Official master's degree in Applied Microbiology

A multidisciplinary, comprehensive and advanced vision of knowledge in microbiology applied to the environmental, biotechnological, industrial, molecular and healthcare fields.

Content Official Master's Degree in Applied Microbiology

Study guides

Master description

The Master's degree in Applied Microbiology comprises 60 ECTS and is taught over one academic year. The study plan is divided into seven modules. The learning load is spread equally between the first and second semesters, with 30 ECTS each. The first semester covers three of the four compulsory theoretical modules and the practical module through which students make contact with their assigned company or research group. During the second semester, students do the fourth theoretical module and a practical module in which, under supervision, they develop a project within their assigned company or research group. The second semester is also devoted to the Master's dissertation.

Teaching timetable

Lecture Rooms Masters course 2021/2022

Study plan structure

Type Credits
Compulsory 27
Master's dissertation 9
External work placement 24


Module title Credits Type
Methods in Molecular Microbiology 6 COMPULSORY
Advanced Environmental Microbiology 9 COMPULSORY
Industrial Microbiology 6 COMPULSORY
Medical Microbiology 6 COMPULSORY
Work and Research Placement I 12 COMPULSORY
Work and Research Placement II 12 COMPULSORY
Master's dissertation 9 COMPULSORY