M.Sc. On Campus

Bioinformatics for Health Science

University of Barcelona

24 months
5750 EUR/year
2906 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Bioinformatics for Health Science master's programme offered at University of Barcelona is designed to provide professionals with the knowledge and skills to develop new computational strategies and computer systems used for biomedical research and health care.



The Bioinformatics for Health Science master's programme offered at University of Barcelona will also include training in general interest, cross-disciplinary subjects such as algorithms and programming, data analysis and management, text mining and notions of bioethics and data protection applied to bioinformatics.

Career opportunities

  • Bioinformatics technician, both in academic research groups and in hospitals and in biotechnology, pharmaceutical and bioinformatics companies and industries.
  • The master's degree is the starting point for doing a doctorate in Biomedicine.
  • Biotechnology companies in the biomedical field.
  • Research companies under contract.
  • Research and development of medicines in public research centers.

Programme Structure

This master's degree comprises five main areas of study:

  • Genome bioinformatics
  • Structural bioinformatics
  • Computational systems biology
  • Pharmaceutical chemoinformatics
  • Biomedical computing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official undergraduate university degree  (or the degree of Bachelor, Engineer, Architect, Diploma, Engineer or Technical Architect or, in the case of foreign degrees, the equivalent degree awarded by an accredited higher education institution The academic fields of the degree must be:  biology, medicine, biochemistry, biotechnology, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, engineering, chemistry, physics or mathematics or related fields .  
  • Academic transcript  of official training accredited with the average grade of the home university .
  • Curriculum vitae  written in English.
  • Letter of motivation  in English, in which the interest to study the master's degree is expressed, with an extension of between 400 and 600 words. 
  • Letter of recommendation  (professional or academic) signed by someone who really knows the candidate and can evaluate him.
  • National identity document  or  passport .

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5750 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2906 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2906 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Barcelona

770 - 1360 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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