Academic Degree
Master's Degree
General Objectives
The main objectives of this course are:
- To stimulate scientific initiation through carrying out academic assignments;
- To develop strategies for assessment and prescription of personalised, cardio and bodybuilding training for different types of users of gymnasiums and fitness centres, and for special groups;
- To improve the quality of professional performance through the critical analysis of the different methodologies of activities in gymnasiums and fitness centres.
CNAEF Classification
Sport
(813) Portaria n.º 256/2005 [PT]
Study Programme/Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette
Duration
2 years
ECTS
120
Career Opportunities
The main aim of the Masters Course is to train professionals to act with competence and commitment in clubs, sports entities, laboratories and fitness centres, through the deepening of updated knowledge in order to meet the growing demands and expectations of the present and future labour market, based on the most recent scientific research, within the scope of fitness centre activities
DGES Code
6043
Admission Requirements
- Holders of a bachelors degree or legal equivalent in the areas of Physical Education; Physical Education and Sport; Human Kinetics; Kinetics Sciences; Sports Sciences or related;
- Holders of a foreign higher academic degree, resulting from a 1st cycle of studies organised according to the principles of the Bologna Process in the areas of Physical Education; Physical Education and Sport; Human Kinetics; Kinetics Sciences; Sports Sciences or related;
- Holders of a foreign higher academic degree recognised as meeting the objectives of the bachelors degree;
- Holders of academic, scientific or professional curriculum recognised as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle.
Selection And Ranking Criteria
- Classification of access qualification;
- Scientific curriculum;
- Complementary training;
- Candidates may be subjected to interview for selection and ranking.
Resolution Date
31-07-2018
A3ES Deliberation
Registry Date
18-03-2011
Accreditation Validity
31-07-2024