Master's Degree in Swallowing Disorders

Take this master's degree/postgraduate diploma to learn more about dysphagia, its different phenotypes, methods of screening and diagnosis from a multidisciplinary and international point of view

  • UAB-specific Master's Degree
  • Code: 4075/4
  • 4th edition
  • Modality: Blended
  • Credits: 66 ECTS
  • Start date: 10/10/2022
  • Finish date: 04/06/2023
  • Places: 30
  • Orientation: Professional
  • Price: 4356 €
  • Teaching language: Spanish (75%), English (25%)
  • Location: Hospital de Mataró. Crta. de Cirera s/n 08304 Mataró/ Facultat de Medicina, UAB

Are you interested in dysphagia and swallowing disorders in general?

In this master's degree and postgraduate diploma we aim to expand the knowledge of healthcare professionals from all over the world about dysphagia, this pathology that is so underdiagnosed but at the same time so present in our population.

This master's degree/postgraduate diploma is the first in Europe to address the pathology of dysphagia from a multidisciplinary point of view, and therefore the syllabus is prepared for all those health professionals who wish to expand their knowledge: ENTs, radiologists, speech and language therapists, dietitians or nutritionists, nurses, etc.

Bearing in mind that the diagnosis of dysphagia is not yet homogeneous, this master's degree/postgraduate diploma has a teaching staff from different countries who provide different views and ways of approaching this pathology.

Career opportunities

This Master's degree is aimed at professional from a range of fields. The course does not qualify students for professional practice in itself but aims to increase competences and basic knowledge in the area of dysphagia.
The professional areas in which there may be opportunities are all the fields in which dysphagia is treated: medicine, nursing, radiology, neurology, speech therapy, dietetics and nutrition, ENT, physiotherapy, geriatrics and rehabilitation, etc.

Scholarships and financial aid

Chek all the information on the possibilities for grants and scholarships in the page for UAB financial aids, grants and calls.

Coordinating centres

Departamento de Cirugía

Collaborating centres

Fundació Salut del Consorci Sanitari del Maresme
European Society for Swallowing Disorders


Laura Chércoles

Phone: +34 93 741 7700 ext. 1106

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