Postgraduate in Surgical Nursing

Type of programme
Postgraduate degrees
2 semesters
€99.00 / ECTS x 30 = €2,970.00. *Prices corresponding to the 2021-2022 academic year.
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The main objective of this postgraduate degree is to achieve excellence in basic competences and a professional specialisation in perioperative nursing. 

Specific objectives
  1. To broaden and develop your knowledge and skills in order to offer comprehensive and good quality care to surgical patients.

  2. To achieve advanced professional competences in the surgical area.

  3. To train the largest number of perioperatory professionals in excellence. 

Prospective students

  • Nursing graduates who are interested in working in the surgical field.

Academic accreditation

  • Postgraduate Degree in Surgical Nursing, Anaesthesia, Resuscitation and Pain Therapy awarded by the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya.


The evolution of surgery, anaesthesia, resuscitation and pain therapy along with the implementation of new technologies mean that the surgical field is a highly complex area. Nursing professionals must respond to this new situation based on solid, specific and continuing education in order to carry out their work in this area.

This Postgraduate Degree in Advanced Nursing, taught in conjunction with the Hospital General de Catalunya (HGC), will help you to achieve the necessary and essential competences to work as a perioperative nurse.

Study programme and subjects 2020-2021

Subjects in course 1 Type Term ECTS
Mòdul LBS Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 1
Mòdul Pràctic: Anestèsia Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 3
Mòdul Pràctic: Quiròfan Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 14
Mòdul Teòric. Processos d'Atenció d'Infermeria Quirúrgica en les Diferents Especialitats Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 9
Mòdul Teòric. Processos d'Atenció d'Infermeria en Anestèsia, Reanimació i Teràpia del Dolor Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 3
  • ECTS: European Credit Transfer System
  • Term: calendar period
  • (a): subjects which are taught in English

Prerequisites & admissions

Admission Criteria

Nursing graduates

Applications from students coming from other degree programmes in the field of health sciences will be considered, although these students will need to take bridging courses if the Admissions Committee deems it necessary. Applications from students coming from other access routes will also be considered, according to the regulations and the degree programme they studied.


It is essential to be registered and have the approval of thetitle in cases of foreing students.

Grants & financial aid


€ 2,940 (€ 98 / ECTS)*

* Prices are subject to variations