Applied Microbiology Program By Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(EUR) 4500-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep
The master's degree in Applied Microbiology provides advanced knowledge in applied microbiology. Its main objective is to train new professionals by equipping them with the skills needed to enter the industrial, healthcare and research field. The syllabus gives students a multidisciplinary and integrated view of molecular, environmental, medical and industrial microbiology applications through the compulsory modules and further practical training through compulsory external work placements in private laboratories, in research centres and in public institutions, allowing direct contact with the profession right from the beginning of the course. The different modules include the participation of professionals with extensive knowledge on microbiology in the fields of research and industry and reflect the excellence of lecturers. This master's degree has received the seal of approval of the Catalan University Quality Assurance System, and it also fulfills all academic requirements for those who seek to continue onto a doctoral programme.

About University

Founded in 1968, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is known for its excellence in research and quality in teaching, and is a reference centre in Spain and the European Union.

The UAB is a leading public university with a strong international vocation, highly committed to promoting mobility, collaboration and the capture of talent.

Academic teaching at the UAB is characterised by its multidisciplinarity and is closely linked to many research activities. The UAB pioneers the implementation of several action plans focused on increasing sustainability and environment-friendly measures on campus. 

The UAB offers top level academic programmes in all areas of knowledge, with almost 100 Bachelor's Degrees, over 500 Official and Master's Degrees and Graduate Diplomas and almost 70 PhD programmes.

In 2016, the UAB Barcelona Summer School was created. It offers a wide array of subjects in several fields and takes place from the end of June to the beginning of August. Most of the courses are taught in English, with an option to learn and improve your Spanish as a Foreign Language. Depending on the regulations of each home university, especially if there is a mobility agreement with the UAB, students will be able to transfer the credits earned during their stay to their current degree.

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