Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Medicine (UAB-UPF)

Study guides

Title of qualification awarded

Diploma in Medicine


The large amount of practical work means that this degree must be taken full-time.
Lectures will be given in both mornings and afternoons, with approximately 45 hours of academic work per week (including on-site and distance learning and independent study).

Table of credits for each course

  Basic training Compulsory Optional Bachelor's Degree Final Project
1st year 41 17    
2nd year 29 30    
3rd year   61    
4th year   59    
5th year   46 16  
6th year   55   6
Totals 70 268 16 6

Period of study

Every term, with a final assessment at the end of each term.

Part-time or full-time


Basic and compulsory training

1st year 2nd year
- Introduction to University and Medicine
- Anatomy and Embryology
- Biochemistry I
- General Physiology
- Cell Biology
- Psychology
- Physics for Health Sciences
- Biomedical Computer Science
- Integrated Medicine I
- Practicals I
- Human Anatomy
- Human Physiology
- Biochemistry II
- Biostatistics
- Human Histology
- Human Evolution and Primatology
- Integrated Medicine II
- Patient-Doctor Relation and Communication Skills
- General Genetics
- Developmental Biology
- Practicals II
3rd year 4th year
- Immunology
- Epidemiology and Health Demography
- Clinical Genetics
- General Physiopathology
- Specific Physiopathology and Semiology
- Microbiology
- Anatomical Pathology
- Diagnostic Imaging and Radiotherapy
- Foundations of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures
- Pharmacology
- Integrated Medicine III
- Practicals III
- Medical and Surgical Pathology I
- Medical and Surgical Pathology II
- Medical and Surgical Pathology III
- Musculoskeletal System
- Ophthalmology
- Otorhinolaryngology
- Dermatology
- Foundations of Surgery
- Human Nutrition
- Integrated Medicine IV
- Integrated Practicals in Medical and Surgical Pathology I
5th year 6th year
- Medical and Surgical Pathology IV
- Medical and Surgical Pathology V
- Integrated Practicals in Medical and Surgical Pathology II
- Paediatrics
- Gynaecology and Obstetrics
- Psychiatry
Optional subjects from the specific-training blocks or from the mobility programme
- Bioethics
- Legal Medicine and Toxicology
- Preventive Medicine and Public Health
- Clinical Pharmacology
- General Rotation Programme I and II
- Bachelor's Degree Final Project

Optional subjects