General information

Academic year: 2022/2023

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 placement: Yes

Language(s) of instruction Spanish

More info: programme website

Programme coordinator


Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)

  • Care of the elderly and of disabled adults (0921)


Students who have completed the second cycle have the following competences:
– They possess and understand knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity for originality in the development and/or application of ideas, often in a research context.
– They are able to apply their acquired knowledge and problem-solving skills in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their field of study.
– They are able to integrate knowledge and deal with the complexity of making judgements on the basis of incomplete or limited information, including reflections on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgements.
– They know how to communicate their conclusions, and the knowledge and ultimate reasons behind them, to specialist and non-specialist audiences in a clear and unambiguous way.
– They possess the learning skills to enable them to continue studying in a largely self-directed or autonomous manner.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Máster Universitario en Cuidados de Salud para la Promoción de la Autonomia de las Personas y la Atención a los Procesos del Fin de Vida

Qualification requirements

60 minimum credits

Programme courses

Course NameYearPeriod
Active Ageing, Quality of Life and the Prevention of Dependency 1st Year 2nd Semester
Advanced Evidence-Based Practice 1st Year 1st Semester
Advances in Palliative Care 1st Year 1st Semester
Age, Physical Activity and Health 1st Year 2nd Semester
An Anthropological Perspective on Disability and End of Life Processes 1st Year Yearly
Communication Skills and Self-Control for Health Professionals 1st Year 1st Semester
Complex Emotional Contexts: Therapeutic Skills and Space to Approach Suffering 1st Year 2nd Semester
Continuity of Care in Disability, Dependency and End of Life Processes 1st Year 1st Semester
Disabilities and Chronic Health Problems in Childhood and Adolescence 1st Year 2nd Semester
Disability and Dependence in Mental Health 1st Year 2nd Semester
Entrepreneurial Culture: Innovation, Business and Dissemination 1st Year 1st Semester
Ethical Problems in Disability and at the End of Life 1st Year 2nd Semester
Informal / Family Care and Health 1st Year 1st Semester
Knowledge and Assessment of Disability in Dependent Persons 1st Year Yearly
Master's Dissertation 1st Year 2nd Semester
National Health System and Management of Social and Health Resources in Dependency, Disability and End of Life Processes 1st Year 1st Semester
Rehabilitation Psychology, Neuropsychology and Drug Addiction 1st Year 1st Semester
Research Design and Knowledge Transfer 1st Year 1st Semester
Role of Manual Therapy in Impairment, Disability and End of Life Processes 1st Year 1st Semester
Scientific Research Methods and IT Resources 1st Year 1st Semester
Sociocultural Approaches in the Study of the Body and its Disabilities 1st Year 2nd Semester
Stress in Chronic Disease 1st Year 1st Semester
Support Products in Situations of Disability 1st Year 1st Semester
The Use of Physical Exercise in Health Sciences: The Fundamentals 1st Year 2nd 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.

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».


UGR Examination Regulations


More info on academic regulations at:

If you detect any errors or would like to suggest improvements for this page, please use our Comments and Suggestions form.
  • Comments and Suggestions

    Use this form to provide suggestions or to report any errors or problems concerning the UGRCat website.