University of Barcelona

Organic Chemistry

Recommended applicant profile and admission requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Applicants to the master's degree Organic Chemistry should have an interest in in-depth study in the field, leading to a professional career in R&D&i. In order to ensure their success in the master's degree, applicants should have a strong level of preparation in chemistry and especially in organic chemistry, obtained through a bachelor's degree in chemistry or an equivalent discipline. Applicants should also have strong manual skills in the use of laboratory equipment, a good working knowledge of English, including reading, speaking and writing, and strong user-level skills for relevant software.

Admission requirements

In accordance with Article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/29 October 2007, students must hold one of the following qualifications to access university master's degree courses:

  • An official Spanish degree.

  • A degree issued by a higher education institution within the European Higher Education Area framework that authorizes the holder to access university master's degree courses in the country of issue.

  • A qualification from outside the framework of the European Higher Education Area. In this case, the qualification should be recognized as equivalent to an official Spanish degree. If it is not recognized, the University of Barcelona shall verify that it corresponds to a level of education that is equivalent to official Spanish degrees and that it authorizes the holder to access university master's degree courses in the country of issue. Admission shall not, in any case, imply that prior qualifications have been recognized as equivalent to a Spanish master's degree and does not confer recognition for any purposes other than that of admission to the master's degree course.

Specific requirements

  • EHEA bachelor's degree or llicenciatura degree in Chemistry
  • EHEA bachelor's degree or llicenciatura degree in Pharmacy, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or similar, subject to approval by the Admission Committee.
  • Sufficient knowledge of at least two of the languages of instruction, one of which must be English (level B1).