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Joint Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (CCAFYD) + Physiotherapy Madrid

Study the Double Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (CCAFYD) + Physiotherapy and obtain a complete professional profile in only 5 years.
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years of innovation and academic rigor

CCAFYD + Physiotherapy Degree Program

With the Double Degree in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences (CCAFYD) + Physiotherapy of the Faculty HM of Health Sciences of the UCJC you will obtain a very complete training; with cutting-edge itineraries that incorporate the latest trends in physical training and physiotherapeutic techniques: Osteopathy; Physiotherapy and rehabilitation applied to sports injuries; Postural reeducation methods and myofascial techniques; Respiratory and cardiovascular physiotherapy; Assessment and diagnostic imaging in physiotherapy; among others.


You will learn through practice in our sports physiology and performance laboratories and in the HM Hospitales Group. In addition, you will have more than 40,000 m2 of sports areas in the UCJC Sports Club.

Duración Duration: 5 years
Duración Start date: September 20, 2024
Duración 387 ECTS credits
Duración In-person
Duración Spanish
Duración Villafranca Campus - School of Health
130 years
of innovation and academic rigour
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What sets us apart
We tell you why you should choose us to study this degree program.

Camilo José Cela University and the HM Hospitales Group have decided to combine their extensive knowledge and experience in an innovative university training project with the creation of the UCJC HM Hospitales School of Health Sciences.


An innovative learning model

At UCJC we help you develop the competencies and skills that will drive your success and your contribution to the future.

The Learning by Doing approach transforms education by providing students with hands-on, real-world experiences. Through specific projects and activities, they develop practical skills, stimulate their creativity and prepare for the world of work. It is an approach that promotes active and meaningful learning.

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Grade Details

Discover in depth how the double degree in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences (CCAFYD) + Physiotherapy at UCJC will transform you.

Thanks to the Double Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences and Physiotherapy of the HM Faculty of Health Sciences of the UCJC in Madrid, in only 5 years you will master the skills and knowledge in sports and physiotherapy necessary for your professional future and the demands of the working world.

Subjects and timetable of the Degree CCAFYD + Physiotherapy

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Subjects per year

Subject Credits Type Semester
Fundamentals of aquatic skills 6 Mandatory 1st year
Basic fundamentals of soccer 3 Mandatory 1st year
Functional and systems anatomy 6 Basic 1st year
Legal regulation of physical activity and sport 6 Basic 1st year
Fundamentals of individual sports 6 Mandatory 2nd year
Basic biochemistry and human physiology 6 Basic 2nd year
Human biomechanics and applied physics 6 Basic 2nd year
Fundamentals of Collective Sports I 3 Mandatory 2nd year
Sociology of physical activity and sport 6 Basic 2nd year
Total 36

Subject Credits Type Semester
Human Anatomy I 6 Basic 1st year
Bioquímica (Biochemistry) 6 Basic 1st year
Computers and communication and information techniques 6 Mandatory 1st year
Applied psychosocial sciences 6 Basic 1st year
Theoretical bases and models of intervention in physiotherapy. 6 Mandatory 1st year
Human Anatomy II 6 Basic 2nd year
Physiology and human motricity 6 Basic 2nd year
Biomechanics and applied physics 6 Basic 2nd year
Statistics and introduction to research methodology 6 Basic 2nd year
General procedures in physiotherapy I 6 Mandatory 2nd year
Total 42

Class timetables

Class timetables

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Total credits: 387 ECTS
Basic Training (B): 90 ECTS
Mandatories (OB): 228 ECTS
Electives (OP): 15 ECTS
External Internships (PE): 42 ECTS
Final Degree Project (FDP): 12 ECTS


Campuses and locations
UCJC Villafranca Campus


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Teaching and admin staff

UCJC reserves the right to modify the established conditions described above due to any circumstances not foreseen at the time of formalising the registration / enrolment of the student, maintaining in any case the essential conditions of the same. Likewise, stays in the countries indicated are subject to possible variations, always seeking the best for the curricular and experiential development of the student.

CCAFYD + Physiotherapy Degree Professors

Meet our highly qualified teaching staff.
María Perales Santaella

María Perales Santaella

Doctora internacional en Ejercicio Físico y Salud. 2 sexenios de investigación.
Sebastián Truyols

Sebastián Truyols

Doctor en Fisioterapia
Dr. Roberto Murias Lozano

Dr. Roberto Murias Lozano

Codirector Máster Universitario Osteopatía Integrativa.
Marcos Antonio Soriano Rodríguez

Marcos Antonio Soriano Rodríguez

Doctor Internacional en Ciencias de la Actividad Física y el Deporte
Bruno García Tardón

Bruno García Tardón

Doctor en Ciencias de la Educación, Licenciado en Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte y Diplomado en Magisterio de Educación Física.

Internships and Employability

Agreements with the most important centers in the sports and physiotherapy sector.

Studying Sports Science and Physiotherapy at the UCJC opens the door to great professional opportunities, since we have important collaboration agreements with numerous physiotherapy clinics, sports centers, clubs and hospitals.

You will be able to carry out internships in the most important centers of the sports and physiotherapy sector: ...
You will broaden your knowledge and live authentic academic, cultural and personal experiences in different countries in Europe, Asia and America.

As a student of the Double Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences + Physiotherapy you will be able to opt for an International Week* in the USA and another in India, where you will come into contact with different realities and ways of understanding the profession.


In addition, you will have the opportunity to complete your studies at prestigious universities around the world through Erasmus and/or bilateral agreements.

Fees and financial aid

The UCJC annually convenes students admitted to the double degree in physical activity and sport sciences + physiotherapy and who meet the necessary requirements to apply for various scholarships and grants to study. It also offers different financing options.

If you are a new student or if you are going to study second or successive years, you can check the price of your degree here. From the UCJC we offer you the possibility of financing 100% of your degree. See all information on financing options.

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We explain step by step how to complete the admission process at UCJC
Admission test

You can do it in person or, if you prefer, online

Submission of mandatory documents

Once the test has been carried out, you must provide us with the necessary documents.

Submission of additional documents

Depending on the studies you have completed previously, we may request more documents from you.

Validations and mobility between study plans

At UCJC we value learning above all else.

If your studies do not suit you and you want to change to another degree, if you come from another university or if you have a degree and want to continue your academic training, you can count on our help and advice throughout the process.

Academic Portal

Obtain detailed information on the management and academic results of the degree courses

The UCJC academic information portal gives you access to detailed management information and academic results of the official degrees.

You can access documents, regulations, and administrative procedures, such as documentation on monitoring and renewal processes of the accreditation of the degree.

Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of the questions our students ask themselves.

What are the career opportunities of the Double Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (CCAFYD) + Physiotherapy?

The Double Degree in CCAFYD + Physiotherapy offers a wide range of professional opportunities, from teaching and research to the management of sports, health and wellness centers.

How many years does the Double Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (CCAFYD) + Physiotherapy last?

The Double Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (CCAFYD) + Physiotherapy lasts 5 years.

What are the reasons to study the Double Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (CCAFYD) + Physiotherapy?

The Dual Degree in CCAFYD+Physiotherapy offers a broad and balanced training in both disciplines, with knowledge to promote and improve physical activity and sport and the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of injuries.

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