Admission Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy

Course access

Students wishing to take this course have different access routes, depending on their previous studies:

Type of access Option Average mark 22/23
Secondary school diploma + University entrance exam (PAU) and CFGS (Advanced professional training) Weighted subjects pertaining to the PAU specific phase:
  • Biology (0.2)
  • Earth and Environmental Sciences (0.2)
  • Physics (0.1)
  • Geography (0.2)
  • Mathematics (0.2)
  • Mathematics Applied to Social Sciences (0.2)
University access for people over 25 years Health Sciences option 5.000
Others Entrance exams for people over 45 ---
Degree holders ---
Change of studies and validations  
Employment record for people over 40  

(*) Official recognition is given to between 4 and 9 credits on this degree in the case of students who qualified through a CFGS (Advanced professional training) in Prosthetics and Orthotics, Dietetics, Oral and Dental Hygiene, Environmental Health, Orthoprosthetics, Chemical and Support Products, and Environmental Health.

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Student Profile

It is important to have the capacity for interpersonal relationships, in order to interact and communicate, and to have an interest in helping people while showing respect for different values and cultures. Due to working with vulnerable groups it is important for future therapists to be emotionally stable people with the capacity to solve problems and make decisions. An ability to work in teams, capacity for analysis, responsibility, adaptation to one’s surroundings and creativity are also important qualities for these professionals.

Additional training

At the start of the year, first-year students are invited to attend initial orientation sessions in which they receive all academic information

Access related information

Check all the information related to university access routes here: secondary school students, CFGS students, over 25 years old and over 45 years old.

You will also find information on other access routes (accredited work experience, changing from a foreign university) and other access routes for pre-university international students (international students: secondary school in the EU, international students: secondary school outside the EU) and for university students and graduates (reincorporations, EU university students, non EU university students and university graduates).