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Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy

Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy

Academic year 2019-2020

The basic goal is to train physiotherapists skilled in assisting people in the area of prevention, treatment of injuries and pathologies associated with movement, using flexible methodologies that give students access to work activity and teamwork.

General information

General data

Name of the course:
Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy
Branch of knowledge:
Health Sciences
Duration:
4 years
European credits:
240
Qualification(s) it leads to:
Graduate in Physiotherapy from the University of Girona
Teaching institution:
University School of Health and Sport (EUSES) (affiliated centre)
Indicative number of places:
150
Last admission mark:
Marks required for the June 2019 call for applications
Approx. price for the first year:

6,764 euros See information on fees

Language requirements:
To obtain the certificate students must prove they have B2 level or equivalent in English, German, French or Italian (general requirement of bachelor's degree studies)
Website:
Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy - Salt Campus
Other information:
Follow-up indicators / AQU Indicators

It's useful to know

It is advisable for physiotherapy students to have a sound training in subjects relating to health sciences. What is more, they will also need to have a good service attitude towards people and an active personality. Lastly, it will also be useful to have a good knowledge of English.

Learning objectives

The general objectives are as follows:

  • Generating in students the capacity to value the importance of physiotherapy in the context of health.
  • Providing the scientific preparation and appropriate competencies for identifying, describing, comparing and treating changes in health that may respond to physiotherapy.
  • 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.
  • 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 phase. Admission: weighting of the subjects examined in the PAU, linked to the branch of knowledge of Health Sciences.
  • Higher level vocational 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 25s. Must pass the preferential option of the entrance exam: Health Sciences.
  • Over 40s. Appraisal of any professional experience related to the bachelor's degree the applicant wishes to study for and suitability for the course, as demonstrated at interview.
  • Over 45s. Must pass entrance exam and demonstrate suitability at interview.
  • Other special types of access recognized under current regulations.

Another information on access

Careers

Work opportunities for Physiotherapy graduates are very diverse thanks to the extensive range of the health professionals’ various areas: treatment of pathologies in medical and surgical specialities; illness-prevention and health-promotion activities, as well as research, teaching and management. It allows freelance professional activity and in the public and private sectors too.

The main employment sectors area: mutual insurances companies, mutual accident-insurance companies, general hospitals, specialist hospitals, rehabilitation centres, primary attention, special-education schools, old-people's residences, primary-care centres, social-health centres, hydrothermal centres, clubs and sports centres, physio-aesthetics, research, teaching and so on.

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.).

Subjects

Curriculum Subjects offered for 2019-2020

ANATOMICAL PHYSIOLOGY24.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
ANATOMIA   ANATOMIA   ANATOMY (3159G01001) BBasic 14.00 AAnnual No
FISIOLOGIA   FISIOLOGIA   PHISIOLOGY (3159G01002) BBasic 10.00 SSemester long YES
Anatomia 1   Anatomia 1   Anatomy 1 (3159G01046) BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES
Anatomia 2   Anatomia 2   Anatomy 2 (3159G01047) BBasic 8.00 SSemester long YES
BASIC SCIENCES18.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
BIOLOGIA   BIOLOGIA   BIOLOGY (3159G01003) BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES
FÍSICA   FÍSICA   PHYSICS (3159G01004) BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES
BIOQUÍMICA   BIOQUÍMICA   BIOCHEMICS (3159G01005) BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES
MODERN LANGUAGE6.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
LLENGUA MODERNA   LENGUA MODERNA   MODERN LANGUAGE (3159G01030) BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES
FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSIOTHERAPY6.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
FONAMENTS DE FISIOTERÀPIA   FUNDAMENTOS DE FISIOTERAPIA   PHYSIOTHERAPY FUNDAMENTALS (3159G01031) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
ASSESSMENT IN PHYSIOTHERAPY6.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
VALORACIÓ EN FISIOTERÀPIA   VALORACION EN FISIOTERAPIA   PHYSIOTHERAPY VALUATION (3159G01032) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
SOCIAL SCIENCES12.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
PSICOLOGIA   PSICOLOGIA   PSICHOLOGY (3159G01006) BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES
ANTROPOLOGIA   ANTROPOLOGIA   ANTHROPOLOGY (3159G01007) BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES
GENERAL PROCEDURES IN PHYSIOTHERAPY12.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
MASSOTERAPIA   MASOTERAPIA   THERAPY OF MASSAGE (3159G01008) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
APLICACIÓ D'AGENTS FÍSICS   APLICACIÓN DE AGENTES FISICOS   APPLICATION OF PHYSICAL AGENTS (3159G01009) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
BIOMECHANICS6.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
BIOMECÀNICA   BIOMECÁNICA   BIOMECHANICS (3159G01033) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
KINESITHERAPY6.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
CINESITERÀPIA   CINESITERAPIA   KINESITHERAPY (3159G01034) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
SPECIFIC INTERVENTION METHODS IN PHYSIOTHERAPY I12.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
ATENCIÓ DE FISIOTERÀPIA EN LES LESIONS DE L'APARELL LOCOMOTOR   ATENCION DE FISIOTERAPIA EN LAS LESIONES DEL APARATO LOCOMOTOR   ATTENTION PHYSIOTHERAPY IN INJURIES LOCOMOTOR (3159G01010) OBCompulsory 5.00 SSemester long YES
TERÀPIA MANUAL   TERAPIA MANUAL   MANUAL THERAPY (3159G01011) OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES
CADENES MUSCULARS   CADENAS MUSCULARES   MUSCULAR CHAINS (3159G01012) OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES
SURGICAL MEDICAL COMPLAINTS12.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
AFECCIONS MEDICOQUIRÚRGIQUES   AFECCIONES MEDICOQUIRURGICAS   MEDICAL SURGICAL PATHOLOGY (3159G01016) OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES
PATOLOGIA TRAUMATOLÓGICA   PATOLOGÍA TRAUMATOLOGICA   TRAUMATOLOGY DISEASE (3159G01017) OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES
ATENCIÓ SANITÀRIA BÀSICA   ATENCIÓN SANITARIA BÁSICA   SANITARY ASSISTANCE BASICA (3159G01018) OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES
PHYSIOTHERAPY IN CLINICAL SPECIALITIES10.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
FISIOTERÀPIA EN ESPECIALITATS CLÍNIQUES   FISIOTERAPIA EN ESPECIALIDADES CLÍNICAS   SPECIAL PHISIOTHERAPY CLINICS (3159G01035) OBCompulsory 10.00 SSemester long YES
SPECIFIC INTERVENTION METHODS IN PHYSIOTHERAPY II10.00 credits
LEGISLATION, PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION6.00 credits
METHODOLOGY6.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
METODOLOGIA   METODOLOGIA   METHODOLOGY (3159G01037) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
SURGICAL MEDICAL COMPLAINTS II10.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
PATOLOGIA EN NEUROLOGIA   PATOLOGIA EN NEUROLOGIA   NEUROLOGY DISEASE (3159G01019) OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES
PATOLOGIA CARDIORESPIRATÒRIA   PATOLOGIA CARDIORESPIRATORIA   CARDIORESPIRATORY DISEASE (3159G01020) OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES
PATOLOGIA EN REUMATOLOGIA   PATOLOGIA EN REUMATOLOGIA   REUMATOLOGY DISEASE (3159G01021) OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES
PRACTICUM I 18.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
PRACTICUM I   PRACTICUM I   PRACTICUM I (3159G01038) PEExternal Placements 18.00 AAnnual YES
OPTIONAL SUBJECTS12.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
FISIOTERÀPIA VETERINÀRIA   FISIOTERAPIA VETERINARIA   VETERINARY PHYSIOTHERAPY (3159G01022) OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long No
HIDROTERÀPIA   HIDROTERAPIA   HYDROTHERAPY (3159G01023) OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long YES
LLENGUA FRANCESA   LENGUA FRANCESA   FRENSCH LANGUAGE (3159G01024) OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long No
PEDAGOGIA DEL MOVIMENT I CONSCIÈNCIA POSTURAL   PEDAGOGIA DEL MOVIMENTO Y CONSCIENCIA POSTURAL   MOVEMENT PEDAGOGY (3159G01025) OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long No
PSICOMOTRICITAT   PSICOMOTRICIDAD   PSICHOMOTOR (3159G01026) OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long No
TERAPIES HOLÍSTIQUES EN FISIOTERÀPIA   TERAPIAS HOLISTICAS EN FISIOTERAPIA   HOLISTIC THERAPIES IN PHYSIOTHERAPY (3159G01027) OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long YES
ORTESIS I PRÒTESIS   ORTESIS Y PRÓTESIS   ORTHOSIS AND PROSTHESIS (3159G01028) OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long YES
FISIOTERÀPIA EN L'ACTIVITAT FÍSICA I L'ESPORT   FISIOTERAPIA EN LA ACTIVIDAD FÍSICA Y EL DEPORTE   PHYSICAL THERAPY IN SPORT AND PHYSCIAL ACTIVITY (3159G01029) OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long YES
Reeducació postural i del moviment – RPM   Reducación postural y del movimiento – RPM   Mouvement and posture re-education - MPR (3159G01042) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Anglès II   Inglés II   English 2 (3159G01043) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No
Tècniques fisioterapèutiques i esport   Técnicas fisioterapeúticas y deporte   (3159G01044) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Prevenció de riscos laborals   Prevención de riesgos laborales   (3159G01045) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No
Introducció al diagnòstic per la imatge en fisioteràpia   Introducción al diagnóstico por la imagen en fisioterapia   Introduction to imaging on physioterapy (3159G01048) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Teràpia d'alliberament miofascial-TAM   Terapia de liberación miofascial   Myofascial release therapy (3159G01049) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Fisioteràpia viscerosomàtica   Fisioterapia viscerosomática   Viscerosomatic physiotherapy (3159G01050) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No
PRACTICUM II30.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
PRACTICUM II   PRACTICUM II   PRACTICUM II (3159G01039) PEExternal Placements 30.00 AAnnual YES
BACHELOR'S THESIS12.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
TREBALL FI DE GRAU   TRABAJO FIN DE GRADO   FINAL WORK OF DEGREE (3159G01041) Bachelor's thesis 12.00 SSemester long YES
Optional modules + Academic Recognition18.00 credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020
FISIOTERÀPIA VETERINÀRIA   FISIOTERAPIA VETERINARIA   VETERINARY PHYSIOTHERAPY (3159G01022) OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long No
HIDROTERÀPIA   HIDROTERAPIA   HYDROTHERAPY (3159G01023) OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long YES
LLENGUA FRANCESA   LENGUA FRANCESA   FRENSCH LANGUAGE (3159G01024) OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long No
PEDAGOGIA DEL MOVIMENT I CONSCIÈNCIA POSTURAL   PEDAGOGIA DEL MOVIMENTO Y CONSCIENCIA POSTURAL   MOVEMENT PEDAGOGY (3159G01025) OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long No
PSICOMOTRICITAT   PSICOMOTRICIDAD   PSICHOMOTOR (3159G01026) OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long No
TERAPIES HOLÍSTIQUES EN FISIOTERÀPIA   TERAPIAS HOLISTICAS EN FISIOTERAPIA   HOLISTIC THERAPIES IN PHYSIOTHERAPY (3159G01027) OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long YES
ORTESIS I PRÒTESIS   ORTESIS Y PRÓTESIS   ORTHOSIS AND PROSTHESIS (3159G01028) OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long YES
FISIOTERÀPIA EN L'ACTIVITAT FÍSICA I L'ESPORT   FISIOTERAPIA EN LA ACTIVIDAD FÍSICA Y EL DEPORTE   PHYSICAL THERAPY IN SPORT AND PHYSCIAL ACTIVITY (3159G01029) OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long YES
Reeducació postural i del moviment – RPM   Reducación postural y del movimiento – RPM   Mouvement and posture re-education - MPR (3159G01042) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Anglès II   Inglés II   English 2 (3159G01043) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No
Tècniques fisioterapèutiques i esport   Técnicas fisioterapeúticas y deporte   (3159G01044) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Prevenció de riscos laborals   Prevención de riesgos laborales   (3159G01045) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No
Introducció al diagnòstic per la imatge en fisioteràpia   Introducción al diagnóstico por la imagen en fisioterapia   Introduction to imaging on physioterapy (3159G01048) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Teràpia d'alliberament miofascial-TAM   Terapia de liberación miofascial   Myofascial release therapy (3159G01049) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES
Fisioteràpia viscerosomàtica   Fisioterapia viscerosomática   Viscerosomatic physiotherapy (3159G01050) OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

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

Practical work experience

Within the framework of their studies, students have to acquire a series of credits that correspond to practical work experience placements , in companies or institutions related with the degree that 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 Spanish universities and those on other continents, thanks to bilateral agreements, the SICUE programme and the expansion of the Erasmus+ Programme.

Enrolment

Enrolment in the first year

1

View the place allocation results on the University Access Portal

Find out about your options based on the allocation round your place was assigned in (June or September).

2

View the Enrolment fees, and see the Guide to online enrolment to learn about the electronic enrolment system at the UdG.

Check the enrolment dates and times and prepare the documentation you will need to submit, depending on each case.

3

Go to your teaching centre on the day and at the time assigned to you, complete the enrolment form and complete the assisted online enrolment.

The teaching centre will give you instructions on how to get your student identification card.

Dates of the information sessions
First option students
15 July at 10 am in EUSES
Second and subsequent option students
26 July, at 10 am, in EUSES
Enrolment dates
First preference
from 15 to 18 July from 9 am to 2 pm and from 4 pm to 6 pm in EUSES
On appeal in the first round of allocation and by definitive allocation
18 July, from 9 am to 2 pm and from 4 pm to 6 pm, In EUSES
Of second round of allocation (in any preference)
26 and 29 July from 9 am to 2 pm and from 4 pm to 6 pm in EUSES
For appeals in the second round of allocation and of first reallocation
5 and 6 September from 9 am to 2 pm and from 4 pm to 6 pm in EUSES
Second reallocation in June
16 September from 9 am to 2 pm and from 4 pm to 6 pm in EUSES
Third reallocation in June
20 September, from 9 am to 2 pm and from 4 pm to 6 pm, in EUSES
In September call
27 September, from 9 am to 2 pm and from 4 pm to 6 pm, in EUSES
In October enrolment
9 October from 9 am to 2 pm and from 4pm to 6 pm in EUSES

Students allocated a place will receive an email indicating the date and specific enrolment time and all the information needed for their enrolment.

Start of classes
Start date
12 September 2019
Contact details of the academic secretary's office
Telephone
972 40 51 30
Email
info@euses.cat

1. ID:

Nationality Documents
Students from EU countries, the United Kingdom, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and Andorra Certified copy of valid ID
Non-EU foreign students TIE (foreign-national ID) preferably, or passport where TIE is not available.

2. Proof of receipt of allowances or exemptions, under section 1.1.3 of the Enrolment Regulations.

3. Documents accrediting access to the university:

Type of access Documents

Pre-enrolled university students from:
a) PAU and the like
b) CFGS or FP-2 or MP-3 and the like
c) University degree from the UdG
d) Entrance exams for people over the age of 25, 40 or 45

The University does not require any document to be produced, as such information is accredited by the University's Admissions Office. Students who have sat the university entrance exams (PAU) are advised to download their accreditation documents from the university’s Access Portal in the same year they passed their exams, as they will stop being accessible on 31 December.

Pre-enrolled university students with a university degree not obtained from the UdG Original and photocopy or certified copy of the degree or its provisional certificate 
Pre-enrolled university students with transferred academic records (students enrolled at other university centres) Academic certificate featuring courses and qualifications and confirming payment of transfer fees
Students with access from record transfers The University does not require students to present any documents, as they will have had to produce them beforehand during the transfer-call period

4. An enrolment-application form, where appropriate (provided by the teaching institution)

5. Only where a student is not the holder of the bank account paying for their enrolment, a communication/change of bank data form (available on the Forms page) and a photocopy of the bank account holder’s ID.

The documentation must be submitted either when you enrol or before the 19 November at the Academic Secretary’s Office of the teaching centre (except for the large-family card in the event of renewal, which must be presented before 31 December).

Online enrolment

Online enrolment is the University of Girona's electronic enrolment system where enrolment is carried out via the internet, and is available for most study programmes.