Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

Comprehensive, professional, human and ethical training for those who wish to devote themselves professionally to meeting the health needs of the individual.

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Inicio 07/01/2020 and until filling places

120 places available

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4 years

240 ECTS



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"Practical training with direct supervision by specialized professors"

What is the Bachelor's Degree in Nursing?

The Degree in Nursing is aimed at the comprehensive training of the student, as a person and professional capable of providing comprehensive care for the improvement, maintenance and recovery of the patient's health.

The Nursing Degree qualifies the graduate to work in the regulated profession of nursing.

At our school, you will find comprehensive theoretical training, with extensive and varied practical experience over the 4 years in different centres and in various fields of professional practice, which will prepare you to be a competent nurse. The San Juan de Dios University School of Nursing and Physiotherapy, which forms a part of the Universidad Pontificia Comillas, has allowed nearly seven thousand graduates to find employment in the professional world, over its more than 55 years of academic activity, while providing a prestigious education and training in both the area of teaching as well as in different professional contexts.

A wide range of internships in diverse areas staring from the first year of studies.

Practical knowledge in specific training in Nursing is provided in small groups at the facilities of the Center for Inter-Professional Simulation and Research in Health Sciences (known as the “Centro de Simulación Interprofesional y de Investigación en Ciencias de la Salud”, or CSIICS, in Spanish). The Center has two laboratories for High Fidelity Simulation, a laboratory for Biomechanics and Motion Analysis, an Imaging Laboratory for Diagnosis and Radiotherapy, and three laboratories for Skills and Simulation. It has advanced and innovative technology that will facilitate learning for students in the context of different scenarios for simulation. Teaching is through direct supervision and active methodologies, by Professors specialized in this field of knowledge.

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Columba Carrera Centro Hospitalario San Juan de DiosMadrid


Tania Tineo Hospital Universitario de La PrincesaMadrid

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Admissions Process


Visit the Faculty in which these studies are offered on University Open Day. Attendance is not mandatory, but potential candidates are encouraged to learn about the Faculty, see the facilities, and obtain additional information.

Apply for admission. The process starts via the web, once the candidate has decided on the degree which will be studied, once the candidate has decided on the degree which will be studied. If you wish, you may apply for scholarships and grants from the University at the same time as applying for admission.

Sit for the Admission Exam.Entrance exams consist of conducting a personal interview with a professor from the degree, in order to explore the motivations for the choosing these studies, and to review and comment on the academic transcript of the applicant, in addition to taking a written test that will include a battery of psycho-technical tests.

The selection criteria that are assessed for admission to the degree are the average grade of the academic transcript (60%), the personal interview given by the candidate (20%), and the written test (20%).

Notifications and legal requirements for university access. At the end of May, the decision on admission or non-admission to the degree will be transmitted to the applicant. Having been admitted does not exempt you from proving that you meet the legal requirements of access to the University. Fulfilling these requirements is an indispensable condition to begin your studies at the university.

Complete the registration process. Once admitted, the student must complete the registration process. The procedure is initiated via the web, but it is necessary to submit the registration form and the additional documentation to the General Registrar's Office before the end of June. Classes begin on the first Monday of September.


Important Dates

  • Submission of applications: January 7, 2020 until completing the available places.
  • Open day: March 28, 2020 at 10:00 h.
  • Informative session:


  • Classes begin on: September 1, 2020.


Applicant Profile/Requirements and Documentation

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  • 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.


Information on Financial Aid, Grants and Scholarships


Course fees: €1,669.70 plus nine monthly installments of € 618.42 each.

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Contact Information


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"San Juan de Dios" University School of Nursing and Physical Therapy

Avda. San Juan de Dios, 1 - 28350 Ciempozuelos (Madrid)

Tel.: +34 600 478 489

Tel.: +34 607 154 697

Tel.: +34 91 893 37 69

Fax: +34 91 559 65 69



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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 an added value, the following two University private degrees have been designed:

1st YEAR
Basic Subjects
Human Anatomy 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Biochemistry 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Statistics and Research Tools in Health Science 9.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Human Physiology 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Basic and Developmental Psychology 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Compulsory Subjects
Methodological and Conceptual Basics in Nursing 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Basic Nursing Care 12.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Determining Factors in Health 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Nursing History 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Internship I 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
2nd YEAR
Basic Subjects
Pharmacology, Nutrition and Dietetics 9.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Critical Patient Pathophysiology and Life Support 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
General Pathophysiology 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Health, Gender and Communication Psychology 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Compulsory Subjects
Nursing Care for Adult Health Disorders I 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Internship II 21.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Public and Community Health 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
3rd YEAR
Compulsory Subjects
Christianism and Social Ethics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Nursing Care for Women 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Nursing Care for the Elderly 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Nursing Care for Children and Adolescents 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Nursing Care for Adult Health Disorders II 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Primary Care Nursing 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Mental Health in Nursing 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
4th YEAR
Compulsory Subjects
Nursing Care for Adult Health Disorders 3 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Palliative Care 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Education for Health and Community Participation 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Professional Ethics and Healthcare Legislation 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Nursing Services Management 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Internship IV 33.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Final Bachelor's Project 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Elective Subjects (To elect only 1)
Drug dependence 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Cross-cultural Nursing 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
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