General information

Academic year: 2022/2023

Level: Master

Type: Official Master's Degree

ECTS Credits: 60

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)

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


Specialisation name

– No Specialisation

Admission information

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.

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