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Master’s degree in bioinformatics and biostatistics

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September 2022
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1,500 hours

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This master’s degree in biostatistics and bioinformatics prepares you to apply and develop new computational techniques in biomedical research and to work in companies in the biotech sector and hospital environments.


Our online master’s degree in biostatistics and bioinformatics will teach you how to use computer tools to store, organise, analyse and interpret great amounts of data in order to extract knowledge from them that can be applied to solving biological and biomedical problems.


With this master’s degree you will enter a booming sector with a high demand for professionals.

Characteristics of the master’s degree in bioinformatics and biostatistics

Videos and online classes

Audio visual study material

You will have access to many hours of audio visual materials, which are the essential teaching materials. Thus, you can study wherever and whenever you want.

Practical activities

Practical activities

During your journey, you will carry out around two weekly practical activities, which will be reviewed and evaluated by your specialist teachers.

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Complementary material

Class summaries, articles to stay up to date… You will have everything you need to move forward on your journey.


Soft skills

The master's degree includes training in soft skills that will be of great help when it comes to preparing you for professional opportunities.

Master class

Master class

You will learn from renowned experts in the sector thanks to our master classes, which you can watch as many times as you want.

Master’s degree final project

Master’s degree final project

At the end of your route, you will carry out a research project directed by one of our teachers on a topic of your interest.

CEMP teachers for bioinformatics and biostatistics

Your teachers will open the doors to training in Master’s degree in bioinformatics and biostatistics with a focus on employability through specialisation:

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David Alarcón

Master's degree in Neuroscience and Bachelor of Science in Biology

David Alarcón has 6 years of experience as a PhD researcher in Biotechnology. His work has been specifically dedicated to the biochemistry and cellular biology of pain perception, and the results of his work have been published in high-impact international journals. Currently, David is refocusing his career into education to share his passion for the field of biology.

sergio pedraza arévalo
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Sergio Pedraza Arévalo


PhD in Biomedicine, he holds a Bachelor's Degree in Biology and Master's Degree in Biomedical Research. Currently working as Postdoctoral Researcher in King’s College London, (United Kingdom). Extensive research experience in molecular biology, focused on cancer and diabetes, as well as in teaching and public engagement.

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Sara López Pérez


She holds a doctorate in molecular biosciences, a bachelor’s degree in biotechnology and a master's degree in molecular biomedicine. Sara has focused her professional career on teaching, as well as research in the fields of bioinformatics and molecular biology.

cristian rodríguez
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Cristian Rodríguez Mortera


He holds a graduate degree in computer engineering and information technology and is a senior technician in administration and management of computer systems. Cristian is a specialist in software development, SQL/NoSQL databases and programming in multiple languages, frameworks and platforms. In addition, he has extensive teaching experience.

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Beatriz Nespereira


A doctor in biochemistry and director of CEMP, she has extensive experience as a researcher and manager of research projects. She has been involved in the world of teaching for years, and she was awarded the Best Master's Professor jury award from the Spanish Association of Business Schools in 2017.

Andrés Crespo
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Andrés Crespo


PhD in Molecular Biology, degree in Biology. He has experience as a researcher and has participated in many biomedical projects both in the academic field (University of Santiago de Compostela, King's College London) and in the private sector (Axovia Therapeutics). He is currently a Senior Laboratory Research Scientist at the Francis Crick Institute.

Rosalía Peteiro
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Rosalía Peteiro


She holds a graduate degree in biotechnology and a master's degree in pharmacology and specialises in molecular biology and medical genetics and has extensive experience in the biotechnology industry. Currently, she works in the laboratory area of Health in Code, a company that specialises in genetic diagnosis in cardiovascular diseases and in the interpretation of genetic results.

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Marta Dolcet


She is a doctor in bio-catalysis and holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering. Marta is passionate about biostatistics and artificial intelligence and she holds two master's degrees in biomedicine and big data. She has worked in clinical and biomedical data analysis and she has extensive experience as a researcher and as a teacher.

Your journey at CEMP

From the first stage of your journey to the last, we will be by your side to help you get the most out of your training.

Enrolment and preparation

As soon as you enrol, you will have access to the virtual platform and you will receive the support book. We will also start your employability plan. Let's get going!

Videos and online classes

Videos, PDF summaries and live classes from your teachers.

Exercises and questionnaires

You will regularly test your knowledge to move steadily towards your destination.

Master’s degree final project

You will carry out a bibliographic research project on a topic of your interest.

Optional internships

Let's get to work! From 60 to 300 hours of optional internships in companies.

CEMP/UCAM degree

You have reached your destination! You now have your CEMP degree and university accreditation from UCAM*. It's time to face new challenges... and new adventures!

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Syllabus of the Master’s degree in bioinformatics and biostatistics

As your journey progresses, you will discover different modules which will help you, step by step, to reach your final destination.

Module 1: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Module 2: Biostatistics and R

Module 3: Python

Module 4: Introduction to omics database and data analysis

The route to your future

Why study for Master’s degree in bioinformatics and biostatistics? Because in addition to having prestigious teachers and a study plan aimed at never getting off course, we can boast of guiding our students to their professional goals. Learn more about the employability plan that you benefit from the moment you enrol.