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Dual bachelor's degree Physical Activity and Sport Sciences / Physiotherapy

Dual bachelor's degree Physical Activity and Sport Sciences / Physiotherapy

Academic year 2022-2023

The main priority of the double degree in Physical Activity and Sports Science and Physiotherapy is to train professionals in cutting edge techniques and methods in describing, identifying, developing and treating all the areas covered in these bachelor's degrees to help maintain and improve people’s health, well-being and quality of life.

General information

General information

Name of the course:
Dual bachelor's degree Physical Activity and Sport Sciences / Physiotherapy
Branch of knowledge:
Health Sciences
Duration:
5 years
European credits:
384
What qualifications can lead to:
Holder of a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Activity and Sports Science
Holder of a Bachelor's Degree In Physiotherapy from the University Of Girona
Teaching institution:
University School of Health and Sport (EUSES) (affiliated centre)
Indicative number of places:
10
Last admission mark:

Cut-off marks for the June 2022 examination call

Approx. price for the first year:
See How much does it costs to study at the University of Girona?
Website:
Double degree PASS + Physiotherapy on the Salt Campus
Other information:
Monitoring indicators

It's useful to know

We recommend that student on the Double Degree in Physical Activity and Sports Science and Physiotherapy have solid training in matters related to the health sciences. Besides being in good physical condition, it is necessary to maintain this over time, have a love of sports, an active personality and a good service attitude. Finally, it is useful to have good knowledge of English and IT skills.

The class timetable is mornings (usually PASS) and afternoons (Physiotherapy).

Learning objectives

The general objectives are as follows:

  • Generating in students the capacity to value the importance of physiotherapy in the context of health.
  • Encouraging analysis of their own motor functions through the practice of physical and sporting activity, and providing elements to analyse and improve the motor functions of others.
  • Provide the scientific basis and related competences to identify, describe, compare and treat changes in health that may respond to physiotherapy and physical activity and sports science.
  • Acquiring competences in the joint use of methods, procedures, models, techniques and actions that, through the application of physical agents, manual techniques and therapeutic exercises, among others, prevent, cure and restore persons affected by functional deficiencies, limitations or changes in physical function and health resulting from an injury, illness, accident or any other cause.
  • Developing in students the skills of planning, developing and evaluating the physical activity and sports programmes in the educational sphere relating to performance, leisure and recreation, and also in prevention and recovery.
  • Providing the students a basis to develop habits of excellence and quality in their professional work.
  • Instilling in students the interest in incorporating the research into the professional practice in a critical, constructive and creative way.

Access

Access requirements

Upper secondary school education
Access: university entrance examinations (PAU), general stage. Admission: weighting of the subjects examined in the PAU, linked to the branch of knowledge of health sciences.
Higher level training cycles (CFGS).
Access: all CFGS. Admission: weighting of the subjects examined in the PAU, linked to the branch of knowledge of health sciences.
Over 25 years old
Preferential option in successful entrance exam: health sciences
Over 45 years old
Entrance exam passed and favourable interview outcome.
Others
Special types of access recognised under current regulations .

Note: It is not necessary to carry out aptitude tests. Following the model of leading universities in Europe and North America, physical aptitude tests will not be a requirement to access this degree. 

Another information on access

Pre-enrolment code:
81061
Weightings
Weighting parameters of the subjects in the specific phase of the PAU
Validated credit transfer from higher level training cycles
Validated subjects and credit transfers from higher level vocational training cycles

Careers

Holders of a bachelor's degree in Physical Activity and Sports Science can go on to a career in:

  • Healthcare: the prevention and the recovery of health through physical activity and sport, functional rehabilitation; physical activity and sport as a tool of social intervention: working with specific groups (the elderly, people with disabilities, young people at risk of social exclusion).
  • Physical education and sport: in a formal context it is necessary to do the Master's Degree in Compulsory Secondary Education and Upper Secondary Education and Vocational Training, (compulsory and upper secondary school education, training cycles in physical activities and sports, and teaching sport) and in the non-formal setting (sports schools, after school sports clubs).
  • Sports performance: physical training for competitive and amateur sport, sports rehabilitation.
  • Management of sport services in the public or private sphere: facilities, projects, human resources, technical experts. Physical activity and sport for leisure and recreation: adventure sports, sport and tourism.

In the area of physiotherapy the professions open to graduates are extensive and varied:

  • Traumatology, geriatrics, paediatrics, sport injuries, cardiorespiratory complaints, ergonomics, neurology, urogynaecology, rheumatology.
  • Physiotherapists can work independently or be integrated into multidisciplinary teams (in clinics, primary care centres, hospitals).

Continue studying

The School provides:

  • Quality master's degrees with a highly practical focus and aimed at meeting the needs of the job market.
  • Excellent and varied continuing education courses to meet the need for an advanced of level lifelong learning (specialist courses, summer courses, etc.).

Further information: EUSES Master’s degrees and continuous training

Subjects

Curriculum Subjects offered for 2022-2023

44.00 B or higher is required

42.00 OB or higher is required.

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2022-2023

Dansa i expressió corporalDanza y expresión corporalDance and body language  (3159G02012)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Esports d'adversariDeportes de adversarioOpponent sports  (3159G02016)

OBCompulsory 12.00 SSemester long YES

Esports individualsDeportes individualesSingle sports  (3159G02014)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

FONAMENTS DE FISIOTERÀPIAFUNDAMENTOS DE FISIOTERAPIAPHYSIOTHERAPY FUNDAMENTALS  (3159G01031)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Jocs i habilitats motrius bàsiquesJuegos y habilidades motrices básicasGames and basic motor skills  (3159G02011)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

VALORACIÓ EN FISIOTERÀPIAVALORACION EN FISIOTERAPIAPHYSIOTHERAPY VALUATION  (3159G01032)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

36.00 B or higher is required

44.00 OB or higher is required.

More than 85.00 obligatory credits (OB) are required

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2022-2023

Activitat física a la naturaActividad física en la naturalezaPhysical activity in the nature  (3159G02013)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Activitat física i esport per persones amb alguna discapacitatActividad física y deporte para personas con alguna discapacidad Phisical activities and sports for handicapped / disabled people   (3159G02031)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

AFECCIONS MEDICOQUIRÚRGIQUESAFECCIONES MEDICOQUIRURGICASMEDICAL SURGICAL PATHOLOGY   (3159G01016)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

ARTICULACIÓ TEMPORO-MANDIBULARARTICULACION TEMPORO-MANDIBULARARTICULATION TEMPORE MANDIBULAR  (3159G01015)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

ATENCIÓ DE FISIOTERÀPIA EN LES LESIONS DE L'APARELL LOCOMOTORATENCION DE FISIOTERAPIA EN LAS LESIONES DEL APARATO LOCOMOTORATTENTION PHYSIOTHERAPY IN INJURIES LOCOMOTOR  (3159G01010)

OBCompulsory 5.00 SSemester long YES

Bases económico-financeras i de contractacióBases economico-financieras y de contrataciónGeneral economic and financial requirements and contracting / hiring  (3159G02027)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

CINESITERÀPIACINESITERAPIAKINESITHERAPY  (3159G01034)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Esports aquàticsDeportes acuáticosWater sports  (3159G02015)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Esports d'equip 2Deportes colectivos 2Team sports 2  (3159G02018)

OBCompulsory 12.00 AAnnual YES

Instal·lacions esportivesInstalaciones deportivasSports facilities (sport hall, swimming pool, pitches, …)  (3159G02028)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

PATOLOGIA CARDIORESPIRATÒRIAPATOLOGIA CARDIORESPIRATORIACARDIORESPIRATORY DISEASE  (3159G01020)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

PATOLOGIA EN NEUROLOGIAPATOLOGIA EN NEUROLOGIANEUROLOGY DISEASE  (3159G01019)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

Prescripció d'exercici físic per la salutPrescripción de ejercicio físico para la saludPhisical exercice Prescription (order) for health  (3159G02022)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Primers auxilisPrimeros auxiliosFirst aid  (3159G02024)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Teoria de l'entrenament 2Teoría del entrenamiento 2 Training theory 2  (3159G02020)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Optional subject6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2022-2023

Reeducació postural i del moviment – RPMReducación postural y del movimiento – RPMMouvement and posture re-education - MPR  (3159G01042)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Tècniques fisioterapèutiques i esportTécnicas fisioterapeúticas y deporte  (3159G01044)

OPOptativa 6.00 SSemestral

Prevenció de riscos laboralsPrevención de riesgos laborales  (3159G01045)

OPOptativa 6.00 SSemestral

Anglès IIInglés IIEnglish 2  (3159G01043)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long Not

You need to get 53.00 OB

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2022-2023

APLICACIÓ D'AGENTS FÍSICSAPLICACIÓN DE AGENTES FISICOSAPPLICATION OF PHYSICAL AGENTS   (3159G01009)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

CADENES MUSCULARSCADENAS MUSCULARESMUSCULAR CHAINS  (3159G01012)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

FISIOTERÀPIA EN ESPECIALITATS CLÍNIQUESFISIOTERAPIA EN ESPECIALIDADES CLÍNICASSPECIAL PHISIOTHERAPY CLINICS  (3159G01035)

OBCompulsory 10.00 SSemester long YES

FISIOTERÀPIA EN NEUROLOGIAFISIOTERAPIA EN NEUROLOGIANEUROLOGY PHYSIOTHERAPY  (3159G01013)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

FISIOTERÀPIA RESPIRATÒRIA I REHABILITACIÓ CARDIOPULMONARFISIOTERAPIA RESPIRATORIA Y REHABILITACION CARDIOPULMONARRESPIRATORY PHYSIOTHERAPY AND CARDIOPULMONARY REHABILITATION  (3159G01014)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Mitjans i mètodes de recuperacióMedios y métodos de recuperaciónMethods of physical recovery (make-up)  (3159G02025)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Nutrició i ajudes ergogèniquesNutrición y ayudas ergogénicasNutrition and ergogenic (tending to increase work output) aids  (3159G02023)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

PATOLOGIA EN REUMATOLOGIAPATOLOGIA EN REUMATOLOGIAREUMATOLOGY DISEASE  (3159G01021)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Recreació, oci i turismeRecreación, ocio y turismo Recreation, leisure and tourism  (3159G02029)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Teoria de l'entrenament 3Teoría del entrenamiento 3Training theory 3  (3159G02021)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

You need to get 12.00 PE

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2022-2023

Pràctiques externesPrácticas externasWork placements  (3159G02036)

PEExternal Placements 12.00 SSemester long YES

Optional subjects8.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2022-2023

HIDROTERÀPIAHIDROTERAPIAHYDROTHERAPY  (3159G01023)

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long YES

ORTESIS I PRÒTESISORTESIS Y PRÓTESISORTHOSIS AND PROSTHESIS  (3159G01028)

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long YES

Introducció al diagnòstic per la imatge en fisioteràpiaIntroducción al diagnóstico por la imagen en fisioterapiaIntroduction to imaging on physioterapy  (3159G01048)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Fisioteràpia viscerosomàticaFisioterapia viscerosomáticaViscerosomatic physiotherapy  (3159G01050)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Diagnòstic, tractament i prevenció de les lesions esportivesDiagnóstico, tratamiento y prevención de las lesiones deportivasDiagnosis, treatment, and prevention of sports injuries  (3159G01051)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Exercici terapèutic per a persones amb patologia crònica i problemes associats a l'envellimentEjercicio terapéutico para personas con patología crónica y problemas asociados al envejecimientoTherapeutic exercise in people with chronic diseases and problems associated with aging  (3159G01052)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Fisioteràpia davant la complexitat clínica: Estudi de casos en Fisioteràpia NeuromusculoesquelèticaFisioterapia ante la complejidad clínica: Estudio de casos en Fisioterapia NeuromusculoesqueléticaManagement of clinical complexity in physiotherapy: Case studies in neuromusculoskeletal physiothera  (3159G01053)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Salut digital aplicada a la fisioteràpiaSalud digital aplicada a la fisioterapiaDigital health applied to physiotherapy  (3159G01054)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

Fisioteràpia vestibular: valoració i tractament del vertigen i la inestabilitatFisioterapia vestibular: valoración y tratamiento del vértigo y la inestabilidadFisioterapia vestibular: valoración y tratamiento del vértigo y la inestabilidad  (3159G01055)

OPOptional 3.00 SSemester long YES

FISIOTERÀPIA VETERINÀRIAFISIOTERAPIA VETERINARIAVETERINARY PHYSIOTHERAPY  (3159G01022)

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long Not

PEDAGOGIA DEL MOVIMENT I CONSCIÈNCIA POSTURALPEDAGOGIA DEL MOVIMENTO Y CONSCIENCIA POSTURALMOVEMENT PEDAGOGY  (3159G01025)

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long Not

TERAPIES HOLÍSTIQUES EN FISIOTERÀPIATERAPIAS HOLISTICAS EN FISIOTERAPIAHOLISTIC THERAPIES IN PHYSIOTHERAPY  (3159G01027)

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long Not

FISIOTERÀPIA EN L'ACTIVITAT FÍSICA I L'ESPORTFISIOTERAPIA EN LA ACTIVIDAD FÍSICA Y EL DEPORTEPHYSICAL THERAPY IN SPORT AND PHYSCIAL ACTIVITY  (3159G01029)

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long Not

Teràpia d'alliberament miofascial-TAMTerapia de liberación miofascialMyofascial release therapy  (3159G01049)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long Not

You need to get 30.00 PE

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2022-2023

PRACTICUM II PRACTICUM II PRACTICUM II  (3159G01039)

PEExternal Placements 30.00 AAnnual YES

You need to get 24.00 TFG

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2022-2023

TREBALL FI DE GRAUTRABAJO FIN DE GRADOFINAL WORK OF DEGREE  (3159G01041)

Bachelor's thesis 12.00 SSemester long YES

Treball final de grauTrabajo fin de gradoFinal project  (3159G02037)

Bachelor's thesis 12.00 SSemester long YES

Language requirement

* Level B2 - German
* Level B2 - English
* Level B2 - French
* Level B2 - Italian
* Level C1 - German
* Level C1 - English
* Level C1 - French
* Level C1 - Italian
* Level C1.1 - English
* Level C1.1 - French
* Level C1.1 - German
* Level C2 - German
* Level C2 - English
* Level C2 - French
* Level C2 - Italian

Placements

Students have to gain a series of credits, as part of their studies, which correspond to internships in companies or institutions relating to the bachelor’s degree they are studying. The teaching load is determined in accordance with the curriculum.

Bachelor's thesis

To obtain the degree, students have to complete a bachelor's thesis (TFG) which serves to assess the general skills they have acquired over the course of the degree programme and offers a summary of the skills and knowledge they have acquired. The teaching load of the thesis depends on the curriculum of the degree.

Mobility

Students can complete part of their degree programme abroad through the Erasmus programme, which enables them to carry on their studies whilst undertaking an international exchange with academic value in a European university.

They also have access to grants for placements at universities in Spain and on other continents, thanks to bilateral agreements, the SICUE programme and the expansion of the Erasmus+ Programme.

Enrolment

First year enrolment

1

Once the Catalan government has allocated you your place, you will receive an email from the UdG with your user code and a link for setting your password, as well as links to online enrolment applications and information on enrolling on your bachelor's degree studies. If you do not receive the message, fill in and send the user-account application form for newly admitted students for the academic year.

2

Use the link provided in the message to set your password. The user code and the password make up your digital identity as a UdG student and will allow you to access the university's online services.

3

Use your user code and password to access the online enrolment and check the enrolment period assigned to you. If the period has already started, the application will inform you that you can start your enrolment.

4

Click on the Grants and allowances tab. If you are entitled to any discounts that are not recognised, you will have the option to start the recognition procedure by pressing the corresponding "Request” button and attaching scans of the necessary documentation. Your institution’s secretary's office will validate the documents so that, where appropriate, you can enjoy the corresponding discount on your enrolment or free enrolment.

5

Check the enrolment information for your degree course and consult the Basic guide to self-enrolment for first degree courses.

6

Formalise online enrolment following the guide's instructions</g>. If you have queries, contact the secretary’s office at your teaching institution. Remember you must enrol before the deadline provided for, otherwise, you will lose your place.

Subjects
Check the subjects for which you can enrol in the section Subjects > Available subjects 2022-2023 of the website for your bachelor's degree studies.
Fees
Consult the enrolment fees and deductions available to you.
Payment
You can pay the enrolment fee in full, in two or three instalments or in monthly instalments. See the terms and conditions in the Enrolment Regulations.
Grants
If you have applied for the MEFP general scholarship and you meet the academic requirements established in the call for applications, you will be able to enrol without paying the public fees (subject to the subsequent award of the scholarship).
Third language
If your degree course requires a level of knowledge of a third language to obtain the qualification and you already have a recognised certificate of this level or higher, we recommend that you present it together with the rest of the documentation required for the first enrolment. Check the Regulations about a third language.
Insurance
If you are under 28 years old, you are obliged to take out compulsory school insurance for €1.12 per year. If you are over 28 years old, you will be covered by a compulsory accident insurance for 6.65 euros per course. Further information on the Insurance policies page.
Staying
Bear in mind that if you do not pass a minimum of 30 credits in the first two years, you will not be able to continue the same course at the UdG. Check the Rules for staying.

ID
Spanish nationals do not need to produce their national ID (DNI) unless they opposed the University of Girona's collection of personal data during their online enrolment (see the guide for online enrolment).

If you are a national of a EU member state, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland or Andorra, you will need to present a valid ID or passport from your country of origin.

Otherwise you will preferably need to present a valid foreign-national identification care (TIE) or passport if do you not have a TIE.

You will need to forward a digitised copy of the document online or bring it in person to the academic secretary's office.

For online submissions you can use “Application to the administration” procedure in the online procedures section of the Network Secretary’s Office, preferably, or the UdG’s e-register.

You have until the 21 November to submit the document.
Admission documents
If you have been admitted to the UdG through university pre-enrolment, from PAU, CFGS, admission exams for individuals over the age of 25, 40 or 45 or university degree obtained from the UdG, or by academic record transfer, you will not need to produce any documents.

If you have been admitted to the UdG through university pre-enrolment, from a university degree completed at another university, you will need to forward a copy of your degree online (e-degree or authenticated digital copy of the degree) or provisional degree certificate (with digital signature and CSV), or produce the original in person at the academic secretary's office.

If you have been admitted to the UdG through university pre-enrolment, from a university degree started at another university, you have to produce a copy of an academic certificate online stating the courses and qualifications, signed electronically and with CSV, and supporting documents confirming transfer-rights payment or presenting the originals in person at the academic secretary's office.

For online submissions you can use “Application to the administration” procedure in the online procedures section of the Network Secretary’s Office, preferably, or the UdG’s e-register.

You have until the 21 November to submit the documents.
Allowances and exemptions
Before you register, review the self-enrolment’s "Grants and allowances" tab. If you are entitled to allowances that are recorded as accredited and are valid on the date of the start of the academic year (12 September), you will not need to produce any documents.

If you are entitled to allowances that are not recorded as accredited, you can start the accreditation procedure by clicking on the corresponding "Request" button, and uploading the necessary documents there for applying the corresponding enrolment discount or payment exemption.

You can also use the “Document Accreditation” procedure from the online procedure section of the Office of the Secretary in Network, preferably, or the electronic register of the UdG, or to produce the documents in person at the academic secretary's office.

If your documents are currently being processed or pending renewal, you will not be eligible for the enrolment-fee discount, but presentations of updated documents will be accepted up to 31 December for subsequently regularising your situation.
Further information from the Allowances and Loans page.
Bank details
If you are not the holder of the bank account from which the registration fee will be paid by direct debit, you must submit the completed bank details notification/ modification form and proof of identification for the account holder.

For the submission of documentation you can use the “Communicating or amending bank details” procedure in the online procedures section of the Network Secretary’s Office, preferably, or the UdG’s e-register.

These documents will have to be produced within a period of 10 work days as from the date of enrolment.
Photograph
After you have enrolled, you will need to produce a personal photograph through the La meva UdG intranet (Staff > digital Identity), in accordance with the instructions provided on the same webpage.
Note: accreditation by electronic means is not definitive, except in the case of original electronic documents or authentic electronic copies. The UdG reserves the right to request the corresponding physical documentation at a later date.

Online enrolment

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