Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering 2021–2022




Access requirements

Those who fulfil one of the following requirements may request admission in the official Master's courses at the University of Zaragoza:


a)     Access requirements:

  • Hold an official university degree from Spain or a degree issued by a higher education institution in a state within the European Higher Education Space (henceforth, EHES), or hold a international university degree officially recognized in Spain and that entitles the holder to access Master's courses.
  • Hold a higher education degree issued by a non-EHES country (only for non-qualifying university Master's degrees). In this case, the application must follow the procedure established by the University of Zaragoza Postgraduate Studies Committee. This Committee will verify that the qualification is of an equivalent educational level to official Spanish university degrees and that access to Postgraduate studies is entitled through this qualification in the country of origin.

The tariff noted in the Public Prices Decree must be paid for this document to be studied and the equivalence between the international qualification and the corresponding Spanish one(s) established.

No access application which fails to meet these requirements will be processed.

Further information


  • Have studied part of a doctorate study programme, in accordance with the Royal Decree 778/1998 or prior regulations. Official proof of the courses and research work undertaken from the centre that managed the university master's programme will be requested.
  • Students who are studying Bachelor's degrees in the Spanish University System  as well as foreign students (both from the EHEA and outside of it) who are in the process of completing their university studies, and who therefore do not meet the academic requirements of access on the dates of requesting admission in phases I, II and III, they may request a conditional admission provided that in the course prior to the start of the university master's degree they are enrolled in all the credits necessary for the completion of the undergraduate studies (or equivalent) and can prove compliance with the academic requirements on the date on which they are going to enroll in the month of July and / or September, provided that there are vacancies. 
  • In the case of accessing university master's courses qualifying for regulated professions in Spain that do not require a specific degree, use will be made of the provisions of RD 967/2014, dated 21 November, which establishes the requirements and procedures for the certification and statement of equivalent qualifications and official university academic level and for the validation of international higher education studies, and the procedure to determine the correspondence with the levels within the Spanish higher education qualifications framework for the official Architect, Engineer, Graduate, Technical Architect, Technical Engineer and Certified qualifications.


 

b)     Language requirements:

  • Anyone wishing to undertake a university master's course imparted in Spanish at the University of Zaragoza whose mother tongue is not Spanish must hold a Spanish language certification so as to guarantee that he/she is able to properly follow the classes.
  • If the University Master's has specific language requirements, documentary evidence must be provided to show the student has the required level (see the corresponding master's web page).

  • For those university master's courses which are taught in full or part in a language other than Spanish, applicants must provide documentary evidence to support their competence of in such languages (see the corresponding master's web page).

Application for admission

Admission application is undertaken in accordance with the phases and dates established annually for the academic calendar, available in:

https://academico.unizar.es/grado-y-master-master/acceso-y-admision/fechas-y-lugar 


The application should be submitted via the Internet, once the form has been completed and the necessary documents have been uploaded to the platform and following the instructions given in:

http://www.unizar.es      Online administration office      Internet admission application 


Should it prove not possible to do this by Internet, then the application shall be presented in the administrative office of the university centre where the official Master's programme is imparted. The printed admission application, accompanied by the corresponding documents.


Offer of a place

Places are offered in the centre on the basis of the academic documents provided by the applicant.

The lists are published on the official University of Zaragoza bulletin board [sede.unizar.es].

The following are published for each master's:

  • A list of the admitted and excluded candidates (as indicated in the annual notification).
  • waiting list in ranking order.

This publication is considered to be the official notification for the interested parties, but has no definitive effect for the same should the University detect any errors therein, in which case modifications will be made to the same.

In case of non-admittance, an appeal can be submitted to the Rector within a period of 7 working days after publication.

Those students who are offered a place in each phase should complete the following forms:

https://academico.unizar.es/grado-y-master-master/acceso-y-admision/listas-de-admitidos-y-reclamaciones


Registration

Registration will be done via the Internet, following the instructions provided in

http://www.unizar.es  Online administration office


Exceptionally, registration can be done by presenting the standard application form available in the administrative office of the centre where the course is imparted.

Further information (registration dates, cost …)


Academic orientation, information and support system for students

Those who fulfil one of the following requirements may request admission in the official Master's courses at the University of Zaragoza:


a)     Access requirements:

  • Hold an official university degree from Spain or a degree issued by a higher education institution in a state within the European Higher Education Space (henceforth, EHES), or hold a international university degree officially recognized in Spain and that entitles the holder to access Master's courses.
  • Hold a higher education degree issued by a non-EHES country (only for non-qualifying university Master's degrees). In this case, the application must follow the procedure established by the University of Zaragoza Postgraduate Studies Committee. This Committee will verify that the qualification is of an equivalent educational level to official Spanish university degrees and that access to Postgraduate studies is entitled through this qualification in the country of origin.

The tariff noted in the Public Prices Decree must be paid for this document to be studied and the equivalence between the international qualification and the corresponding Spanish one(s) established.

No access application which fails to meet these requirements will be processed.

Further information


  • Have studied part of a doctorate study programme, in accordance with the Royal Decree 778/1998 or prior regulations. Official proof of the courses and research work undertaken from the centre that managed the university master's programme will be requested.
  • Students who are studying Bachelor's degrees in the Spanish University System  as well as foreign students (both from the EHEA and outside of it) who are in the process of completing their university studies, and who therefore do not meet the academic requirements of access on the dates of requesting admission in phases I, II and III, they may request a conditional admission provided that in the course prior to the start of the university master's degree they are enrolled in all the credits necessary for the completion of the undergraduate studies (or equivalent) and can prove compliance with the academic requirements on the date on which they are going to enroll in the month of July and / or September, provided that there are vacancies. 
  • In the case of accessing university master's courses qualifying for regulated professions in Spain that do not require a specific degree, use will be made of the provisions of RD 967/2014, dated 21 November, which establishes the requirements and procedures for the certification and statement of equivalent qualifications and official university academic level and for the validation of international higher education studies, and the procedure to determine the correspondence with the levels within the Spanish higher education qualifications framework for the official Architect, Engineer, Graduate, Technical Architect, Technical Engineer and Certified qualifications.


 

b)     Language requirements:

  • Anyone wishing to undertake a university master's course imparted in Spanish at the University of Zaragoza whose mother tongue is not Spanish must hold a Spanish language certification so as to guarantee that he/she is able to properly follow the classes.
  • If the University Master's has specific language requirements, documentary evidence must be provided to show the student has the required level (see the corresponding master's web page).

  • For those university master's courses which are taught in full or part in a language other than Spanish, applicants must provide documentary evidence to support their competence of in such languages (see the corresponding master's web page).

Counselling, accommodation and services

Halls of Residence. The University of Zaragoza has two main Halls of Residence located in the San Francisco Campus: The Pedro Cerbuna University Hall of Residence (CMU) (250 rooms) and the Santa Isabel CMU (192 rooms), plus another one located in the Río Ebro Campus (102 places) and two other halls in the cities of Huesca (Ramón Acin CMU – 125 rooms) and Teruel (Pablo Serrano CMU – 96 single rooms). There are also other university halls of residence in the city of Zaragoza run by private companies. Furthermore, there is a University web service that helps students to find a room or rent a flat. 

Accommodation can also be found using the Zaragoza Council programmes for young people and students.


Counselling. The University of Zaragoza has four free and anonymous counselling services for youngsters, which are run by a team of professionals who provide advice on academic, legal, sexual and psychological areas.

The University of Zaragoza international relations Office will provide international students with all the necessary support in the registration process. It also provides students with practical information about the city, transport, flats on offer, rooms, halls of residence, medical assistance, courses for international students, etc.


Student diversity. The main role of the University of Zaragoza Student Diversity Office (OUAD) (pertaining to the Vice-Chancellor for Students & Employment) is to ensure equal opportunities through inclusion of all university students in university academic life. In addition, it encourages awareness of student diversity within the university community. This office is particularly committed to providing attention to any university student with special educational needs or disabilities.


University information centre. The University Information & Appeals Centre offers general information about the University of Zaragoza: access, offer of undergraduate/master’s study programmes, doctoral programmes, as well as information on non-official degrees, registration process, grants, summer courses, administrative information, and so on. Equally, they manage appeals of any situations that are not subject to the established regulated procedures.


Information and Communications Service. All computers on campus are connected to the Internet. WiFi is available in all the buildings. Any student may use the University of Zaragoza IT services.


Vehicle management service. A permit is required so that a member of the university community can park their vehicles in the car parks available in the different campuses.


Sports and cultural activities

Cultural activities. The 'Cultural Agenda' provides a monthly programme of the events in the areas of Cinema & Animation, Music, Theatre, Exhibitions, Cycles, Conferences, Literary Activities and Courses. It also offers cultural association activities and those of the Cultural Committees in Zaragoza, Huesca and Teruel.


Sports activities. The University of Zaragoza sports complex is located in the San Francisco Campus and features a leisure centre, gym, outdoor basketball, handball and 5-a-side football facilities, a certified athletics track and a football pitch. Every academic year, over a hundred activities are organised.


Participation in university life

The University of Zaragoza Student House ('Casa del Estudiante') (inaugurated in 2005) is home to the University Student Council, the student groups represented on the Cloisters and Governing Board, and the multinational student associations. The Student House supervises activities pertaining to student representation and, additionally, work meetings, presentations, conferences and other events of interest to the students at our University. These activities are promoted and run by the student groups and coordinated by the Vice-Chancellor of Students: vrestu@unizar.es


Information Feelers. Voluntary student members of the University of Zaragoza faculties and centres act as 'information feelers' to counsel, inform and help their own peers. 


University Ombudsman. This person defends the rights and freedoms of the university community and attends to complaints and requests from students.