Objectives and competences

This master's degree follows the European guidelines for the regulation of medicinal products. The programme includes the knowledge and research of specialists from various branches of healthcare related to phytotherapy. In this way, it provides an integrated view of health care and global training that provides students with specific knowledge for the clinical use of medicinal plants under standards of quality, efficacy and safety.

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
  • 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:04/04/2024
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


- 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.

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