Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Medicine

Study guides

Title of qualification awarded

Diploma in Medicine

Study plan information

Table of credits for each course

  Basic training Compulsory Optional Bachelor's Degree Final Project
1st year 44 16    
2nd year 35 19 6  
3rd year   54 6  
4th year   54 6  
5th year   54 6  
6th year   48 6 6
Totals 79 245 30 6

Part-time or full-time

Full-time dedication Part-time option available


Specialisation in Clinical Medicine
Specialisation in Clinical Surgery
Specialisation in Clinical and Experimental Laboratory
Specialisation in Maternity and Child Healthcare

Basic and compulsory training

1st year 2nd year
- Biophysics
- Biostatistics
1st semester
- Human Anatomy: General Aspects and Locomotive Apparatus
- Introduction to Health Sciences
- Cell Biology
- Structural Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
 - Clinical Care Practice I
2nd semester
- Histology
- General Physiology
- Integrated Learning in Medicine I
- Metabolic Biochemistry
- Human Anatomy: Cardiovascular, Head and Neck
- Microscopic Structure of Systems
1st semester
- Medical Psychology
- Human Genetics
- Medical Physiology I
- Human Anatomy: Splanchnology
- Bioethics and Communication
2nd semester
- Medical Physiology II
- Human Nutrition
- Integrated Learning in Medicine II
- Human Anatomy: Neuroanatomy
- Clinical Care Practice II
3rd year 4th year

- Medical Microbiology and Parasitology
- Structural and Molecular Pathology
- Physiopathology and Clinical Semiology
- Clinical Radiology
- Foundations of Clinical Surgery
- General Pharmacology
- Clinical Care Practice III
- Medical immunology
- Epidemiology
- Integrated Learning in Medicine III

- Medicine and Surgery I
- Medicine and Surgery II
- Medicine and Surgery III
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology
- Clinical Otorhinolaryngology
- Clinical Ophthalmology
- Integrated Learning in Medicine IV
5th year 6th year
- Paediatrics
- Clinical Dermatology
- Medicine and Surgery IV
- Psychiatry
- Legal Medicine and Toxicology
- Preventive Medicine and Public Health
- Clinical Pharmacology
- Integrated Learning in Medicine V
- Bachelor's Degree Final Project
- Clinical Care Practice IV
- Clinical Care Practice V

Optional subjects

All optional subjects are worth 3 credits.

To obtain a specialisation, out of the 30 optional credits you must enrol in, a minimum of 18 credits must belong to subjects included in the pathway.

- Specialisation in Clinical Medicine. Choose from the subjects marked A.
- Specialisation in Clinical Surgery. Choose from the subjects marked B.
- Specialisation in Clinical and Experimental Laboratory. Choose from the subjects marked C.
- Specialisation in Maternity and Child Healthcare. Choose from the subjects marked D.


2nd year 3rd year
- Practice in Primary Healthcare Departments and Services
- History of Genetics
- Fundamentals and Scientific Analysis of Complementary Medicine
- Medicine, Cinema and Literature 
- Doctor-Patient Relationship
- Drugs and Addictive Behaviours
 - Brain and Behaviour 
- Well Ageing
- Human Sexuality
- Functional Evaluation and Physical Exploration Methods (A)
- Cell Bases for Genetic Illnesses (C)
- Histology Laboratory Techniques (C)
- Molecular Biology Techniques (C)
- Developmental Biology and Teratology (D)
- Evidence-Based Medicine
- Artificial Intelligence and Health
- Practicals in Hospital Departments and Services
- Bioinformatics
- Applied Physiology (A)
 - Basic Surgical Techniques (B)
- Medical Genetics (C)
- Diagnostic Techniques in Medical Immunology (C)
- Molecular Histopathology: from Laboratory to Clinic (C)

Students may also choose second-year optional subjects that they have not taken.

4th year 5th year
- Continuity of Cardiological Clinical Assistance in Primary Care (A)
- Family Medicine (A)
- New Methods of Diagnosis and Therapeutics in Digestive Diseases (A)
- Specialised Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques in Pneumology (A)
- Experimental Clinical Pneumology (A)
- Integrated Diagnosis in Clinical Pathology (A)
- The Kidney in Systemic and Storage Diseases (A)
- Acid-Base Balance and Hydroelectrolite Disorders (A)
- Clinical Security and Medical Error Management (A)
- Medical Clinical Practical I (A)
- Surgical Clinical Practice I (B)
- Clinical Laboratory Practice I (C)
- Clinical Practice in Child and Maternal Health I (D)
 - Digestive Endoscopy and Therapeutics (B)
- Phoniatrics (B)
- Anaesthesiology (B)
- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (B)
- Clinical Cytology (C)
- Basic and Applied Immunopathology (C)
- Maternal-foetal Medicine (D)
- Perinatology (D)

Students may also choose second and third-year optional subjects that they have not taken.

 - Multimedia. Prescription of Psychoactive Drugs by Primary Healthcare Doctors
- Forensic Anthropology
- Medical Oncology (A)
- Introduction to Basic-Clinical Translational Research in Neurology (A)
- Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Diseases (A)
- Diagnostic Imaging (A)
- Physical Activity Medicine (A)
- Nutrition- and Metabolism-related Illnesses. Basic Clinical Aspects (A)
- Basic General Electrocardiography (A)
- Neurophysiology, from Basic Theory to Clinical Application (A)
- Organ and Tissue Transplants (B)
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Diseases (B)
- Diagnosis and Treatment of Sports-related Pathologies (B)
- Paediatric Surgery (B)
- Molecular Techniques in the Diagnosis and Epidemiology of Transmissible Diseases (C)
- Principles of Clinical Research: Methodology, Ethics and Regulation (C)
- Molecular Pathology: Biological Diagnosis (C)
- Paediatric Haematology and Oncology (D)
- Asthma and Paediatric Allergy (D)
- Gynaecological Oncology and Breast Cancer (D)
- Medical Clinical Practical II (A)
- Surgical Clinical Practice II (B)
- Clinical Laboratory Practice II (C)
- Clinical Practice in Child and Maternal Health II (D)



Students may also choose optional subjects that they have not taken in previous years.

6th year  
- The Scientific Revolution and Milestones in Medical Research (A)
- Workplace Health
- Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging
- Critical Inpatient and Outpatient Care (A)
- Palliative Medicine (A)
- Medical Urgencies and Pre-Hospital Emergencies (A)
- Quality of Care (A)
- Nosocomial Infection and Antibiotics Policy (A)
- International Health (A)
- Emergency Surgery in Human Organ Systems (B)
- Advanced Resuscitation (B)
- Advanced Life Support in Trauma (B)
- Epidemiology and Microbiological Diagnosis of Imported Infectious Diseases (C)
  - Clinical Biochemistry (C)
- Paediatric Infectious and Immune System Diseases (D)
- Reproductive Endocrinology and Fertility (D)
- Hereditary Diseases, Endocrinology and Metabolism (D)

Students may also choose optional subjects that they have not taken in previous years.