Master Open Enrollment

Master's Degree in Pathology and Surgery of the Posterior Segment of the Eye

    Date October – June
    Modality Online
    Credits 60 ECTS


With this program you will be attaining the necessary knowledge to strengthen your diagnosis criterion as well as enhancing your self-assuredness and skills in providing therapeutic advice to patients. This Masters is part of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona formative offer.

The structure of contents follows the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) layout, and is backed up with ECTS. It is composed of a number of online didactic units to which students may access through our Moodle platform, as well as streaming lessons that will enable you to update your knowledge comfortably, all the while enjoying the utmost scientific rigor and controlling also some of its elements, such as the place, time and and working area.

The main purpose aims at sharing our ophthalmologists expertise through the lastest innovations mustered in the field.

We train highly qualified professionals in all ophthalmological subspecialties.


  • Monographic sessions with our experts
  • Access to a wide range of pathologies in all subspecialties
  • Praxis-based analysis of complex case studies
  • Theoretical content and evaluation through our Moodle platform
  • Research Project supervised by our ophthalmologists and a specialist from the Barraquer Research Department
  • On-site, week-long, programmed activities at Centro de Oftalmología Barraquer (optional)


The program is compounded of eight modules, all of which include exclusive didactic materials accessible on our Moodle platform, and of which six are provided with streaming sessions scheduled once a month and distributed between october and june. The streaming lessons are scheduled on the afternoons from 3pm to 6pm (UTC +1), and take place typically on Fridays.

Medical retina 1: Metabollic, systemic and heredogenerative diseases.
Medical retina 2: Age-associated macular degeneration (AMD) and similar pathologies.
Vitreo-retinal surgery.
Diabetic retinopathy and other retinal vascular pathologies.
Medical and surgical aspects of intraocular tumours.
Uveitis and other intraocular inflammations.
Complex clinical cases, emergency surgery and eye trauma.
Introduction to scientific methodology. Master's thesis (TFM) and defence before a panel of professors.



Throughout the whole program, students are granted the support and assistance of Centro de Oftalmología Barraquer, alongside the supervision of our top-quality medical team tagged along in the learning process.

  • Online Program
  • Barraquer Moodle platform
  • Language: Spanish
  • Duration: October – June
  • 60 ECTS
  • In-house Masters
  • Institut Universitari Barraquer Certificate and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Masters’ Degree
  • Institut Universitari Barraquer is an affiliated centre to Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Admission requirements

  • Ophthalmologists
  • Ophthalmology residents
  • Open to non-native Spanish speakers subjected to possession of Spanish C1 level certificate

Admission process

To start your admission process, the first step is to fill out the pre-registration form that you will receive by email.

Please request information on the button at the bottom of the page and we will send you the complete information to the email address you provide.

This master's degree is part of the teaching offer of the Autonomous University of Barcelona. The Barraquer University Institute is a Centre affiliated to the UAB.

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