PHYTOTHERAPY (2021-2023)

General information

This course may undergo changes in the calendar, teaching methodology or assessment procedure depending on the course of events and the guidelines of health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. Notwithstanding, the quality of the training and the achievement of objectives are guaranteed in all cases.
Qualification awarded: Master (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
  • Risco Rodríguez, Ester
Number of credits: 65,00
Length of course (in academic years): 2
Mode of delivery (face-to-face/ blended/ distance): Distance
Centre responsible : Institute for LifeLong Learning IL3-UB
In-company placement(s): No
Enrolment fee:
  • First year:1.835,00 €
  • Second year:1.835,00 €
  • An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
Classes begin: 3/28/2022

Courses of postgraduate course that integrate the master or postgraduate degree and that can be processed separately

Objectives and admission

Learning objectives:
- Acquire up-to-date knowledge of plant biology and recognize the principal characteristics of plant-based drugs.
- Learn the principal regulations in force in Spain, the European Union and Latin America.
- Learn the current criteria for the quality, safety and effectiveness of plant-based drugs.
- Learn good manufacturing practices and quality assurance techniques.
- Acquire in-depth knowledge of the main active principles in plant-based drugs and to examine side effects, adverse reactions, contraindications, interactions and toxic effects.
- Know and recognize the knowledge and skills to prescribe, dispense and administer plant-based drugs.
- Understand the features of the principal complaints, to learn how to assess them correctly and to examine the plant-based treatment options.

Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements:
- Holders of degrees in health sciences: Pharmacy, Biology, Physical Activity and Sports Sciences, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Biomedicine, Medicine, Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Dentistry, Podiatry, Psychology, Veterinary Science and other university degrees in this group.
- University graduates in the area of the experimental sciences: biochemistry, biotechnology, food science and technology, environmental sciences, chemistry and other related degrees.

Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:
Students who are not university graduates may be admitted on these courses. These students will be eligible for a university extension course certificate.Information regarding the entry requirements in this case can be obtained from the course coordinators.

Date on which pre-enrolment begins: 10/1/2021
Date on which pre-enrolment ends: 3/21/2022

Further information


Name of individual or institution: Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
Address: C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131 08018 Barcelona Espanya
Email address:
Telephone: 93 403 96 96
Fax: 93 403 96 97
Observations: Online.


Name of individual or institution: Instituto Forymat
Address: C/ Quintana, 29 28008 Madrid Espanya
Email address:
Telephone: 917 94 61 26

Observations: Monday to Friday, from 9.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.

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