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Sports Sciences

 3rd Cycle Degree     Departamento de Ciências do Desporto [Portuguese]

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Study plan   Sports Sciences


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DGES code
CNAEF classification 813 | Decree no. 256/2005 [PT]
Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette Order no. 6158/2014 - DR 2nd series, no. 90, 12 May [PT]
Assessment/Accreditation/Registration A3ES Accreditation, 10-04-2019
Self-assessment Report
Initial registry: R/A-Ef 3390/2011 de 18-03-2011
Changes registry: R/A-Ef 3390/2011/AL01 de 10-04-2014
Mode of study 1st YEAR - Academic Plan; 2nd and 3rd YEAR - Preparation of Thesis.
ECTS 180
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General Access Regime  

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Admission Requirements
Vacancies 12 (2023)


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Profile of the programme - Develop the capacity for autonomous practice of research leading to a doctoral dissertation to submit original and innovative results that contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field of Sports Sciences; - Provide students the capacity to respond with competence and professional manner, the challenges of the contemporary world, within both the academic and / or professional life, either active citizenship.
Key learning outcomes We defined the following competencies for the award of a Ph.D. degree in Sports Science at the University of Beira Interior: - Demonstrate an ability to a systematic understanding of the areas of Sport Sciences and master models, methodologies and techniques related research to this area and respective specialties; - Demonstrate an ability to conceive, design and carry out a significant and innovative research in Sport Sciences, respecting the requirements imposed by the standards of academic integrity; - Undertake a significant amount of original research work, contributing to expand the frontier of knowledge in Sport Sciences, and which is recognized by the publication of the results of research in national and international peer-reviewed journals (defined by regulation of the course) ; - Be able to critically analyze, evaluate, and synthesize new and complex ideas; - Be able to communicate with their peers, the academic community and with society in general about their area of ??expertise; - Demonstrate ability to integrate in different professional contexts and academic progress as promoters and holders of high specialization; - Be able to, a knowledge based society, to promote the academic and / or professional context, progress in the areas of Sports Sciences; The operationalization of the objectives and skills is done through the implementation of a first year curriculum, presentations and participation in seminars and a tutorial monitoring throughout the course. The degree of compliance is measured through assessment of each course, the regular reporting of progress, presentation and advocacy work at the end of the second year and public advocacy, and evaluation by an external jury of doctoral thesis
Occupational profiles of graduates The creation of a third cycle course in Sports Science seeks advanced training of researchers and practitioners in the area of ??Sports Sciences, in research and development, enhancing the gains in academic and business world.
Learning facilities The course includes the participation of all structures and UBI laboratories and with the support of CIDESD (Research Centre for Sport, Health and Human Development) with their research communities (STRONG, allocated on UBI; GERON and CREATIVLAB ).
Students can make use of the following equipment / facilities:
• Biopac system
• linear meter position
• Cosmed calibration
• Cameras
• Voltage Meters
• Hangrip
• Carpet Heels
• Photocells
• Radar
• Balance biopedancia
• Meters lactate
• Glucose Meters
• Meters triglicédios
• Deck of forces
• Bicycle
• Conveyors
• Pavilions covered
• Running track
• Indoor Pool 25m
Requirements and regulations (assessment and graduation) UBI Regulations [PT]
Regulation of the 3rd Cycle | Doctorate in Sports Sciences [PT]

Erasmus+ Agreements

Erasmus Agreements
  • Charles University • República Checa
  • Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche • Espanha
  • Universidad de Granada (Melília) • Espanha
  • Universitat de Lleida • Espanha
  • Universidad San Jorge • Espanha
  • Université Savoie Mont Blanc • França
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki • Grécia
  • Università degli studi g d'annunzio di Chieti Pescara • Itália
  • Università degli Studi eCampus • Itália
  • Università degli Studi di Roma "Foro Italico" • Itália
  • Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego • Polónia
  • Transilvania University of Brasov • Roménia
  • West University of Timisoara • Roménia
  • Hitit University • Turquia
  • Erzincan Binali Yildrim University • Turquia
  • Halic University • Turquia
  • Kafkas University • Turquia
  • Necmettin Erbakan University Konya • Turquia
  • Inonu University • Turquia
  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan University • Turquia
  • Trabzon University • Turquia

Departamento de Ciências do Desporto

Convento de Santo António
6201-001 Covilhã
275 329 153

Course Coordinator(s)

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Course Director
Daniel Almeida Marinho
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Mobility coordinator
Ana Sofia Ruivo Alves


Scientific Committee
Daniel Almeida Marinho
Mário António Cardoso Marques
Bruno Filipe Rama Travassos
Célia Maria Pinto Nunes
Henrique Pereira Neiva
Maria Dulce Leal Esteves

Recognition Committee
Daniel Almeida Marinho
Mário António Cardoso Marques
Maria Dulce Leal Esteves
Ana Sofia Ruivo Alves
Note: The information contained in these pages does not relieve consultation of official documents. Last updated on: 2019-08-01

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