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: Blended

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 Medicine / Granada campus

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

  • Medical diagnostic and treatment technology (0914)


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 Investigación Traslacional y Medicina Personalizada

Qualification requirements

60 minimum credits

Programme courses

Course NameYearPeriod
Advanced Methodologies Applied to Animal Model Analysis 1st Year 1st Semester
Biomedical Engineering and Instrumentation 1st Year Yearly
Cellular Differentiation 1st Year 1st Semester
Cellular Sources Applied to Translational Medicine 1st Year 1st Semester
Clinical Trials with Drugs Used in Personalised Medicine 1st Year 2nd Semester
Computational Medicine 1st Year Yearly
Ethical and Legal Aspects of Scientific Property: Ethical and Legal Foundations of Translational Research 1st Year Yearly
Financing Sources for Healthcare Research 1st Year 1st Semester
Innovating Therapies in Clinical Practice 1st Year 2nd Semester
Knowledge Transfer, Patents and Protection Policies 1st Year 1st Semester
Master's Dissertation 1st Year 2nd Semester
Molecular and Cellular Foundations of Disease 1st Year 1st Semester
Nanotechnology in Translational Research 1st Year Yearly
Obtaining and Manipulating Biological Samples 1st Year 1st Semester
Planning and Design of Translational Studies 1st Year 1st Semester
Principles of Animal Experimentation: Legal Framework, Bioethics, and Anatomical and Physiological Basis of Experimental Animals 1st Year 1st Semester
Pronostic and Predictive Biomarkers in Personalised Medicine 1st Year 1st Semester
Selective Therapies for Molecular Targets 1st Year 1st Semester
Therapeutical Strategies Based on Genetic Bioengineering 1st Year 1st Semester
Translational Research: Biomedical Knowledge Engineering and R&D Product Engineering 1st Year 2nd Semester
Using Animal Models in Research: Generating Transgenic and Deficient Animals 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 the following university degrees:
– Medicine, Pharmacy, Biology, Biochemistry, Dentistry, Biotechnology, Basic and Experimental Biomedicine, Biomedical Sciences, Veterinary Science, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Food Science and Technology, and Human Nutrition and Dietetics.
– Degree programmes in the fields of Sciences or Health Sciences.

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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