Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy *

Train to be able to prevent, diagnose, recover or rehabilitate individual or collective health conditions
* Degree pending verification by accrediting body
Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy

* Degree pending verification by accrediting body

Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy

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Official degree:Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy

Responsible center:School of Life and Nature Sciences

Branch of knowledge:Ciencias de la Salud

Places offered: 35.

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

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Quality of the degree

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Approach based on practical experience

The Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy works under an experience-based approach that is rounded out with personalized practice, access to first-class infrastructures and a specialized clinical field with a clear social interest.

The direct contact with patients starting in the first years, together with the curricular internships carried out in the best public and private centers, makes this degree an example of training for professionals with a clear vocation of service, characteristic of this profession that is so valued by the society as a whole.

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The curriculum offers comprehensive training that starts from the basic and specific knowledge of the degree that accompanies the student to their specialization, providing them with the competences and tools of the most advanced scientific and technological field at the moment.

The degree is taught at the Life Sciences Campus, in La Berzosa, giving the student the opportunity to have laboratories with innovative and state-of-the-art equipment in the sector, which will favor their teaching-learning process and the acquisition of the necessary skills and abilities for their labor insertion.

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Program focused on individualized student learning that will influence the quality of life and well-being of their patients

Specialized professors

Our professors specialized in the most advanced therapies will guide students in the different intervention methods that can be implemented in order to improve the quality of life of people who come in search of professional help.

Holistic training for a comprehensive professional

In addition to developing those competences that allow making responsible decisions based on solid knowledge, communication skills with the patient will also be promoted. These skills will allow the future graduate to offer a humanized service, where, beyond being physiotherapists, they are people caring for people.

Ability to adapt to scientific and technological advances

We train professionals who are interested in staying up to date and having ongoing professional and social training. In this sense, in addition to training in the main therapeutic options, they will acquire skills and abilities for research and will learn to use cutting-edge technology.

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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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Study Physiotherapy in Madrid

Discover our Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy, a program with an entirely practical approach, in which you will learn the best way: by doing. You will enhance your professional profile with internships at the best companies, hospitals and healthcare centers.


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

First year 60 ECTS

  • First Semester 26 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | General and Health Psychology
  • 6 ECTS | Biochemistry
  • 6 ECTS | Statistics and Applied Information Technologies
  • 4 ECTS | Human communication and written expression techniques
  • 4 ECTS | Fundamentals of Physiotherapy

  • Second Semester 26 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Human Physiology
  • 6 ECTS | Health Anthropology
  • 6 ECTS | Applied Physic
  • 4 ECTS | General Pathophysiology and Life Support
  • 4 ECTS | Basic Physiotherapy Procedures

  • Anual 8 ECTS
  • 8 ECTS | General Human Anatomy

Second year 60 ECTS

  • First Semester 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Special Human Anatomy and Kinesiology
  • 6 ECTS | Pharmacology and Nutrition
  • 6 ECTS | VAssessment in Physiotherapy
  • 6 ECTS | Medical-Surgical Conditions I
  • 6 ECTS | Kinesitherapy

  • Second Semester 30 ECTS
  • 4 ECTS | Technical English in Health Sciences
  • 6 ECTS | Specific Methods in Physiotherapy I
  • 4 ECTS | Medical-Surgical Conditions II
  • 6 ECTS | Specific methods in Physiotherapy II
  • 4 ECTS | Public health
  • 3 ECTS | Electrotherapy, Magnetotherapy and Vibrotherapy
  • 3 ECTS | Basic-level Tutored Internships

Third year 60 ECTS

  • First Semester 26 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Specific Methods in Physiotherapy III
  • 6 ECTS | Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • 4 ECTS | Community Physiotherapy and Health Education
  • 4 ECTS | Physiotherapy in Adult Neurology
  • 4 ECTS | Bioethics and Professional Ethics in Physiotherapy
  • 2 ECTS | Radiodiagnosis

  • Second Semester 26 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Pediatric Physiotherapy
  • 4 ECTS | Specific Methods in Physiotherapy IV
  • 4 ECTS | Physiotherapy with the Mentally Disabled Persons
  • 3 ECTS | Sports physiotherapy
  • 3 ECTS | FCardiovascular and Respiratory Physiotherapy
  • 3 ECTS | Geriatric Physiotherapy
  • 3 ECTS | Physiotherapy in Obstetrics and Urogyneproctology

  • Anual 8 ECTS
  • 8 ECTS | Mid-level Tutored Internship

Fourth year 60 ECTS

  • First Semester 14 ECTS
  • 4 ECTS | Research Methodology in Health Sciences
  • 4 ECTS | Health Legislation and Administration
  • 6 ECTS | Interprofessional Competences Workshops

  • Second Semester 16 ECTS
  • 10 ECTS | Final Research Project
  • 3 ECTS | Drug addiction
  • 3 ECTS | Occupational Health
  • 3 ECTS | Complementary Therapies
  • 3 ECTS | Economics and Management of Healthcare Companies

  • Yearly 30 ECTS
  • 3 ECTS | Participation Activities
  • 3 ECTS | Volunteer activities
  • 30 ECTS | Advanced-level Tutored Internships

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Tutored internships 41 ECTS
  • 3 ECTS | Basic-level Tutored Internships
  • 8 ECTS | Mid-level Tutored Internships
  • 30 ECTS | Advanced-level Tutored Internships

Tutored internships include the following educational activities:

Rotations of clinical stays: These are pre-professional clinical practice activities carried out in hospitals and other Physiotherapy services, under the supervision of qualified professionals, with the aim of putting into practice the actions (assessment, methods, techniques, etc.) of Physiotherapy on real patients; for the student to take on professional attitudes, regarding interpersonal relationships, ethical principles, concern for quality and become integrated and familiar with other professionals and activities of the hospital or service, as well as the patient care team, such as, for example, attending clinical sessions. In each rotation and center, the student is assigned a physiotherapist, who will act as a tutor in collaboration and be in contact with the professor of the subject and the Internship Coordinator, supervising their performance, giving them the appropriate guidelines and corrections and participating in their evaluation. This activity will represent at least 70% of the subject’s total teaching load.

Tutoring session: Personalized monitoring of the student through answering questions and problems on the subject.

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

Professional Internships

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

Centers with an internship agreement

Final Research Project 10 ECTS

This project involves the development of research tasks regarding different subjects by the student under the advice of one or several professors of the Department and, occasionally, professionals from the business world. For this, the student has the possibility to choose a project from among those offered.

This final research project may consist either of an original research or review work, or it may have a nature of clinical application.

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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  • Basic Education (68 ECTS)
  • Compulsory (115 ECTS)
  • Electives (6 ECTS)
  • External Internships (41 ECTS)
  • Final Research Project (10 ECTS)

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Career Opportunities

  • Physiotherapy services in health care centers (Hospitals, clinics, primary care centers...).
  • Independent exercise of the profession.
  • Sports clubs and facilities.
  • Balneotherapy centers and spas.
  • Residences for the elderly and social and health services.
  • Centers for the care of the disabled.
  • Child care centers.
  • Prevention and assistance services in the workplace.
  • Teaching and research.
  • Organization and management of Physiotherapy services.

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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