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Master's Degree in Biotechnology

Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
1 year
Full time/part time
Master's degree
On campus
Spanish, English
September to July
UAM Facilities

Program description

Master's Degree in Biotechnology

The Master’s Degree in Biotechnology of the UAM aims to provide advanced, multidisciplinary and integrated knowledge in the field of Molecular Biotechnology, focusing on applied research and the development of products, goods and services based on the selective and programmed manipulation of cellular and biomolecular processes.

This Master’s Degree aims to train professionals capable of solving different types of practical problems through knowledge and manipulation of biological systems, as well as transferring solutions to industry. Consequently, this Master’s Degree has a dual orientation as it serves as introduction to research in Biotechnology and also has a professional nature i.e. it seeks to provide advanced training for professional specialists in the biotechnological sector who use biotechnological tools. Thus, this programme aims to meet the growing demand for well trained professionals in the field of Biotechnology in our society, as well as contributing the rapid practical application of the new knowledge generated by basic research.

The Master’s Degree in Biotechnology provides the possibility to have a practical introduction to research work or to carry out a work placement in a Biotechnology company.

Admission requirements

To be admitted to the Master in Biotechnology students must possess a Bachelor Degree in Experimental or Health Science (Graduates in Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Food Science or other related degrees), and be interested in guiding their training to specialization in biotechnology. If any other Spanish or foreign graduate student submit application for admission, training and previous studies will be considered. Also, since lessons are taught in English and Spanish, proficiency in English language (B2 or equivalent level) must be proved.

The applicant must provide two letters of recommendation. Applicant's academic records. Accreditation of English level B2. Referece letters. Average Grade statement (ANECA's certificate of average grade equivalence for studies undertaken in foreign countries, compulsory only for foreign students coming from universities others than the UAM)

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Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

The Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) was founded in 1968 and has two campuses, Cantoblanco and the Medical School, in northern Madrid. The Autonomous University of Madrid is organized into seven schools, which include: Arts and Philosophy, Teacher Training and...

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Ciudad Universitaria de Cantoblanco
28049 Madrid

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