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Inter-univeresity Master's Degree in Nutrition and Metabolism - 11th edition

*No places available for 2017-2018 course

This Master's Degree Programme is taught by the Universitat Rovira i Virgili and the Universitat de Barcelona in collaboration with the Universitat de les Illes Balears. It is based on training and research excellence, including the latest improvements in clinical nutrition, nutrigenomics and functional foods, as well as, a high cooperation with prestigious hospitals, research groups and food industries.

Inter-university Master's Degree in Nutrition and Metabolism
Duration 60 ECTS credits - 1 year

Candidates may choose one depending on the field they want to specialise:

  • Research
  • Functional Food Design
  • Clinical Nutrition
Type Face-to-face, with some online subjects
Timetable The master's degree is taught face-to-face. The theoretical classes are held in the afternoon/evening from Monday to Friday. The master's degree thesis classes are held in the mornings or afternoons depending on the specialisation
Language of instruction 89% Spanish, 11% English
Mobility Mobility between the URV and the UB, depending where the subjects are done.
Places available 60
Collaborating institutions University of the Balearic Islands
Participating universities
  • University Rovira i Virgili (coordinating university)
  • University of Barcelona
  • Faculty of Chemistry (URV): course guide
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (URV) course guide
  • Faculty of Biology (UB)
  • Faculty of Pharmacy (UB)
Associated doctoral programme
  • Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Nutrigenomics and Personalised Nutrition (inter-university, coordinated by UIB, URV and UPV/EHU)
  • Biomedicine (URV)
  • Food and Nutrition (UB)
Course data Teaching begins in 2nd October and ends in mid-June. Students may present the master's degree thesis in June or September.
Master's degree thesis One call in June. However, the student may apply for submission in September.
Master's degree website Inter-university Master's Degree in Nutririon and Metabolism
Academic coordinator Dra. Anna Arola-Arnal
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