Bachelor's Degree in Sport Sciences

The work developed by a student during one academic year, according to the indicative plan of the course and on a full time basis, totals 60 ECTS.


Study Programme

Option Rule
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Auxology and Kinanthropometry 1 1st Semester Compulsory SS 3.5
General Human Physiology I 1 1st Semester Compulsory PAS 4.5
Kineanthropology 1 1st Semester Compulsory PAS 4.0
Kinesiology I 1 1st Semester Compulsory PAS 4.5
Practical Studies - Football 1 1st Semester Compulsory PES 1.5
Practical Studies - Gymnastics 1 1st Semester Compulsory PES 1.5
Practical Studies - Judo 1 1st Semester Compulsory PES 1.5
Practical Studies - Skating 1 1st Semester Compulsory PES 1.5
Sociology of Education and Sport 1 1st Semester Compulsory PES 4.5
General Human Physiology II 1 2nd Semester Compulsory PAS 4.5
History of Physical Education and Sport 1 2nd Semester Compulsory PES 4.5
Kinesiology II 1 2nd Semester Compulsory PAS 4.5
Motor Development and Adaptation 1 2nd Semester Compulsory PAS 4.5
Practical Studies - Canoeing 1 2nd Semester Compulsory PES 1.5
Practical Studies III - Basketball 1 2nd Semester Compulsory PES 1.5
Pratical Studies - Swimming 1 2nd Semester Compulsory PES 1.5
Statistics 1 2nd Semester Compulsory PAS 4.5
Option Rule
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Biomechanics 2 1st Semester Compulsory PAS 4.5
Exercise Physiology 2 1st Semester Compulsory PAS 4.0
Inclusive Practices in Educational Contexts 2 1st Semester Compulsory PES 4.0
Physical Conditioning Methods 2 1st Semester Compulsory SS 4.0
Exercise Biochemistry 2 2nd Semester Compulsory PAS 4.0
Exercise Prescription 2 2nd Semester Compulsory PAS 4.0
First Aids 2 2nd Semester Compulsory PAS 2.5
Motor Control and Learning 2 2nd Semester Compulsory PAS 4.0
Teaching Practice 2 2nd Semester Compulsory PES 3.5
Training Methodology of Young Athletes 2 2nd Semester Compulsory SS 3.0
Option Sport I - Combat Sports 2 1st Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Option Sport I - Recreation and Games 2 1st Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Option Sport I - Swimming 2 1st Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Option Sport I – Skating/Roller Hokey 2 1st Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Optional Sport Athletics 2 1st Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Optional Sport I - Basketball 2 1st Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Optional Sport I - Handball 2 1st Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Optional Sport I - Hydro 2 1st Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Optional Sport I - Roller Hockey 2 1st Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Optional Sport I - Sport and Exercise for Special Groups 2 1st Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Optional Sport I: Gymnastics 2 1st Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Optional Sports I - Football 2 1st Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Sport Option I - Futsal 2 1st Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Sport option I - Canoeing 2 1st Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Sports Option I - Climbing 2 1st Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Option Sport II - Climbing 2 2nd Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Option Sport II - Combat Sports 2 2nd Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Option Sport II - Football 2 2nd Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Option Sport II - Recreation and Games 2 2nd Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Option Sport II - Swimming 2 2nd Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Optional Sport Athletics II 2 2nd Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Optional Sport II - Basketball 2 2nd Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Optional Sport II - Hydro 2 2nd Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Optional Sport II - Skating 2 2nd Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Optional Sport II - Sport and Exercise for Special Groups 2 2nd Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Optional Sport II – Skating/Roller Hokey 2 2nd Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Optional Sport II: Gymnastics 2 2nd Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Optional Sporto II - Handball 2 2nd Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Sport Option II - Futsal 2 2nd Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Sport option II - Canoeing 2 2nd Semester Elective * SS 6.0
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Exercise and Sport for People with Disabilities 3 1st Semester Compulsory SS 3.5
Intership I 3 1st Semester Compulsory SS 6.0
Organisation of Leisure Activities 3 1st Semester Compulsory SS 3.5
School Organization Analysis 3 1st Semester Compulsory PES 3.0
Sport Pedagogy 3 1st Semester Compulsory PES 4.0
Sport Psychology 3 1st Semester Compulsory SS 3.5
Sports and Educational Gerontology 3 1st Semester Compulsory SS 3.5
Teaching Analysis 3 1st Semester Compulsory PES 3.0
Curriculum Development 3 2nd Semester Compulsory PES 5.0
Intership II 3 2nd Semester Compulsory SS 6.0
Nutrition and Sports 3 2nd Semester Compulsory SS 5.0
Organization and Sport Management 3 2nd Semester Compulsory SS 5.0
Planning and Periodization of Training 3 2nd Semester Compulsory SS 5.0
Youth Sports 3 2nd Semester Compulsory SS 4.0
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Practical Studies - Badminton Semestrial Elective * PES 1.5
Practical Studies - Cycling Semestrial Elective * PES 1.5
Practical Studies - Handball Semestrial Elective * PES 1.5
Practical Studies - Nautical Sports Semestrial Elective * PES 1.5
Practical Studies - Orienteering Semestrial Elective * PES 1.5
Practical Studies - Portuguese Traditional Games Semestrial Elective * PES 1.5
Practical Studies - Rugby Semestrial Elective * PES 1.5
Practical Studies - Tennis Semestrial Elective * PES 1.5
Practical Studies - Volleyball Semestrial Elective * PES 1.5
Practical Study - Futsal Semestrial Elective * PES 1.5
Practical studies - Rowing Semestrial Elective * PES 1.5
Pratical Sports - Aerobics Semestrial Elective * PES 1.5
Pratical Sports - Aquafitness Semestrial Elective * PES 1.5
Pratical Sports - Capoeira Semestrial Elective * PES 1.5
Pratical Sports - Metodology of Fitness Classes Semestrial Elective * PES 1.5
Pratical Studies - Athletics Semestrial Elective * PES 1.5
Pratical Studies - Climbing Semestrial Elective * PES 1.5

The optional course units are offered on a yearly basis, depending on the availability of the Organic Unit