PRESENTATION

  • Title: Master's Degree in Integrated Care in Chronicity and Aging
  • Study load: 60 ECTS
  • Delivery mode: Blended learning
  • Timetable: Friday from 08:15h to 14h and from 15h to 19h
  • Qualification: Master's Degree in Integrated Care in Chronicity and Aging from the Pompeu Fabra University
  • Fee: €5.650,20 + €200 taxes (including recognition of 4 academic credits (ECTS); Approximate price pending approval by the Catalan Decree setting the prices for the provision of academic services at Catalan public universities for each academic year.
  • Approach: Professional and Research, providing access to doctoral programmes
  • Next edition: From 9th October 2020 to 30th July 2021
  • Places: 20
  • Languages: Catalan, Spanish and English
As a health provider, are you ready to face the changing needs of integrated care management in the field of chronic illnesses and ageing?
 
The underlying aim of the Master’s Degree in Integrated Care Management in Chronicity and Ageing from the Pompeu Fabra University is to provide training for health professionals in the field of research into chronic illnesses and ageing.
 
 
The principles underlying this Master’s Degree and that have consolidated it over time are: 
 
  • A multidisciplinary and multidimensional approach that addresses prevalent health problems from different dimensions: social, clinical, economical and care.
  • The health professionals work daily with elderly patients with chronic diseases. 
  • The integration of social care and healthcare is an urgent requirement for our health system. The patient ought to be at the centre of the system.
  • The training given in this master’s degree allows health professionals to access Doctorate Programmes and work in research areas related to chronicity and ageing. 
Therefore, at the Higher School of Health Sciences at TecnoCampus we believe that it is essential for our health service to count on well-trained healthcare professionals. Professionals who are ready to lead the way in new models of collaborative work which will include the health administrations, those in charge of health policies, researchers, teachers and patients, along with their families and carers.
 
Dr. Esther Cabrera
Academic director 
 
 

Organization and course structure

The Master’s Degree in Integrated Care Management in Chronicity and Ageing. (MAICE) is a well-consolidated master’s degree and a reference in the territory. TecnoCampus School of Health Sciences receives support from prestigious entities such as the TIC Salut Social Foundation, the University Institute for Primary Care Research (IDIAP Jordi Gol), Fecunmed and the Maresme Health Consortium.

The master’s degree has a total of 60 ECTS. It is composed of 30 ECTS of compulsory subjects, 12 ECTS of optative subjects, 4 ECTS external practicum and 14 ECTS belonging to the Master’s Degree Final Project.

Qualification

This Master’s Degree is verified as an Official University Master’s Degree at the Pompeu Fabra University.

ACCESS TO DOCTORAL PROGRAMMES

Because of its research orientation, the Master’s Degree in Integrated Care Management in  Chronicity and Ageing affords access to Doctoral Programmes.

TecnoCampus School of Health Sciences has established several agreements with doctoral  programmes to offer students the possibility of accessing a doctorate course.

who is it designed for?

  • Health professionals; nurses, doctors,  psychologists, social workers, physiotherapists and nutritionists, who need to deepen knwoledge of chronic patholigies and ageing and to enhance their skills in research.

skills

What skills are developed in the master’s degree?

On completing this master’s degree, students will be able to:

  • Respond in a clear, precise and relevant way to people with chronic pathologies, to their relatives and/or carers.
  • Resolve problems arising in clinical practice related to the ageing process.
  • Select and develop research designs with  multidisciplinary teams, design interventions  and evaluate results.
  • Cope with new challenges and situations  that appear in current health systems, in their management policies and in the social area at different levels.
  • Write research projects via which, professionals can access to competitive programmes. 
  • Know and use scientific language to spread new knowledge based on empirical research. 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Leadership in research projects in the field of chronicity and ageing
  • Leadership in clinic and care management in hospitals, assistance centres and health institutions
  • Joint doctoral programmes
  • Joint University Schools, Faculties o Departments to teach a degree or a postgraduate’s degree
  • Health management of geriatric centres, social-health centres or nursing homes

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