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The Bachelor Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Science is an Official Accredited Program by ANECA, the National Agency of Evaluation of Quality and Accreditation.

UCAM counts with young and highly qualified academic staff. Each international student is guided by it´s personal tutor and in addition for athletes, a sports tutor can be assigned in order to harmonize the academic and sport life.

Our experience in the field of sports and the international approach of our programs help the students to fully develop a wide range of career opportunities and research projects.

At the end of the Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences you are qualified to practice as a professional in the following fields:

  • Teaching in secondary schools and universities.

  • Teaching in public or private sports centers.

  • Sports management.

  • Freelance technician.

  • Design and implementation of recreational sport and tourism.

  • Management of sports facilities and equipment.

  • Manager and promoter of sports companies.

  • Sports performance coach.

  • Physical training.

  • Design and implementation of regimes (physical exercise, diets, etc.) to promote, maintain and improve physical health.

Future undergraduates in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences should be interested in the following areas of knowledge:

  • Sport and physical and sports practices.

  • Physical Education and teaching sport and physical activity.

  • Social and Behavioral Sciences applied to the practice of physical activity and sport.

  • Exercise Physiology, oriented towards health and sport performance.

  • Morphological Sciences, Biomechanics and Ergonomics applied to physical activity and sport.

  • Organization and management of physical activity and sport.

1st year

Subjects
Historical Foundations of Sport
Conceptual Principles of Sport Sciences
Sport Psychology and Behavioral Analysis
Pedagogical Principles in Sport
Human Anatomy
Combat Sports and Sports Implements
Racket Sports
Ethics
Sports Initiative Principles
Individual and Collective Sports I
Theology and Holy Scripture
Dance and Physical Expression

 

2nd year

Subjects
Sports Physiology
Sociocultural Principles of Sport
Data Analysis
Learning, Development and Motor Control
Biomechanics in Sport
Motor Skills and Motor Skills Games
Individual and Collective Sports II
Gymnastic Sports and Sports and Music
Physical Activity in the Outdoors
Water Sports and Board Sports
Bioethics
Theology II and Moral

 

3rd year

Subjects
Teaching and Learning Processes in Physical Activities and Sport
Techniques, Test and Register Tools
Training Methodology
Physical Conditioning
Physical Activity and Health
Sport Facilities and Equipment
Humanities
New Technologies Applied to Physical Activity and Sport
Design, Administration and Assessment of Physical Activity and Sport
New Technologies Applied to Physical Activity and Sport
Prescription of Physical Activity and Sport
Organization of Sport Systems
Social Doctrine of the Church

 

4th year

Subjects
Research Methodology in Physical Activity and Sport
Sport Training Control
Personal Training and Fitness
Special Needs Groups, Disability and Sport
Sport Planning and Management
Sports Recreation
Practicum
Final Degree Project

 

Optional Subjects

Subjects
Games, Leisure and Recreational Sports
Training in Values and Olympism in Physical Activity and Sports
Sport Strategy, Technical and Tactical Skills
Sports I
Sports II
Sports III
Functional Recovery for Athletes
Economics and Marketing in Sport Management

University requirements

  • To Master´s Degrees

If you have completed a Higher Education Degree, it is time to perfect your formation with a Master’s Degree at UCAM. Here you will find information about the Admission Process and the simple steps you must take to make your enrollment as easy as possible. Depending on your country of origin, the bureaucracy can be long and problematic, but we are always available to help you by phone (+34 968 278 786) or email admissions@ucam.edu.

1. Documents to be scanned and sent in pdf format to admissions@ucam.edu:

- International passport

- CV

- Bachelor Degree Diploma with the Transcript of Records

- Language Certificate

 

2) Candidate contacted for Skype interview (ucam.international)

3) UCAM issues Conditional Offer Letter

4) Online pre-registration

5) Legalization/translation of documents - when required

6) UCAM issues acceptance letter

7) Formal acceptance

  • Non-EU to Bachelor´s Degrees

For students who have completed secondary education in a country outside the European Union (UE), Switzerland, Iceland, Norway or Liechtenstein or China the application procedure is as the following steps suggests. Anytime during this process, you can ask for help or clarify any doubt by phone or e-mail +34 968 278 786 or admissions@ucam.edu.

Step 1. University Admission – Validation of studies

Applicants must have their high school studies or its equivalent officially accredited or validated according to the following cases.

Students with high school diplomas from countries outside the European Union (and from outside those with EU bilateral agreements) must validate (or “homologate”) this Diploma by the Ministry of Education of Spain. To carry out this process, candidates should apply to the Ministry of Education and follow the indicated procedure to accredit their pre-university studies. Please note that this process is done outside UCAM and through governmental institutions, so it would be a good idea to start it a couple of months before the admission request.  Students can continue the admission process to the University at the same time as their studies are being evaluated for official accreditation.

  • High School diploma** from an EU state or those countries which are co-signatories. Consult the list of eligible countries here. Students must validate this Diploma with the ‘Credencial’ issued by UNED.
  • International Baccalaureate / International GCSE**. Students must validate this Diploma with the ‘Credencial’ issued by UNED.
  • Students with previous University studies can transfer university credits for admission to UCAM, with a minimum of 30 ECTS.
  • Students with high level of vocational training (Formación Profesional). Students must validate this Diploma by the Ministry of Education of Spain.

Please note that certain courses in the University may have further admission requirements, applicants will be informed of those requirements during the interview stage of admission.

UCAM staff will be glad to assist and assess your situation so please do not hesitate on contacting the university.

Step 2. Application Form

Once you have validated your studies or have started the process to do so, you are ready to start the 2rd step. From now on the process becomes much more simple and flexible because you be guided directly by UCAM’s service and staff, who are now totally responsible for making it easy for you.

From April to October, you can enter here to create your personal account (without any commitment) and start the Admission request process. You will have to scan and attach some documents, but the system is really simple and intuitive:

  • Homologated documents
  • Selectividad marks/Credential UNED
  • Passport
  • Photo
  • Application Form (online)
  • Prove of payment of Admission Request Fee*

*This amount will be discounted on your tuition fee if you are admitted and it will be returned if you are not admitted. If you make this payment and then give up on the process, you will not be refunded.

The International Student Fellowship at UCAM includes citizens from all over the world, and, for this reason, we try to encourage those excellent students, motivated to develop their personal and academic careers by offering them the best and fair recruitment procedure. In this sense, the student’s selection procedure and criteria focus the interview on the academic profile together with the student’s abilities.

Step 3. Personal on-line interview with Admissions team

For more information about the interview protocol, click here

Step 4. Enrollment at UCAM

Once you have been accepted at UCAM, there is just one final step before the start of the classes, it is the Enrollment. On UCAM’s online platform you will be able to select the courses you will attend that year according to the plan of studies you want to follow and make the payment of the tuition fee.

And that is it, you are welcomed to UCAM – Catholic University San Antonio!

*UCAM organises preparatory courses for the PAU.

**You have to validate this diploma via the UNED. For information on how to do that see our guide.


Program requirements

Student’s Profile

Future undergraduates in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences should be interested in the following areas of knowledge:

  • Sport and physical and sports practices.
  • Physical Education and teaching sport and physical activity.
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences applied to the practice of physical activity and sport.
  • Exercise Physiology, oriented towards health and sport performance.
  • Morphological Sciences, Biomechanics and Ergonomics applied to physical activity and sport.
  • Organization and management of physical activity and sport.

In addition, students who choose the Degree in Physical Activity and Sport should have attention and perception skills, capacity for analysis and synthesis, thoroughness and attention to details, visual and auditory memory, logical reasoning, gift for abstraction, willingness to research and sport and interest in new technologies. It is also advisable that students who choose our degree have ability to social relations and interpersonal contacts, capacity to communicate, reason and understand, visual and auditory memory, analytical and negotiation skills, flexibility and critical sense.

Interests: scientific, humanistic, health and society.

Skills:

  • Interest in studying sport from different areas of knowledge.
  • Ability to observation and systematic listening.
  • Ability to self-observation.
  • Ability to oral and written communication.
  • Research skills.
  • Capacity for analysis, criticism and reflection.
  • Good social skills.
  • Attitudes: Responsibility, cordiality respect, empathy.
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