The course content is designed to provide students with a gradual acquisition of skills, from Core Skills learning through to the study of Specific Skills development. In this way, you will acquire the core skills to become a Physiotherapy and Physical Activity and Sports Sciences professional. You will develop a variety of skills throughout the following modules:
The first two years will develop your core knowledge and skills in Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Evaluation, Research, Communication Skills, etc., which will help you to gradually build up your knowledge across other cross-cutting subjects in the programme.
In Physiotherapy, you will study the pathologies, the specific therapeutic methodologies and their practical application by specialist field and semester. In this way, learning is organised in a structured and logical way.
Likewise, you will study the subjects on the Bachelor’s degree in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences each year: Teaching Approach to Physical Activity and Sport, Sports Training, Physical Activity and Health, Sports Management and Recreation, etc.
Human Values Education:
Biopsychosocial care, the development of communication skills, training in legislation and professional ethics aim to round off students’ values education that is particularly important for this profession.
These include a range of subjects that focus on the specific populations in their different life cycle stages and others particularly related to Physiotherapy: Paediatrics, Uro-Gynaecology, geriatric and sports rehabilitation, etc.
External internships and Undergraduate Final Year Project:
You will have the opportunity to undertake 1000 hours of clinical experience in various centres supervised by a tutor. In Year 4, you will be required to carry out the Undergraduate Final Year Project in Physiotherapy and in Year 5, the final project in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences, where you will have the opportunity to demonstrate all the knowledge you have acquired.