General information

Academic year: 2022/2023

Level: Master

Type: Official Master's Degree

ECTS Credits: 60

Length of programme (full time): 1 YEAR

Mode of delivery: Face-to-face

Level of qualification: Máster (MECES level 3 - EQF level 7)

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

Language(s) of instruction Spanish

More info: programme website

Programme coordinator


Faculty of Pharmacy / Granada campus

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

  • Agriculture, not elsewhere classified (0819)


Students who have completed the second cycle have the following competences:
– They possess and understand knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity for originality in the development and/or application of ideas, often in a research context.
– They are able to apply their acquired knowledge and problem-solving skills in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their field of study.
– They are able to integrate knowledge and deal with the complexity of making judgements on the basis of incomplete or limited information, including reflections on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgements.
– They know how to communicate their conclusions, and the knowledge and ultimate reasons behind them, to specialist and non-specialist audiences in a clear and unambiguous way.
– They possess the learning skills to enable them to continue studying in a largely self-directed or autonomous manner.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Máster Universitario en Avances en Biología Agraria y Acuicultura

Qualification requirements

60 minimum credits

Programme courses

Course Name Year Period
Beneficial Symbiosis in Agroecology 1º Curso 1st Semester
Biological Basis for the Genetic Improvement and Welfare of Food-Producing Animals 1º Curso 2nd Semester
Business Management 1º Curso 2nd Semester
Current Trends in Agricultural Biotechnology 1º Curso 2nd Semester
Endocrinology, Reproduction and Genetics of Farmed Aquatic Organisms 1º Curso 2nd Semester
Foundations of Farmed Aquatic Organisms 1º Curso Yearly
Fruit Sexual Reproduction and Production 1º Curso 1st Semester
Master's Dissertation 1º Curso 2nd Semester
Nutritional Basis of Farmed Aquatic Organisms and Product Quality 1º Curso 2nd Semester
Nutritional Management and Product Quality of Farm Livestock 1º Curso 2nd Semester
Pest and Disease Control 1º Curso 1st Semester
Phytoremediation and Crop Protection 1º Curso 2nd Semester
Plant Metabolism 1º Curso 1st Semester
Plant Responses to Abiotic Stress 1º Curso 1st Semester
Techniques and Methodologies 1º Curso 1st Semester
Terrestrial Animal Production and the Environment 1º Curso 2nd Semester
Welfare of Farmed Aquatic Organisms and Environmental Management in Aquaculture 1º Curso Yearly
Work Placement 1º Curso 2nd Semester


Specialisation name

– Aquaculture and Livestock Production For Food Purposes
– Crop Production

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.

Specific admission requirements

Access to this Master’s degree programme is granted to holders of the following Spanish official university degrees of Licenciado or Graduado (Bachelor’s degree), and to holders of equivalent degrees from other education systems: Biology, Environmental Science, Veterinary Science, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Marine Science, Food Science and Technology, and Agricultural Engineering.

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