Choosing to study for the Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy means working towards a degree in the field of Health Sciences with a growing recognition in Spanish society, in which treatment with physical therapies (such as movement, pressure, electricity, sound) in order to prevent, recover and improve people's health and well-being is the foundation of future professional practice.
Daily work combines dedication to others and patient care, which provides high rates of satisfaction to the professional. On these premises, with higher than average employment opportunities than in other university professions, a wide margin for self-employment, as well as being qualified to work in a broad range of professional fields (traumatology, sport, pulmonology, neurology, pediatrics, aesthetics, gynecology, biomechanics...), all of which enable the graduate in physical therapy to reach the highest personal and professional expectations.
Official Bachelor's Degree.
Duration: Four years.
New places available: 50
Submission of applications:
January 8 to June 29, 2016 (until all available places have been filled).
Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., in Ciempozuelos.
Course fees: €1,720.64 plus nine monthly installments of €714.84 each.
Financial support: Follow this link to read more about our grants.
Availability during the morning and the afternoon is required.
San Juan de Dios School of Nursing and Physical Therapy
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.
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.
Students from foreign education systems:
Education systems from EU member States or from other states with which Spain has signed international agreements 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:
The following factors will count in the admission process
Academic Record, with a 60% weighting.
A personal interview with a lecturer from the Physical Therapy 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 on 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 admits the new students.
Professional career options are oriented towards the following areas:
Upon completion, our students obtain the degree in Physical Therapy, as well as a high level of technical and human training, which will enable them to easily adjust to the complex and changing work environment.
This official degree program enables students to enter the regulated profession of Physical Therapist in accordance with the regulations in force.
The Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy enables the students to take their studies one step further by means of Postgraduate Programs: