Brown +1: UPF Masters in Health & Life Sciences

Pharmaceutical Industry and Biotechnology

This master's degree generally aims to train students with regard to the general features of companies devoted to research into medicine and biotechnology products used in the prevention and treatment of human diseases. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Scientific-natural sciences and health sciences undergraduate degree.
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: Catalan, Spanish & English
  • Coordination: UPF
Clinical Laboratory

This master's degree deals with the application of laboratory techniques for clinical, presymptomatic or predisposition diagnosis. Students will be trained in aspects related to clinical and environmental microbiology, biochemistry, clinical immunology and haematology, clinical and multifactorial genetics, molecular genetics applied to forensic diagnostics, genetic counselling and assisted reproduction techniques; and to the clinical evaluation and interpretation of the results obtained via laboratory techniques. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Scientific-natural sciences and health sciences undergraduate degree.
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: Catalan, Spanish & English
  • Coordination: UPF
Biomedical Research

The master's degree in Biomedical Research focuses on studying the molecular, cellular, physiological and evolutive bases of biological processes and their pathological or adaptive alterations, and is specifically aimed at students wishing to take the doctorate in Biomedicine. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Scientific-natural sciences and health sciences undergraduate degree.
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: English
  • Coordination: UPF
Occupational Health

This master's degree programme aims to train professionals in policy development: resources and activities to protect and promote workers' health. It has two tracks: Occupational Pathology (professional course type) and Occupational Health (research course type). Learn more.

  • Required Background: Degrees in any academic field of study will be accepted.
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: Spanish & English
  • Coordination: UPF