Undegraduate study of Rehabilitation

About

The holder of the undergraduate study of Rehabilitation:
Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences University of Zagreb

Executors of the undergraduate study of Rehabilitation:

  • Department of Inclusive Education and Rehabilitation
  • Department of Motoric Disorders, Chronic Diseases and Art Therapy
  • Department of Visual Impairments

Head of the study programme of Rehabilitation: Assis. Prof. Damir Miholić, PhD; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Duration of the study: three academic years or 6 semesters

ECTS: 180

Professional title: Bachelor in Educational Rehabilitation (BA)

The undergraduate study of Rehabilitation has been taught since the academic year of 2005/2006. The Ministry of Science, Education and Sport of the Republic of Croatia issued the accreditation for conducting this programme on June 18, 2004, and the license on June 21, 2005. Since the academic year of 2010/2011 it is taught according to the updated programme.

The holder of this degree is authorized to perform professional work in the area of his/her academic degree.

Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences does not offer full degree study programme of Rehabilitation in English language.

Knowledge

The programme of study is based on the basic knowledge in the interdisciplinary field of Education-Rehabilitational Sciences which implies all those processes and functions linked with visual impairments, learning difficulties, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), intellectual disorders, disorders of the autistic spectrum, multiple difficulties, motoric disorders, chronic diseases (developmental motoric disorders, traumatism, autoimmune and malignant diseases, etc.), creative and art/expressive therapies.

Upon the completion of this study, the student acquires competences which make them eligible for employment on the tasks of medium complexity, i.e. under supervision of a holder of the MA degree, in accordance with the Act on Education and Rehabilitational Activities (National Gazette, no. 124, 2011).

Within the framework of the study programme of Rehabilitation, the holders of the BA degree acquire insight into the complementary concepts of the development of education and rehabilitational sciences and develop their professional identity in the following fields: visual impairments, motoric disorders, chronic diseases, and art therapy, as well as in inclusive education and rehabilitation.

Students acquire basis knowledge of diagnostic, educational, and therapeutic procedures, team work, professional ethics, and interdisciplinary communication.

In the parts of the study programme of Rehabilitation concerning the study of phenomenology of persons with difficulties in visual perception, the holders of BA degree acquire the basic knowledge of biological, psychological, and social functioning of persons with difficulties in visual perception, of importance of education and rehabilitational process for the growth and development of children with difficulties in visual perception, and the basic knowledge of the specific characteristics of education programmes which are applied in this field.

Within the framework of the study programme, the students also acquire insights into anthropological dimensions and phenomenology of motoric disorders and chronic diseases; bioethical and deontological principles in the analysis of various problem fields on the chronological continuum during growth and development; various doctrines of psychosocial and complex rehabilitation; early developmental rehabilitation; rehabilitational and conductive education; paradigm of sophrology in the development of discipline; interdisciplinarity (professional ethics and competences); interconnectedness of science (biomedical, humanistic, social and other disciplines) and art; prophylactic and therapeutic function of creativity; transhistorical, transcultural, and contemporary approaches in the concepts of creative and art therapies; as well as other complementary approaches to discovering and supporting life potentials and quality of human life.

Through the part of the study programme concerning the inclusive education and rehabilitation, students acquire the modern understanding of disability in the context of human rights and develop understanding of disability as a consequence of interaction of the impairment and influences of the social context. They come to understand the characteristics of the development and functioning in different environments, of both children and adults with intellectual difficulties, learning difficulties, attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), disorder of the autistic spectrum, and multiple difficulties. They are qualified to apply the basic techniques of education-rehabilitational evaluation and interpret the gathered data, apply the education-rehabilitational procedures with the aim of improving the general functioning, and the functioning within certain (developmental) fields of children with developmental difficulties and persons with disabilities.

Competences

Upon the completion of this study, the holder of the BA degree can participate under supervision of a holder of the MA degree in the:

  • creation and application of programmes of support to early development
  • education and employment
  • inclusion of children with developmental difficulties and persons with disabilities in life of the social community

The students are trained for searching the literature, databases, and other sources of information.

They have highly developed awareness on professional ethics and responsibilities in the practice of education and rehabilitation, as well as the readiness for participating in lifelong learning and recognize its importance.

Curriculum and Programme

I semester

COMPULSORY COURSES
Fundamentals of Humane Genetics Prof. Ingeborg Barišić, PhD ECTS: 2
Functional Anatomy and Physiology Prof. Zlatko Kelović, PhD ECTS: 3
Introduction to Childhood and Teenage Psychology Prof. R. Kraljević, PhD ECTS: 4
Introduction to Inclusive Education and Rehabilition Prof. Ljiljana Igrić, PhD ECTS: 4
Introduction to Complementary Therapies Prof. Miroslav Prstačić, PhD ECTS: 3
Motoric Disorders, Chronic Diseases, and Sophrology I Prof. Miroslav Prstačić, PhD ECTS: 4
Statistics Prof. Branko Nikolić, PhD ECTS: 3
Physical and Health Education Iva Gričar, Prof. ECTS: 0
ELECTIVE COURSES
Foreign Language Lucia Miškulin Saletović, MS ECTS: 2
Informatics Prof. Branko Nikolić, PhD ECTS: 3
Academic Skills Practicum Assis. Prof. Martina Ferić Šlehan, PhD
Assis. Prof. Valentina Kranželić, PhD
ECTS: 1
Fundamentals of Sociology Prof. I. Markešić, PhD ECTS: 4
Volunteer Work Prof. Lelia Kiš-Glavaš, PhD ECTS: 2

II semester

COMPULSORY COURSES
Visual Impairments Prof. Mira Oberman-Babić, PhD ECTS: 3
Development of Persons with Intellectual Difficulties Assis. Prof. Snježana Sekušak-Galešev, PhD ECTS: 3
Fundamentals of Neurology Vesna Šerić, PhD
Ivan Mikula, PhD
ECTS: 3
Ophthalmology with Physiology of Eyesight Zoran Vatavuk, PhD ECTS: 3
Rehabilitation with Play Therapy I Assis. Prof. Snježana Sekušak-Galešev, PhD ECTS: 4
Creative Therapy I Prof. Miroslav Prstačić, PhD ECTS: 2
Practice (one week) Prof. Lelia Kiš-Glavaš, PhD ECTS: 2
Physical and Health Education Iva Gričar, Prof. ECTS: 0
ELECTIVE COURSES
Foreign Language Lucia Miškulin Saletović, MS ECTS: 2
Informatics Prof. Branko Nikolić, PhD ECTS: 3
Academic Skills Practicum Assis. Prof. Martina Ferić Šlehan, PhD
Assis. Prof. Valentina Kranželić, PhD
ECTS: 1
Phenomenology of Behavioural Disorders Assis. Prof. Neven Ricijaš, PhD ECTS: 2
Communication of Persons with Visual Impairments Prof. Tina Runjić, PhD ECTS: 3
Theory of Education Dubravka Miljković, PhD ECTS: 4
Interactive Communication Aspects of Education Dubravka Miljković, PhD ECTS: 3
Volunteer Work Prof. Lelia Kiš-Glavaš, PhD ECTS: 2

III semester

COMPULSORY COURSES
Early Developmental Rehabilitation Prof. Ines Joković Oreb, PhD ECTS: 4
Motoric Disorders, Chronic Diseases, and Sophrology II Prof. Miroslav Prstačić, PhD ECTS: 4
Evaluation of Persons with Visual Impairments Assis. Prof. Ante Bilić Prcić, PhD ECTS: 3
Learning Difficulties Assis. Prof. Ana Wagner-Jakab, PhD ECTS: 4
Family and Rehabilitation Prof. Mira Oberman-Babić, PhD ECTS: 3
Development of Persons with Disorders of the Autistic Spectrum Prof. Jasmina Frey-Škrinjar, PhD ECTS: 3
Physical and Health Education Iva Gričar, Prof. ECTS: 0
ELECTIVE COURSES
Psychopathology Neven Henigsberg, PhD ECTS: 4
Group Work I Assis. Prof. Anamarija Žic Ralić, PhD ECTS: 4
New Technologies and Aids in Rehabilitation of Persons with Visual Impairments Assis. Prof. Ante Bilić Prcić, PhD ECTS: 2
Epidemiology ECTS: 2
Selected Subjects of the Educational Rehabilitation I Prof. Sandra Bradarić-Jončić, PhD ECTS: 2
Volunteer Work Prof. Lelia Kiš-Glavaš, PhD ECTS: 2

IV semester

COMPULSORY COURSES
Education-Rehabilitational Evaluation I Prof. Rea Fulgosi-Masnjak, PhD ECTS: 4
Study of Persons with Disorders of the Autistic Spectrum Prof. Jasmina Frey-Škrinjar, PhD ECTS: 4
Introduction to Rehabilitation Methods for Persons with Motoric Disorders and Chronic Diseases Prof. Ines Joković Oreb, PhD ECTS: 3
Medical Rehabilitation for Persons with Motoric Disorders and Chronic Diseases I Damir Eljuga, PhD ECTS: 3
Braille Alphabet Prof. Tina Runjić, PhD ECTS: 3
Mathematics for Blind Persons Prof. Tina Runjić, PhD ECTS: 3
Practice (two weeks) Prof. Lelia Kiš-Glavaš, PhD ECTS: 3
Physical and Health Education Iva Gričar, Prof. ECTS: 0
ELECTIVE COURSES
Yoga for Children with ADHD Prof. Ljiljana Igrić, PhD ECTS: 3
Exercises in Early Developmental Rehabilitation Prof. Ines Joković Oreb, PhD ECTS: 3
Neurosurgical Consequences of Central Nervous System Diseases Damir Kovač,PhD
Vili Beroš, PhD
ECTS: 3
Selected Subjects of the Educational Rehabilitation II Prof. Sandra Bradarić-Jončić, PhD ECTS: 2
Orthoptics and Pleoptics Katia Novak Lauš, PhD ECTS:
Volunteer Work Prof. Lelia Kiš-Glavaš, PhD ECTS: 2

V semester

COMPULSORY COURSES
Creative Therapy II Damir Miholić, PhD ECTS: 4
Psychosomatics and Methods of Clinical Evaluation I Prof. Miroslav Prstačić, PhD ECTS: 3
Programmes and Methods of Work with Blind Persons Prof. Tina Runjić, PhD ECTS: 4
Professional Rehabilitation I Prof. Lelia Kiš-Glavaš, PhD ECTS: 4
Peripathology I Vjekoslav Mršić, PhD ECTS: 4
Programming in Rehabilitation of Children and 
Youth with Intellectual Difficulties
Prof. Daniela Bratković, PhD
Ljiljana Pintarić Mlinar, PhD
ECTS: 4
ELECTIVE COURSES
Deaf-Blindness Prof. Ljubica Pribanić, PhD
Prof. Tina Runjić, PhD
ECTS: 3
Adjusting Teaching Means to Persons with Hearing Impairments Assis. Prof. Ante Bilić Prcić, PhD ECTS: 2
Blind and Partially Sighted Adults Prof. Mira Oberman-Babić, PhD ECTS: 3
Behavioural Approach to Learning Prof. Jasmina Frey Škrinjar, PhD ECTS: 3
Sexuality ECTS: 3
Volunteer Work Prof. Lelia Kiš-Glavaš, PhD ECTS: 2

VI semester

COMPULSORY COURSES
Peripathology II Vjekoslav Mršić, PhD ECTS: 3
Support Programmes for Adults with Intellectual Difficulties Prof. Daniela Bratković, PhD ECTS: 4
Programmes for Enhancement of Social Competences Prof. Zrinjka Stančić, PhD ECTS: 4
Programmes and Methods of Work with Partially Sighted Persons Prof. Tina Runjić, PhD ECTS: 3
Exercises in Creative Therapy I Tomislav Breintenfeld, PhD ECTS: 3
Rehabilitation with Movement I Prof. Lelia Kiš-Glavaš, PhD ECTS: 3
Practice (two weeks) Prof. Lelia Kiš-Glavaš, PhD ECTS: 3
ELECTIVE COURSES
Stimulating Perceptive-Motoric Abilities Prof. Rea Fulgosi-Masnjak, PhD ECTS: 3
Exercises in Enhancement of Social Competences Prof. Zrinjka Stančić, PhD ECTS: 4
Exercises in Professional Rehabilitation of Persons with Visual Impairments Prof. Tina Runjić, PhD ECTS: 3
Exercises in Rehabilitation Methods for Persons with CP and Multiple Difficulties Prof. Ines Joković Oreb, PhD ECTS: 3
Volunteer Work Prof. Lelia Kiš-Glavaš, PhD ECTS: 2

Curriculum and programme of the undergraduate study of Rehabilitation (2005.) (.pdf)