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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Programme coordinator


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

  • Therapy and rehabilitation (0915)

Main focus

; – Acquire the knowledge necessary to provide foundations or the opportunity to be original in the development or application of ideas, often in a research context. – Apply the acquired knowledge and solve problems in new or lesser-known environments within wider (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their area of study. – Integrate knowledge and handle the complexity of making judgements based on incomplete or limited information, and include reflections on social and ethical responsibilities in relation to the application of the acquired knowledge and judgements. – Clearly and unambiguously communicate their findings, as well as the knowledge and reasoning behind them, to specialised and non-specialised audiences. – Acquire learning skills that enable them to continue studying largely in a self-directed or independent way.; – Integrate knowledge of different aspects of movement disorders and formulate scientific conclusions. – Apply the acquired knowledge to the resolution of problems of a multidisciplinary nature, combining concepts of movement disorders and the clinical manifestations of the pathologies involved in them. – Understand the basic principles of movement and learn about diagnostic and therapeutic methods in movement disorders. – Work in a team in a multidisciplinary environment in order to achieve common objectives from different perspectives.; – Learn about evaluation, social inclusion and social policies in populations affected by movement disorders and functional alterations. – Plan, develop and control research results, and know how to use bibliographic information sources. – Learn about the main statistical methods and how to use statistical software. – Know the basic principles of normal and pathological development in children. – Know and understand the basic principles of multidisciplinary intervention programmes in movement disorders and functional alterations.; – Understand neuromuscular diseases and intervention in patients with neuromuscular pathologies. – Understand therapeutic adaptations in patients with movement and functional alterations. – Understand play therapies. – Know the therapeutic advances in pain management. – Learn about psychological approaches, deterioration and care in movement disorders and functional alterations.; – Know the central neurological diseases and neurodegenerative processes and intervention programmes. – Solve practical cases in pathologies that cause movement impairments. – Solve practical cases in pathologies that cause functional alterations. – Learn about interventions in populations affected by movement disorders and functional alterations.


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 Investigación de los Trastornos del Movimiento y Alteración Funcional

Qualification requirements

60 minimum credits

Programme courses


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 with a mother tongue other than Spanish will be required to have a Spanish B1 level or higher, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages Applicants must have an English B1 level or higher, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.; Students with a mother tongue other than Spanish will be required to have a Spanish B1 level or higher, 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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