Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy - Physiotherapy Barcelona (joint degree)

Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy - Physiotherapy Barcelona (joint degree)

Academic year 2019-2020

This training focuses on learning the different aspects of physiotherapy (assessment, diagnosis, treatment design and development) working in English, making use of the relationship between the University School of Sport and Health (affiliated to the University of Girona) and the School of Interactive New Technologies (affiliated to the University of Barcelona) to train cross-disciplinary competencies of academic excellence and integrate the latest technologies in physiotherapy into the curriculum.

General information

General data

Name of the course:
Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy - Physiotherapy Barcelona (joint degree)
Branch of knowledge:
Health Sciences
Duration:
4 years
European credits:
240
Qualification(s) it leads to:
Graduate in Physiotherapy from the University of Girona and the University of Barcelona
Teaching institution:
University School of Health and Sport (EUSES) (affiliated centre)
Indicative number of places:
18 for students who are Spanish nationals or foreign-nationals resident in Spain
42 for students who are without Spanish nationality or residence in Spain
Last admission mark:
Admission marks of the first allocation round for 2018-2019
Approx. price for the first year:

7,244 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:
Physiotherapy Barcelona
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.

Classes will be almost always be in English. English is indispensable these days and all the more so in the world of health care and the technological industry we are working with, in coordination, in this Bachelor's degree, through the Escola de Noves Tecnologies Interactives, a centre affiliated to the University of Barcelona (ENTI-UB), developing multimedia resources for physiotherapy. This Inter-University Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy brings a further dimension to EUSES’ track record of quality, by enabling students to work in a third vehicular language, giving them the effective tool that language is for their professional development, once their studies have finished, both within and without our borders. Daily communal life with English opens new doors for physiotherapy professionals, giving them a distinctive inside the European market. The curriculum provides for the possibility of taking optional subjects in French, to facilitate our students’ inclusion in the labour market, especially in France and Belgium.

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

  • Pre-enrolment codes: 91908 (only for students with Spanish nationality or foreign-nationals resident in Spain); 91909 (only for students without Spanish nationality or residence in Spain)
  • Indicative number of places: 18 for students of Spanish nationality or foreign-nationals resident in Spain; 42 for students without Spanish nationality or residence in Spain
  • Weighting parameters of the subjects in the specific phase of the PAU

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.

Moreover, the training on offer provided by ENTI-UB – a pioneering centre in offering the first University Bachelor's Degree in Catalonia in Interactive Digital Contents (Video games and Serious Games)– will enable students to develop professionally in the area of technological application within the field of the Physiotherapy, a potentially innovative area, with an extensive range of development in our society, for combining aspects as important as the health care and new technologies.

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 physiology 24.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020

Anatomia I   Anatomía I   Anatomy I (3159G03001)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES

Anatomia II   Anatomía II   Anatomy II (3159G03002)

BBasic 8.00 SSemester long YES

Fisiologia   Fisiología   Physiology (3159G03003)

BBasic 10.00 SSemester long YES

Basic sciences18.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020

Biologia   Biología   Biology (3159G03004)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES

Bioquimica   Bioquímica   Biochemistry (3159G03005)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES

Física   Física   Physics (3159G03006)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES

Scientific English 6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020

Anglès Científic   Inglés Científico   Scientific English (3159G03007)

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   Bases of Physical Therapy (3159G03010)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Assessment in Physiotherapy6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020

Valoració en Fisioteràpia   Valoración en Fisioterapia   Evaluation Methods in Physical Therapy (3159G03011)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Social sciences 12.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020

Introducció a la Psicologia   Introducción a la Psicología   Introduction to Psychology (3159G03008)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES

Antropologia   Antropología   Anthropology (3159G03009)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES

General procedures in physiotherapy 12.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020

Massoteràpia   Masoterapia   Massotherapy (3159G03012)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Aplicació d'Agents Físics   Aplicación de Agentes Físicos   Use of Physical Agents in Physical-Therapy (3159G03013)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Biomechanics6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020

Desenvolupament d'Estudis Tecnològics i Biomecànica   Desarrollo de Estudios Tecnológicos y Biomecánica   Technological Projects Development and Biomechanics (3159G03014)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Kinesitherapy 6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020

Cinesiteràpia   Cinesiterapia   Kinesiotherapy (3159G03015)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Specific methods of intervention 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   Atención de Fisioterapia en las Lesiones del Aparato Locomotor   Physiotherapy-based Approach in Locomotor System Injuries (3159G03017)

OBCompulsory 5.00 SSemester long YES

Teràpia Manual   Terapia Manual   Manual Therapy (3159G03018)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

Cadenes Musculars   Cadenas Musculares   Muscular Chains (3159G03019)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Surgical medical complaints I 12.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020

Afeccions Médico Quirúrgiques   Afecciones Médico-Quirúrgicas   Medico-Chirurgical Pathologies (3159G03025)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

Patologia Traumatológica   Patología Traumatológica   Traumatic Pathology (3159G03026)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

Atenció Sanitaria Básica   Atención Sanitaria Básica   Health-related Assistance (3159G03027)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

Physiotherapy in clinical specialities 10.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020

Fisioteràpia en Especialitats Clíniques   Fisioterapia en Especialidades Clínicas   Physiotherapy in Clinical Specialties (3159G03016)

OBCompulsory 10.00 SSemester long YES

Specific intervention methods in physiotherapy II10.00 credits

Legislation, public health and health administration 6.00 credits

Research methodology in physiotherapy 6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020

Metodologia de la investigació en fisioteràpia   Metodología de la investigación en fisioterapia   Research methodology in physiotherapy (3159G03024)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Surgical medical complaints II10.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020

Patologia Neurològica   Patologia Neurológica   Neurological Pathology (3159G03028)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

Patologia Caridorespiratòria   Patología Cardiorespiratoria   Cardiorespiratory Pathology (3159G03029)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Patologia Reumatològica   Patología Reumatológica   Rheumatic Pathology (3159G03030)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Practicum I 18.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020

Pràcticum I   Prácticum I   Practicum I (3159G03037)

OBCompulsory 18.00 AAnnual YES

Optional subjects12.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020

Terapias Holísticas en fisioteràpia   Terapias Holísticas en fisioterapia   Trends in Holistic Physical Therapy (3159G03031)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Ortesis i Pròtesis   Ortesis y Prótesis   Orthotic and Prosthetic Devices (3159G03032)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Reeducació Postural i del Moviment   Reeducación Postural y del Movimiento   Postural and Movement-based Reeducation (3159G03033)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Teràpia de l'Esport   Terapia del Deporte   Sports Therapy (3159G03034)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Projectes de disseny i desenvolupament de continguts interactius per la Fisioteràpia   Proyectos de diseño y desarrollo de contenidos interactivos para la Fisioterapia   Projects in design and development of Physiotherapy-related contents (3159G03035)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Programació de Apps de Fisioteràpia per a dispositius Mòbils   Programación de Apps de Fisioterapia para dispositivos Móviles   Physiotherapy-related Apps Programming for Mobile Devices (3159G03036)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Introducció al diagnòstic per la imatge en fisioteràpia   Introducción al diagnóstico por la imagen en fisioterapia   Introduction to imaging on physioterapy (3159G03040)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Teràpia d'alliberament miofascial-TAM   Terapia de liberación miofascial   Myofascial release therapy (3159G03041)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Anglès per fisioteràpia   Inglés para fisioterapia   English for physiotherapy (3159G03042)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Anglès avançat per fisioteràpia   Inglés avanzado para fisioterapia   Advanced english for physiotherapy (3159G03043)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Practicum II30.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020

Pràcticum II   Prácticum II   Practicum II (3159G03038)

OBCompulsory 30.00 SSemester long YES

Bachelor's degree final project21.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020

Treball de Fi de Grau   Trabajo de Fin de Grado   Final Project (3159G03039)

OBCompulsory 12.00 SSemester long YES

Optional modules + Academic Recognition18.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2019-2020

Terapias Holísticas en fisioteràpia   Terapias Holísticas en fisioterapia   Trends in Holistic Physical Therapy (3159G03031)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Ortesis i Pròtesis   Ortesis y Prótesis   Orthotic and Prosthetic Devices (3159G03032)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Reeducació Postural i del Moviment   Reeducación Postural y del Movimiento   Postural and Movement-based Reeducation (3159G03033)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Teràpia de l'Esport   Terapia del Deporte   Sports Therapy (3159G03034)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Projectes de disseny i desenvolupament de continguts interactius per la Fisioteràpia   Proyectos de diseño y desarrollo de contenidos interactivos para la Fisioterapia   Projects in design and development of Physiotherapy-related contents (3159G03035)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Programació de Apps de Fisioteràpia per a dispositius Mòbils   Programación de Apps de Fisioterapia para dispositivos Móviles   Physiotherapy-related Apps Programming for Mobile Devices (3159G03036)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Introducció al diagnòstic per la imatge en fisioteràpia   Introducción al diagnóstico por la imagen en fisioterapia   Introduction to imaging on physioterapy (3159G03040)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Teràpia d'alliberament miofascial-TAM   Terapia de liberación miofascial   Myofascial release therapy (3159G03041)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Anglès per fisioteràpia   Inglés para fisioterapia   English for physiotherapy (3159G03042)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Anglès avançat per fisioteràpia   Inglés avanzado para fisioterapia   Advanced english for physiotherapy (3159G03043)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

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

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.