Objectives and competences

The healthcare process for the paediatric patient, due to its complexity, requires nurses to have specific training to develop their professional activity in the field of paediatrics (hospital and community care). The master's degree in Paediatric Nursing (MIP) is a programme endorsed by the University of Barcelona (UB), which has a clear purpose of specialization and deepening so that the skills and competences acquired have an application in professional practice. It is directed to professionals who want to expand their knowledge through professional development in the field of Paediatric Nursing

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateLifelong learning master's degree certificate
Faculty or schoolFacultat d'Infermeria
Branch of knowledge
  • Nursing
Mode of deliveryBlended
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionCatalan;Spanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 3.100,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):Yes
Classes begin:06/09/2023
Master's degree course homepage http://www.ub.edu/mip/
ManagmentSaz Roy, Mª Ángeles
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:No

Objectives and competences


- To acquire knowledge and skills in pediatrics and be capable of applying them in professional nursing practice.
- To develop a conceptual understanding of pediatrics and its different areas of intervention, drawing distinctions with other medical disciplines.
- To gain sufficient training, criteria and skills to undertake professional activities in primary and hospital care settings.
- To create a space for the exchange of experiences with professionals involved in primary care and hospital care, to receive practical guidance for subsequent professional development.
- To receive career guidance considering each student's expectations through the provision of clinical training in healthcare centres, to undertake nursing tasks with competence in child and adolescent care and to provide support for their families.
-To take an interest in nursing research with the aim of gaining a deeper understanding of the subject, contributing to the advancement of pediatric nursing and improving the quality of face-to-face activity and, consequently, the health of children and their families as well.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

- Graduates or diploma holders in Nursing.

Access requirements and conditions


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Escola d'Infermeria
Campus Bellvitge
Feixa Llarga, S/N
08907 - L'Hospitalet de Llobregat. Barcelona
Catalunya. España
Email address:master.mip.ub.semi@gmail.com
Telephone:93 4024238
Observations:flexible, depending on the organization of students, except the face-to-face weeks that are scheduled (in December and June)

For further enquiries

Address:MªAngeles Saz Roy
Pavello de govern. 3ª Planta. Desp.309
Feixa Llarga, s/n
08907 - L'Hospitalet de Llobregat. Barcelona
Catalunya. España
Email address:masazroy@ub.edu
Telephone:93 402 42 38
Observations:the course will be taught by means of the University of Barcelona's Virtual Campus.