University of Barcelona

Information for the student – Plant Biology, Genomics and Biotechnology (new)


This master’s degree focuses on molecular biology, bioinformatics and genetics approaches to provide a comprehensive knowledge of plant functioning and its applications. The master’s degree provides specialised knowledge and skills to carry out scientific research or jobs in the plant biology sector.
This master's degree will train you as a professional qualified to work in academic and research sectors pertaining to universities, research centres and institutes, and R&D departments of biotechnological or plant breeding industries.

The master's degree also meets the academic needs of research staff who wish to undertake their PhD studies in the area of Plant Biology and Biotechnology. Career options include research in plant molecular biology, crop breeding or biotechnological production of active compounds in plants, with applications in the fields of bio-health, farming, renewable energy and the materials industry.

Basic information

Main universityUniversitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • Universitat Barcelona
Mode of deliveryPresencial
Bridging coursesNo
Faculty or schoolFaculty of Biology
Language(s) of instructionEnglish