Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy

Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy

Academic year 2018-2019

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:
Admission marks of the first allocation round for 2018-2019
Approx. price for the first year:

EUR 6,700 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 2018-2019

ANATOMICAL PHYSIOLOGY24.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2018-2019

ANATOMIAANATOMIAANATOMY (3159G01001)

BBasic 14.00 AAnnual No

FISIOLOGIAFISIOLOGIAPHISIOLOGY (3159G01002)

BBasic 10.00 SSemester long YES

Anatomia 1Anatomia 1Anatomy 1 (3159G01046)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES

Anatomia 2Anatomia 2Anatomy 2 (3159G01047)

BBasic 8.00 SSemester long YES

BASIC SCIENCES18.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2018-2019

BIOLOGIABIOLOGIABIOLOGY (3159G01003)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES

FÍSICAFÍSICAPHYSICS (3159G01004)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES

BIOQUÍMICABIOQUÍMICABIOCHEMICS (3159G01005)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES

MODERN LANGUAGE6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2018-2019

LLENGUA MODERNALENGUA MODERNAMODERN LANGUAGE (3159G01030)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES

FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSIOTHERAPY6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2018-2019

FONAMENTS DE FISIOTERÀPIAFUNDAMENTOS DE FISIOTERAPIAPHYSIOTHERAPY FUNDAMENTALS (3159G01031)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

ASSESSMENT IN PHYSIOTHERAPY6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2018-2019

VALORACIÓ EN FISIOTERÀPIAVALORACION EN FISIOTERAPIAPHYSIOTHERAPY VALUATION (3159G01032)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

SOCIAL SCIENCES12.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2018-2019

PSICOLOGIAPSICOLOGIAPSICHOLOGY (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 2018-2019

MASSOTERAPIAMASOTERAPIATHERAPY OF MASSAGE (3159G01008)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

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

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

BIOMECHANICS6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2018-2019

BIOMECÀNICABIOMECÁNICABIOMECHANICS (3159G01033)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

KINESITHERAPY6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2018-2019

CINESITERÀPIACINESITERAPIAKINESITHERAPY (3159G01034)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

SPECIFIC INTERVENTION METHODS IN PHYSIOTHERAPY I12.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2018-2019

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

TERÀPIA MANUALTERAPIA MANUALMANUAL THERAPY (3159G01011)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

CADENES MUSCULARSCADENAS MUSCULARESMUSCULAR CHAINS (3159G01012)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

SURGICAL MEDICAL COMPLAINTS12.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2018-2019

AFECCIONS MEDICOQUIRÚRGIQUESAFECCIONES MEDICOQUIRURGICASMEDICAL SURGICAL PATHOLOGY (3159G01016)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

PATOLOGIA TRAUMATOLÓGICAPATOLOGÍA TRAUMATOLOGICATRAUMATOLOGY DISEASE (3159G01017)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

ATENCIÓ SANITÀRIA BÀSICAATENCIÓN SANITARIA BÁSICASANITARY ASSISTANCE BASICA (3159G01018)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

PHYSIOTHERAPY IN CLINICAL SPECIALITIES10.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2018-2019

FISIOTERÀPIA EN ESPECIALITATS CLÍNIQUESFISIOTERAPIA EN ESPECIALIDADES CLÍNICASSPECIAL 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

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2018-2019

LEGISLACIÓ, SALUT PÚBLICA I ADMINISTRACIÓ SANITÀRIALEGISLACIÓN, SALUD PÚBLICA Y ADMINISTRACIÓN SANITARIALEGISLATION, PUBLIC HEALTH AND SANITARY ADMINISTRATION (3159G01036)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

METHODOLOGY6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2018-2019

METODOLOGIAMETODOLOGIAMETHODOLOGY (3159G01037)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

SURGICAL MEDICAL COMPLAINTS II10.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2018-2019

PATOLOGIA EN NEUROLOGIAPATOLOGIA EN NEUROLOGIANEUROLOGY DISEASE (3159G01019)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

PATOLOGIA CARDIORESPIRATÒRIAPATOLOGIA CARDIORESPIRATORIACARDIORESPIRATORY DISEASE (3159G01020)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

PATOLOGIA EN REUMATOLOGIAPATOLOGIA EN REUMATOLOGIAREUMATOLOGY DISEASE (3159G01021)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

PRACTICUM I 18.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2018-2019

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 2018-2019

FISIOTERÀPIA VETERINÀRIAFISIOTERAPIA VETERINARIAVETERINARY PHYSIOTHERAPY (3159G01022)

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long No

HIDROTERÀPIAHIDROTERAPIAHYDROTHERAPY (3159G01023)

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long YES

LLENGUA FRANCESALENGUA FRANCESAFRENSCH LANGUAGE (3159G01024)

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long No

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

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long No

PSICOMOTRICITATPSICOMOTRICIDADPSICHOMOTOR (3159G01026)

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long No

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

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long YES

ORTESIS I PRÒTESISORTESIS Y PRÓTESISORTHOSIS AND PROSTHESIS (3159G01028)

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long YES

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 YES

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

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Anglès IIInglés IIEnglish 2 (3159G01043)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Tècniques fisioterapèutiques i esportTécnicas fisioterapeúticas y deporte (3159G01044)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Prevenció de riscos laboralsPrevención de riesgos laborales (3159G01045)

OPOptional 6.00 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

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

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

PRACTICUM II30.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2018-2019

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 2018-2019

TREBALL FI DE GRAUTRABAJO FIN DE GRADOFINAL 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 2018-2019

FISIOTERÀPIA VETERINÀRIAFISIOTERAPIA VETERINARIAVETERINARY PHYSIOTHERAPY (3159G01022)

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long No

HIDROTERÀPIAHIDROTERAPIAHYDROTHERAPY (3159G01023)

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long YES

LLENGUA FRANCESALENGUA FRANCESAFRENSCH LANGUAGE (3159G01024)

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long No

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

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long No

PSICOMOTRICITATPSICOMOTRICIDADPSICHOMOTOR (3159G01026)

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long No

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

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long YES

ORTESIS I PRÒTESISORTESIS Y PRÓTESISORTHOSIS AND PROSTHESIS (3159G01028)

OPOptional 4.00 SSemester long YES

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 YES

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

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Anglès IIInglés IIEnglish 2 (3159G01043)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Tècniques fisioterapèutiques i esportTécnicas fisioterapeúticas y deporte (3159G01044)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Prevenció de riscos laboralsPrevención de riesgos laborales (3159G01045)

OPOptional 6.00 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

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

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

It is necessary to pass 1 of the following modules

* 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
13 July, at 10 am, in EUSES
Second and subsequent option students
26 July, at 10 am, in EUSES
Enrolment dates
First preference
from 13 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 27 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
6 and 7 September, from 9 am to 2 pm and from 4 pm to 6 pm, in EUSES
Second reallocation in June
14 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 time of specific enrolments and all the information needed to enrol.

Start of classes
Start date
12 September 2018
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.