Master's Degree in Applied Plant Biology

General

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Program Description

Master's degree website: href = "https://www.ucm.es/masterbva/

General administrative inquiries: General Information Service. E-mail: informacion@ucm.es

Specific academic inquiries: Ms. María Aránzazu Gómez Garay (Coordinator). E-mail: magom02@pdi.ucm.es

  • Type of education: Face-to-face.
  • Number of new entry places offered: 40
  • Total credits: 60
  • Languages taught: Spanish.
  • Indicative price: 45.02 euros per credit (for Spaniards, community foreigners and those who have legal status as residents in Spain) and 84.07 euros per credit for other students
  • Master's Scholarship: see relevant information here .

About

The Master in Applied Plant Biology by the UCM is a title that arises with the main objective of training specialists and qualified professionals in the scientific field of Plant Biology in terms of processes, techniques, uses and applications of plants, algae and fungi, for means of a theoretical, practical and applied education that allows the incorporation to the research activity within the Doctorate or to acquire competences that allow them to develop research and company projects in an entrepreneurial context or to join companies in both cases based on biotechnology .

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Academic year 2020-21

Course 1

Code

Subject

Character

Credits

Offered

607546

Soil-Plant System: Phytoremediation

Compulsory

3.0

Yes

607548

Bioeconomy Based on Seeds and Crops

Compulsory

3.0

Yes

607549

Biosecurity

Compulsory

3.0

Yes

607545

Vegetal biotechnology

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

607550

Marketing of Plants and Plant Products: Market Orientation

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

607543

Applied Ficology

Compulsory

4.0

Yes

607544

Plant Pathophysiology

Compulsory

4.0

Yes

607542

Applied Mycology

Compulsory

4.0

Yes

607541

Medicinal, Aromatic, Seasoning and Food Plants

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

607540

Metabolic Processes in Plant Development and Compound Production

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

607547

Processes and Post-Harvest Control of Fruit and Vegetable Products

Compulsory

3.0

Yes

607551

Final Master's Project

Final Master's Project

12.0

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goals

The main objective of the Master is to train specialists and qualified professionals in the scientific field of Plant Biology in terms of processes, techniques, uses and applications of plants, algae and fungi, through theoretical, practical and applied teaching that allows the incorporation to the research activity within the Doctorate or acquire skills that allow them to develop research and company projects in an entrepreneurial context or join companies, in both cases biotechnologically based.

Recipients

Among the ideal characteristics to access and study the University Master's Degree in Applied Plant Biology include having completed previous studies in Biological Sciences and those other degrees that, in the opinion of the Master's Coordination Commission, provide the future student with the prior knowledge necessary to take this University Master. These degrees include those from the branches of Sciences, Health Sciences and Engineering, such as degrees, degrees and engineering in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Pharmacy and disciplines related to the conservation, production, management and technology of plants and plant-produced compounds. , algae and fungi, marketing and market research, agronomic, food, agro-environmental or biotechnology studies.

Why study this master?

The structure of this University Master's Degree constitutes a bridge between the world of science and research and the business world. These aspects are especially relevant in international and multidisciplinary scientific news, as well as in the context of innovation and the promotion of the development of ideas.

This Master's proposal is also conceived as a contribution to social and economic needs, directing the applied knowledge it generates in favor of progress, excellence and competitiveness. For this, taking into account the transfer of knowledge and technology and university social responsibility, this Master's degree is based on learning content with strategic value, which promotes skills for professional practice, innovation and the ability to undertake , showing the diverse and rich news of this scientific field, as well as its enormous research and business potential in the international context.

Admission requirements for masters

Non-enabling university masters

  • Be in possession of any of the following titles:
    • Spanish official university degree .
    • Title issued by an institution of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and empowering in the country of issue for access to Master's education.
    • Title of educational systems outside the EHEA that empowers in the country of issuance for access to Master's education, homologated or declared equivalent to the degree and academic level of Degree or Degree by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training . In case of lacking the mentioned homologation or equivalency, it will be necessary to have authorization or access permission granted by this University.
  • Or be carrying out studies leading to the obtaining of any of the previous degrees during the course in which the pre-registration is carried out and be in a position to prove the obtaining of the same before the date established in the corresponding call (see href = "https: //www.ucm.es/requisitos-de-admision-a-masteres ).
  • In addition, students from foreign educational systems, whose mother tongue is different from Spanish, must prove level B2 of the Spanish language (or higher) .
  • Specific requirements that any of the requested masters may have. You can consult it by accessing the website of the Master itself.
Last updated Oct 2020

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