Objectives and competences

Home hospitalization is a new healthcare model within the health system that requires an increasing integration of complex healthcare processes within the patient's own setting. This healthcare option requires multidisciplinary teams who are specifically trained in the care of acute patients in the home environment. This master's degree seeks to provide fundamental theoretical and practical principles for professionals who are facing this new healthcare model, through theoretical and practical teaching with online courses, practical workshops and hospital practices.

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
  • Nursing
  • Physiotherapy, podiatry, nutrition and dietetics, occupational therapy, optics and optometry, and speech therapy
Mode of deliveryBlended
Length of course2 academic years
Language(s) of instructionCatalan
Enrolment fee:First year: 1.300,00 €
Second year: 2.000,00 €
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:01/10/2024
Master's degree course homepage https://www.ub.edu/masterhad/
ManagmentNicolás Ocejo, David
Open pre-enrolmentYes
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Sí, amb crèdits pendents (10% o menys)

Objectives and competences


- Gain the knowledge and skills required for home care of patients with acute diseases.
- Deepen knowledge of the specific characteristics of the most common treatments and diagnostic tests home hospitalization.
- Learn the latest advances and innovations in the area of home hospitalization.
- Promote standards of healthcare quality and research in the area of home hospitalization.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Graduates and diploma holders in nursing, graduates in medicine and people with other qualifications in health sciences (clinical pharmacologists, nutritionists and physiotherapists).

Applicants do not need to have work experience.

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.



01/04/2024 01/11/2024

Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Facultat de Medicina
Carrer de Casanova, 143, 08036 Barcelona

08036 - Barcelona
Email address:master.had@ub-edu
Telephone:934 03 52 58

For further enquiries

Address:Secretaria máster HAD
c/Villaroel 170 Hospital Clínic
Dispositivo Hospitalización a Domicilio (Esc.7-2ª)
08036 - Barcelona
Email address:master.had@ub.edu
Observations:information from Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.

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