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Universidade Lusófona

Master in Athletic Training

Faculty of Physical Education and Sports

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Confered Degree | Duration | ECTS

Master | 4 Semesters | 120 ECTS

Programme Director

Professor Doutor Jorge dos Santos Proença Martins


Inês Sousa

Entrance Conditions

The following may apply for the Master's Degree:
a) People who hold a B.A. or equivalent degree;
b) People who hold a foreign academic degree awarded after a 1st study cycle organized according to the Bologna Process by a member state of that process;
c) People who hold a foreign academic degree acknowledged as a degree satisfying the objectives of the graduate degree by the due body;
d) People who have a school, scientific or professional curriculum acknowledged by the due body of ULHT certifying the capacity to obtain this study cycle.

Programme requirements

Have completed a total of 120 ECTS


Being a trainer means to do the job in an appealing, even passionate manner with a high degree of demand. For its meaning and individual and social consequences, for the central place it occupies in sports development, competent trainers are required; Trainers with broad and deep knowledge and competences namely at the technical-scientific and didactic-pedagogic levels, in order to guarantee adequate training of the sports professional, whichever the circumstances or stages in his/her development.

In a moment of searching solutions for the training of trainers at a European and national level, this Degree aims for giving a strong contribution to the definition and acquisition of competences, in function of the nature of the intervention: Training of young sportsmen or professionals.

The curricular organisation (common and diverse), as well as the content of the Curricular Units, is based on a holistic conception of the sports training system, in respect to the singularity and specificity of the intervention situation.

Further Studies

Specialisation and post-graduation programs, including 3rd cycle programs referring to PhD studies.

Scientific Areas


Study Plan

1st Year/ Semester ECTS
Option 1Semesterly20
Motor and Technical-Tactical Skills TrainingFirst Semester8
Research Methods and Techniques in SportFirst Semester8
Technical-Tactical Observation and AnalysisFirst Semester6
Theory and Methodology of Scientific KnowledgeFirst Semester4
Training and Competition Organization and PlanningSecond Semester8
Training and Development of Psychological CompetenciesSecond Semester6
2nd Year/ Semester ECTS
2nd Year/ Young Athletes TrainingSemester ECTS
2nd Year/ High Performance SportSemester ECTS

Teaching staff

Teachers, Academic Degree and Dedication time
LecturerAcademic DegreesDedication time
António Manuel Marques De Sousa Alves LopesDoctorateFull-Time
Carlos Manuel Cerqueira Da CruzMasterPart-Time
Cláudia Sofia Ferreira Correia MindericoDoctoratePart-Time
João Alberto Valente Dos SantosDoctorateFull-Time
João Manuel Cunha Da Silva AbrantesDoctorateFull-Time
Jorge Dos Santos Proença MartinsDoctorateFull-Time
José Ferreira CuradoMasterFull-Time
José Gregório Viegas BrásDoctorateFull-Time
Luís Fernandes MonteiroDoctoratePart-Time
Luís Miguel Rosado Da Cunha MassuçaDoctorateFull-Time
Paulo Jorge Rodrigues CunhaDoctoratePart-Time
Pedro Miguel Rosmaninho AleixoDoctoratePart-Time
Raquel Maria Dos Santos Barreto Sajara MadeiraDoctorateFull-Time
Sofia Cristina Carreiras FonsecaDoctorateFull-Time
Susana Maria Mariano Dos Santos VelosoDoctorateFull-Time


Early Apllications (for enrolled students only) 0 €
External Students 0 €
Holders of Foreign Higher Education 300 €
Holders of University Degree 126 €
Holders of University Degree - Alumni 0 €
Student Insurance40 €
Enrollment and Registration184 €
Average value for 30 ECTS semestral curricular units 175,2 €
Per ECTS 5,84 €

Other fees may be applied in accordance with the regulations in force