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Master Course in Biokinetics

Faculty of Sport Sciences and Physical Education

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Academic year

2017-2018

DGES Code

6965

Course Type

2nd Cycle Studies - Advanced Specialisation Master Programme

Qualification Awarded

Mestre

Duration

4 Semester(s)

ECTS Credits

120.0

Category

Advanced specialization second cycle

Course Coordinator(s)

Paula Cristina Vaz Bernardo Tavares (paulatavares@fcdef.uc.pt)

ECTS Departmental Coordinator(s)

Carlos Eduardo Barros Gonçalves (carlosgoncalves@fcdef.uc.pt)

José Pedro Leitão Ferreira (jpferreira@fcdef.uc.pt)

General Objectives of the Course
The master's degree in biokinetics allows to extend the training of graduates in an applied area, valuing therefore and enhancing its graduate and professional opportunities. Deepening scientific knowledge in sport science, in parallel with the development and refinement of skills in the context of specialized training in physical activity in motion. This proposal will take to solve problems working in a profession that the capacity for self-learning skills are linked to in-depth research.
The course also seeks a specialist preparation for the application of knowledge in multidisciplinary settings for professional application on the study of motion, such as postural adjustments to improve performance of physical exercise, or even in complementary areas such as physical activity, for example, the ergonomic posture.
Learning Objectives and Intended Skills
The course aims to deepen the scientific knowledge in sport science, in parallel with the development and refinement of skills in the context of specialized training in the movement inherent in physical activity. This course will serve to solve problems working in a profession that the capacities for self-learning skills are integrated with in-depth research. The course also aims at a specialist preparation for the application of knowledge and skills in multidisciplinary settings of professional intervention in applying the study of motion in the context of sport, such as postural adjustments to improve performance of physical exercise, and complementary areas of physical activity such as postural ergonomics.
The Competences are operationalized through the order of teaching the courses of the study plan that are intended to provide further information on growing. These competences are monitored by the success rate of students and their grades obtained.
Mode of Study
Daytime regime / Face-to-face
Access to Further Studies
Possibility of progression to the level of the 3rd Bologna cycle.
Admission Requirements

Applications to the Master's degree are available to all those who: - Holders of a degree or a legal equivalent in the areas corresponding to those required in the opening procedures; - Holders of a foreign academic degree conferred as a result of a 1st cycle of studies in those specific areas, according to the principles of the Bologna Process, by a member State; - Holders of a foreign academic degree in those areas that may be equivalent to the graduation degree, and accepted by the Scientific Board of the Faculty of Sport Sciences and Physical Education of the University of Coimbra; - Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum, recognized as attesting the ability to attend this cycle of studies by the Scientific Board of the Faculty of Sport Sciences and Physical Education of the University of Coimbra.

Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.

Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of prior learning takes place as stipulated in the Accreditation of Training and Previous Work Experience Rules at the University of Coimbra (Regulation no. 191/2014, published in the Republic Diary Journal, 2nd Series, no. 93, 15th May).
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
The legal framework for the qualification is established by the decrees: Decree-Law no. 74/2006, 24th March, amended by Decree-Law no. 107/2008, 25th June, no. 230/2009, 14th September, and no. 115/2013, 7th August.
Professional Goals
The Master course in biokinetics is based on the study of the movement from the study of the muscle that in addition to research opens doors to all professional activities that deal with improving and motion analysis.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Final evaluation of each curricular unit is expressed by a numeric classification between 0 and 20 values, being approved students with at least 10 values.
Graduation Requirements

Not applicable.

Study Programme
Applications Notice (only in portuguese)
Calendar
1st Semester
Start date: 11-09-2017
End date: 21-12-2017
2nd Semester
Start date: 05-02-2018
End date: 30-05-2018
Accreditations
- A3ES
Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior
Período(s)
  • 2013-04-22 a 2019-04-21
R/A-Ef 3424/2011 - DGES
Direcção Geral de Ensino Superior
Período(s)
  • 2011-03-18