The studies within the Bachelor's Degree in Nursing prepare the student to exercise the regulated profession of "Nurses responsible for general care". Based on the definition given by the International Council of Nurses (ICN), nursing "encompasses autonomous and collaborative care of individuals of all ages, families, groups and communities, sick or well and in all settings, [and it] includes the promotion of health, prevention of illness, and the care of ill, disabled and dying people," and its key roles are "Advocacy, promotion of a safe environment, research, participation in shaping health policy and in patient and health systems management, and education.
Official Bachelor's Degree.
Duration: four years.
New places available: 120
Submission of applications:
January 9 to June 30, 2017 (until all available places have been filled).
Information on documentation to be submitted
Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., in Ciempozuelos.
Course fees: €1,720.64 plus nine monthly installments of €615.24 each.
Financial support: Follow this link to read more about our grants
Availability during the morning and the afternoon is required.
"Centro San Juan de Dios" Teaching Unit
Avda. San Juan de Dios, 1 - 28350 Ciempozuelos (Madrid)
Tel.: +34 91 893 37 69
Fax: +34 91 893 02 75
The recommended applicant profile is that of a service-oriented person in society, who is interested in acquiring the knowledge and skills required to deal with the complex responses of human beings to the different health and disease processes, and in caring for the individual, the family and the community in diverse sociocultural contexts, in order to contribute to their well-being and to improve their quality of life.
The aspiring student must feel identified with values such as respect and understanding others, as well as showing a strong interest in social commitment and helping other people.
Therefore, our educational project does not only include the necessary scientific and technical level, but also the essential training aimed at promoting greater humanization in health care.
Admission requirements: Completion of the current secondary and pre-university education preparation course in the Spanish Education System or in another declared 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.
Admission process and criteria:
In order to be admitted for the first year of the Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, the student must have submitted the application following the process and in the time frame given, as well as having passed the admission tests established by the School’s Admissions Committee.
The following factors will count in the admission process:
Academic Record, with a 60% weighting.
A personal interview with a lecturer from the Nursing degree, where student motivations for choosing such studies are explored. The information collected by each interviewer is gathered in a formalized admission interview record, with a 20% weighting.
A set of aptitude tests, the sum of which will have a 20% weighting.
Having completed the secondary and pre-university education preparation course in Health Sciences will add 10%.
The applicants will be notified of the date for the admission tests when the admission application is formalized.
In addition to these tests, the applicants will perform an English exercise to demonstrate their level, with the sole purpose of being assigned to a suitable group within the Diploma in Communication Skills and Foreign Language Studies. This test will have no effect whatsoever on the global assessment of the admission tests.
Each application is submitted and assessed by the Admissions Committee, consisting of the Directorate, the Deputy Directorate, the Head of Studies, and a representation of the interviewer lecturers, who finally admit the new students.
Support Program for Students with Disabilities
Graduates on the Bachelor's Degree in Nursing are professionals with solid training combining scientific and humanistic knowledge with a humanizing attitude towards assistance, which enables them to provide comprehensive care for individuals, families and communities, and to easily adapt to the present and future health demands of society in this field.
Within this competence framework, their professional career options are oriented towards the following areas:
The Bachelor's Degree in Nursing enables the student to access further training development through Postgraduate Programs, both those consisting of official university studies (master's degrees and doctorates) and those leading to the Specialist Nurse degree. Currently, the School offers the Official Master's Degree in Palliative Care.
This official degree program enables students to carry out the the regulated profession of "Nurses responsible for general care"
The Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is studied over a four-year cycle, with a total of 240 ECTS (60 per year).
The Bachelor's Degree is part of the field of knowledge of Health Sciences.
The curriculum, structured over four academic years, includes basic training, Nursing Science specific training modules with an approach to the knowledge needs relating to the specific professional profile (including practice placements from the first year right up until completion of the Degree), and a final end-of-course project.
As added value, a language module with 36 ECTS has been included, specifically intended for training those students who obtained their Bachelor's Degree in Nursing at Comillas, in order to facilitate their participation in exchanges at universities abroad during their studies, as well as making it possible for them to enter the world of work in English-speaking countries, while also giving them access to the texts of most of the publications in their field of study..