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Master's Degree in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology

Interuniversity Master's organised by the University of Alcalá and the Complutense University.

Master's webpage

Participating Universities

University of Alcalá and Complutense University

Organising Centre, Department or Institute

  • Complutense University
    Galenic Pharmacy and Food Technology Department 
  • University of Alcalá
    Department of Biomedical Sciences
    Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology Teaching Unit.

Teaching centre(s)

  • University of Alcalá
    Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Complutense University
    Faculty of Pharmacy

Year Course Started

2013-14 (RD 1393/2007)



Official Duration

One academic year, full-time

Minimum number of ECTS by type of registration and course

60 ECTS for full-time students and 30 ECTS for part-time students

Type of teaching

Face-to-face classes



Level of qualification

Level 3 leading to the title of Master's Degree. Level 3 (Master's) of the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education (MECES) corresponds to level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF), in accordance with the provisions of the Royal Decree 22/2015, of 23rd January (BOE 07/02/2015).

Professional qualification

This is not a degree title qualifying with ministerial approval for the exercise of regulated professional activities.


Professional and research


Dra. Dª Irene Bravo Osuna (UCM)

Dra. Dª Begoña Escalera Izquierdo (UAH)

Academic Committee

Coordinators UCM and UAH:¿

Irene Bravo Osuna (UCM ) 

Begoña Escalera Izquierdo (UAH )

Marta Vicario de la Torre (UCM)

Vanessa Andrés Guerrero (UCM)

Carlos del Castillo Rodríguez (UCM)

Mª Ángeles Peña Fernández (UAH)

Secretary: Cristina Martín Sabroso (UCM)


Academic issues:

UCM. Galenic Pharmacy and Food Technology Department 
Tlf.: +34 91 394 17 17
UCM. Faculty of Pharmacy
UAH. Department of Biomedical Sciences
Tlf.: +34 91 885 46 57

Administrative issues:

Goals and competencies

The goals of this Master's degree are in line with the stipulates of the Spanish Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (MECES) and ensure the achievement of the basic competencies required to obtain a master's degree, following article 3.3, Appendix I of R.D. 1393/2007.

Fulfilment of the goals means students have achieved competencies that must be consistent with the fundamental rights of equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunities and universal accessibility for the disabled, and with the values proper to a democratic and peace-loving culture.

Number of places for new students

Total number of places available: 55
Total places available in the UAH: 5

Reserved places: 5% for students with a certified disability of 33% or more.

Specific admission conditions

Entry profile
Admission to this Master's is restricted to students with a degree in Pharmacy and exceptionally, to those professionals from International Universities with an officially approved foreign higher education degree title in Pharmacy .

Selection criteria
The following especific criteria will be taken into consideration:

  • Selective criteria. Pharmacists.Students with a degree title in Pharmacy.
  • Academic record (60%).
  • Previous professional or research experience in research centres or companies (25%).
  • Pesonal interview including a language test for non-Spanish speaking students (5%).
  • Other achievements (10%).

Assessment of these criteria will be carried out by the Master's Academic Coordination Committee.


Collaboration agreements and programmes



Fees: 1st matriculation: nationals and residents: 2.736 € ; non-EU non-residents: 5.079 €  (approximate information).


Beginning of classes: 7th october 2024

October to September 
Consult this link



  • University of Alcalá
    Faculty of Pharmacy
    Science and Technology Campus
    Ctra. Madrid-Barcelona Km. 33,600
    28871 Alcalá de Henares
  • Complutense University
    Faculty of Pharmacy
    Plaza Ramón y Cajal s/n
    Ciudad Universitaria
    28040. Madrid

Material resources

Installations, services and plans
(Computer rooms, bibliographic resources, libraries, study rooms...):

External Practicums

Documentos de los procesos de calidad

Quality guarantee system

Quality committee

  • Committee President: Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy
    •  Irene Iglesias Peinado
  • Committee Secretary: Master's General Coordinator 
    •  Irene Bravo Osuna
  • Director of the Galenic Pharmacy and Food Technology Department (UCM)
    •  Damián Córdoba Díaz
  • Director of the Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology Teching Unit (UAH)
    •  Begoña Escalera Izquierdo
  • Coordinators of Advanced Studies
    • Santiago Torrado Durán
    •  Damián Córdoba Díaz
  • PAS representative - UCM
    • Pablo Notivoli Díez
  • Students representative
    •  Daniel Hernández Franco
  • External agent
    •  Jose Antonio Sánchez- Brunete Santos

Complaints and Suggestions