General information

Academic year: 2023/2024

Level: Master

Type: Official Master's Degree

ECTS Credits: 60

Programme orientation Research

Length of programme (full time): 1 YEAR

Mode of delivery: Face-to-face

Level of qualification: Máster (MECES level 3 - EQF level 7)

Model of study: Full-time (42-60 ECTS per school year)

Work-based learning (Practicum): Yes

Language(s) of instruction Spanish

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Main focus

; Graduates of the this master’s degree will be able to: – Know the different pathological processes that lead to emergency situations. – Establish an empathetic and respectful relationship with the patient and their family in critical and emergency situations. – Manage traumatological emergencies. – Show skills related to the management of advanced respiratory, traumatological and pediatric life support. – Apply knowledge of the airway. – Know and use all types of ventilators. – Handle the equipment related to mayor ambulatory surgery in a correct and safe way for the patient, complying with the regulations and standards in force. – Interpret different ECG rhythms.; – Use diagnostic, therapeutic and traumatological techniques in their field of knowledge. – Attend a delivery in an emergency situation as well as urgent problems of bleeding in the puerperium. – Identify and handle situations of sexual assault. – Respond to situations of risky sexual intercourse. – Identify and assist women with breast engorgement and mastitis. – Conduct correct and safe intrahospital transfers of critical patients. – Assess and resuscitate newborns. – Attend to pregnant women in emergency situations. – Attend to newborns and premature babies in critical situations. – Coordinate disaster responses. – Apply isolation measures. 20. Apply knowledge and skills to attend to patients in real-life emergency situations. – Design, develop, write and present a scientific research paper.


Students that have completed the second cycle have the following competencies: – Have demonstrated knowledge and understanding that is founded upon a basis or opportunity for originality in developing and/or applying ideas, often within a research context. – Can apply their acquired knowledge and understanding, and problem solving abilities in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their field of study. – Have the ability to integrate knowledge and handle complexity, and formulate judgments with incomplete or limited information, but that include reflecting on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments. – Can communicate their conclusions, and the knowledge and rationale underpinning these, to specialist and non-specialist audiences clearly and unambiguously. – Have the learning skills to allow them to continue to study in a manner that may be largely self-directed or autonomous.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Máster Universitario en Cuidados Críticos en Urgencias y Emergencias en Enfermería

Qualification requirements

60 minimum credits

Programme courses

Course NameYearPeriod
Advanced Respiratory Life Support 1st Year 1st Semester
Advanced Trauma Life Support 1st Year 1st Semester
Master's Dissertation 1st Year 2nd Semester
Pediatric Advanced Life Support 1st Year 1st Semester
Research Methodology 1st Year 1st Semester
Special Training 1st Year 1st Semester
Training in Gynaecological Techniques 1st Year 1st Semester
Transferral of Critical Pediatric Patients 1st Year 1st Semester
Urgent Health Care Processes 1 1st Year 1st Semester
Urgent Health Care Processes 2 1st Year 1st Semester
Urgent Patient Care 1st Year 1st Semester
Work Placement 1st Year 2nd Semester


Specialisation name

– No Specialisation

Admission information

Access to Master’s Degree programmes is granted to holders of:
A.1. A Spanish official university degree.
A.2. A degree issued by a Higher Education institution from another European Higher Education Area Member State which allows access to Master Degree’s programmes in that State.
A.3. A degree from a non-EHEA education system, upon verification by the Spanish University that the aforementioned degree accredits an equivalent education level to that of a Spanish university degree and allows access to postgraduate programmes in the issuing country.
A.4. A Spanish Bachelor in Advanced Artistic Education.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.

Specific admission requirements

Students from countries where Spanish is not an official language must accredit a B2 level of Spanish according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

General regulations

Grading scale
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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