Warning: Due to its biennial nature, only students already admitted in the 7th call of the Master will be able to enrol in the academic year 2024 - 2025. Registration and enrolment will not be open to new students.

The Master's Degree in Health Administration (MUAS) is an official Master's Degree, of 60 credits (ECTS), which is taught jointly by the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) and the Escuela Nacional de Sanidad (ENS), the latter belonging to the Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII). Since 2010, the UNED and the ENS have formed the Joint Research Institute under the name IMIENS.

The different subjects of the Master's degree will be taken over two academic years (1st year, 2023-2024, and 2nd year, 2024-2025). See the Syllabus section for more information on the contents of each course), making training compatible with professional activity. This process helps to rework and enrich the student's experience from this basis to build and consolidate managerial and management skills.

The Master's degree is developed by combining face-to-face and virtual activities. The face-to-face activities allow for more direct interaction between the participants in the Master's programme: students, teachers, lecturers and academic organisation. This activity is managed in sessions that will be held at the end of each subject. They last two days, including exams and various teaching and academic activities. Virtual activities are the most important throughout the Master, with a varied range of methods and tools to work and interact from the virtual course hosted on the educational platform of the UNED.

VERY IMPORTANT: To be taken into account when assessing the application for enrolment in this Master's Degree:

  • This Master's Degree consists of compulsory face-to-face sessions.
  • There is no recognition of credits taken in Official Non-University Higher Education.
  • There is no recognition of credits taken in the Master's Degree.
  • There is no recognition of credits taken by Accreditation of Work and Professional Experience.
  • No internships are carried out or provided.


Pedro A. Tamayo Lorenzo. MUAS Coordinator / UNED

José R. Repullo Labrador. MUAS Coordinator / ENS

José M. Antequera Vinagre. Academic Secretary MUAS / ENS