General information

Academic year: 2021/2022

Level: Bachelor

Type: Bachelor's Degree

ECTS Credits: 240

Length of programme (full time): 4 AÑOS

Mode of delivery: Face-to-face

Level of qualification: Graduado(a) (MECES level 2 - EQF level 6)

Model of study: Full-time (42-60 ECTS per school year)

More info: programme website

Language(s) of instruction Spanish


Programme coordinator

Name: CONCEPCIÓN, JIMÉNEZ LÓPEZ / cjlSBbrWDpduOKE@ugr.es


Faculty of Science / Granada campus

Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)

  • Biochemistry (0512)

Main focus

This degree programme qualifies graduates for professional activity in the fields of biomedicine or biotechnology. Graduates will be able to direct and develop projects and effectively adapt to a rapidly evolving context. They will be able to work in a clinical analysis laboratory, service sector, pharmaceutical and agri-food industries, research centres, and the R+D departments of industries belonging to the pharmaceutical, food, biotechnological, analytical, and instrument sectors as well as related fields. This degree programme also provides training for students who wish to teach experimental sciences or life sciences in secondary schools.

Competences

1. Knowledge of the organisation and function of biological systems at the cellular and molecular levels. Graduates will be able to distinguish the different molecular mechanisms as well as the chemical transformations responsible for a biological process.
2. Ability to collect and interpret relevant data as well as to draw conclusions and critically reflect on them in relation to different topics within the field of Molecular Biosciences.
3. Ability to transmit information, ideas, problems, and solutions within the field of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology as well as to work as part of a team.
4. Ability to apply the knowledge acquired in the fields of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in professional contexts, especially in research, teaching, and biohealth areas.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Graduado o Graduada en Bioquímica

Qualification requirements

– The student must prove the level B2, in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
– The student has to complete the ECTS credits of the study program distributed as follows:
Basic Formation (60 ECTS)
Obligatory (108 ECTS)
Optional (60 ECTS)
Final degree project (12 ECTS)

Programme courses

Course Name Year Period
ADVANCED BIOANALYTICAL METHODOLOGIES 3rd Year 1st Semester
ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY 4th Year 1st Semester
ANIMAL MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY 2nd Year 1st Semester
BIOCHEMICAL AND MOLECULAR PARASITOLOGY 4th Year 2nd Semester
BIOCHEMISTRY AND INDUSTRIAL MICROBIOLOGY 3rd Year 2nd Semester
BIOCHEMISTRY AND SOCIETY 4th Year 1st Semester
BIOCOMPUTING 3rd Year 1st Semester
BIOINORGANICS 3rd Year 1st Semester
BIOPHYSICS 2nd Year 2nd Semester
BIOSYNTHESIS OF MACROMOLECULES 2nd Year 2nd Semester
CELLULAR BIOLOGY 1st Year 1st Semester
CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR PATHOLOGY 3rd Year 2nd Semester
CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY 3rd Year 2nd Semester
CLINICAL PARASITOLOGY 4th Year 1st Semester
COMPUTER SCIENCE APPLIED TO BIOCHEMISTRY 2nd Year 1st Semester
ENZYMOLOGY AND ITS APPLICATIONS 2nd Year 1st Semester
EXPERIMENTAL BIOCHEMISTRY 1 3rd Year 1st Semester
EXPERIMENTAL BIOCHEMISTRY 2 3rd Year 2nd Semester
FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOCHEMISTRY 1st Year 2nd Semester
FUNDAMENTALS OF GENETICS 1st Year 1st Semester
FUNDAMENTALS OF MICROBIOLOGY 2nd Year 1st Semester
GENERAL CHEMISTRY 1st Year 1st Semester
GENERAL MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS 1st Year 1st Semester
GENETIC ENGINEERING APPLIED TO DRUG DESIGN 4th Year 2nd Semester
GENOMICS AND GENETIC ENGINEERING 3rd Year 1st Semester
IMMUNOLOGY 3rd Year 1st Semester
MACROMOLECULAR STRUCTURES 2nd Year 1st Semester
METABOLIC REGULATION 3rd Year 1st Semester
MICROSCOPIC TECHNIQUES FOR CELLULAR ANALYSIS 4th Year 2nd Semester
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY APPLIED TO DIET 4th Year 1st Semester
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF SYSTEMS 4th Year 1st Semester
MOLECULAR GENETICS AND GENETIC ENGINEERING 2nd Year 2nd Semester
MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY 4th Year 1st Semester
MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY OF PLANTS 2nd Year 2nd Semester
MOLECULAR TOXICOLOGY 4th Year 1st Semester
NEUROCHEMISTRY 3rd Year 2nd Semester
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 1st Year 1st Semester
ORGANOGRAPHY 1st Year 2nd Semester
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY 1st Year 2nd Semester
PHYSICS 1st Year 2nd Semester
PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY 3rd Year 2nd Semester
PROTEIN ENGINEERING 4th Year 2nd Semester
QUANTITATIVE INSTRUMENTAL METHODS 2nd Year 2nd Semester
STATISTICS 1st Year 2nd Semester
UNDERGRADUATE DISSERTATION 4th Year
VIROLOGY 4th Year 2nd Semester

Specialisations

Specialisation name

– Molecular Biomedicine
– Biotechnology

Admission information

Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to students with the following degrees/ diplomas or studies, or any other recognized as equivalent to these:
A.1. Spanish Bachiller, European Baccalaureate or International Baccalaureate.
A.2. Baccalaureate from European Union Member States’ education systems or other countries withinternational agreements.
A.3. Advanced Technician in Vocational Training, Advanced Technician in Plastic Arts and Design orAdvanced Technician in Sports Education, from the Spanish Education System.
A.4.Studies carried out in European Union Member States or in other countries with international reciprocal agreements which meet the academic requirements in those States to access their university studyprogrammes.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.
A.6. Partial (foreign or Spanish) university studies.

Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is also possible for:
B.1. People over twenty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.
B.2. People over forty with work or professional experience related to a university field of knowledge.
B.3. People over forty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.

Likewise, access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to:
C.1. People meeting the requirements to enter university according to the Spanish Education Systemregulations prior to Ley Orgánica 8/2013, of December 9.

General regulations

Grading scale
In the Spanish university system, modules/courses are graded on a scale of 0 to 10 points with the following qualitative equivalence:
0-4,9: «suspenso»; 5-6,9: «aprobado»; 7-8,9: «notable»; 9-10: «sobresaliente». A special mention, «Matrícula de Honor» may be granted to up to 5% of the students in a group provided they have got a «sobresaliente». To pass a module/course is necessary to get at least 5 points.
In cases of recognition of ECTS, professional experience, cultural or sports activities, or student representation no grading will be recorded but, where appropriate, the word «Apto».

 

UGR Examination Regulations
https://docencia.ugr.es/sites/vic/docencia/public/inline-files/Normativa_de_evaluacion_y_calificacion_EN.pdf

 

More info on academic regulations at: 

https://ugrcat.ugr.es/en/about-ugr/#regulations

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