Master’s Degree in Teaching Physical Education in Primary and Secondary Education

The cycle of studies of the Master’s degree in Teaching Physical Education in Primary and Secondary Education is comprised of 4 semesters (2 academic years). Those who obtain 120 ECTS are awarded the title.
This master’s degree’s objective is training and the acquisition of professional qualifications for Physical Education Teachers in Primary and Secondary Education, and students should:
1- Be able to:
A) Understand the acquired knowledge in the first cycle of studies, and apply it to new situations and in problem solving in the educational system (in the practice of Physical Education and Sports);
B) Deepen and integrate knowledge, dealing with complex questions, develop solutions, in the fields of Physical Education and School Sports;
C) Communicate in a clear and adequate manner (in written, oral, corporal and emotional manner) in the organization or orientation of Physical Activity and Sports;
D) Develop and apply specific competences (internship) and produce a report that proves research skills and originality in the fields of Physical Education and School sports;
2- Demonstrate:
A) A high social responsibility and attitude in the orientation of Physical Activities and Sports, developing skills that enhance physical aptitude, quality of life, health and the interest in young people’s regular activities;
B) A sense of learning and permanent overcoming (sharing of information, solidarity and team work) within the areas covered by the extension of Physical Education.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Duration of Studies:

4 SEMESTERS / 2 YEARS

NUMBER OF VANCANCIES AVAIABLE:

NOT AVAILABLE

The cycle of studies of the Master’s degree in Teaching Physical Education in Primary and Secondary Education is comprised of 4 semesters (2 academic years). Those who obtain 120 ECTS are awarded the title.
This master’s degree’s objective is training and the acquisition of professional qualifications for Physical Education Teachers in Primary and Secondary Education, and students should:
1- Be able to:
A) Understand the acquired knowledge in the first cycle of studies, and apply it to new situations and in problem solving in the educational system (in the practice of Physical Education and Sports);
B) Deepen and integrate knowledge, dealing with complex questions, develop solutions, in the fields of Physical Education and School Sports;
C) Communicate in a clear and adequate manner (in written, oral, corporal and emotional manner) in the organization or orientation of Physical Activity and Sports;
D) Develop and apply specific competences (internship) and produce a report that proves research skills and originality in the fields of Physical Education and School sports;
2- Demonstrate:
A) A high social responsibility and attitude in the orientation of Physical Activities and Sports, developing skills that enhance physical aptitude, quality of life, health and the interest in young people’s regular activities;
B) A sense of learning and permanent overcoming (sharing of information, solidarity and team work) within the areas covered by the extension of Physical Education.

DEGREE DIRECTOR

Duration of Studies:

4 SEMESTERS / 2 YEARS

NUMBER OF VANCANCIES AVAIABLE 2019/2020:

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Career Opportunities and Employability

Graduates will be professionally qualified to teach Physical Education in Basic and Secondary Schools. According to the decree-law number 43/2007 of 22nd of February, the approval of the 2nd cycle of studies is mandatory for a teaching career.

Candidates

Holders of an undergraduate degree in physical education or legal equivalent in similar fields; Holders of a foreign higher education degree in Physical education or similar, given in sequence of the 1st cycle of studies and according to the Bologna process, recognized as meeting the objectives of this Undergraduate degree; holders of a school, scientific or professional curriculum recognized by head of this cycle of studies, attesting to the ability to the conclusion of the degree; Candidates to this degree must be submitted and approved in a written and oral proficiency test in the Portuguese, according to the ruling legislation.

The mission of Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES) is to contribute to improving the quality of Portuguese higher education, through the assessment and accreditation of higher education institutions and their study programmes.

Degree accredited for 3 years, from 24/07/2015. Consultar avaliação do curso >