Degree in Physiotherapy (2009)

240 credits - Faculty of Nursing and Physiotherapy
  This study programme will not be continued; new students will not be admitted. You can refer to the corresponding current study programme. .

Physiotherapy is the study and application of physical methods and agents aimed at promoting and maintaining health, preventing and treating illness, and recovery and rehabilitation of people throughout their lives. This requires expert attention be provided to those who are healthy as well as those suffering from some type of abnormality, deficiency, functional limitation, disability, handicap, or other physical or health affliction via specific methods, procedures, techniques, and instruments.

Physiotherapy, as a profession, has deep roots in European countries; it is a closed regulated health profession that works within its own sphere, as defined by the healthcare standards law.

This physiotherapy deree complies with Order CIN/2135/2008 of 3 July, BOE (Official State Gazette) of 19 July 2008.

Credit Summary

Core Training Mandatory Elective Subjects External Practicum Final Degree Project Total
  60   108   24   42   6 240

Subjects

First-year subjects
Name Type Credits Language Period
21600 - Structure and Function of the Human Body Basic training 6,0 Spanish First semester
21601 - Conduct, Health and Quality of Live Basic training 6,0 Catalan First semester
21650 - Anatomy and Physiology of the Muscular-skeletal System Basic training 6,0 Catalan First semester
21651 - General Health Procedures Basic training 6,0 Spanish First semester
21652 - Applied Physics in Health Sciences Basic training 6,0 Spanish First semester
21304 - Foundations of Applied Statistics in Health Sciences Basic training 6,0 Spanish Second semester
21602 - Conceptual Bases and Methodologies for Health Sciences Basic training 6,0 Spanish Second semester
21653 - Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System Basic training 6,0 Spanish Second semester
21654 - Palpation Anatomy and Image Diagnosis Basic training 6,0 Spanish Second semester
21655 - Medical-Surgical Complaints Basic training 6,0 Catalan Second semester
Second-year subjects
Name Type Credits Language Period
21656 - Assessment Compulsory 6,0 Spanish First semester
21657 - General Procedures in Physiotherapy I Compulsory 6,0 Spanish First semester
21658 - Kinesitherapy Compulsory 6,0 Spanish First semester
21659 - Foundations of Physiotherapy and Community Physiotherapy Compulsory 6,0 Spanish First semester
21662 - Public Health Compulsory 6,0 Catalan First semester
21660 - Physiotherapy of Movement Compulsory 6,0 Catalan Second semester
21661 - General Procedures in Physiotherapy II Compulsory 6,0 Spanish Second semester
21663 - Physiotherapy in Traumatology Physiotherapy, Orthopaedics and Rheumatology Compulsory 6,0 Spanish Second semester
21664 - Physiotherapy in Traumatology Physiotherapy, Orthopaedics and Rheumatology Compulsory 6,0 Spanish Second semester
21665 - Neurological Physiotherapy I Compulsory 6,0 Catalan Second semester
Third-year subjects
Name Type Credits Language Period
21666 - Ethics and Health Legislation Compulsory 6,0 Spanish First semester
21667 - Physiotherapy in Traumatology Physiotherapy, Orthopaedics and Rheumatology Compulsory 6,0 Spanish First semester
21668 - Physiotherapy in Special Population Groups Compulsory 6,0 Spanish First semester
21669 - Cardio-Respiratory Physiotherapy Compulsory 6,0 Spanish First semester
21670 - Neurological Physiotherapy II Compulsory 6,0 Catalan First semester
21671 - Hospital Stays Compulsory 6,0 Spanish Second semester
21672 - Practicum Work Experience 12,0 Catalan Second semester
21673 - Physiotherapy in Traumatology Physiotherapy, Orthopaedics and Rheumatology Compulsory 6,0 Spanish Second semester
21674 - Neurological Physiotherapy III Compulsory 6,0 Spanish Second semester
Fourth-year subjects
Name Type Credits Language Period
21675 - Practicum II Work Experience 18,0 Spanish First semester
21676 - Final Degree Project Final Assignment 6,0 Spanish Second semester
21691 - Practicum III Work Experience 12,0 Spanish Second semester
Elective subjects
Name Type Credits Language Period
21375 - English for Health and Behavioural Sciences Optional 6,0 English First semester
21677 - Food, Physical Activity and Health Optional 3,0 Catalan First semester
21680 - Complementary Therapies Optional 3,0 Spanish First semester
21686 - Relaxation Techniques Optional 3,0 Spanish First semester
21689 - Physiotherapy of the Stomatognathic System and in Deglutition Optional 3,0 Spanish First semester
21678 - Attention to Health in Sportspeople Optional 3,0 Spanish Second semester
21682 - Integral Attention to Disability and Chronicity Optional 3,0 Spanish Second semester
21683 - Advanced Hydrotherapy Techniques Optional 3,0 Spanish Second semester
21684 - Psychomotor Activity Optional 3,0 Spanish Second semester
21685 - Proprioceptive Techniques Optional 3,0 Spanish Second semester
21688 - Management of Health Services and Centres Optional 3,0 Spanish Second semester
21679 - Ergonomics Optional 3,0
21681 - Physiotherapy Related Therapies Optional 3,0
21687 - Assessment of Bodily Harm Optional 3,0
21690 - Communication Strategies in Health Education Optional 3,0

Calendar, specified by time groups

Timetable group Schedule Examinations
Physiotherapy first year schedule examinations