Therapeutic Targets of Cell Signalling: Research and Development

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Master's Degree in Therapeutic Targets of Cell Signalling: Research and Development (M132)

Participating Universities

University of Alcalá

Organising Centre, Department or Institute

Department of Systems Biology

Teaching centre(s)

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Campus Científico-Tecnológico

Research Support Centres
Campus Científico-Tecnológico

Year Course Started

2006-2007 (RD 56/2005)
2009-2010 (RD 1393/2007)



Official Duration

One academic year

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


Spanish and occasionally, English

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.


Research / professional


Dr. Alberto Domingo Galán


-Academic and Quality Coordinator:
Dra. María José Carmena Sierra
-External Internships Coordinator:
Dr. Alberto Domingo Galán


Academic Committee

Dra. Begoña Colás Escudero

Dr. Antonio Chiloeches Galvéz

Dr. Santiago Ropero Salinas

Dr. Alberto Domingo Galán

Dra. Irene de los Dolores Román Curto

Dr. Angel Herráez Sánchez

Dr. Pablo Baquero Valls


Academic issues:

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 places available: 20

A minimum of 20 students are required to teach the Master's programme.

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

Specific admission conditions

Entry profile:

Students from Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Medicine, Biotechnology and Biochemistry degrees.

Selection criteria:

  • Assessment of the student's previous training and experience, especially in the field of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Medicine, Biotechnology and Biochemistry.
  • Assessment of English knowledege.
  • The student's record, as outlined in the transcript of records, will be valued.


Collaboration agreements and programmes



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


From the end of September to July 

Beginning of classes: friday, 27th September 2024.


Monday to Friday, from 09:30 to 14:00 hours (face-to-face classes)

Consult Web Master


  • Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Department of Systems Biology. Biochemistry Seminar Room (Module 1, ground floor)
    Science and Technology Campus 
    Ctra. Madrid-Barcelona Km. 33,6
    28805. Alcalá de Henares (Madrid)
  • Research Support Centres
    Science and Technology Campus
    Ctra. Madrid-Barcelona Km. 33,6
    28805. Alcalá de Henares (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

Academic staff:
- Nieves Rodriguez Henche
- Alberto Domingo
- María José Carmena Sierra (Committee Coordinator)
Students' representative:-

- Yuliia Fatych Boboshko

Complaints and Suggestions