Acute and chronic respiratory diseases are the most common children's diseases seen in paediatric practice.

There are currently no official programmes offering training in paediatric sub-specialties. However, Paediatric sub-specialties, including paediatric pulmonology, have existed for over 30 years and provide specialised treatment of excellence for children with specific pathologies: of the respiratory system in this case.

This programme is a response to the growing demand for fully-trained specialists in paediatric pulmonology.

As this is a profession-oriented Master's degree, students learn all the theory and practice needed to work in a specialist Paediatric Pulmonology Unit.


Achieve sufficient theoretical and practical knowledge for up-to-date clinical and therapeutic control of pediatric respiratory pathologies

Access requirements

Graduates in Medicine and paediatric specialists or Resident Medical Interns (MIR) in the 4th year of Paediatrics.

Career opportunities

Holders of this master's degree are able to work in any of the following areas:

- specialist unit in 3rd level paediatric pulmonology.
- specialist unit in 2nd level paediatric pulmonology.
- primary care specialising in paediatric respiratory pathology.
- private practice specialising in paediatric respiratory pathology.


Sandra Rovira Amigo

Phone: 934893171



UAB-specific Master's Degree

11 Edition
Places: 4
Orientation: Professional
120 ECTS
Code: 2134/11
Price: 7920 ¤

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Modality: Onsite
Location: Unidad de Neumología Pediátrica y Fibrosis Quística. Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron. Pg. Vall d’Hebron 119-129. 08035 Barcelona
Dates: from 02/05/2018 to 30/04/2020
Teaching language:
Catalan (50%), Spanish (50%)
Coordinating centres:
Departamento de Pediatría, Obstetricia, Ginecología y Medicina Preventiva
Departamento de Pediatría, de Obstetricia y Ginecología y de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública

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