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Health Sciences

  • Master in Advanced Immunology

    Official inter-university (UB and UAB) Master open to research and professional application providing integral knowledge on the immune system for assessment of pathological processes. This is a one-year programme and is taught in Spanish.

  • Master in Bioethics

    Official Master's degree lasting one academic year, the object of which is to reflect on and analyse ethical life issues and conflicts of values arising from bioethical research - a discipline that is more and more relevant for everyday health.  Taught in person and also online.

  • Master in Biomedicine

    Official Master, primarily research-based. It also qualifies you for professional work in clinical analysis and the pharmaceutical and biotechnological industry. This is a one-year programme with 60 ECTS. It is aimed at graduates in biomedical or health sciences. Other candidates can partake in the programme with complementary studies.

  • Master in Health management

    Official Master's degree targeted at health personnel, clinical doctors and nurses, interested in receiving higher-level training in health centre management. It is an interdisciplinary Master's degree that combines knowledge of economics, business sciences, law and engineering, besides work experience.

  • Master in International Vaccinology Education

    This master’s course provides students with an advanced understanding of immunology, infectious diseases and vaccinology, and of the legislation, health policies and human issues related to vaccinology. It also prepares students for an international career in large pharmaceutical companies, or in small and medium-sized companies specialised in vaccine R&D, or in public organisations responsible for public health policies and clinical and research policies related to vaccines. Seven higher education institutions are responsible for delivering the programme, with the support of 50 centres and companies involved in the research, development and manufacture of vaccines, where students can develop their master's degree final project.

  • Master in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation and Cognitive Stimulation

    Fourth edition of the official Master's Degree taught by Guttmann Neurorehabilitation Institute of the Autonomous University of Barcelona in the facilities of the Institute in the city of Badalona, for one week a month from Monday to Friday (9 to 13 h and 14 to 17). It is a program of improvement in neuropsychological techniques and rehabilitation of patients with cognitive impairment caused by brain damage, dementia and aging.

    The Master's degree in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation and Cognitive Stimulation is aimed at university graduates in the field of health and life, motivated by teamwork, logical reasoning ability, scientific and technological advances and a good command of English language. Students will acquire theoretical knowledge about the relationship of the nervous system and cognitive skills, and be able to design therapeutic plans using current cognitive intervention strategies, evaluate their impact and generate new ideas based on scientific evidence.

    It offers two specialization options: professional and research. The 60 credits can be studied full in one year or part time, in two years of study. It has an online platform to facilitate the study and communication among students.

  • Master in Nutrition and metabolism

    Official University Master's degree lasting one academic year with three specialist itineraries:  one for research and two for creating professionals: healthy food and clinical nutrition. It is taught through cooperation by three Catalonian universities: Rovira i Virgili University, Barcelona University and the Balearic Islands University.

  • Master in Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology

    This is a two-year official Master which is one part theoretical learning, composed of the theoretical modules of the course, and one part practise, which is carried out with the research project.  The course is taught exclusively in English.

  • Master in Public Health

    If you have higher level training in the health sciences sector and you would like to specialise in the management of public health in the administration, this course is for you. University master's degree in  Public Health, a course coordinated by the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and which the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona also participates in. The course will train you to work in both public and private health services.

  • Master in Research Methodology Applied to Nursing Care

    Official Master that opens the door to research in nursing. Introduces students and professionals to the foundations for research: bibliographic databases, scientific reports, analysis and interpreation of instruments for measure.

  • Master in Research and Innovation in Nursing Care

    The Master's Degree in Research and Innovation in Nursing Care trains professionals to be able to solve health problems creatively, developing advanced skills in treatment planning, proactively managing safety policies for patients and health organisations, applying specific programmes to drive forward and improve the transfer of knowledge in Nursing Care, and trains professionals to be able to differentiate between different types of research and to apply scientific methods to nursing.

  • Master in Research in Behavior and Cognition

    Official master's degree in Research into Behaviour and Cognition, designed and taught by the Universitat de Barcelona (UB). A training programme that springs from a desire to train researchers in both theory and processes at top level with regard to research methodologies in behavioural sciences.

  • Master in Research in Health

    Official Master's degree focused on research and lasting one year. You have the option of taking the course semi-remotely while you work or to enrolling part-time over 2 years. It is targeted at professionals in the health sector: nurses, physiotherapeutists, psychologists, doctors, nutritionists and dieticians.

  • Master in Swine Health and Production

    Official one-year Master with either a professional (including one module of external professional fieldwork) or research-based orientation. UAB, the University of Zaragoza and UCM also participate. This is the eighth year of this veteran Master's degree.

  • Master in Telemedicine

    If you want to orient your professional future to the field of health management through management of information and communications technology, do not miss out this training. The Master in telemedicine, one training designed and delivered by the Open University of Catalunya that enable you to implement improvements in health systems such as health teleconsultation training.

  • Master in Therapeutic Physical Activity for Chronic Illness and Disabilities

    The university master's degree in Therapeutic Physical Activity for the Elderly and for People with Chronic Pathologies or Disabilities develops knowledge of physical activity as a therapeutic tool for physiotherapists. Knowledge of physiological responses to exercise, multidimensional assessment of physical capacities, and training methods adapted to different situations are key to providing an integrated approach based on physical activity with a therapeutic goal.

  • Master in Zoonoses and One Health

    The Master's Degree in Zoonoses and One Health is a professionally oriented course that aims to train professionals with all-round multidisciplinary knowledge of health in all its essential components—human health, animal health and environmental health—to enable them to work effectively and to coordinate the prevention, control, management and communication of biological risks and threats. This relates to what is known today as One Health. This concept aims to promote, improve and defend the well-being and health of all species (humans, animals and plants) by improving cooperation and collaboration among professionals working in public health, animal health and environmental health, thereby promoting multidisciplinary approaches to health risks in the human-animal-ecosystem interface. The training of professionals with a multidisciplinary view of One Health is being called for and promoted by large health organisations and international institutions (WHO, FAO, OIE). This is the first official master's degree course in One Health in the entire Mediterranean region.

  • Master's Degree in Clinical Research

    This master's degree course provides the instrumental and methodological tools needed by clinical professionals who would like to carry out research, advance their knowledge, use scientific evidence in new and improved prevention measures, and to diagnose, treat, rehabilitate or palliate illnesses and injuries. The course provides training in research methodologies for nurses, physiotherapists and other health professionals who will carry out research in hospitals, primary care centres, institutes, centres of excellence and research centres, and who would like to pursue doctoral studies and an academic career.

  • Master's Degree in Paediatric Physiotherapy

    The master's degree course in Paediatric Physiotherapy will provide you with a specialisation in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that lead to disorders in children's motor development restricting their level of functional independence. You will learn to apply knowledge of psycho-motor development, learning, movement control and developmental adaptations as basic tools in preventive treatment and early care, with posture and mobility support. It will provide you with the knowledge to identify alterations, deficits and deficiencies in children and to decide on therapeutic interventions, skilfully selecting, planning and applying appropriate strategies, in order to provide the child with the best chances of developing independently and integrating in society.