Dual Degree Program in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences and Primary Education.


Submission of applications:
Start: January 9, 2017
End: June 30, 2017

Duration:
5 years (Full-time study)
 

Campus:
Universidad Pontificia Comillas 3-5, Madrid


Open Days:
March 11, 2017, 10:00h
 

Information session:
January 27, 2017, 17:00h
 

Credits: 401.5 ECTS
Places available: 60, Spanish

The Bachelor's Degree in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences (CAFYDE) is offered together with the Bachelor's Degree in Primary School Education, creating a five-year Dual Degree in which comprehensive training is acquired, leading to career prospects in the fields of Physical Activity and Health, Sports Management, Sports Training, Physical Preparation and education (Teaching Primary School Education with concentration in Physical Education (6-12 years) and Teaching specializing in a Foreign Language: English)

Furthermore, after studying the Master's Degree in Teaching Secondary and Pre-university Education, graduates can become physical education teachers in Secondary and Pre-university Education, and in Vocational Training areas (12-18 years). Therefore, it prepares students for teaching not only in Primary School Education but also in Compulsory Secondary Education, Pre-university Education and Vocational Training.


Duration:

Five years.

Places available:

60

Submission of applications:

January 9 to June 30, 2017.

Information on documentation to be submitted

Open Days:

Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 10:00 in Cantoblanco.

Financial information:

Course fees: €1,392.72 plus nine monthly installments of €591.36 each.

Information about Study Grants

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Timetables:

Full-time study.

Information points:

Information and Student Reception Office
C/ Alberto Aguilera, 21 - 28015 Madrid 
Tel.: 91 540 61 32
Fax: 91 559 65 69
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Applicant profile:

The recommended applicant profile for those wishing to study the Dual Degree in Primary School Education and in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (CAFYDE) is someone who believes that education is an ideal means of making changes in the lives of individuals and in social development. Those who enroll on these studies should be people who, firstly, are highly motivated to discover everything about the teaching and learning processes that lay the foundations of the personal development of students aged 6-12 whom they must teach in their careers and, secondly, people who consider physical education and sport as an essential element of personal development. Aspiring students of the Dual Degree should have the following characteristics: a broad spectrum of cultural, educational, psychological and social interests; the utmost desire to understand human beings and reasonably believe that educational intervention, in both formal and informal education, can decisively contribute to people's well-being. Similarly, it requires students who have strong willpower and who are highly committed to obtaining excellent academic training at university level.

Admission requirements:

Completion of the current secondary and pre-university education preparation course in the Spanish Education System or in another stated equivalent, as well as successful completion of the university admissions test.

  • Holders of Advanced Professional Training certificates/diplomas.

  • Students from foreign education systems: 

    • Education systems from EU member States or from other states Spain has signed international agreements with to mutually recognize completion of the current secondary and pre-university education preparation course, students holding the European Baccalaureate or those holding the International Baccalaureate Diploma must accredit compliance with admission requirements by obtaining the accreditation from the National University for Distance Education (UNED).

    • Education systems from NON-EU member states or where there are no international agreements signed to recognize completion of the current secondary and pre-university education preparation course must accredit compliance with admission requirements by obtaining the Official accreditation of completion of the current secondary and pre-university education preparation course.

  • Other forms of admission to the Spanish University System: see Royal Decree 412/2014, dated 6 June, which defines the basic regulations of the admission procedures to official university Bachelor's Degree studies.

Admissions process and criteria:

Admissions tests will be held between April 7 and May 14, 2016.

The admissions test consists of four parts: assessment of the student's academic record, a personal interview with one of the lecturers of the degree program, an English level test and a written statement in Castilian Spanish.

In the assessment of academic records, the average grade of the 3rd and 4th year of Compulsory Secondary Education and Pre-university education, or equivalent in the case of those from other origins, are taken into consideration. In the personal interview, which follows a standardized structure, academic background and motivational aspects are taken into account, allowing the suitability of applicants to be assessed. The English test comprises a written part (Use of English) and a listening part (Listening). Finally, the statement in Castilian Spanish is to be written on a current education topic and on personal motivations for studying Primary School Education and Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.

Each of the four parts is given a grade from 1 to 10, and the final average score in the admissions test is obtained by applying the following weighting: academic record (30%), interview (30 %), English test (30%) and written statement (10%). A grade of 5 or higher in each part of the admissions test is required for applicants to be accepted. Final acceptance, however, depends on the number of places available and the grades of other applicants.

In addition, applicants must also meet the following dual requirements to apply for this dual degree:

  1. They must provide a medical certificate that clearly indicates if they are fit, fit with recommendations or unfit to engage in physical and sports activities, with the following implications:

    • FIT: there are no limitations regarding physical exercise or sports activities

    • FIT WITH RECOMMENDATIONS: providing guidance and the conditions under which the individual can practice sport or physical activities

    • UNFIT: in such case, the individual may choose the following categories:

      • Temporarily for a particular activity or sport.

      • Permanently for a particular activity or sport.

      • Temporarily for doing any physical or sport activity.

      • Permanently for doing any physical or sport activity.

  2. Applicants must also meet the requirements established in the Collaboration Agreement on teacher training between the Community of Madrid and public and private Madrid universities.

Services for students with special needs:

Students with physical disabilities can find further information and receive individualized support at the Social Work Unit. This service provides a Support Program for Students with Disabilities. Information about this program can be found on the Support Program for Students with Disabilities website, where the technical and social resources and support to facilitate integration in the University in line with specific needs in each case are explained. The "Request for adaptation of the admissions exam" document is also available under these resources. The particular requirements in each case with regard to the Admissions process should be clearly noted. Once accepted, students with disabilities will receive personalized support through action coordinated by the Vice-Dean of Academic Affairs, the Head of Studies, course tutors and the Social Work Unit, who monitor the integration of students in the University, evaluate each case and, if necessary, make the corresponding curricular adaptations pursuant to Article 14 of Real Decree 1393/2007 of October 29. The Comillas Pontifical University has a Support Guide for Academic Staff which contains relevant information on the services for students with special needs.

The Head of Studies and the Vice-Dean of Academic Affairs of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences are in charge of the admissions process for the Dual Degree in Primary School Education, Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.


Support Program for Students with Disabilities

After completing the five academic years, students will receive the following qualifications: 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Primary School Education with concentration in Physical Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in Primary School Education with concentration in English
  • Diploma in Communication Skills and Foreign Language Studies (Institute of Modern Languages)

This Dual Degree program allows students to acquire comprehensive training over 5 years so they can work in the following areas:

  • Physical Activity and Health (fitness, well-being, personal training, prevention and rehabilitation of sport injuries, adapted physical activities, etc.).
  • Sports Management (marketing, organization and management of businesses and sports centers, sports events, etc.).
  • Recreational Sports.
  • Sports Training.
  • Physical preparation.
  • Teaching Primary School Education with concentration in Physical Education (6-12).
  • Teaching specializing in a Foreign Language: English

After studying the Master's Degree in Teaching Secondary and Pre-university Education, graduates can become physical education teachers in Secondary and Pre-university education, and in Vocational Training areas (12-18 years).

In addition to the subjects of the Dual Bachelor's Degree, it also possible to study specific subjects of Ecclesiastical Diploma of Academic Proficiency (DECA).

Graduate profile

Graduates of the Bachelor's Degree in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences + Primary School Education can work as teachers in educational centers in the public (by passing competitive exams), subsidized or private (from the Spanish State) spheres, as well as in the EU member states at the Primary Education stage (6-12 years). The Dual Degree allows students to teach all subjects, except Music Education, at that stage of education. Furthermore, they may also take up positions in the following professional sectors: teaching Physical Education, sports training, physical activity and health, sports management and recreational sports.

 

 

 

BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN PRIMARY SCHOOL EDUCATION - SKILLS

GENERAL SKILLS

Instrumental

  • CGI1 - Ability to analyze and synthesize.
  • CGI2 - Problem-solving.
  • CGI3 - Ability to organize and plan.
  • CGI4 - Ability to manage information from different sources.
  • CGI5 - Basic general knowledge of the area of study.
  • CGI6 - Oral and written communication skills in the native language.

 

Personal

  • CGP7 Interpersonal skills.
  • CGP8 - Teamwork.
  • CGP9 - Critical and self-critical skills.
  • CGP10 - Ethical commitment.

Systematic

  • CGS11 - Ability to learn.
  • CGS12 - Ability to adapt to new situations.
  • CGS13 - Ability to work independently.
  • CGS14 - Concern for quality.
  • CGS15 - Understanding cultures and customs in other countries.
  • CGS16 - Understanding religion and Christian values.

 

SPECIFIC SKILLS
  • CEC1 - Ability to understand the complexities of education processes in general and, in particular, the processes of teaching and learning.
  • CEC2 - Solid scientific and cultural training.
  • CEC3 - Ability to organize teaching in an integrated manner using disciplinary, cross-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary knowledge appropriate for the level of education.
  • CEC4 - Ability to adequately use and incorporate information and communication technologies in teaching-learning activities.
  • CEC5 - Ability to foster quality in different learning settings (classroom and center), thereby ensuring the well-being of students.
  • CEC6 - Ability to use evaluation as a regulatory element that fosters the improvement of teaching and learning.
  • CEC7 - Ability to carry out educational work within the framework of inclusive education.
  • CEC8 - Ability to undertake the tutoring role aimed at students and parents and to coordinate educational activities in reference to your students.
  • CEC9 -Ability to collaborate with different sectors of the education community and environment.
  • CEC10 - Ability to have a realistic self-image and to self-regulate.
  • CEC11 - Ability to accept the need for continuous professional development by self-evaluating your own practice.
  • CEC12 - Ability to generate positive expectations of learning and the comprehensive process of children.
  • CEC13 - Ability to take on and adhere to the Christian dimensions of life.
  • CEC14 - Basic knowledge of the teaching profession.
  • CEC15 - Ability to use a second language in the classroom environment (English-Level B2).
  • CEC16 - Ability to come up with new (creative) ideas when carrying out educational work.
  • CEP1 - Understanding the learning processes relating to the age period of 6-12 in the family, social and school context.
  • CEP2 - Being aware of the characteristics of these students, as well as the characteristics of their motivational and social settings.
  • CEP3 - Acquiring the necessary knowledge to understand the personal development of these students and to identify dysfunctions.
  • CEP4 - Identifying learning difficulties, reporting them and helping to deal with them.
  • CEP5 - Knowing current proposals and developments based on skills learning.
  • CEP6 - Identifying and planning how to resolve educational situations that affect students with different abilities and rates of learning.
  • CEP7 - Analyzing and understanding educational processes in and out of the classroom regarding the age period of 6-12.
  • CEP8 - Knowing the foundations of primary school education.
  • CEP9 - Analyzing teaching practice and the institutional conditions that define it.
  • CEP10 - Knowing the historical development of the education system in our country and the policies and laws that have an impact on educational activity.
  • CEP11 - Knowing the interaction and communication processes in the classroom.
  • CEP12 - Addressing and resolving discipline issues.
  • CEP13 - Fostering collaborative and individual work and effort.
  • CEP14 - Encouraging ethical education aimed at preparing an active and democratic citizenship.
  • CEP15 - Knowing and addressing school-related situations in multicultural contexts.
  • CEP16 - Designing, planning and evaluating teaching activities and classroom-based learning.
  • CEP17 - Having and applying innovative experiences in primary school education.
  • CEP18 - Helping to define the educational program and the general activity of the center in line with quality management criteria.
  • CEP19 - Having knowledge of and applying basic educational research methodologies and techniques and being able to design innovative projects identifying evaluation indicators.
  • CEP20 - Demonstrating social skills in order to understand families and to make oneself understood.
  • CEP21 - Knowing how to carry out the duties of tutor and counselor regarding family-based education during the 6-12 years of age period.
  • CEP22 - Relating education to the average person and cooperating with families and the community.
  • CEP23 - Critically analyzing and incorporating the most relevant issues in today's society that affect family and school-based education: social and educational impact of audiovisual languages and screens; changes regarding gender and generations; multiculturalism and interculturality; discrimination and social integration and
  • sustainable development.
  • CEP24 - Knowing the historical evolution of family, the different types, life-styles and education in the family context.
  • CEP25 - Understanding the basic principles and fundamental laws of the experimental sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geology).
  • CEP26 - Knowing the school curriculum for those sciences.
  • CEP27 - Considering and solving problems associated with everyday life sciences.
  • CEP28 - Appreciating sciences as a cultural fact.
  • CEP29 - Acknowledging the mutual influence between science, society and technological development, along with the appropriate conduct of citizens, to seek a sustainable future.
  • CEP30 - Developing and evaluating curriculum content using appropriate educational resources and fostering student achievement of basic skills.
  • CEP31 - Understanding the basic principles of social sciences.
  • CEP32 - Knowing the school curriculum for social sciences.
  • CEP33 - Integrating historical and geographical study from an instructive and cultural position.
  • CEP34 - Fostering democratic education of citizenship and the practice of critical social thinking.
  • CEP35 - Assessing the relevance of public and private institutions for the peaceful coexistence among communities.
  • CEP36 - Having knowledge of religion throughout history and its connection to culture.
  • CEP37 - Developing and evaluating curriculum content using the appropriate educational resources and fostering the corresponding student skills.
  • CEP38 - Acquiring basic mathematical skills (numerical, calculation, geometrics, spatial dimensions, estimations, measurements, organization and interpretation of information, etc.).
  • CEP39 - Knowing the school curriculum for mathematics.
  • CEP40 - Analyzing, reasoning and communicating mathematic proposals.
  • CEP41 - Considering and solving problems associated with everyday life.
  • CEP42 - Assessing the relationship between mathematics and sciences as one of the pillars of scientific thinking.
  • CEP43 - Developing and evaluating curriculum content using the appropriate educational resources and fostering the corresponding student skills.
  • CEP44 - Understanding the basic principles of language and communication sciences.
  • CEP45 - Acquiring literary training and having knowledge of children's literature.
  • CEP46 - Knowing the curriculum for languages and literature.
  • CEP47 - Speaking, reading and writing correctly and adequately in the official languages of the corresponding Autonomous Community.
  • CEP48 - Knowing the learning and teaching process of written language.
  • CEP49 - Fostering reading and encouraging writing.
  • CEP50 - Knowing the difficulties that students of other mother tongues have in learning the official languages.
  • CEP51 - Tackling language learning situations in multilingual contexts.
  • CEP52 - Express oneself verbally and in writing in a foreign language.
  • CEP53 - Developing and evaluating curriculum content using the appropriate educational resources and fostering the corresponding student skills.
  • CEP54 - Understanding the principles that contribute to cultural, personal and social development from the arts.
  • CEP55 - Knowing the school curriculum for art education in the areas of music, audiovisual and plastic arts.
  • CEP56 - Acquiring resources to foster life-long participation in musical and plastic art activities in and outside of school.
  • CEP57 - Developing and evaluating curriculum content using the appropriate educational resources and fostering the corresponding student skills.
  • CEP58 - Understanding the principles that contribute to cultural, personal and social development from physical education.
  • CEP59 - Knowing the school curriculum for physical education.
  • CEP60 - Acquiring resources to foster life-long participation in sports activities in and outside of school.
  • CEP61 - Developing and evaluating curriculum content using the appropriate educational resources and fostering the corresponding student skills.
  • CEP62 - Acquiring practical classroom knowledge and management.
  • CEP63 - Having knowledge of and applying classroom-based interaction and communication processes and acquiring the necessary social skills and abilities to foster a classroom environment that facilitates learning and coexistence.
  • CEP64 - Controlling and monitoring the educational process and, in particular, that of teaching and learning, through the command of the necessary techniques and strategies.
  • CEP65 - Relating theory and practice to the reality of the classroom and center.
  • CEP66 - Participating in teaching activity and learning the know-how, acting and reflecting on the practice.
  • CEP67 - Participating in improvement proposals in different areas of action which may be established in a center.
  • CEP68 - Regulating interaction and communication processes in groups of students aged 6-12.
  • CEP69 - Knowing methods of collaborating with different sectors of the education community and environment.

 

Cantoblanco

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Transport:(Timetable)
Local Trains: Comillas P. University
Buses: Lines 827, 827A, 828, 714

 

PLACEMENTS

External curricular teaching placements begin in the 2nd academic year of the Dual Degree and account for 35 ECTS.

To implement this Dual Degree, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences has established an Educational Cooperation Agreement with the Council of Alcobendas to allow students of the university to use all of the municipal sports centers. The sports centers available for this purpose are as follows:

Valdelasfuentes Sports City (Ciudad Deportiva de Valdelasfuentes). It has the following facilities:

  • Soccer pitch.
  • 3 outdoor 5-a-side multisport soccer pitches.
  • Outdoor basketball court.
  • 7 gyms.
  • Traditional tennis and padel tennis courts.
  • Swimming pool.
  • Soccer pitch.
  • 3 outdoor 5-a-side multisport soccer pitches.
  • Outdoor basketball court.
  • 7 gyms.
  • Traditional tennis and padel tennis courts.

José Caballero Sports Center. It has the following facilities, with sports halls:

  • Swimming pool.
  • Soccer pitch.
  • 3 outdoor 5-a-side multisport soccer pitches.
  • Outdoor basketball court.
  • 7 gyms.
  • Traditional tennis and padel tennis courts.

Additionally, Comillas had an extensive network of educational centers (public, private and subsidized) in the Community of Madrid where student placements can be carried out.

INTERNATIONALIZATION

The teaching option Comillas International of the Bachelor's Degrees in Early Childhood Education and Primary School Education is a free elective and is based on four parts:

  • A foreign placement lasting one academic year. (See countries and centers)
  • Pre-professional summer placements (two months) to be carried out during the degree in a foreign center (in English or Spanish).
  • Post-professional placement (two months) on completion of the degree program.
  • Curricular Placements in Madrid during the 4th academic year in an international bilingual school.

Anyone who has completed a placement abroad lasting one academic year and has carried out pre- and/or post-professional placements will receive an accredited diploma from the university.

 

Related:

Otros programas relacionados con el Doble Grado en Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte, y Educación Primaria son:

Con el doble Grado en Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte, y Educación Primaria puedes cursar un año académico en el extranjero.

El Doble Grado en Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte, y Educación Primaria tiene 35 créditos de prácticas curriculares.

Con el doble Grado en Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte, y Educación Primaria puedes hacer prácticas pre-profesionales de verano (dos meses) durante la carrera en un centro educativo extranjero (en español o en inglés).

Con el doble Grado en Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte, y Educación Primaria puedes hacer prácticas post-profesionales (dos meses) al finalizar la carrera en América Latina.

Con el doble Grado en Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte, y Educación Primaria tienes prácticas curriculares en Madrid, en 4º curso, en un colegio internacional bilingüe.

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