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

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

Academic year 2021-2022

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 information

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:
Marks required for the June 2020 examination session
Approx. price for the first year:
See How much does it costs to study at the University of Girona?
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
Valid report:
Description (2015)
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. Preferential option in successful entrance exam: health sciences
  • Over 40s. Assessment of professional experience relating to the bachelor's degree that the applicant wishes to be admitted to and sufficient interview outcome.
  • Over 45s. Entrance test passed and with a sufficient interview outcome.
  • 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 Offer of subjects 2021-2022

Anatomical physiology 24.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

Anatomy IAnatomía IAnatomy I  (3159G03001)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES

Anatomy IIAnatomía IIAnatomy II  (3159G03002)

BBasic 8.00 SSemester long YES

PhysiologyFisiologíaPhysiology  (3159G03003)

BBasic 10.00 SSemester long YES

Basic sciences18.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

BiologyBiologíaBiology  (3159G03004)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES

BioquimicaBiochemistryBiochemistry  (3159G03005)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES

PhysicsPhysicsPhysics  (3159G03006)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES

Scientific English 6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

Scientific EnglishInglés CientíficoScientific English  (3159G03007)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES

Foundations of Physiotherapy6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

Foundations of PhysiotherapyFundamentos de FisioterapiaOf bases Physical Therapy  (3159G03010)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Assessment in Physiotherapy6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

Appraisal in PhysiotherapyValoración in FisioterapiaEvaluation Methods in Physical Therapy  (3159G03011)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Social sciences 12.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

Introduction to the PsychologyIntroducción in the PsicologíaIntroduction tone Psychology  (3159G03008)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES

AnthropologyAntropologíaAnthropology  (3159G03009)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES

General procedures in physiotherapy 12.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

MassoteràpiaMasoterapiaMassotherapy  (3159G03012)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Application of Physical AgentsAplicación de Agentes FísicosUse of Physical Agents in Physical-Therapy  (3159G03013)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Biomechanics6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

Development of Technological Studies and BiomechanicsDesarrollo de Estudios Tecnológicos y BiomecánicaTechnological Projects Development and Biomechanics  (3159G03014)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Kinesitherapy 6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

KinesiotherapyCinesiterapiaKinesiotherapy  (3159G03015)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Specific methods of intervention in physiotherapy I12.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

Attention of Physiotherapy in the Injuries of the Locomotive DeviceAtención de Fisioterapia in weary you Injure of the Aparato LocomotorPhysiotherapy-based Approach Locomotive in System you Insult  (3159G03017)

OBCompulsory 5.00 SSemester long YES

Manual TherapyManual TerapiaManual Therapy  (3159G03018)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

Muscular ChainsCadenas MuscularesMuscular Chains  (3159G03019)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Surgical medical complaints I 12.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

Surgical Complaints MédicoAre fond Médico-QuirúrgicasMedico-Chirurgical Pathologies  (3159G03025)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

Patologia TraumatológicaPatología TraumatológicaTraumatic Pathology  (3159G03026)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

Attention Sanitaria BásicaAtención Sanitaria BásicaHealth-related Assistance  (3159G03027)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

Physiotherapy in clinical specialities 10.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

Physiotherapy in Clinical MajorsFisioterapia Especialidades ClínicasPhysiotherapy in Clinical Specialties  (3159G03016)

OBCompulsory 10.00 SSemester long YES

Specific intervention methods in physiotherapy II10.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

Physiotherapy in NeurologyFisioterapia in NeurologíaNeurologic Physical Therapy  (3159G03020)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

Fisioteràpia CardiorespiratoriaFisioterapia CardiorespiratoriaRespiratory Physiotherapy and Cardiac Rehabilitation  (3159G03021)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

ATM (Articulation Temporo-Mandibular)ATM (Articulación Temporo-Mandibular)TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint)  (3159G03022)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Legislation, public health and health administration 6.00 credits

Research methodology in physiotherapy 6.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

Methodology of the research in physiotherapyMetodología of the investigación in fisioterapiaResearch methodology in physiotherapy   (3159G03024)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES

Surgical medical complaints II10.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

Neurological PathologyPatologia NeurológicaNeurological Pathology  (3159G03028)

OBCompulsory 4.00 SSemester long YES

Cardiorespiratory PathologyPatología CardiorespiratoriaCardiorespiratory Pathology  (3159G03029)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Rheumatological PathologyPatología ReumatológicaRheumatic Pathology  (3159G03030)

OBCompulsory 3.00 SSemester long YES

Practicum I 18.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

Practicum IPrácticum IPracticum I  (3159G03037)

OBCompulsory 18.00 AAnnual YES

Optional subjects12.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

Terapias Holísticas in physiotherapyTerapias Holísticas in fisioterapiaTrends in Holistic Physical Therapy  (3159G03031)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Ortesis i PròtesisOrtesis y PrótesisOrthotic and Prosthetic Devices  (3159G03032)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Re-Education Postural and of the MovementPostural Reeducación y of the MovimientoPostural and Movement-based Reeducation  (3159G03033)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Therapy of the SportTerapia del DeporteSports Therapy  (3159G03034)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Projects of design and development of interactive contents for the PhysiotherapyProyectos of diseño y desarrollo of contenidos interactivos stops the FisioterapiaProjects in design and development of Physiotherapy-related happy   (3159G03035)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Programming of Apps of Physiotherapy for Mobile devicesProgramación of Apps of Fisioterapia stop dispositivos MóvilesPhysiotherapy-related Apps Programming for Mobile Devices  (3159G03036)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Introduction to the diagnosis for the image in physiotherapyIntroducción in the fear diagnóstico the imagen in fisioterapiaIntroduction imaging tone where physioterapy  (3159G03040)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Therapy of liberation miofascial-TAMTerapia of liberación miofascialMyofascial release therapy  (3159G03041)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

English for physiotherapy Inglés stops fisioterapiaEnglish for physiotherapy  (3159G03042)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

English advanced for physiotherapy Inglés avanzado stops fisioterapiaAdvanced english for physiotherapy  (3159G03043)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Therapeutic exercise for persons with chronic pathology and problems associated with the ageingEjercicio terapéutico stops patología crónica y problemas asociados cone personas in the envejecimientoTherapeutic exercise in people with chronic diseases and problems associated with aging  (3159G03044)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Physiotherapy in the face of the clinical complexity: Study of cases in Neuromusculoesquelètica PhysiotherapyFisioterapia ante the clinical complejidad: I study Fisioterapia Neuromusculoesquelética of casesOf clinical complexity in physiotherapy management: Case studies in neuromusculoskeletal physiothera  (3159G03045)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the sport injuriesDiagnóstico, tratamiento y prevención of weary you injure deportivasDiagnoses, treatment, and prevention of sports you insult  (3159G03046)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Practicum II30.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

Practicum IIPrácticum IIPracticum II  (3159G03038)

OBCompulsory 30.00 SSemester long YES

Bachelor's degree final project21.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

Bachelor's ThesisTrabajo de Fin de GradoEnd Project  (3159G03039)

OBCompulsory 12.00 SSemester long YES

Optional modules + Academic Recognition18.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer 2021-2022

Terapias Holísticas in physiotherapyTerapias Holísticas in fisioterapiaTrends in Holistic Physical Therapy  (3159G03031)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Ortesis i PròtesisOrtesis y PrótesisOrthotic and Prosthetic Devices  (3159G03032)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Re-Education Postural and of the MovementPostural Reeducación y of the MovimientoPostural and Movement-based Reeducation  (3159G03033)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Therapy of the SportTerapia del DeporteSports Therapy  (3159G03034)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Projects of design and development of interactive contents for the PhysiotherapyProyectos of diseño y desarrollo of contenidos interactivos stops the FisioterapiaProjects in design and development of Physiotherapy-related happy   (3159G03035)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Programming of Apps of Physiotherapy for Mobile devicesProgramación of Apps of Fisioterapia stop dispositivos MóvilesPhysiotherapy-related Apps Programming for Mobile Devices  (3159G03036)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Introduction to the diagnosis for the image in physiotherapyIntroducción in the fear diagnóstico the imagen in fisioterapiaIntroduction imaging tone where physioterapy  (3159G03040)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

Therapy of liberation miofascial-TAMTerapia of liberación miofascialMyofascial release therapy  (3159G03041)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

English for physiotherapy Inglés stops fisioterapiaEnglish for physiotherapy  (3159G03042)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long YES

English advanced for physiotherapy Inglés avanzado stops fisioterapiaAdvanced english for physiotherapy  (3159G03043)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Therapeutic exercise for persons with chronic pathology and problems associated with the ageingEjercicio terapéutico stops patología crónica y problemas asociados cone personas in the envejecimientoTherapeutic exercise in people with chronic diseases and problems associated with aging  (3159G03044)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Physiotherapy in the face of the clinical complexity: Study of cases in Neuromusculoesquelètica PhysiotherapyFisioterapia ante the clinical complejidad: I study Fisioterapia Neuromusculoesquelética of casesOf clinical complexity in physiotherapy management: Case studies in neuromusculoskeletal physiothera  (3159G03045)

OPOptional 6.00 SSemester long No

Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the sport injuriesDiagnóstico, tratamiento y prevención of weary you injure deportivasDiagnoses, treatment, and prevention of sports you insult  (3159G03046)

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

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

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