Objectives and competences

This postgraduate course forms part of the master's degree or postgraduate degree

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateSpecialization diploma
Faculty or schoolInstitut de Formació Contínua IL3
Branch of knowledge
  • Medicine and dentistry
  • Pharmacy
Mode of deliveryDistance
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 2.300,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:08/11/2023
Master's degree course homepage http://www.il3.ub.edu/es/master/master-nutricion-salud-interacciones-alimentos-medicamento.html
ManagmentVidal Carou, M. Carmen
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Sí, amb crèdits pendents (10% o menys)

Objectives and competences


- To understand the main interactions, mechanisms and consequences of mixing food and drugs.
- To establish the criteria to make decisions in relation to the measures to be taken in case of drug interaction, bearing in mind the importance of its clinical effect and the degree of evidence and consistency of the studies that describe those measures.
- To examine interactions between medicinal plants and drugs.
- To examine how the reactions to a drug are monitored for possible side effects in pharmacological treatments, focusing particularly on adverse or unexpected effects related to food interactions.
- To acquire new knowledge to guide the choice of pharmacological courses of treatment adapted to the characteristics of the target population: vegetarians, pregnant women, elderly people, smokers, etc.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Health science graduates: biology, physical activity and sports sciences, nursing, physiotherapy, biomedicine, medicine, human nutrition and dietetics, dentistry, podiatry, psychology, veterinary sciences and other university degrees in this group.

Access requirements and conditions

The course is also open to students with no prior university education, who will acquire the same knowledge and skills and receive a specific qualification for their learner group. Information on the access requirements and other conditions can be obtained from the course directors.


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 403 96 96

For further enquiries

Address:Instituto Forymat
C/ Quintana, 29

28008 - Madrid
Email address:info@forymat.com
Telephone:917 94 61 26
Observations:de dilluns a dijous, de 9:30 a 18:30, i divendres, de 9:30 a 15:00.

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