|The Academic Committee will consider the biomedical content of each candidate's master's degree in evaluating their suitability for the doctoral programme. As a general rule, students should hold a master's degree that covers biomedicine or the specific disciplines of immunology, neuroscience, biomedical engineering, bioinformatics, biotechnology, genetics, medical sciences, veterinary sciences, pharmacology, nutrition, physiology and others.
The Academic Committee will select students on the basis of the following scoring system:
1. Academic record for the bachelor's degree or pre-EHEA degree used for admission: maximum 2 points, depending on the grade point average. For each degree, the standard grade point average will be considered.Correction factors will be applied to qualifications issued outside Spain, as provided for in the regulations of the ANECA programme.
2. Academic record for the master's degree (maximum 1 point, depending on the grade point average). For each master's degree, the standard grade point average will be considered. Correction factors will be applied to qualifications issued outside Spain, as provided for in the regulations of the ANECA programme.
3. Possession of a doctoral grant (3 points).
4. Favourable report from a researcher assigned to the degree programme. Credit will be given for the applicant's capacity, aptitude and motivation. The report must state why the researcher is interested in the student's academic profile, in relation to his/her research project (maximum 2 points).
5. Other curricular merits: previous research experience, publications and international placements (maximum 1 point).