The Master provides an academic training that allows a specialization, after obtaining the degree of access to experimental or health sciences.

In the scientific field, the student who completes this Master will be prepared to work in research laboratories requiring cellular, molecular or genetic skills. The student will also be able to continue a researcher carrier and access to a Ph. degree training program.

In the professional field, the Master allows the training of specialists for advanced job positions in the distinct sectors of R&D: clinical or bio-industrial, and also in the higher education and in the public administration.

The Master also serves as the continuous training of active professionals, from the distinct industrial sectors, as well as education and public administration.

Why study

This Master provides high-quality training to future professionals in Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology and Genetics. If you are interested in this field, you will find the better support to improve your knowledge and a valuable tool to access to the professional, academic or scientific research areas with the best background.

International Degree

From the 2014-15 course, students from the University of A Coruña and University of Palermo who attend the Master UDC (60 ECTS) or the University of Palermo (Master of Science (MSc) in Cellular and Molecular Biology. 120 ECTS), according to a specific curriculum, can obtain a double degree in two academic years. There are specific Erasmus scholarships for studies abroad in the framework of this agreement. For students coming from a 180 ECTS degree, the double master degree allows them to reach the 120 ECTS needed to access the doctorate.

Study Structure

Molecular, Cellular and Genetic Biology Techniques

  • Cellular Techniques
  • Molecular Techniques

Advances in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Genetics

  • Advanced Cellular Biology
  • Cell Signalling
  • Genetic Variation Mechanisms
  • Regulation of gene expression


  • Neurobiology
  • Immunology
  • Stem Cells and Cell Therapy
  • Molecular Microbiology
  • Protein Structure and Dynamics
  • Recombinant proteins and Protein Engineering
  • Proteomics
  • Genomics
  • Chromosomes. structure. Function and evolution
  • Human Genetics
  • Genetic Toxicology
  • Molecular Plant-Pathogen Interaction Mechanisms
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Bioinformatics and Biomolecular models

Electives/Work Placement

  • Work Placement


  • Project

Professional and Academic Career

Postgraduates specialized in the areas of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology, Microbiology, Vegetal Physiology and Genetics qualified for activities R&D.

Access to Ph. degree programs

The external training in companies and the realization of experimental work increase the options for post-master job insertion.

General Application Requirements

In the profiles of access for this Master, all the university degrees of the branch of Experimental Sciences or Sciences of the Health (of at least 240 ECTS) are included.

Program taught in:
  • English
  • Spanish

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This course is Online & Campus Combined
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1 year
1,882 EUR
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