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Higher University Graduates in possession of the following degrees will be able to access the Master of Cellular and Molecular Biology, each of them having different degrees of access preference:

a. High preference: Higher University Graduates (Graduates/Bachelors/Engineers) in areas related to the contents of the program (Biology, Bioinformatics, Biomedicine, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Medicine).

b. Medium preference: Higher University Graduates (Graduates/Bachelors/Engineers) in Environmental Sciences, Health Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Pharmacy, Agricultural Engineering, Forestry Engineering, Psychology, Veterinary Medicine)

c. Low preference: Higher University Graduates (Graduates/Bachelors/Engineers) in other branches of Sciences, Health Sciences and Engineering (Food Science and Technology, Marine Sciences, Physics, Mathematics, Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Chemistry).


Given that part of the Master’s activities (lectures, papers, documentation, essay writing, etc.) are carried out in English, a minimum level of English of type A2, platform, Waystage or equivalent will be positively valued for admission. This criterion will score within the section on the adequacy of prior training.

In the event that students whose language of instruction is not their mother tongue (Spanish) can be enrolled in the degree, it is established as a requirement that a sufficient level of Spanish be accredited. It will be understood as such, having at least level B2 in a CEFR Master’s degree or equivalent.

Graduates from foreign educational systems – with degrees similar to the previous ones – will be able to access the Master’s degree without the need for their approval, after accreditation that they have a level of training equivalent to the corresponding Spanish Bachelor’s degrees and that they qualify in the country. issuer of the title for access to Postgraduate studies.

At the University of Malaga, the application of the specific admission requirements for each Master’s Degree corresponds to its Academic Committee.

  • The average grade of the academic record: 34%
  • The affinity of the admission degree and adequacy of prior learning: 33%
  • Research experience: 33%
  • To obtain more information about the registration fee, access through the following link

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 Complaints of an academic nature can be made to the coordinators in the first instance, to the Subcommittee for Academic Organisation of the School of Sciences and to the Academic Organisation Committee of the UMA.


The Master is integrated into the Quality Assurance System of the School of Sciences of the UMA. All the information about this system can be consulted here.


General and UMA-specific regulation, here

Procedures of the reading of the Doctoral Thesis, here