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Translational Medicine


This master's degree offers the opportunity to complete excellent training in the field of translational medicine through theoretical and practical courses.

  • Theoretical courses: this degree provides comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of basic, clinical and therapeutic principles associated with major human diseases, examined with a cross-disciplinary approach and a translational perspective.
  • Research training (master's degree thesis): the course provides hands-on comprehensive access to the knowledge and skills necessary to develop research projects related to translational medicine. This master's degree offers the opportunity to work on your master's thesis in leading laboratories in different biomedical areas within top research institutions in Barcelona such as the University of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clínic, IRB, and IDIBELL.

Is this the right master's programme for you?

  • Is your main goal to understand the transition from discovery to applicability in the field of human disease treatment?
  • Are you interested in understanding the cause of human diseases?
  • Are you thrilled by the idea of developing new strategies to improve the wellbeing of patients?
  • Would you like to dedicate your career to translational research, that is, to the application of knowledge from bench to bedside?

If your answer to these questions is yes, then this master's degree is what you are looking for!

Learning objectives

The main objective of this MSc is to train future researchers in translational medicine by providing the basis for a comprehensive understanding of new cutting-edge technologies and discoveries in biological sciences and molecular medicine.

This master's degree provides in-depth and complementary training to graduates in medicine, biomedicine, pharmacy, biology, biotechnology and other health-related fields, by providing students with skills in applied research areas such as the study of pathological mechanisms underlying human diseases and the development of therapeutic strategies, and insight into legal issues related to translational research.

Basic Information

Pathway(s) offered:
Number of ECTS credits awarded:
Language(s) of instruction:
 English 100%
Number of places available:
Approximate price:
 27,67 euros per credit ( 82 euros for students who are not EU nationals and do not currently reside in Spain). Fees for the academic year 2021-2022
Faculty or school:
  Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Master's degree course homepage:
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