Courses | Course

School: School of Education, Communication and Sport
Course: Sports Sciences
Degree: Master
Course code: 6043


ECTS: 120
Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)


Qualifications:
The following candidates can apply for access to this study cycle:
a) Holders of an undergraduate degree with a minimum number of 120 ECTS in the scientific area of Sport or Physical Education. Candidates holding an undergraduate course with a minimum number of 90 ECTS may also be admitted in the areas referred to and in these cases, the candidate will have to complete the 30 ECTS missing during the Master's course.
b) Foreign citizens who meet the conditions set out in the previous point may also apply, provided that they have obtained equivalence to the degree to pursue studies.


Learning objectives:
This Master's degree, with a specialization in Sports Training or Gym Sports variants, aims to provide students with advanced training in Sports Sciences. By providing a set of knowledge expressed in the specificity of the curricular units, it seeks to satisfy the needs of updating, contributing to an improvement in scientific, technical and pedagogical skills. In a more restricted sense, this Master's degree aims to qualify professionals for competent practices in clubs, sports entities, fitness centres, gyms and laboratories, among others. It is intended to deepen current knowledge and practices, based on the most recent research to respond to the demands of the labour market. This Master's degree also seeks to contribute to the development of innovative projects in different areas of intervention, through the application of research methodologies with newly equipped and modern laboratories at its disposal.

Incoming profile:
Holders of an undergraduate course in the scientific area of Sport, Physical Education and similar areas, equipped with skills to identify, analyze, synthesize and apply the conceptual contents of the subjects studied in the undergraduate course in Sports.

Methodologies:
The teaching methodologies adopted favour the training model carried out through expository lessons; interactive lessons; debate; presentations and/or interaction with audiovisual media; group work; problem solving; collective reading; theoretical-practical learning exercises; summary of scientific articles; theoretical-practical presentations on subjects considered relevant to teaching and laboratory work.

Output profile:
Masters in Sports Sciences should be endowed with skills attested to in the analysis and synthesis, in the organization, in the basic general culture and communication, expressed in the understanding and development of dynamic knowledge in the Sports Science speciality sub-areas. They should also have competence in the elaboration of research projects and their scientific basis.

Career Opportunities:
Those with a Master’s in Sport Sciences will be able to develop their professional activity in Gyms, Fitness Centres, Swimming Pools, Gyms, Clubs, Sports Entities, Sports Federations, Sports Associations, Laboratories, among others.

Course director:
Carolina Júlia Félix Vila Chã | cvilacha@ipg.pt

Programme


CodeUnitYearSemesterECTSGuide Course Unit
D1092 Speciality in Gym Sports - Methods and Research Techniques in Sports Sciences11ºS5
D1093 Speciality in Gym Sports - Functional Adaptation to Exercise11ºS5 Guide course unit
D1094 Speciality in Gym Sports - Advising and Psychological Training11ºS5 Guide course unit
D1096 Speciality in Gym Sports - Pedagogical Intervention11ºS5 Guide course unit
D1097 Speciality in Gym Sports - Biomechanical Exercise11ºS5 Guide course unit
D1098 Speciality in Gym Sports - Seminars11ºS5 Guide course unit
D1092 Speciality in Sports Training - Methods and Research Techniques in Sports Sciences11ºS5
D1093 Speciality in Sports Training - Functional Adaptation to Exercise11ºS5 Guide course unit
D1094 Speciality in Sports Training - Advising and Psychological Training11ºS5 Guide course unit
D1096 Speciality in Sports Training - Pedagogical Intervention11ºS5 Guide course unit
D1097 Speciality in Sports Training - Biomechanical Exercise11ºS5 Guide course unit
D1098 Speciality in Sports Training - Seminars11ºS5 Guide course unit
UDE1009 Speciality in Gym Sports - Indoor Cycling12ºS5 Guide course unit
UDE1009 Speciality in Gym Sports - Physical Activity and Chronic Illnesses12ºS5 Guide course unit
UDE1008 Speciality in Gym Sports - Aqua Fitness12ºS5 Guide course unit
UDE1007 Speciality in Gym Sports - Cross-training and Functional Training12ºS5 Guide course unit
D1103 Speciality in Gym Sports - Personalised Training12ºS5
UDE1006 Speciality in Gym Sports - Methodologies of Group Activities12ºS5 Guide course unit
UDE1005 Speciality in Sports Training - Timing of Training and Sports Career12ºS5
UDE1004 Speciality in Sports Training - Evaluation and Evaluation in Performance Sport12ºS5
UDE1003 Speciality in Sports Training - Technical-Tactical Performance Optimization12ºS5
UDE1002 Speciality in Sports Training - Sport Club Management12ºS5 Guide course unit
UDE1001 Speciality in Sports Training - Training Children and Young Adults12ºS5 Guide course unit
UDE1000 Speciality in Sports Training - Sport Coaching12ºS5
D1112/D1114 Research Project or Professional Internship2A60





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