Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

Practical training for healthcare professionals
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

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Student profile:Aimed at students who show an interest in Health Sciences in general, and specifically in Nursing, and are interested in helping people with health care needs. Students who wish to begin their studies in nursing must show respect, responsibility and balance in dealing with others, as well as the ability for empathy, solidarity and to establish helpful relationships.

Official Degree:Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

Learning center:School of Life Sciences

Branch of knowledge: Healthcare

Places offered: 45

Total Credits 240 credits.
Minimum 12 ECTS credits and maximum 90 ECTS credits per enrollments and academic year.

Academic year it was introduced: 2022

Language: Spanish

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Practical training for comprehensive care

Nebrija University's Bachelor's Degree in Nursing trains nursing professionals capable of providing comprehensive and humane care to the individuals, families and communities that receive their care.

The curriculum offers a complete training that starts from basic and specific nursing knowledge that accompanies the student until they specialize, equipping them with the competences and tools of a profession that guarantees care in the face of health and illness.

The internship program that our students follow favors direct contact with the reality of the profession, making this degree a point of reference for the training of professionals with a clear vocation for service.
The studies of the Bachelor's in Nursing make up a degree that qualifies one to exercise the regulated profession of "nurse". Nursing graduates will be able to complete their training by taking programs leading to the degree of Specialist Nurse and other official university studies, such as university master's degrees and doctoral programs.

Total immersion in the profession

Specialized professors

We have professors that are specialized in the subjects they teach, who also promote seminars and workshops that complement the training our students receive.

Innovative and individualized teaching methodology

You will find personalized attention in the classroom, enriched with the latest equipment in healthcare practice in order to enable a practical clinical simulation environment.

Structured objective clinical evaluation

These tests, available throughout your training, will allow you to assess your learning progress and the degree of acquisition of your competences. In this way, you will see your skills grow in the performance of your nursing work.

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Diploma in English Professional Communication

Nebrija University, which is strongly committed to languages and quality, provides the student with an academic certification in English, a suitable complement to obtain the B2 and C1 levels.

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Subjects in Professional Competencies

Promotion of competencies oriented to employability, management skills, coaching, personal branding and any other topic related to professional and social development, which may be chosen by the student to enrich their personal and professional training.

The University puts within the students' reach a total of three subjects to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to become a competent professional within the demands of the current labor market.

Interdisciplinary Learning Courses
Transversal Subjects Program

Through the transversal subjects you will be able to complement your education and complete your CV in a practical, collaborative and fun way.

It is a voluntary program with no added cost. Upon completion, you will be provided with a diploma.

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All our degrees and curricula have been prepared in accordance with the new guidelines set forth in current legislation, having already been verified by the National Agency for Quality Assessment.
The student must take 240 credits

First year 60 ECTS credits

  • First Semester 28 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | General and Health Psychology
  • 6 ECTS | Biochemistry
  • 6 ECTS | Applied Statistics and Information Technologies
  • 4 ECTS | Public Health and Demography
  • 6 ECTS | History, Theory and Methodology of Nursing

  • Second Semester 24 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Social Psychology and Human Communication
  • 6 ECTS | Human physiology
  • 6 ECTS | Health Anthropology
  • 6 ECTS | Basic Nursing Care and Basic Life Support

  • Yearly 8 ECTS
  • 8 ECTS | General Human Anatomy

Second year 60 ECTS credits

  • First Semester 26 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Physiopathology I
  • 6 ECTS | Pharmacology
  • 6 ECTS | General Clinical Nursing I
  • 4 ECTS | Epidemiology
  • 4 ECTS | Mental Health Nursing

  • Second Semester 24 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Physiopathology II
  • 4 ECTS | Nutrition and diet
  • 4 ECTS | Technical English in Health Sciences
  • 6 ECTS | General Clinical Nursing II
  • 4 ECTS | Nursing in Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Yearly 10 ECTS
  • 10 ECTS | Basic-level Supervised Internships

Third year 60 ECTS credits

  • First Semester 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Community Nursing and Health Education
  • 6 ECTS | Pediatric Nursing
  • 4 ECTS | Bioethics and Professional Ethics in Nursing
  • 4 ECTS | Nursing Care for Patients in Critical Condition
  • 4 ECTS | Health Legislation and Management of Nursing Services
  • 3 ECTS | Geriatric Nursing
  • 3 ECTS | Palliative care

  • Second Semester 30 ECTS
  • 30 ECTS | Mid-level Supervised Internships

Fourth year 60 ECTS credits

  • First Semester 10 ECTS
  • 4 ECTS | Research Methodology in Health Sciences
  • 3 ECTS | Drug dependencies
  • 3 ECTS | Occupational Health
  • 6 ECTS | Interprofessional Competence Workshops
  • 3 ECTS | Complementary Therapies

  • Second Semester 10 ECTS
  • 10 ECTS | Final Research Project

  • Yearly 40 ECTS
  • 3 ECTS | Participation Activities
  • 3 ECTS | Volunteer activities
  • 40 ECTS | Advanced-level Supervised Internships

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Supervised Internships 80 ECTS

Program whose objective is to favor the practical training of students, under the continuous supervision of the University's Department of Professional Careers, the academic department corresponding to the degree and the collaborating company or institution where the internships are carried out. Advice is given on choosing internships, and monitoring and tutoring is carried out, always taking into account the professional orientation of each student.

  • 10 ECTS | Basic-level Supervised Internships:
    - Internships in basic patient care
  • 30 ECTS | Mid-level Supervised Internships:
    - Internships in medical-surgical hospitalization units
  • 40 ECTS | Advanced-level Supervised Internships:
    - Internships in special units
    - Practices in primary and community care
    - Practices in emergencies
    - Practices in critical patient units

Supervised internships include the following training activities:

Clinical rotations: These are face-to-face pre-professional internship activities carried out in hospitals, health centers, socio-health centers and other care centers under the supervision of qualified professionals. Specific objectives are established, such as incorporating professional values and putting into practice the skills of healthcare communication, clinical reasoning, clinical management and critical judgement. It is intended to integrate the knowledge, skills and attitudes of Nursing in the professional practice, based on principles and values, associated with the skills described in the general objectives and in the subjects that make up the Degree, all in the context of real patient care. In this way, the student assumes professional behaviors, on interpersonal relationships, ethical principles, concern for quality, and integrates and becomes familiar with the other professionals and activities of the hospital or service. In each rotation and center, the student is assigned a nurse who will act as a tutor, and who is in collaboration and contact with the professor of the subject and the Internship Coordinator, supervising the student's performance, giving them the appropriate orientations and corrections, and participating in their evaluation.

Tutoring: Personalized follow-up of the student by answering any questions or they may have regarding the subject.

Individual study and autonomous work: The student will carry out study activities, bibliographic review and use of other means of learning support in preparation of internships and clinical cases, as well as individual or group work, both for the preparation of dossiers, field notebooks, reflective diaries and internship portfolios, as well as other work, readings, seminars, research papers, etc.

Supervised internships

In order to carry out supervised internships, there are a series of agreements with centers in both the public and private sectors:

  • CONSEJERÍA DE SANIDAD - HOSPITAL VIRGEN DE LA TORRE (incluye Federica Montseny y Vicente Soldevilla)
  • Centro Médico MAPFRE Salud
  • Centro Médico Nuñez de Balboa
Final Research Project10 ECTS

This final research project may consist of an original research paper, or review, or it may have a character of clinical application.
While the project is being developed, the student will hold tutoring sessions with the director of the Project.

Diploma de Competencias Profesionales Transversal Subjects
Transversal Subjects Program

Through the transversal subjects you will be able to complement your education and complete your CV in a practical, collaborative and fun way.

It is a voluntary program with no added cost. Upon completion, you will be provided with a diploma.

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  • inglés Compulsory in English
  • Basic Education (70 ECTS)
  • Compulsory (74 ECTS)
  • Electives (6 ECTS)
  • External Internships (80 ECTS)
  • Final Research Project (10 ECTS)

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La Oficina de Movilidad Internacional de la Universidad Nebrija junto con el Centro Universitario de Ciencias de la Vida y de la Naturaleza San Rafael - Nebrija realizan un constante esfuerzo de seguimiento de los acuerdos con las más prestigiosas universidades, para los estudiantes del Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.
Los alumnos pueden cursar estudios en una de las siguientes universidades extranjeras:

País Universidad
Reino Unido Reino Unido Keele University (Staffordshire, Reino Unido)*
Francia Francia IRFSS Poitou-Charentes IFSI Croix Rouge Francaise (Angoulême, Francia)
Francia Francia Institut de Formation en Soins Infirmières Lionnois (Nancy, Francia)
Italia Italia Universitá degli studi di Roma Tor Vergata (Roma, Italia)
Italia Italia Universitá degli studi di Roma La Sapienza (Roma, Italia)
Portugal Portugal Universidade de Évora (Évora, Portugal)
Portugal Portugal Escola Superior de Enfermagem São José de Cluny (Isla de Madeira, Portugal)
Portugal Portugal Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Oporto, Portugal)
Dinamarca Dinamarca University College Lillebaelt (UCL) (Odense, Dinamarca)
Lituania Lituania Vilniaus Kolegija/University of Applied Sciences (Vilna, Lituania)
Estonia Estonia Tartu Health Care College (Tartu, Estonia)
Suiza Suiza BFH Bern University of Applied Sciences (Berna, Suiza)
Suiza Suiza ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences (Winterthur, Suiza)

*Convenio en vías de modificación tras el Brexit

[ Más información sobre condiciones, requisitos y destinos de la movilidad internacional ]


Career opportunities

Bachelor's studies in Nursing make up a degree that qualifies one to exercise the regulated profession of nurse, whose professional career is oriented to areas such as:

  • Clinics and hospitals, both public and private.
  • Primary care centers and outpatient specialized care.
  • Out-of-hospital emergency services.
  • Home healthcare companies.
  • Departments of health services of companies.
  • Nursing homes for the elderly.
  • Mutual insurance companies.
  • Schools and nurseries.
  • Rehabilitation centers.
  • Spas and tourist complexes.
  • Private consultations of the different medical specialties.
  • Teaching and research.
  • Organization and management of Nursing services.
  • Laboratories.

These nurse profiles and functions are not exclusive, but can be complementary within the framework of comprehensive performance in their professional practice.

Employability recognized in the Rankings

The commitment of Nebrija University to the academic requirement, training in leading companies and institutions, innovation in multidisciplinary programs and international projection, places the University in the top positions of the most important rankings.

The International Ranking QS Stars awards Nebrija University the maximum score in the quality and satisfaction of students in teaching, employability of the graduates and the internationalization of the institution.

The national rankings also recognize Nebrija University as the first Spanish university in teaching and second in employability, highlighting its performance in research, knowledge transfer and internationalization.

Development of Professional Competences

Nebrija University, in accordance with the aims proposed in "The Nebrija Contract", directs its efforts to turn its students into valuable professionals in the labor market. To this end, the Nebrija Institute of Professional Competences (INCP) was created, which leads the training in professional skills, employability, managerial skills, coaching, personal branding and any other topic related to professional, personal and social development.

The activity of the Competence Institute covers all the activity segments of the university. On the one hand, it offers three subjects that are distributed throughout the undergraduate degree and that enable students to effectively manage their work, proactively develop personal and professional self-improvement processes and properly guide their first steps in the workplace.

In addition, the INCP incorporates coaching modules for employability in different postgraduate programs of the university, and designs and carries out customized in-company training actions for different projects in companies and institutions.

The methodology of the actions, which are completely personalized and eminently practical, provides the participant with an adjusted analysis of his/her personal characteristics and his/her fit with the demands of the working world and the company, and offers an individualized development plan that is complemented with practical actions in which he/she must learn to solve real-life situations.

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