University Master's Degree in Plant Biology, Genomics and Biotechnology

Are you eager to discover how plants work, from the genome, molecular genetics, metabolics and evolutionary levels all the way to the organism as a whole and its interactions with the environment? Then this master’s degree is for you!

General information

  • Inter-University
  • Credits: 60 ECTS credits
  • Beginning of the pre-enrolment period 12/01/2024
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  • Pre-registration period: Closed
  • Places: 25 places
  • Price: €27.67 per credit (EU citizens and non-EU holding an EU permit). 2023/24 Academic year.
    €75 per credit (non-EU citizens who do not hold an EU residence permit). 2023/24 Academic year.

  • Language: English
  • Mode: Classroom-based learning

  • Teaching centre: Faculty of Biosciences

Do you want to learn about the latest in plant research? In this master’s degree you will discover the tools in molecular biology, bioinformatics and genetics that are helping to make huge improvements in crop plants with the aim of producing more sustainably and healthier food in a context of global change, and in the biotechnological production of drugs and other active compounds with technological applications in the bio-health and agri-food sectors. 

The master’s degree includes a carefully balanced number of university lecturers and researchers thanks to a joint organisation by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), the Universiy of Barcelona (UB) and the Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (IRTA-CSIC-CRAG). 

The master’s degree is offered 100% in English and includes students from across the globe. 


Work placements

Coordinator university:

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Participating universities

Universitat de Barcelona

Collaborating institutions:

CRAG, Centre de Recerca en Agrigenòmica


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