Objectives and competences

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateLifelong learning master's degree certificate
Faculty or schoolInstitut de Formació Contínua IL3
Branch of knowledge
  • Pharmacy
Mode of deliveryDistance
Length of course2 academic years
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 2.240,00 €
Second year: 2.240,00 €
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:07/11/2023
Master's degree course homepage http://www.il3.ub.edu/es/master/master-fitoterapia.html
ManagmentCañigueral Folcarà, Salvador
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:No

Objectives and competences


-To acquire up-to-date knowledge of plant biology and recognize the principal characteristics of plant-based drugs.
- Learn the principal regulations in force in Spain, the European Union and Latin America.
- To learn the current criteria for the quality, safety and effectiveness of plant-based drugs.
- To learn good manufacturing practices and quality assurance techniques.
- To acquire in-depth knowledge of the main active principles in plant-based drugs and to examine side effects, adverse reactions, contraindications, interactions and toxic effects.
- To know and recognize the knowledge and skills to prescribe, dispense and administer plant-based drugs.
-To understand the features of the principal complaints, to learn how to assess them correctly and to examine the plant-based treatment options.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

- Graduates in health sciences: Pharmacy, Biology, Physical Activity and Sports Sciences, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Biomedicine, Medicine, Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Dentistry, Podiatry, Psychology, Veterinary Science and other university degrees in this group.
- University graduates in the area of the experimental sciences: biochemistry, biotechnology, food science and technology, environmental sciences, chemistry and other related degrees.

Access requirements and conditions


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
Observations:Online learning.

For further enquiries

Address:Instituto Forymat
C. de la Princesa, 41

28008 - Madrid
Email address:admision@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:91 559 27 86
Observations:Monday to Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 8.30 p.m., and Friday, from 9.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.