Objectives and competences

The first year includes theoretical and practical face-to-face training at the UB Faculty of Psychology, which is shared with the postgraduate diploma in Early Care. The second year corresponds to placements in Child Development and Early Care Centres (CDIAP) or other care centres for developmental disorders, and the final project. The course provides vocational training specialized in the area of early care. It trains students to detect risks in childhood development; to undertake prevention activities; to assess development and its context; to learn to detect requirements for intervention; and to implement programmes for optimizing childhood development processes and care for families.

Courses of postgraduate course that integrate the master or postgraduate degree and that can be processed separately

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateLifelong learning master's degree certificate
Faculty or schoolFacultat de Psicologia
Branch of knowledge
  • Behavioural sciences and psychology
Mode of deliveryFace-to-face
Length of course2 academic years
Language(s) of instructionCatalan;Spanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 1.710,00 €
Second year: 1.790,00 €
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:07/02/2024
Master's degree course homepage https://masteratencionprecoz.com
ManagmentRivero García, M. Magdalena
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:No

Objectives and competences


- Acquire specialized training in early care.
- To learn to detect risks in child development through on-site theoretical in practical training.
- Learn to carry out preventive actions.
- To learn to detect requirements for intervention.
- To learn to assess early childhood development and family settings.
- To be able to implement intervention programmes for the purpose of optimizing childhood development.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Holders of pre-EHEA degrees/diplomas or bachelor's degrees in psychology, physiotherapy, speech therapy, medicine, education, educational psychology, occupational therapy, social work and related disciplines.

Access requirements and conditions



15/05/2023 30/11/2023

Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Facultat de Psicologia
Passeig de la Vall d'Hebron, 171

08035 - Barcelona
Email address:mriverog@ub.edu

For further enquiries

Address:Magda Rivero García
Passeig de la Vall d'Hebron,171

08035 - Barcelona
Email address:mriverog@ub.edu
Observations:During 2024, classes take place on Wednesdays and Fridays from 17 to 00 p.m. (except for July, August and September). Schedules for 2025 must be arranged with work placement centres within the working hours of the professionals at each centre (mostly morning schedules). The work placement period may vary depending on the number of hours spent at the centre each week. A provisional calendar runs from February to June 2025, with 15 h of class per week (12 hours in total). The presentation of final master's degree projects will take place in the first fortnight of July 2025, or, exceptionally, the first week of September 2025. If you need more information, get in touch with Magda Rivero (mriverog@ub.edu, 933 125 819, passeig de la Vall d'Hebron, 171, 08035 Barcelona). Contact preferably by e-mail. Appointments can also be arranged.