Objectives and competences

Master's Degree in Congenital Heart Surgery: comprehensive training in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of heart disease from fetal life to adulthood.
A one-year programme including training in neonatal, pediatric and adult congenital heart surgery. The master's programme ends with the submission of a master's thesis leading to the award of the final diploma.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateLifelong learning master's degree certificate
Faculty or schoolFacultat de Medicina i Ciències de la Salut
Branch of knowledge
  • Medicine and dentistry
Mode of deliveryFace-to-face
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionCatalan;English;Spanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 4.300,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:02/10/2023
Master's degree course homepage https://www.sjdhospitalbarcelona.org/es
ManagmentSánchez de Toledo Sancho, Joan
Open pre-enrolmentYes
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:No

Objectives and competences


- Acquire specialized training in the surgical treatment of congenital heart diseases.
- Acquire a sound understanding of the scientific principles of congenital and acquired heart conditions in children and of the clinical and technical skills for diagnosing and treating these conditions.
- Learn to use functional and imaging tests, interpret the results, and provide the most adequate treatment at any given stage.
- Take part in pre- and post-operative hospital care and outpatient care for pediatric patients.
- Learn the clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic principles applicable to these patients and be able to follow protocols and treat participating patients.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Doctors specializing in cardiovascular, cardiac or cardio-thoracic surgery.

Access requirements and conditions



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Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Hospital Universitario Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona
Passeig de Sant Joan de Déu, 2

08950 - Esplugues de Llobregat - Barcelona
Email address:susana.parraga@ub.edu
Telephone:93 253 21 00
Observations:from 8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.

For further enquiries

Address:Susana Parraga
Hospital Sant Joan de Déu

08950 - Barcelona
Email address:susana.parraga@ub.edu
Telephone:932532100 (73902
Observations:Monday to Friday, from 8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.