University Master's Degree in Introduction to Research in Mental Health

The master's degree is addressed to local and international students with an interest in psychiatry and mental health research

General information

  • Inter-University
  • Credits: 60 ECTS
  • Beginning of the pre-enrolment period 12/01/2024
    See the calendar
  • Pre-registration period: Open
  • Places:
  • Price: €27.67 per credit (EU citizens and non-EU holding an EU residence permit). 2024/25 Academic year.
    €75 per credit (non-EU citizens who do not hold an EU residence permit). 2024/25 Academic year.

  • Language: Spanish and English
  • Mode: Semipresencial

  • Teaching centre: Faculty of Medicine

The Master's Degree in Research in Mental Health is a blended-learning, inter-university programme organised by research groups belonging to five Spanish universities: University of Cantabria (UC), Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), University of Barcelona (UB) and University of Cadiz (UCA), which belong to a national research network known as CIBERSAM. Its mission is to improve clinical therapy related to mental health through innovation and translational research in psychiatry and the neurosciences. The master's degree is aimed at students from both home and abroad who are interested in research in psychiatry and mental health.

The Master's Degree in Research in Mental Health aims to train up researchers into both basic and clinical areas of mental health, and to facilitate linkups and joint projects between research groups.

Career options

  • Academic: PhD / PhD Thesis.
  • Research: research in psychiatry units in healthcare centres, basic research groups in neuropsychiatry and neurosciences in universities and public research organisms, pharmaceutical industries and companies of the biotechnological sector.
  • Management: research management in pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries, research management in Public Research Organisms (PROs) and Research Results Transfer Organisms (RRTOs).

Work placements

Specific grants for this master's degree

At the UAB grants website you will find general information on financial aids, grants, and subsidies offered to the university community. The portal includes all aids offered by the UAB and by other institutions which may interest students.


Coordinator university:

University of Cantabria

Participating universities

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Complutense University of Madrid
University of Barcelona
University of Cádiz

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