Certificate Degrees and Continuing Education

  • Specialist's Degree in Early Childhood Care

    General Information

    Teaching Languages: Spanish

    Places: 10. Minimum number of students required: 5

    Duration: 1 year (35 ECTS credits)

    Tuition Fee: €1,960

    Access Requirements:

    Being in possession of an official University Degree. Nevertheless, exceptionally, admission will be extended to professionals directly related to to the speciality of the course who lack a Degree, as long as they prove their professional careers and meet the legal criteria to access University courses.

    Please check the Agreement of November 29, 2007 of the Governing Council of the University of Oviedo, which approves the regulation of studies leading to Certificate Degrees and other Postgraduate Degrees (BOPA, January 12, 2008).

    There will be two phases for pre-registration and enrollment

    • Pre-registration: 1st Phase: June 2 to June 16
    • Provisional Lists of admitted applicants:June 20
    • Complaints: June 23-24
    • Definitive Lists: June 27
    • Enrollment: July 2-3
    • Pre-registration: 2nd Phase: July 20 to August 20
    • Provisional Lists of admitted applicants:September 4
    • Complaints: September 5-8
    • Definitive Lists: September 12
    • Enrollment: September 15-19

    Admission Requirements:

    Graduates in Primary or Pre-school education, Psychology, Pedagogy, Logopedy, Physiotherapy, Medicne, Nursing, Social Work and other similar degrees or degrees relating to the field of health, or professionals without a university degree but with proven experience in the field, provided they meet the legal requirements to access university studies.

    Modality: Attendance required

    Schedule: Mondays to Fridays, from 16:00 to 20:00

    Teaching Center: Faculty of Psychology of Oviedo

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    Professional Opportunities

    • Early Child Care Centers
    • Subsidised Early Child Care Centers
    • Special Education Centers
    • Primary Education
    • Pre-school education
    • Psychoeducational cabinets
    • Psychological cabinets specializing in child development
    • Neonatal units at hospitals
    • Pediatric units at hospitals
    • Child rehabilitation centers
    • Centers for pediatric physical therapy Intervention services
    • Intervention services


    This is a one-year course divided into two terms consisting of 35 ECTS credits:

    Recognition module (8 ECTS)

    • Biological development (3 ECTS)
    • Neonatology (2 ECTS)
    • Psychological development (3 ECTS)

    Detection module (8 ECTS)

    • Principles of Early Childhood Care and Professional Ethics (3 ECTS)
    • Child neuropsychology (3 ECTS)
    • Neuropediatrics (2 ECTS)

    Methodology module (6 ECTS)

    • Documentation and communication of information (2 ECTS)
    • Methods and techniques of early childhood (2 ECTS)
    • Data treatment and assessment test (2 ECTS)

    Disabilities module (2 ECTS)

    • Detection in early childhood (2 ECTS)

    Family module (5 ECTS)

    • Family intervention (3 ECTS)
    • Psychosocial intervention in childhood (2 ECTS)

    Intervention and evaluation module (2 ECTS)(2 ECTS)

    • Teamwork (2 ECTS)

    End of course project (3 ECTS)


    Coordination :

    • Jorge Luis Arias Pérez

      Telephone: 985 10 32 73

      E-mail: jarias@uniovi.es

      Office: Faculty of Psychology - Plaza Feijoo s/n, 33003, Oviedo Office: 302

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