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Master's Degree in Applied Biotechnology

Academic year 2019-20 | 60 credits | 20 places

Degree data and benchmarks

Data updated on November 15th 2019.

Students

 

Data and description

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
New 12 7 15 13
SIIU New 10 6 15 13
Registered 18 12 21 17
Graduates 11 6 14 9

New students: these students are starting their studies from the beginning for the first time. They may have recognised credits or not.

New SIIU students: these students are starting their studies from the beginning, registering on a programme for the first time and, in accordance with SIIU criteria, may have fewer than 10 credits (for a Master's) or 30 credits (for an undergraduate programme) recognised. This set of students may also be referred to as the optimum new entry group. 

Registered students: these students have an active registration on a programme for an academic year. This set of students may also be referred to as the total student population.

  • Registration reservations are not included (due to the students awaiting a place at another university or credit recognition)
  • Registration cancellations are not included
  • Students with unpaid debts are not included

Graduates: these students have passed (passed or accredited) all credits required for the degree programme and have, therefore, finished their course regardless of whether they have requested their degree certificate be issued or not.

Entry Cohort

 

Data and description

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
Graduation Rate 80% 80% 77% 54%
Drop-out Rate 8% - 13% -

Final drop-out rate: the percentage of students from a new entry cohort that, without graduating, have not re-registered on the degree or any other programme, either at this university or at any other insitution in Spain, for two academic years in a row.

Graduation rate (RD 1393/2007) is defined as the percentage of students from an entry cohort that finish their programmes in the theoretical planned timeframe for the curriculum, or within an additional academic year. The reference population is the New Full-time SIIU Student Group.

Graduating Class

 

Data and description

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
Graduate Efficiency Rate 92% 85% 92% 96%

The efficiency rate is defined as the percentage ratio between the total number of credits passed by students throughout the registered programme from which they have graduated, and the total number of credits they effectively registered for. The reference population is the optimum group.

Credits Taken and Passed

 

Data and description

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
Degree Success Rate 100% 100% 100% 99%
Performance Rate 87% 83% 90% 88%

Success rate: the percetage ratio between the number of passed credits and the number of credits taken for assessment.

Performance rate: the percentage ratio between the number of credits passed and the number of credits registered for.

Who directly oversees the quality of the degree programme?

Quality Assurance Commission

Quality Manager
Elena Baraza Ruiz
Secretary
Javier Gulías León
Teaching and Research Staff
  • Regina Alemany Alonso
  • Maurici Mus Amézquita
Admin and Services Staff
M. Consolación Hernández Guerra
Student
Jaume Garrido Ribas

The Quality Assurance Committee (CGQ) gathers all of the information regarding the degree programme (survey reports, data, statistics, complaints, suggestions, etc.) and analyses them. Here, you can see the regulations and duties of the Quality Assurance Committee (CGQ).

Commitment to quality

Declaration in which the person in charge of ensuring the quality of the Master's programme wishes to express his/her commitment to quality and the constant improvement of his/her actions.

Planning improvement measures

Improvement plan

Accountability and transparency

Link to the Register of Universities, Centres, and Degrees (RUCT)

Procedure Document Date/Year
Monitoring External follow-up report (2017-18) 29/11/2019
Monitoring Annual follow-up and internal assessment report (2017-18) 19/06/2019
Monitoring Annual follow-up and internal assessment report (2016-17) 23/03/2018
Accreditation Council of Ministers' resolution 19/09/2017
Accreditation Final accreditation report 20/07/2017
Accreditation Self-assessment report 01/01/2017
Monitoring External follow-up report (2014-15) 16/09/2016
Verification Implementation. Council of Ministers' resolution 29/04/2014
Verification Official university degree statement 30/07/2013
Verification Final verification report 20/07/2013
Monitoring Annual follow-up and internal assessment report (2014-15) 2014-15