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Qualification

Master's Degree in Manual Physical Therapy (M127)

Information leaflet

Participating Universities

University of Alcalá

Organising Centre, Department or Institute

Department of Nursing and Physiotherapy

Teaching centre(s)

University of Alcalá
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Nursing and Physiotherapy Building
Science and Technology Campus
 

Year Course Started

2007-2008 (RD 56/2005)
2009-2010 (RD 1393/2007)

Credits

120 ECTS

Official Duration

Two complete academic years.

Minimum number of ECTS by type of registration and course

60 ECTS for full-time students, 30 ECTS for part-time students.

Type of teaching

Face-to-face classes along with on-line learning

Language/s

Spanish and English

Professional qualification

This is not a degree title qualifying with ministerial approval for the exercise of regulated professional activities.

Orientation

Professional/research

Directors

Dr. Tomás Gallego Izquierdo
tomas.gallego@uah.es

Coordinators

Quality coordination
- Dr. Tomás Gallego Izquierdo
tomas.gallego@uah.es


Academic coordination
- Dra. Susana Núñez Nagy
susana.nunez@uah.es
- Dr. Daniel Pecos Martín
daniel.pecos@uah.es

Academic Committee

Tomás Gallego Izquierdo
Daniel Pecos Martin (Secretary)
Susana Nuñez Nagy
Santiago García de Miguel
Ana Naya Díez (PAS)
Mihai Daniel Somkereki (Student)

Contact

Academic issues:

Secretary of the Department of Physiotherapy
ana.naya@uah.es

Administrative issues:
info.postgrado@uah.es

Goals and competencies

The goals of this Master's degree are in line with the stipulates of the Spanish Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (MECES) and ensure the achievement of the basic competencies required to obtain a master's degree, following article 3.3, Appendix I of R.D. 1393/2007.

Fulfilment of the goals means students have achieved competencies that must be consistent with the fundamental rights of equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunities and of universal accessibility for the disabled, and with the values proper to a democratic and peace-loving culture.

Postgraduate Short Courses

This Master's offers to any student the possibility to study a selection of subjects compounding a Postgraduate Short Course, which will enable the student, if requested at the end of the course, to obtain an Own Studies Degree title from the university of Alcalá.

After finishing the subjects the student could apply, paying the correponding fees, for a Certificate of the Postgraduate Short Course. Besides, if the student wants to complete the Master's in the future, the subjects finished in the Postgraduate Short Course will automatically be incorporated in the student's academic record at no cost.

Pre-registration and matriculation of these Postgraduate Short Courses will follow the usual procedure of pre-registration and matriculation.

The Short Courses included in the Master's are:

Number of places for new students

Total places available: 60

A minimum of 20 students are required to teach the Master programme.

Reserved places: 5% for students with a certified disability of 33% or more.

Specific admission conditions

Entry profile

Students with a degree in Physiotherapy

Selection criteria

Given the case that the number of applications is higher than the places available, candidates will be selected taken into consideration the following criteria:

  • Students with a degree title in Physiotherapy.
  • Proffessional experience.To be assessed, the student must attach an Employment History or employment contract/s through the pre-registration application.
  • Training in Manual Therapy. Attach a document stating training hours and/or credits of the course.
  • Academic record.
  • External organisms grants (Cervantes, bancos, fundaciones).
  • Iberoamerican students.
  • A personal interview might be taken to those pre-selected students, basing it on the established criteria.

Subjects, academic staff, competences, teaching guides and final project regulations

For Master's Dissertations to be defended from the academic year 2019-20 onwards, it has been established that, along with the Master's Dissertation, the student must submit to the director the summarized report (% of coincidence) given through Turnitin application, once the director has opened the application to obtain the aforementioned report (Approved by the Official Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies Committee, on its regular session dated 24th September 2019).

Continuance

Registration

Fees

Timetable

Classes will take place mornings and evenings of saturdays and sundays, from 9:00 to 14:00 and from 15:00 to 20:00h.

Face-to-face classes, in small groups, of spoken and written technical English will be offered outside the previous schedule (optional).

Venue

  • University of Alcalá
    Nursing and Physiotherapy Building
    Science and Technology Campus
    Ctra. Madrid-Barcelona, km. 33,600 28805. Alcalá de Henares

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Material resources

Installations, services and plans
(Computer rooms, bibliographic resources, libraries, study rooms...):

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Physiotherapy

 

Material resources available to course participants

External Practicums

Spanish Registry of Universities, Centres and Qualifications registration

Course implementation

Quality guarantee system

Quality committee

Tomás Gallego Izquierdo (Director del Máster)
Daniel Pecos Martin (Coordinador del Máster)
Susana Nuñez Nagi (Coordinadora del Máster)
Belén Diaz Pulido (PDI)
Mª del Rosario Gaitán Sánchez (PAS)
Coraima A. Casañas Martín (alumna)

Complaints and Suggestions