Physical Activity and Sports Sciences + Primary Education

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    In this degree, you will learn to combine the knowledge and skills of both degrees. A dual profile that is in great demand , combining sport and education and opens the doors to the teaching profession throughout all educational stages. You will learn to:

    • Combine the competences of education, physical activity and sport, based on formal and non-formal education.
    • Master a wide variety of physical and sports programmes, as well as their psychological, sociological, organisational aspects, etc., and use the most appropriate methods in each of them.
    • Accompanypeople of all ages in their personal and social growth.
    • Design, develop, manage and evaluate training activities, projects and programmes focused on physical activity and sport.
    • Search for and propose solutions to improve sports performance.
    • Lead groups, attending to each person’s individual and contextual characteristics.
    • Promote physical activity as a healthy lifestylehabit.

    Availability is required from 8:00 to 17:00 . 



    If your vocation is...

    • Education and you are attracted by the challenge of accompanying the learning processes of people of different ages and realities...
    • If you also consider physical activity and sport to be key areas in education...

    then, this degree is right for you.



    You will study mainly in Basque and you will have the option of taking subjects in English. Once you have successfully completed your degree,you will obtain recognition of the C1* language profile (*BOPV - Decree 47/2012) in Basque by the Basque Government, as you will have completed more than 60% of your studies in Basque.



    This degree will give you access to the master's degree that will allow you to work as a teacher in Secondary Education, Baccalaureate studies and Vocational Training. 



    In this Double Degree you will gain a specialism in Physical Education (from the Bachelor’s degree in Primary Education).

    • Campus:

      Bilbao Campus

      San Sebastian Campus

    • Programme name:

      Physical Activity and Sports Sciences + Primary Education

    • Duration/credits:

      5 years - 360 ECTS

    • Language

      Spanish - Basque - English

    • Number of places

      50 (Bilbao campus) - 30 (San Sebastian campus)

    • Programme type

      Full time taught course

    • Application process:

      Admission process closed

    • Faculty:

      Education and Sport
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    Facilities for learning by doing

    Xabier Kirolgunea building

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    Facilities for learning by doing

    Xabier Kirolgunea building

    More than 13,000 m² dedicated to sport on the Bilbao campus. The sports complex, built under the football pitch, has 3 paddle tennis courts, 3 basketball courts, 4 gymnasiums, fitness room, 6 rooms for other activities, athletics track, etc.

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    Our students tell you about it

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    Testimonial by Maddi Lillo Physical Activity and Sports Sciences + Primary Education

    I have had the opportunity to do the CAFyD internship at the Real Sociedad, an experience that has been very useful for me in deciding what I want to do in the future.

    Maddi Lillo

    Physical Activity and Sports Sciences + Primary Education

    Testimonial by Irati Urbina Physical Activity and Sports Sciences + Primary Education

    This double degree has a dynamic and practical methodology that I find highly motivating. This makes learning more lifelike, you learn more and you are better placed in professional practice.

    Irati Urbina

    Physical Activity and Sports Sciences + Primary Education

    Testimonial by Mikel Ipiña CAFyD + Primary Education

    You will obtain two independent but complementary degrees within five years, which will enable you to find many different job opportunities.

    Mikel Ipiña

    Physical Activity and Sports Sciences + Primary Education

    Facilities for learning by doing

    Larramendi building

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    Facilities for learning by doing

    Larramendi building

    With more than 12,000 m², the new Larramendi building provides the San Sebastian campus with modern facilities for its teaching and research activities. Facilities include gyms of various types and sizes for physical activities, a tatami mat and a fitness area. There is also a large sports field with bleachers.

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    Why Deusto?

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    Bilbao and San Sebastian

    Today we can say that Deusto is the only university that offers this double Bachelor’s degree in the Basque Country and neighbouring territories. You can study this combination of degrees at any of the University's campuses in San Sebastian or Bilbao. You will gain two bachelor's degrees in 5 years , adapted to the future of the profession, as set out in the new European Higher Education Area (EHEA).


    Sports facilities

    The University houses a modern sports complex of more than 13,000 m² on the Bilbao campus. The sports facilities include a two-storey building of 9,845 m², built under the football pitch.

    On the other hand, we have theLarramendi Building, on the San Sebastian campus, a new building that houses a sports court, various types of gyms, biomechanics laboratories, etc. 



    You will benefit from the teaching and research experience of a pioneering and leading institution in degree programmes in education and educational innovation in the Basque Country, with extensive experience in continuous teacher training and in the management of educational centres.



    You will do 42 ECTS of external internships, which will allow you to apply the knowledge and skills acquired throughout the double degree, gain an insight into the professional reality and enhance your curriculum to prepare you for the labour market. This is a tutored and personalised programme so that you can make the most of your stay at the centre.



    The Faculty of Psychology and Education will give you the option of furthering your education with a range of postgraduate and doctoral programmes in the fields of Teaching and Health, which will be complemented by including the fields of Sports Management and Recreation in collaboration with Deusto Business School (DBS) and the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences.


    Proximity and welcome

    You will find a close learning environment and personal tutoring from first to fourth years. Your tutor will guide you academically, personally and/or professionally. In addition, you will have a teaching team ready to guide you with any queries you may have throughout your studies. 



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