General information

Academic year: 2022/2023

Level: Master

Type: Official Master's Degree

ECTS Credits: 60

Programme orientation Research

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)

Work placement: Yes

Language(s) of instruction Spanish

More info: programme website

Programme coordinator


Faculty of Pharmacy / Granada campus

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

  • Biology (0511)


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 Biología Molecular Aplicada a Empresas Biotecnológicas (Bioenterprise)

Qualification requirements

60 minimum credits

Programme courses

Course NameYearPeriod
Algorithms in Bioinformatics 1st Year 2nd Semester
Applied Molecular Biology: Mechanisms and Methodologies 1st Year 1st Semester
Biotechnology of Actinomycetes and other Microorganisms Producing Biologically Active Molecules 1st Year 2nd Semester
Computer Analysis in Systems Biology 1st Year 1st Semester
Documentation and Research, Development and Innovation (R&D&I) Project Management 1st Year 1st Semester
Emerging Technologies in the Production of Food Ingredients and Products 1st Year 2nd Semester
Experimentation and Technological Development in Omics 1st Year 1st Semester
Forensic Genetics 1st Year 2nd Semester
Genomic Medicine and Pharmacogenomics 1st Year 2nd Semester
Heterologous Expression for the Characterisation of Molecular Targets 1st Year 2nd Semester
Isolation and Biotransformation of Natural Products 1st Year 2nd Semester
Master's Dissertation 1st Year 2nd Semester
Methodological Approaches to Laboratory Animals and Cell Cultures 1st Year 1st Semester
Nutrient-Mediated Modulation of Gene Expression 1st Year 2nd Semester
Plant Biotechnology 1st Year 2nd Semester
Production and Operations Management in Biotechnology Companies 1st Year 1st Semester
Selection of Molecular Targets and Pharmacological Validation 1st Year 2nd Semester
Setting Up Biotechnology Companies 1st Year 2nd Semester
Stategic Management of Biotechnology Companies 1st Year 1st Semester
Work Placement 1st Year 2nd Semester


Specialisation name

– No Specialisation

Admission information

Access to Master’s Degree programmes is granted to holders of:
A.1. A Spanish official university degree.
A.2. A degree issued by a Higher Education institution from another European Higher Education Area Member State which allows access to Master Degree’s programmes in that State.
A.3. A degree from a non-EHEA education system, upon verification by the Spanish University that the aforementioned degree accredits an equivalent education level to that of a Spanish university degree and allows access to postgraduate programmes in the issuing country.
A.4. A Spanish Bachelor in Advanced Artistic Education.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.

Specific admission requirements

Access to this Master’s degree programme is granted to holders of a Spanish official university degree of Licenciado or Graduado (Bachelor’s degree) in the fields of Biochemistry or Molecular Biology, and to holders of equivalent degrees from other education systems.

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».


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