General information

Subject type: Mandatory

Coordinator: Carolina Chabrera Sanz

Trimester: Second and third quarters

Credits: 10

Teaching staff: 

Sandra Arco Rodriguez
Ishar Dalmau Santamaria 
Mªjosé Reyes Ramos 

Teaching languages

  • Catalan
  • Spanish
  • English


Basic skills
  • CB4_That students can convey information, ideas, problems and solutions to an audience, both specialized and non-specialized

  • CB5_That students have developed those learning skills necessary to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy.

  • CB2_That students know how to apply their knowledge to their job or vocation in a professional way and have the skills that need to be demonstrated through the elaboration and defense of arguments and the resolution of problems within their area of ​​study

  • CB1_That students have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of an area of ​​study that is based on general education, and is usually found at a level that, while supported by advanced textbooks. Also includes some aspects that involve knowledge from the forefront of their field of study

  • CB3_That students have the ability to gather or interpret relevant data (usually within their area of ​​study), to make judgments that include reflection on relevant social, scientific or ethical issues

Specific skills
  • CE27_Final degree project: Cross-curricular subject The work will be carried out in association with different subjects

General competencies
  • CG3_Know and apply the foundations and theoretical and methodological principles of nursing

  • CG5_Design care systems aimed at individuals, families or groups, evaluating their impact and establishing the appropriate modifications

  • CG6_Basing nursing interventions on scientific evidence and available media

  • CG9_Foster healthy lifestyles, self-care, supporting the maintenance of preventive and therapeutic behaviors

  • CG12_Know the ethical and deontological code of Spanish nursing, understanding the ethical implications of health in a social context of transformation

  • CG13_Know the principles of health and socio-health financing and use the available resources appropriately

  • CG14_Establish evaluation mechanisms, considering the scientific-technical and quality aspects

  • CG2_Planning and providing nursing care aimed at individuals, families or groups, oriented to health outcomes, assessing its impact, through clinical practice and care guidelines, which describe the processes by which a patient is diagnosed, treated or treated health problem

  • CG7_Understand without prejudice to people, considering their physical, psychological and social aspects, as autonomous and independent individuals, ensuring respect for their opinions, beliefs and values, guaranteeing the right to privacy, through confidentiality and professional secrecy

  • CG16_Know the health information systems

Transversal competences
  • CT 1 Develop the ability to assess inequalities based on sex and gender, to design solutions


The Final Degree Project (TFG) is a compulsory subject, of 10 ECTS in total, which consists of the elaboration, presentation and defense of a work in order to assess the knowledge acquired throughout the degree and introduce students to research as a method for the search for knowledge applied to the development and improvement of quality in professional practice. This must be presented and defended in public and will always be developed under the supervision of a Director.

This subject is regulated by this Teaching Guide, by the subject's Learning Plan and the General Regulations for Final Degree Thesis. The purpose is to regulate the TFG that students complete in the Degree studies of the Higher School of Health Sciences, and which are available in moodle classrooms and on the TCM website


Effective oral and written communication. Definition of the phenomenon / problem of study and state of the issue. Planning and design of the final degree project. Stages of the implementation process. Organization and processing of data or results obtained. Establishing conclusions and future lines. Final writing of the report. Presentation and defense of the final degree project.

Evaluation system

The assessment system for the skills and learning outcomes of this subject includes different assessment activities for Subject 7 - End of Degree Project:


Evaluation system

Minimum weighting

Maximum weighting

SE2. Individual works




SE8. Individual follow-up




  SE9. TFG presentation





A system of quantitative (from 0 to 10) and qualitative (suspended, approved, notable, excellent, honorary registration) is used according to RD 1125/2003.

The total or partial copy in any of the learning activities means a "Not Presented" in the subject, without option to present in the proof of recovery and without prejudice of the opening of a file for this reason.

According to UPF regulations, students who have the option of retrieving the subject are those who have obtained a “suspended” grade, which are the only ones that can be modified in the recovery process.

The evaluation system and recovery period are detailed in the Learning Plan available in the virtual classroom at the beginning of the subject.



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