Master's Degrees

  • Master's Degree in Biomedicine & Molecular Oncology (Registration closed after the first period of pre-registration)

    General Information

    Teaching Languages:
    1 year (60 credits)
    Precio orientativo:

    41,96 €/crédito para los estudiantes del EEES y 90,54 €/crédito para estudiantes extranjeros no residentes

    Access Requirements:

    In order to register in an official Master's Degree, it is mandatory to have completed an official degree in Spain or in any higher education institution of a member state of the European Union integrated in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) that allows students to take a Master's Degree. Students who have obtained their degree outside the EHEA can be admitted as long as the University can verify that these qualifications have a similar level to the corresponding degrees in Spain and they permit graduates to take a Master's Course.

    Furthermore, candidates must prove that they have an English language ability equivalent to level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

    This Master's course is intended for graduates in Sciences or Health Sciences (Medicine, Pharmacy, Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Veterinary Science, etc.) interested in acquiring the postgraduate training necessary to develop their research activity in the field of Biomedicine, Biology or the Clinical Stage of Cancer. The Master is also intended for all those students interested in completing their training as clinicians or teachers given the knowledge acquired during the Master's course. Candidates should also show the following personal characteristics: rigor, adaptation to teamwork, intellectual and scientific curiosity, perseverance and interest in understanding the implications of cancer in particular and of human diseases in general as biological and clinical problems.

    Attendance required
    Monday to Friday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm.
    Teaching Center:
    • Oncology University Institute of the Principality of Asturias (IUOPA)
    • Department for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Santiago Gascón Building
    • Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Oviedo

    Professional Opportunities

    On completion of the Master's Degree in Biomedicine and Molecular Oncology, graduates will be able to continue their PhD studies in the field of Health Sciences. This Master's course aims to train independent and rigorous scientist, interested in dealing with issues related to bio-medical research through multidisciplinary and updated approaches. The Master's course is intended for students interested both in the clinical and basic aspects of biomedicine, so that they will be prepared to develop their professional career in the field of bio-medical research.


    Módulo 1: Presente y futuro de la investigación biomédica

    • Introducción a la Historia y la Metodología de la Ciencia 3 ECTS - Obligatoria
    • Células madre y medicina regenerativa 3 ECTS - Obligatoria
    • Principios y técnicas de la investigación epidemiológica 3 ECTS - Optativa
    • Aproximaciones genómicas a la patología humana 3 ECTS - Optativa
    • Epigenética y biomedicina 3 ECTS - Optativa
    • Experimentación animal y cultivos celulares 3 ECTS - Optativa

    Módulo 2: Biología del cáncer

    • El cáncer como problema biológico y clínico 3 ECTS - Obligatoria
    • Biología Molecular del cáncer 3 ECTS - Obligatoria
    • Diagnóstico molecular e histológico del cáncer 3 ECTS - Obligatoria
    • Principios y aplicaciones de la cirugía oncológica 3 ECTS - Optativa
    • Biosíntesis de moléculas antitumorales 3 ECTS - Optativa
    • Compuestos antiinflamatorios naturales y cáncer 3 ECTS - Optativa

    Módulo 3: Avances en Biomedicina

    • Avances diagnósticos y terapéuticos en enfermedades infecciosas, neurológicas y cardiovasculares 6 ECTS - Obligatoria
    • Estrés celular y enfermedad 3 ECTS - Obligatoria
    • Inmunología molecular 3 ECTS - Optativa
    • Bases de farmacología para la investigación biomédica 3 ECTS - Optativa

    Módulo 4: Iniciación a la investigación biomédica

    • Prácticas Externas 6 ECTS - Obligatoria
    • Trabajo Fin de Máster 12 ECTS - Obligatoria
    • Proyecto de Investigación Experimental 12 ECTS - Optativa
    Detailed Information on the Syllabus:


    • University of Oviedo
      International Center for Postgraduate Studies
      Plaza de Riego. Historical Building
      Oviedo (33003)
      985 10 35 30

    Coordination :

    • Ana Gutiérrez Fernández

    Internationalization and Companies

    Prácticas de empresa Máster en Biomedicina y Oncología Molecular. Convenios

    • Hospital Central De Asturias. Huca - Oviedo - Servicio de Pediatría
    •  Hospital Central De Asturias. Huca - Oviedo - Unidad de Genética
    •  Hospital Central De Asturias. Huca - Oviedo - Unidad de Epigenética del Cáncer
    •  Hospital Central De Asturias. Huca - Oviedo - Centro Comunitario de Sangre y Tejidos
    •  Hospital Central De Asturias. Huca - Oviedo - Servicio de Otorrinolaringología
    •  Hospital Central De Asturias. Huca - Oviedo - Servicio de Anatomía Patológica. Banco de Tumores
    •  Hospital Central De Asturias. Huca - Oviedo - Servicio de Inmunología
    •  Imoma - Oviedo - Laboratorio de Medicina Molecular
    •  Entrechem - Oviedo
    •  Fundación de Investigación Oftalmológica Fernández Vega - Oviedo
    •  Dreamgenics - Oviedo
    •  Universidad de Cantabria - Santander - Instituto de Biomedicina y Biotecnología
    • Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) - Madrid  
    • Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO) - Madrid