Objectives and competences

This course consists of two years of theoretical and practical training at the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Barcelona, offering specialized training in the area of early care. It is aimed at recent graduates who wish to gain specialized knowledge in early care, and at professionals who want to update their knowledge.

This postgraduate course forms part of the master's degree or postgraduate degree

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateSpecialization diploma
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: 1.910,00 €
Second year: 1.090,00 €
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:07/02/2025
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


- To acquire specialized training in early care.
- To gain the skills needed to detect risks in childhood development through theoretical and practical training.
- To 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 or bachelor's degrees in psychology, physiotherapy, speech therapy, medicine, education, educational psychology, occupational therapy, social work or related disciplines.

Access requirements and conditions


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:Durant l'any 2025, dimecres i divendres, de 17:00 a 21:00 (els mesos de juliol, agost i setembre no són lectius), mentre que els horaris de l'any 2026 s'hauran de convenir amb els centres de pràctiques, dins de l'horari laboral dels professionals dels centres (predominen els horaris de matí). El període de pràctiques pot variar segons les hores setmanals d'assistència al centre. Un calendari orientatiu podria ser de febrer a juny del 2026, amb una assistència d'entre 12 i 15 hores setmanals (240 hores). La presentació dels treballs de final de màster està prevista per a la primera quinzena de juliol de 2026, o, excepcionalment, la primera setmana de setembre del 2026. Si en necessiteu més informació, poseu-vos en contacte amb Magda Rivero (mriverog@ub.edu, passeig de la Vall d'Hebron, 171, 08035 Barcelona). El mitjà preferent de contacte és el correu electrònic. També es poden concertar visites.