Academic year: 2021/2022
Type: Bachelor's Degree
ECTS Credits: 282
Length of programme (full time): 4 YEARS
Mode of delivery: Face-to-face
Level of qualification: Graduado(a) (MECES level 2 - EQF level 6)
Model of study: Full-time (42-60 ECTS per school year)
Academic Information for mobility students
Work-based learning (Practicum): Yes
Language(s) of instruction Spanish
More info: programme website
Name: DULCE NOMBRE DE MARI, ROMERO AYUSO / dulceromero@ugrgVAXqEIeT.es
Faculty of Health Sciences / Granada campus
Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)
- Therapy and rehabilitation (0915)
The Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy qualifies graduates for professional practice in the field and provides the services listed in Order CIN/729/2009 (18 March 2009), (BOE 26 March 2009). The objectives of this degree programme are thus the following:
– To encourage the highest level of functional independence in individuals by using the occupation (activity) for therapeutic purposes.
– To recognise, assess, evaluate, diagnose, prevent, intervene, and compare health problems, manifested in the difficulty to perform the activities or occupations required by an individual’s role in society.
– To apply actions, techniques, procedures, methods, and models for therapeutic purposes, combined with technical aids and a healthy environment with a view to promoting health and/or preventing injury or disability.
– To improve, maintain or restore the highest level of functional independence in terms of skills and adaptability to the environment after whatever illness, injury, cognitive impairment, psychosocial dysfunction, mental illness, developmental disability, learning disability, physical disability, social marginalization or other conditions or disorders.
1. Promote change and use occupation to improve the quality of life and daily-life skills of individuals with mental, physical, or social needs.
2. Understand the conceptual foundations of the occupational nature of human beings as well as the performance of their occupations throughout the life cycle.
3. Perform occupational assessment, planning, and establishment of the occupational therapy intervention by using the therapeutic potential of meaningful occupation through the use of the activity, with the consent and participation of individuals and populations.
4. Understand and recognise the importance of contextual factors as determinants of occupational dysfunction.
5. Determine dysfunctions and occupational needs, and also define and establish the occupational therapy planning and intervention by using the therapeutic potential of meaningful occupation through the use of the activity (with the consent and participation of individuals and populations).
Name of title awarded in original language
Graduado o Graduada en Terapia Ocupacional
– The student must prove the level B1, in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
– The student has to complete the ECTS credits of the study program distributed as follows:
Basic Formation (60 ECTS)
Obligatory (150 ECTS)
Optional (24 ECTS)
Practicum (42 ECTS)
Final degree project (6 ECTS)
Access to a regulated profession
Professional Status Occupational Therapist
Applicable regulations The profession of occupational therapist is regulated in the Resolution by the Spanish Council of Ministers of 23 January 2009 (published in the Official Spanish Gazette, dated 17 February 2007) Order CIN/729/2009, dated 18 March, establishes the requirements for the verification of official university degrees that license graduates to practice the profession of occupational therapist.
Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to students with the following degrees/ diplomas or studies, or any other recognized as equivalent to these:
A.1. Spanish Bachiller, European Baccalaureate or International Baccalaureate.
A.2. Baccalaureate from European Union Member States’ education systems or other countries withinternational agreements.
A.3. Advanced Technician in Vocational Training, Advanced Technician in Plastic Arts and Design orAdvanced Technician in Sports Education, from the Spanish Education System.
A.4.Studies carried out in European Union Member States or in other countries with international reciprocal agreements which meet the academic requirements in those States to access their university studyprogrammes.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.
A.6. Partial (foreign or Spanish) university studies.
Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is also possible for:
B.1. People over twenty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.
B.2. People over forty with work or professional experience related to a university field of knowledge.
B.3. People over forty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.
Likewise, access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to:
C.1. People meeting the requirements to enter university according to the Spanish Education Systemregulations prior to Ley Orgánica 8/2013, of December 9.
In the Spanish university system, modules/courses are graded on a scale of 0 to 10 points with the following qualitative equivalence:
0-4,9: «suspenso»; 5-6,9: «aprobado»; 7-8,9: «notable»; 9-10: «sobresaliente». A special mention, «Matrícula de Honor» may be granted to up to 5% of the students in a group provided they have got a «sobresaliente». To pass a module/course is necessary to get at least 5 points.
In cases of recognition of ECTS, professional experience, cultural or sports activities, or student representation no grading will be recorded but, where appropriate, the word «Apto».
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