Objectives and competences

This programme responds to current health policies and trains experts in epidemiological surveillance, able to lead programs for the safety of the patient and the professional himself in the field of prevention, surveillance and control of nosocomial infection, preventing situations of biological risk and highly infectious pathologies and saving high costs to the health system.

Training that includes the postgraduate programme in Prevention and Control of Healthcare-Related Infections (PCIRAS).

Courses of postgraduate course that integrate the master or postgraduate degree and that can be processed separately

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateLifelong learning master's degree certificate
Faculty or schoolInstitut de Formació Contínua IL3
Branch of knowledge
  • Nursing
Mode of deliveryDistance
Length of course2 academic years
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 2.180,00 €
Second year: 2.180,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):Yes
Classes begin:06/11/2023
Master's degree course homepage https://www.il3.ub.edu/ca/master-control-infeccions
ManagmentLimon Cáceres, Enric
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:No

Objectives and competences


- To acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to carry out professional activity in the prevention, surveillance and control of infections.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Doctors, nurses, microbiologists, pharmacists, physiotherapists, dentists, podiatrists and other health professionals interested in epidemiological control and infection prevention.

Access requirements and conditions


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 403 96 96
Observations:Online (face-to-face curricular clinical placements take place in the second year).

For further enquiries

C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 309 36 54
Observations:Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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