Universitat de Barcelona

Physiotherapy

What you will learn


You will learn to assess, diagnose, address and treat a range of conditions as a skilled physiotherapist. You will become accustomed to working in a foreign language from the outset of the degree and will use interactive digital content to acquire a broad understanding of the latest technological developments for diagnostic imaging and treatment, harnessing the combined knowledge of the University School of Health and Sport (EUSES, UdG) and the School of New Interactive Technologies (ENTI, UB).
You will learn to work in teams, to employ flexible methodologies, and to define your ideal role in the many specialist areas of physiotherapy, which will inform your choice of subject matter for the final degree project.


Number of ECTS credits: 240
Branch of knowledge: Health Sciencs
Faculty or school: School of New Interactive Technologies (ENTI) - UB-affiliate d
UdG-UB interuniversity EHEA bachelor's degree course coordinated by the UdG.

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What you will need

  • English proficiency (the degree is taught entirely in English).
  • Capacity to establish cause-effect relationships.
  • Sufficient knowledge of experimental sciences: mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology.
  • Knowledge of computer science at a user level and interest in new technologies.
  • Skills in independent learning, teamwork, analysis, leadership and search of bibliographic sources.
  • Motivation for physiotherapy studies: vocation to serve and care for others.
  • Awareness of the need for continuous training throughout professional life.
  • Interest in working in groups, ability to adapt to new situations, international openness and empathy.
     

Study area (information available in Catalan)

Subject area typeECTS credits
Basic training60
Compulsory102
Optional18
Compulsory placements48
Compulsory final project12
TOTAL CREDITS240

Admission for students with studies completed outside Spain

Admission for students with studies completed outside Spain.

Applicants holding higher educational qualifications from a university outside Spain should consult the page Admission with foreign qualifications to find out about specific admission requirements.
 

Fields in which you can work

You will have the skills to work as an independent professional or as part of a multidisciplinary team in the fields of traumatology, sports injury, pediatrics, cardiology and respiratory medicine, urogynecology and rheumatology.
You will also have the expertise for teaching in the field of ergonomics, for neurological rehabilitation, and for creating interactive educational materials for physiotherapy in general.