Degree in Physiotherapy

240 credits - Faculty of Nursing and Physiotherapy
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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   105   24   45   6 240

Subjects

First-year subjects
Name Type Credits Teaching
language
Period
21651 - General Health Procedures Core Training 6,0 Spanish 1st semester
21652 - Applied Physics in Health Sciences Core Training 6,0 Spanish 1st semester
22760 - Anatomy of the Neuromuscular-skeletal System Core Training 6,0 Catalan 1st semester
22761 - Anatomy General Core Training 6,0 Catalan 1st semester
22762 - Human Physiology Core Training 6,0 Spanish 1st semester
21304 - Foundations of Applied Statistics in Health Sciences Core Training 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
21654 - Palpation Anatomy and Image Diagnosis Core Training 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
21655 - Medical-Surgical Complaints Core Training 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
21660 - Physiotherapy of Movement Core Training 6,0 Catalan 2nd semester
22763 - Psychosocial Sciences Applied to Physiotherapy Core Training 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
Second-year subjects
Name Type Credits Teaching
language
Period
21657 - General Procedures in Physiotherapy I Mandatory 6,0 Spanish 1st semester
21658 - Kinesitherapy Mandatory 6,0 Spanish 1st semester
21662 - Public Health Mandatory 6,0 Catalan 1st semester
22765 - Valuation Physiotherapy Mandatory 6,0 Spanish 1st semester
22767 - Fundamentals of Physiotherapy Mandatory 3,0 Spanish 1st semester
22771 - Sources of Information in Health Sciences Mandatory 3,0 Spanish 1st semester
21661 - General Procedures in Physiotherapy II Mandatory 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
21663 - Physiotherapy in Traumatology Physiotherapy, Orthopaedics and Rheumatology Mandatory 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
21664 - Physiotherapy in Traumatology Physiotherapy, Orthopaedics and Rheumatology Mandatory 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
21665 - Neurological Physiotherapy I Mandatory 6,0 Catalan 2nd semester
22764 - Health Legislation Mandatory 3,0 Spanish 2nd semester
22768 - Community Physiotherapy Mandatory 3,0 Spanish 2nd semester
Third-year subjects
Name Type Credits Teaching
language
Period
21667 - Physiotherapy in Traumatology Physiotherapy, Orthopaedics and Rheumatology Mandatory 6,0 Spanish 1st semester
21669 - Cardio-Respiratory Physiotherapy Mandatory 6,0 Spanish 1st semester
21670 - Neurological Physiotherapy II Mandatory 6,0 Catalan 1st semester
22766 - Ethics in Health Sciences Mandatory 3,0 Spanish 1st semester
22769 - Urogynecological Physiotherapy Mandatory 6,0 Catalan 1st semester
22770 - Physiotherapy in Gerontology Mandatory 3,0 Spanish 1st semester
21673 - Physiotherapy in Traumatology Physiotherapy, Orthopaedics and Rheumatology Mandatory 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
21674 - Neurological Physiotherapy III Mandatory 6,0 Spanish 2nd semester
22772 - Methodological Research Bases Mandatory 3,0 Spanish 2nd semester
22773 - Prácticum I External Placements 15,0 Spanish 2nd semester
Fourth-year subjects
Name Type Credits Teaching
language
Period
21675 - Practicum II External Placements 18,0 Spanish 1st semester
21676 - Final Degree Project Final Degree Project 6,0 2nd semester
21691 - Practicum III External Placements 12,0 Spanish 2nd semester
Elective subjects
Name Type Credits Teaching
language
Period
21375 - English for Health and Behavioural Sciences Elective 6,0 English 1st semester
21677 - Food, Physical Activity and Health Elective 3,0 Catalan 1st semester
21680 - Complementary Therapies Elective 3,0 Spanish 1st semester
21686 - Relaxation Techniques Elective 3,0 Spanish 1st semester
22779 - Region Sorrowful Disorders Craniomandibular and Craniocervical Elective 3,0 Spanish 1st semester
21682 - Integral Attention to Disability and Chronicity Elective 3,0 Spanish 2nd semester
21683 - Advanced Hydrotherapy Techniques Elective 3,0 Spanish 2nd semester
21684 - Psychomotor Activity Elective 3,0 Spanish 2nd semester
21685 - Proprioceptive Techniques Elective 3,0 Spanish 2nd semester
21688 - Management of Health Services and Centres Elective 3,0 Catalan 2nd semester
22778 - Sports Physiotherapy Elective 3,0 Spanish 2nd semester
21679 - Ergonomics Elective 3,0
21681 - Physiotherapy Related Therapies Elective 3,0
21687 - Assessment of Bodily Harm Elective 3,0
21690 - Communication Strategies in Health Education Elective 3,0
22731 - Ethical Conflicts Related to Health Elective 3,0
22737 - Preparation of a Project Research and Scientific Writing Articles Elective 3,0
22739 - Mindfulness Elective 3,0
22746 - Development Cooperation in the Field of Health Elective 3,0
22747 - Competition for Oral Health Professionals Elective 3,0
22748 - Occupational Health Elective 3,0

Calendar, specified by time groups

Timetable group Schedule Examinations
Physiotherapy first year schedule examinations