Languages. If this certificate is not available the coordinator will give an English level test.

Selection criteria

Should the number of applicants be higher than that of places on offer, these will be allocated according to the following criteria:
  • Academic transcript: up to 5 points.
  • Previous studies of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biomedicine: up to 3 points.
  • Professional or research experience: up to 2 points.

Complementary training

Graduates in Computer Studies, Chemistry or Physics may need to take and pass certain bridging courses.

The Master's committee will examine candidates' previous studies and decide which bridging courses are required.

Graduates in Physics and Computer Studies will need to take a maximum of 21 ECTS credits in bridging courses selected from the following subjects belonging to the Bachelor's Degrees in Biochemistry of Biotechnology:
  •     Biochemistry, 6 ECTS
  •     Molecular Biology, 6 ECTS
  •     Recombinant DNA Technology, 3 ECTS
  •     Basic Instrumental Techniques, 3 ECTS
  •     Advanced Instrumental Techniques, 3 ECTS

Chemistry graduates who have not taken Molecular Biology as part of their degree need to take up to a maximum of 9 ECTS through the following subjects belonging to the Bachelor's Degrees in Biochemistry of Biotechnology:
  •     Molecular Biology, 6 ECTS
  •     Recombinant DNA Technology, 3 ECTS