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Master in Clinical and Basic Pain

Rey Juan Carlos University
Program overview
1 year
Full time/part time
Master's degree
5,044.20 EUR
Start dates
Online / distance program
September 2020  (Spanish)
October 2020  (Spanish)
September 2021  (Spanish)
October 2021  (Spanish)
September 2022  (Spanish)
October 2022  (Spanish)

Program description

Master in Clinical and Basic Pain

The general objective of the program is the training of professionals trained to work in the field of pain, in its different aspects. The graduate will be able to develop their activity in the following areas: Study of mechanisms, causes and therapeutic approaches to pain. Participation in a multidisciplinary approach to pain management and in specialized hospital units (acute and chronic pain units) In the outpatient setting: in Primary Care, pain is also the first cause of consultation, therefore specialized training is also of interest to health professionals who exercise their activity in other media (outpatient consultations, rehabilitation centers, geriatric centers, pharmacy offices, rural offices, etc.).

Admission requirements

Target Audience:



The requirements for access to the proposed title are according to article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/2007, modified by Royal Decree 861/2010, of July 2:

  1. To access the official master's degree programs, it will be necessary to hold an official university degree from Spain or another one issued by a higher education institution belonging to another member state of the European Higher Education Area, which will authorize access to university master education.
  2. Likewise, graduates may access according to educational systems outside the European Higher Education Area without the need for homologation of their degrees, after verification by the University that they accredit a level of education equivalent to the corresponding official Spanish university degrees and that they authorize in the issuing country the title for access to postgraduate education. The access by this way will not imply, in any case, the homologation of the previous title of the one in possession of the interested party, nor its recognition for other purposes than that of studying the Master's degree.

Program content

  • Anatomy and Physiology of pain transmission
  • Diagnosis and therapeutic approach of the patient with pain
  • Pharmacological bases involved in the action of analgesics
  • Psychological interventions in the patient with pain
  • Basic and clinical aspects of pain
  • Interventional techniques in the treatment of pain
  • Physical medicine
  • Medullary mechanisms of pain and sensorimotor dysfunction
  • Orofacial pain
  • Advanced course on receptors for neurotransmitters
  • Psychotropic drugs and pain
  • Advances in Neuropsychopharmacology
  • Applied Statistics
  • Information methodology
  • Stay in Pain Units of participating Hospitals
  • Final Master's Project Itinerary I
  • Stay in Research Laboratories of participating Universities
  • Final Master's Project Itinerary II
  • Stay in Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Final Master's Project Itinerary III

Tuition fees

The full tuition price for local/EU students is 2,701,2 EUR.

The full tuition price for International/Non-EU students is 5044.2 EUR.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

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About this institute

Rey Juan Carlos University

Rey Juan Carlos University 

Since its founding in 1996, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) has stood out among Madrid Public Universities for its dynamic, vigorous character, and its commitment to the progress of society through an excellent, quality educational system. URJC is spread out...

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Contact info

Rey Juan Carlos University

Calle Tulipán s/n
28933 Madrid

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