Since 1997, when this University was founded, it was established as a key element of Founder members identity, as an indispensable commitment to quality, promoting teaching, research, physical activity and evangelization by Catholic ideology. To do this, the University maintains a system of quality management, ensuring excellence of professional work and improving human relations.
Within this line of excellence, the UCAM strongly believes in physical activity and Sports and is currently considered Pioneer Sports University in Spain.
This affirmation is supported by a number of actions in recent years that make UCAM different from other universities. Among those decisions are the ones to support athletes, create sports groups in different disciplines and extending University education to many Olympic athletes. This has been integrated into the Olympic Movement to place Sports at the service of harmonious development of mankind.
Therefore, the UCAM is an Institutional and Educational support University in Sports . Also to reinforce investigator guarantee as a proof, it has created different Chairs related to physical activity and Sport.
Chair of Sports Traumatology, created in 2001, aims to promote research and studies in the field of prevention and treatment of Sports injuries. Another is the International Chair of Sports Medicine with commitment of UCAM to medicine and care support that athletes should receive in the development of their Sport talent
Miami (USA) in collaboration with L.A.S.U.S. (Latin American School of Ultrasound)
Dubai and Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirates
Manila (Philippines) in collaboration with University of Santo Tomas.
“ AnExpertoUniversitario in Spanish System is the same as University Graduate Diploma as in the American system. According to general knowledge (and the European Consortium on Accreditation) Diploma is a name for a paper certificate: http://ecahe.eu/w/index.php/Diploma
In Spain, "Expertouniversitario" (University Expert) is more than Diploma Universitario (University Diploma) since Experto is for a course from 20 to 30 credits (like ours) while Diploma is for a course which has less credits.”
UCAM Universidad Católica de Murcia
Campus de losJerónimos, n. 135,
Guadalupe (Murcia), 30107, Spain
"UCAM University has a Post-Graduate Degree in MusculoSkeletal Ultrasound. The prerequisite for this UCAM Program is that the candidate have an Undergraduate Degree from any university. UCAM will graduate this candidate, upon successful completion of this Post-Graduate Degree in MusculoSkeletal Ultrasound. He/she will be handed a Diploma parchment from UCAM University, wherein a Title or Degree of that candidate will be written. The Diploma from UCAM will be printed saying that the candidate has earned the Title/Degree of: "Expert in MusculoSkeletalUltraSound".
Dr. Antonio J .Bouffard, Director Chair in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, UCAM, Spain
It is very similar to the Master himself, but with the difference of having a lower workload. In some cases, as with the Group 9 of universities, the subjects for the award of the diploma are official free-elective subjects which, in addition to allowing acquiring a homogeneous knowledge in a particular field through the shared Virtual Campus, are recognized and valid credits for students in their official qualifications of degree or equivalente.3 In other cases, the subjects, as well as the academic content to obtain a University Diploma, it is independent to the official curriculum, and therefore they have their own curriculum. Some of these diplomas are intended to provide a knowledge base to address successfully the agendas of certain types of oposicion.
They are aimed at Graduates University of first and second cycle and, exceptionally, to professionals who meet the minimum requirements for access to official university studies provided that they are professionals directly related to the specialty of the diploma. They address matters in any branch of knowledge with a view to its application in professional activities. The duration of an expert program can be from a few months up to one year, i.e., according to the new system of credits their workload would be between a minimum of 20 and a maximum of 40 ECTS credits. Between 150 and 400 hours of teaching classes adds this type of program when it is taught in the classroom.
It is very similar to the expert. Some universities distinguish them in order to offer programs on same topic with different level of exigency in regards to access. To be accepted into a University Specialist so sufficient to comply with the requirements of access to University. As well as the expert, the postgraduate diploma is aimed at improvement and professional specialization. Also, the duration of this type of graduate moves in a wide range, from a minimum of 200 to a maximum of 400 hours.