This Master program intends to provide competencies in research in health sciences. During the first curricular year (60 ECTS) students will approach the basis of several major biomedical scientific areas, acquire laboratory and research skills and competences, and elaborate the thesis project proposal. In the second curricular year (60 ECTS) students will develop competencies of autonomy in conducting experimental work and of interpreting data.

This Master program takes place in the School of Health Sciences and in its associated research institute, the Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), a research unit evaluated as Excellent by the international evaluation committee.