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)

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


Specialisation name

– No Specialisation

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 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.

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