Politécnica de Madrid

Degree in Biotechnology

Credits 240 ECTS credits

The Degree in Biotechnology aims to train professionals who will have the skills to:

  • Assess and discriminate the various molecular and cellular mechanisms responsible for the transformations that living beings undergo, and develop alternative, novel solutions to known and emerging biological problems.
  • Design and conduct experiments and/or applications independently, and describe, quantify, analyse and critically assess the findings.
  • Undertake biotech research (frontline technologies and strategies) with a view to their subsequent application.
  • Apply management methods and techniques both at a research and a company level (preparation and management of R&D&I projects).
  • Meet the demand of biotech companies and take up postgraduate studies in this area.
Specialisations The degree includes two itineraries that offer further intensification in Plant Biotechnology and Computational Biotechnology.
Attached to: School of Agricultural, Food and Biosystems Engineering
Campus Ciudad Universitaria
Avenida Complutense 3
28040 Madrid
91 336 56 00
Web page http://www.etsia.upm.es/