University of Barcelona

Molecular Biotechnology


Molecule - Master

The master's degree in Molecular Biotechnology is the ideal programme for students who want to build a solid foundation of operational knowledge, techniques and methods in the area of biotechnology.
It is aimed at holders of official bachelor's degrees or equivalent undergraduate degrees and professionals in the areas of biomedicine, industry, pharmaceuticals, fisheries, food and the environment, as well as anyone with an interest in basic aspects of biotechnology, such as its processes and products.
This course provides students with the training required to access third-cycle studies in the area of biotechnology or doctoral programmes in related areas, or to obtain employment in the field of biotechnology.This is an interdisciplinary master's degree that is organized by various departments of the UB faculties of Biology, Pharmacy and Chemistry, in which it is taught. It has served as the basis for implementing the Erasmus Mundus master’s degree in Biohealth Computing in 2017 and to implement the new Erasmus Mundus master's degree Be in Precision Medicine implemented in academic year 2021–2022.

Basic information

Mode of deliveryPresencial
Bridging coursesYes
Faculty or schoolFaculty of Pharmacy and Food Science
Number of places available70
Language(s) of instructionEnglish (50%) and Catalan (50%)
Approximate price per credit27.67 euros per credit (82 euros for students who are not EU nationals and do not currently reside in Spain). Fees for the academic year 2022-2023