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Autonomous University of Madrid

12 months
190 EUR/credit 11400 EUR/year
190 EUR/credit 11400 EUR/year
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The Master’s Degree in Biotechnology at Autonomous University of Madrid aims to provide advanced, multidisciplinary and integrated in the field Molecular Biotechnology, focusing on applied research and the development of products, goods and services based on the selective and programmed manipulation of cellular and biomolecular processes. 


This Master’s Degree in Biotechnology at the Autonomous University of Madrid aims to train professionals capable solving different types of practical problems through knowledge and manipulation of biological systems, as well as transferring solutions to industry. 

Key facts:

  • Consequently, this Master’s Degree has a dual orientation as it serves as introduction to research in Biotechnology and also has a professional nature i.e. it seeks to provide advanced training for professional specialists in the biotechnological sector who use biotechnological tools. 
  • Thus, this programme aims to meet the growing demand for well trained professionals in the field of biotechnology in our society, as well as contributing the rapid practical application of the new knowledge generated by basic research
  • The Master’s Degree in Biotechnology offers 4 fields of specialization (Health Biotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, Microorganism Biotechnology and Industrial Biotechnology and NanoBiotechnology) and each one of them provides the possibility to have a practical introduction to research work or to carry out a work placement in a biotechnology company.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical analysis of scientific literature. Applied statistics for Molecular Biosciences
  • Genetic and protein engineering
  • Economic and legal aspects of Biotechnology
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Microorganisms Biotechnology
  • Bioprocess engineering (partly in spanish)
  • Biocatalysis and nanobiotechnology
  • Master's Final Dissertation (TFM)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines






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

  • Applicant's academic record (50-70%).
  • The adequacy of the applicant’s profile to the Master (previous stays at research centers, scholarships, and letters of recommendation). Interviews with applicants may be conducted. (10-35%) .
  • Other merits, including the adequacy of the applicant’s interests to the general researching lines of the Groups attached to the Posgraduate Program in the field of Biotechnology (5-15%).
  • Once the deadline for submitting applications is over, applicants who have met all requirements must submit a selection form online. To this end, each applicant will be sent by e-mail instructions for access. Students will have a maximum term of 4 working days from the deadline for applications to submit the form. The purpose of the form is to assess all aspects mentioned in points 1-3.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 190 EUR per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    11400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 190 EUR per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Madrid

745 - 1260 EUR /month
Living costs

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