Early childhood and primary school teacher
It will allow them to drive advances and pedagogical practices in educational cycles from 0 to 3 years old (nursery school or kindergarten).
from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. / from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Blanquerna-URL - Carrer del Císter, 34. 08022 Barcelona
School of Psychology, Education and Sport Science
The degree in Early Childhood Education is intended for students who know that working alongside youngsters is their true vocation. People who enjoy working with children from 0 to 6 years old. Persons who have a high school diploma or who have already done advanced vocational training in Early Childhood Education, and who are patient, curious, sensitive and eager to share and work as a team, and who, knowing the transformative power of the school, want to work for equal opportunities for all children.
From 0 to 6 years old is the stage when children acquire the basis of learning that will serve for their future development. The sensitivity of children from 0 to 6 years old, their tenderness and defenselessness, as well as their natural gifts, requires the best professionals. The passion for education needs to be complemented with solid training to, thus, give children what they need. If you think this is the right path for you, kindergarten is waiting for you.
It will allow them to drive advances and pedagogical practices in educational cycles from 0 to 3 years old (nursery school or kindergarten).
From schools (public, private, charter), administrations and different services and institutions.
Head, technician and teacher in different services and educational institutions and non-formal education centers, in primary care centers, hospital classrooms, family spaces or others.
The sensitivity of children from 0 to 6 years old, their tenderness and defenselessness, as well as their natural gifts, requires the best professionals.
of occupational integration, according to the AQU
Assessment in teaching and learning according to the AQU satisfaction survey (above average).
hours of internships in schools
The Blanquerna methodology is based on seminars, a core element in achieving personalized and qualitative learning and holistic training that includes not only academic and professional competencies but also personal and human skills.
Seminars with small groups of 10-12 students facilitate interdisciplinary learning, intellectual and professional reflection, and customized learning. The faculty advisor collaborates in students' academic, personal and vocational orientation.
We have agreements with more than one thousand internship centers and a 95% job placement. Internships are carried out in pioneering and innovative organizations, institutions and schools that allow you to vindicate everything you have learned during the degree.
Studying abroad is a life-changing experience. We offer you the opportunity to take part in various exchange programs and international cooperation programs and to do internships abroad. Furthermore, the curriculum includes training to obtain B2 level English certification.
ApS (Learning and Service) is a complex activity that integrates service to the community with learning: one of the main ideas is that our students can learn by accompanying other social institutions and continue to grow in the acquisition of values and critical thinking. These are activities or projects in which learning is linked to performing a real service.
The subjects of the curriculum are approached from different teaching-learning methodologies, such as cooperative work, project work, case solving, challenges, systematic observation, debates and school work experience.
|Final degree project||12||12|
|Oral, written and digital communication||6||Core curriculum|
|Information management and ICT||6||Core curriculum|
|History and anthropology of education||6||Core curriculum|
|Educational Processes and Contexts||6||Core curriculum|
|Education basic skills: the pedagogical relationship||6||Core curriculum|
|People, culture, religion and values||6||Core curriculum|
|Catalan language -C1- and Spanish language -C1- (Linguistic competence)||6||Core curriculum|
|Language of visual arts||6||Compulsory|
|Developmental psychology||6||Core curriculum|
|Psychopedagogy of learning and education||6||Core curriculum|
|Discovering the Environment in Early Childhood Education||6||Compulsory|
|Knowledge and Mathematical Activity in Early Childhood Education||6||Compulsory|
|Diversity, multiculturalism and education||6||Core curriculum|
|School organization and teaching skills||6||Core curriculum|
|Teaching materials and resources||6||Core curriculum|
|Optional credits I (choose one of them)|
|Emotional education at school||6||Optional|
|Practical experiences and additional languages at school||6||Optional|
|Applied musical language||6||Optional|
|Biological fundamentals applied to physical education||6||Optional|
|Disability, development and learning||6||Optional|
|Christianity and culture||6||Core curriculum|
|Practicum I: Design of the educational intervention||6||Practicum|
|The nursery school||6||Core curriculum|
|Didactics and resources for oral language development||6||Compulsory|
|Teaching and learning of reading and writing||6||Compulsory|
|Didactics of the discovery of the environment||6||Compulsory|
|Didactics of Mathematics in Early Childhood Education||6||Compulsory|
|Optional credits II (choose one of them)|
|Knowledge and didactic use of TIC and internet resources||6||Optional|
|Didactics of language and oral literature||6||Optional|
|Theology and Didactics of the Catholic Religion I||6||Optional|
|Interdisciplinary artistic project||10||Compulsory|
|Practicum II: the classroom and the center with the educational contexts||14||Practicum|
|Systematic observation and contextual analysis||6||Core curriculum|
|Optional credits III (choose one of them)|
|Teaching resources and management of the additional language classroom||6||Optional|
|Didactics and methodology: sound and hearing||6||Optional|
|Physical education and its didactics||6||Optional|
|Students with specific educational support needs||6||Optional|
|Optional credits IV (choose one of them)|
|Language skills for the teacher||6||Optional|
|Didactics and methodology: The voice and the body, elements of production and musical expression||6||Optional|
|Difficulties and learning disorders||6||Optional|
|Pedagogical fundamentals of the comprehensive teaching of sport||6||Optional|
|Theology and Didactics of the catholic religion II (DECA II)||6||Optional|
|Education and health||6||Core curriculum|
|Society, family and education||6||Core curriculum|
|Practicum III: ethics, deontology and professional skills||18||Practicum|
|Final degree project: English||12||Final degree project|
|The optional credits offer includes the necessary subjects to complete the itinerary DECA (Ecclesiastical Declaration of Academic Competence)|
At Blanquerna-URL, we emphasize the importance of the Practicum and internships at external centers. That is why we have agreements with more than a thousand organizations and entities where you can apply your theoretical knowledge to the professional world and start focusing on your professional future based on the reality of the sector.
In the Education degrees, there is a single internship agreement with the Department of Education that affects all public and subsidized schools in Catalonia, as well as services that depend on the Department.
Blanquerna-URL has alliances with more than a thousand schools and educational centers. Our students do internships at:
The objective of the bachelor's thesis is to evaluate the assimilation of the core skills acquired during the bachelor's degree. Essentially, it consists of writing a research project or designing an intervention program that allows the student to prove they have assimilated the degree's competences.
The thesis is written during the fourth academic year and has its own seminar. The student decides the topic on which they wants to do the paper, as well as its type, and is tutored by a professor-advisor specialized in the field, who follows the student throughout the course in the Seminar space. The topics may be related to or refer to any of the areas of the profession.
To write the thesis, the student can decide to do a research project or design an intervention program, and the subjects may be related to any of the areas of the profession or make reference to it.
The work will be conducted individually. Projects must be written in Catalan, Spanish, or English. In any case, the work will have to include a summary in English, Catalan, and Spanish.
The bachelor's degree thesis will last two semesters and will be supervised by a professor-advisor, both individually and through Seminar sessions. Thus, there will be a space of two hours per week in which the teacher-advisor will hold group seminar sessions in order to share the process being conducted (set guidelines and organize the activity, choose the topic, provide documentation, plan the activities, etc.). These Seminar sessions will be alternated with individualized follow-up/tutoring (in which each advisor will personally follow up on the thesis).
There will be three grading systems and assessment times:
Member of the management teams of schools and educational centers
Head, technician and teacher in different services, foundations and educational institutions.
Interdisciplinary teams in educational services in resource centers.
Professional development in different areas and educational programs of the public administrations.
Non-formal education in child care centers, hospital classrooms, media, family spaces or educational service companies.
Our work doesn't finish the moment you graduate. The Alumni department will support you to enable us to achieve an employment rate of 90% of students in the first year after graduation
The admissions process for the 2023-2024 academic year begins on November 7, 2022. After closing, pre-enrollment will remain open in those bachelor's degrees that have places available.
The admission process for bachelor's degree studies at the School is carried out in 4 stages:
Pre-enrollment entitles you to take part in the admission process and can be done online or in person.
Online pre-enrollment can be accessed from the pre-enrollment button on each bachelor's degree web page, or directly from here.
You need to:
People pre-enrolled in Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, will have the option to enroll on a conditional basis (see enrollment section), provided that there are places available and:
- They have a provisional (or final) grade equal to or higher than 7 in the university entrance exams (grade of 1st or 2nd year of baccalaureate, of CFGS or the access route in the event of already studying at university).
- The supporting documentation has been uploaded to the document repository before the entrance exam.
- Pass the entrance exam.
If the grade is not higher than 7 they will be able to participate in theallocation of places in June (with conditional enrollment, where applicable), which will be based on the provisional (or final) grade. In order to participate, the following is required:
- Pass the entrance exam, at the latest, on June 2, 2023.
- Post to the document repository the documentation that proves the provisional or final grade of the university entrance studies (grade of 1st or 2nd year of baccalaureate, of CFGS or the access route in the event of already studying at university) until June 5, 2023.
People who wish to pre-register for the bachelor's degree in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences anddouble majors that include this optionas stated in the degree access protocol, must submit before the specific entrance exam:
(Attention: These physical tests are currently awaiting an official resolution to eliminate them).
Check whether there is any other required documentation according to the access route and also upload it through the document repository. Upon pre-enrollment, the applicant will be given a pre-enrollment receipt stating the day, time and location of the admission test.
In-person pre-enrollment can be done on-site at the School, by visiting the Student Information and Orientation Service (SIOE) and submitting the following:
Upon pre-enrollment, the applicant will be given a pre-enrollment receipt stating the day, time and location of the admission test.
Besides having the university entrance route, the School of Psychology, Education and Sport Sciences (FPCEE) has its own admission tests suitable for the degrees offered and these are held once pre-enrollment is completed.
The planned schedule of FPCEE admission tests is:
After this date, in the event that there are places available in any bachelor's degree course, new admission tests will be scheduled. The date of this test is assigned upon pre-enrollment and is recorded on the corresponding pre-enrollment receipt, which students can always consult in their document repository. Students who reside outside Catalonia and Andorra and have proven difficulties in taking the test in person on the assigned day may change the date or request to do so online.
The admission test for all the School's bachelor's degrees comprises:
Furthermore, there is a custom test for pre-registrants to the bachelor's degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences and/or double majors that include this option, described in the physical test protocol for access to the bachelor's degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.
Note: These physical tests are currently awaiting an official resolution to eliminate them.
Note: In light of the theory-practical characteristics of the studies of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences, the Assessment Committee may amend the protocol of the physical tests, in the event that the candidates prove a disability and request as such.
Note: As stated in the current legislation, for access to the School, and specifically to the studies of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences, applicants who are correctly accredited as high-level athletes (who appear on the lists prepared by Spain's Consejo Superior de Deportes (CSD) and published in the Official State Gazette) and high-performance athletes (certified by the CSD at the request of the corresponding federations), are excluded from the physical tests. Note: You can view the criteria and conditions in the case of highly dedicated athletes at: Blanquerna FPCEE High-level Sports performance criteria.
A few days after taking the admission test, notification will be given to the pre-enrolled person by the email regarding the admission resolution (eligible or not eligible).
In the case of being eligible, and depending on the available places, in the same email you will be invited to enroll, indicating the instructions on when and how you will have to formalize it.
The criterion used to call admitted students to enrollment is the pre-enrollment order. It is important to bear in mind one timetable option may fill up during the (conditional) enrollment period. The student's place is definitive when they submit the documentation for university entrance , the entrance exam or the CFGS.
Until registration is formalized, students will not be able to obtain a place or choose a timetable in degrees that have more than one.
Persons admitted for enrollment can choose between two options, depending on whether or not they already have an admission pathway:
Note: The criterion used to call admitted students for enrollment in the two enrollment periods (conditional and final) is by order of pre-enrollment. It is important to bear in mind one timetable option may fill up during the (conditional) enrollment period. Admission will be confirmed as final if the student delivers the necessary documentation with their university admission test, entrance exam or CFGS, and completes final enrollment in July.
Note: The required documentation must be uploaded through the document repository.
Special Note for the Bachelor's Degree in Psychology:
Once pre-enrollment has been done, in order to enroll in the Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, the applicant has three options:
1) Conditional (or final) enrollment, as long as there are places available, if you have a provisional (or final) grade equal to or higher than 7 in the university entrance exams (grade of 1st or 2nd year of baccalaureate, of CFGS or the access route in the event of already studying at university), upon passing the entrance exam and once the supporting documentation has been uploaded to the document repository.
2) Participate in theallocation of places in June (with conditional enrollment, where applicable), which will be based on the provisional (or final) grade of the access path.
In this case, it is necessary to upload to the document repository the documentation that proves the provisional or final grade of the university entrance studies (grade of 1st or 2nd year of baccalaureate, of CFGS or the access route in the event of already studying at university) until June 5, 2023 and having passed the entrance exam, at the latest, on June 3.
3) Participate in theallocation of places in July, which will be based on the final grade of the access path. In this case, it is necessary to upload to the document repository the documentation final university entrance studies (High School + University Entrance Exam or CFGS) until July 3, 2023 and having passed the entrance exam, at the latest, on July 4.
Studies can be paid upfront and/or in interest-free installments. If payment by installment is selected, upon enrollment the student will have two business days to pay 50% of the total cost of the enrolled credits, using their chosen form of payment; this payment will not be taken by direct debit. The remaining 50% is split into nine monthly installments, from October to June, payable by direct debit using the bank account number provided upon enrollment (see Instructions for sending the SEPA document signed at Blanquerna). Prices are updated each academic year.
Here you can find the general enrollment conditions for studies at the FPCEE.
For the foreign student admission process, the following considerations and requirements must be taken into account in accordance with the prevailing regulations. In the case of foreign students not included in the following subsections, please contact the Student Information and Orientation Service.
Students must apply to the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) to obtain the credential certifying that they meet the requirements to access university studies within the state education system (UNED Credential). They do not have to sit the university entrance exams, however, without the credential they will not be able to enroll in our bachelor's degrees.
The education systems that can be accessed through this pathway are: Germany, Andorra, Austria, European Schools (European Baccalaureate), International Baccalaureate, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Slovakia, Slovenia, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, China and Cyprus.
Can access our bachelor's degrees by presenting the convalidation of their Baccalaureate qualification by the Ministry of Education of the Spanish State or the duly authorized Autonomous Communities, as is the case of the Generalitat de Catalunya. Proof of application for convalidation will be sufficient for students to enroll and begin taking a bachelor's degree course, however full enrollment is conditional on convalidation being confirmed. Bear in mind that convalidating studies can take more than three months to complete, so this process should be done in parallel with the admissions process to our bachelor's degrees. If the convalidation resolution is not obtained in the terms requested by the interested party, the results of any exams taken, or the enrollment made as a result thereof, are rendered null and void.
For any doubts or queries about the pre-enrollment or enrollment process, please contact the School's Student Information and Orientation Service:
Address: C. Císter, 34 – 08022 Barcelona
Tel.: +34 932 533 006
Email: [email protected]
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Course fees are paid in installments without any interest. At the time of enrollment, 50% of the total cost of the credits for which the student is enrolled must be paid*; the remaining 50% is split into nine monthly installments (from October to June) payable by direct debit.
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