The double degree in Pharmacy and Human Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Barcelona trains professionals with expertise in medicines and their impact on health, as well as to carry out activities related to food and nutrition for individuals and groups.

Basic information

TypeDouble degree
Faculty or schoolFaculty of Pharmacy and Food Science
Branch of knowledge
  • Health Sciences
  • Sciences
Length of course6 academic years
Approximate price per credit18,46 €
Compulsory placementsYes
Course detailsIndicators

Objectives and competences



Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Access requirements and conditions

Admission for students with studies completed outside Spain.

Applicants holding higher educational qualifications from a university outside Spain should consult the page Admission with foreign qualifications to find out about specific admission requirements.


Students that have studied abroad and who wish to study at the University of Barcelona may be admitted to EHEA bachelor's degree courses. Procedures for gaining admission will depend on the qualifications held by each applicant.

For further information about admission, consult the page Admission with foreign qualifications.


As a general rule, at the UB you will be required to enrol online via the Món UB portal. To find out the date and time you have been assigned, check the specific information for your course. Remember that you can lose your place if you do not enrol on the day you have been assigned.

Academic information


Support and guidance

Pre-enrolment information and events


Course curriculum

Subjects and course plans

Distribution of credits

Basic training 69
Compulsory 249
Optional 15
Compulsory placements 48
Compulsory final project 12

List of subjects

Subject Language Type Credits
Analysis and Control of Medicines and Health Products 1st semester Optional 3
Applicability of Biopharmacy and Pharmacokinetics 1st semester Optional 3
Applied Diet Therapy 1st semester Optional 9
Aprenentatge Servei, Compromís i Transformació Social 1st semester Optional 6
Chronobiology in Pharmacy 1st semester Optional 3
Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Pathology 2nd semester Optional 3
Clinical Microbiology and Parasitology 1st semester Optional 6
Clinical Trials and Pharmacovigilance 1st semester Optional 3
Dermopharmacy 1st semester Optional 3
Directed Project 1st semester
2nd semester
Optional 6
Drug Addiction 1st semester Optional 3
Drug Design 1st semester Optional 3
Food and Nutrition Consultancy 1st semester Optional 3
Galenic Pharmacy III and Quality Management 2nd semester Optional 6
Genetic Engineering 1st semester Optional 3
Genètica Clínica i Teràpia de Precisió 1st semester Optional 3
Health Promotion 1st semester Optional 3
Hematology 1st semester Optional 3
Human Biochemistry 1st semester Optional 3
Management and Planning 1st semester Optional 6
Medicinal Plants, Ethnobotany and Bioprospecting 1st semester Optional 3
Molecular Pharmacology 1st semester Optional 3
Molecular Principles of Cancer 1st semester Optional 3
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology: Industry 1st semester Optional 3
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology: Research 1st semester Optional 3
Pharmaceutical Care 1st semester Optional 3
Pharmaceutical Compounding 1st semester Optional 3
Pharmaceutical Industry and the Environment 1st semester Optional 3
Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Marketing 1st semester Optional 3
Pharmacology and Toxicology in Research and Development 1st semester Optional 6
Pharmacy and Bioethics 1st semester Optional 3
Physicochemical Characteristics of Biomembranes 1st semester Optional 3
Physiological Adaptations in Exercise 1st semester Optional 3
Phytotherapy 2nd semester Optional 3
Plant Biofactories for Pharmaceutical Products 1st semester Optional 3
Service-Learning in Antimicrobial Resistance 1st semester
2nd semester
Optional 3
Structural Analysis of Drugs 1st semester Optional 3
Technology of the Pharmaceutical Industry 1st semester Optional 3
Vaccines in the Age of Globalization 1st semester Optional 3
Virology and Human Health 1st semester Optional 3

Pathways and specializations

Double Degree in Pharmacy and Human Nutrition and Dietetics
Check the planning of the different pathways of the degree

Previous years


Placements in a company or another type of organization are an integral part of university studies, providing first-hand experience of working methodologies in students' chosen professional fields.They offer invaluable practical experience for the transition into work after graduation.

Placements are supervised by tutors and subject to assessment. They are therefore included in the academic record. There is also an option to complete non-curricular placements of up to 500 hours, which can be extended to 900 hours. For both curricular and non-curricular placements, an educational cooperation agreement is signed between the UB and the company, institution or other organization at which the placement will be carried out.

Institutional information

Career opportunities

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