Objectives and competences

This specialized training course for professionals or professional teams raises awareness and fosters the development of the competences required to detect the needs of people in situations of vulnerability due to health reasons (illness or convalescence) from a hospital education perspective.
- Conceptual framework of hospital education.
- The process of falling ill: avenues and repercussions.
- Educational and recreational care resources.
- Psychological processes involved in bereavement and end-of-life education.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateAdvanced university course
Faculty or schoolInstitut de Desenvolupament Professional
Branch of knowledge
  • Education sciences
  • Behavioural sciences and psychology
  • Interdisciplinary
Mode of deliveryDistance
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 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:05/02/2024
Master's degree course homepage http://www.pedagogiahospitalaria.org
ManagmentViolant Holz, Verónica
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Sí, amb crèdits pendents (10% o menys)

Objectives and competences


- To acquire specialized training focused on the skills required to provide effective hospital education to those whose health places them in vulnerable position.
- To acquire higher education educational training to contribute to promote fairness, wellbeing and improvement in quality of life of these people and their families.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Health and education professionals who are interested in the subject area.

Access requirements and conditions

The course is also open to students with no prior university education, who will acquire the same knowledge and skills and receive a specific qualification for their learner group. Information on the access requirements and other conditions can be obtained from the course directors.


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Universitat de Barcelona-IDP-ICE, UB
Avda. Vall d'Hebron, 171, Campus Mundet. UB.

08035 - Barcelona
Email address:ice-postgraus@ub.edu
Observations:online by means of the virtual platform.

For further enquiries

Address:Verónica Violant
Passeig de la Vall d'Hebron 171
Edifici de Llevant, 2ª planta, desp 232
08035 - Barcelona
Email address:pedagogiahospitalaria@ub.edu