International Master in Performance Analysis of Sport

Faculty: Sports Education
Language: English
Requirements: TOEFL test – a score of above 550 or IELTS band – 6.0 (B2 level) or above
Credits: 120 ECTS
Begins: September
Study type: Full-time
Duration: 2 years
Annual tuition fee: 1000 EUR; NON EU 1625 Eur a year
Prerequisites: Bachelor’ degree in the fields of biomedicine, physical sciences, and social sciences
Diploma: Master of Sports

 

Lithuanian Sports University offer 3 state-funded places for the

International Master in Performance Analysis of Sport program (IMPAS)

 

Holders of foreign qualifications can be accepted to the state-funded study places in Lithuanian higher education institutions or claim for scholarships in accordance with the procedures established by the applicable legislation in cases when:

·         They are citizens of the Republic of Lithuania or other member countries of the European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA);

·         They are non-EU and non-EEA nationals granted a right of permanent residence in the Republic of Lithuania or they are stateless persons;

·         They are children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the Diaspora and people of Lithuanian origin (further – the Diaspora and people of Lithuanian origin).

 

CONDITIONS

1.      Each applicant has to indicate that he or she needs such a state funded place by informing admission @lsu.lt  before the application deadline, May 31st.

2.      State funded places are allocated to the applicants who gain the highest program competitive place which is determined by summing up

a)      Applicants’ transcript average mark;

b)      additional points for IMPAS, see below:

Note: State funded place is the financial support that covers annual tuition fee expenses at LSU.   

 

ADDITIONAL POINTS WILL BE AWARDED FOR

INTERNATIONAL MASTER PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS PROGRAM APPLICANTS      

 

  1. FOR RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
3 points Research article or articles published at “ISI Web of Science” database editions (international)
1.5 points Research article or articles published at “ISI Web of Science” database editions (national)
1 point Research article or articles published at other international  databases editions
0.5 point A report made at the international research conference
0.3 point A report made at the research conference
0.2 point A report made at the Students’ scientific society conference

 

  1. FOR SPORTS ACTIVITIES
1 point Participation at the World or Olympic championships
0.5 point Being the members of the national teams

 

C. FOR OTHER ACTIVITIES

0.5 point Participation at the international students’ exchange programs
up to 0.5 point  Work in the field of sports performance analysis (for applicants for Sports performance analysis program – 0.1point for one year work

 

PROFILE

The International Master in Performance Analysis of Sport” is an inter-university master course that combines three European universities: Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (Germany), Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro in Vila Real (Portugal), and the Lithuanian Sports University in Kaunas (Lithuania).The study programme is based on an intensive and applied study of scientific methodology of specific areas as well as on multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives of Sports Studies. The program is implemented using the mobility resources of the Erasmus scheme. Students will face opportunity to perform the study programme at three universities.

 

OBJECTIVES

The aim of the program is to train experts and entrepreneurs in performance analysis in sport; to offer specialized quality education meeting labour market demands in sports training area; to provide the graduates skills that are obtained from modern sources of knowledge focussed on performance analysis in sports, and is interrelated with necessary knowledge and skills to develop career in international settings both in the field of sports professionals and in recreational activities.

Studies for postgraduates at Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, the Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, and Lithuanian Sports University will be based on student-centred activity, where students are responsible for managing their study process at three different countries.

 

MODULES

Semester

Modules

Credits

Location

First Motor control and movement analysis 15 ECTS Otto von Guericke University.  Magdebur, Germany
First Advances in sports coaching 10 ECTS Otto von Guericke University.  Magdebur, Germany
Second Advanced topics in notational analysis 15 ECTS Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
Second Applied performance analysis 10 ECTS Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
Third Research methods and empirical observation 15 ECTS Lithuanian Sports University, Kaunas, Lithuania
Third Biomechanical analysis of sporttechniques 15 ECTS Lithuanian Sports University, Kaunas, Lithuania
Fourth Scientific- applied work in sport 10 ECTS Lithuanian Sports University, Kaunas, Lithuania
Fourth MASTER THESIS 30 ECTS Lithuanian Sports University, Kaunas, Lithuania

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The graduate is expected to be able to:

– use expert knowledge in selected areas of sport performance analysis that contribute to performance development;

– integrate and apply knowledge, awareness and understanding to the enhancement of athletic performance;

– apply the analytical, critical and synthesis skills required to conduct personal and group research in selected areas of performance analysis in sports and related areas;

– to conduct an independent research project (dissertation) starting from the identification of the research question to the communication of the findings;

– take responsibility for their own learning and continued development through the supported progress of personal development and planning (PDP).

– demonstrate competent research skills, to include those of: consideration of ethics in research, scientific observation, measurement, hypothesis setting and testing, reduction of error, data interpretation, report-writing.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The graduates will accumulate abilities to focus their activity on a performance analysis at sports clubs, research institutes or rehabilitation centres. They will have possibility to supervise and develop athletes’ follow-up plans in sports clubs and research laboratories (technical documents, experimental systems, laboratory education, etc.). The graduates will be able to work as managers in Technical Departments of national and international sports organisations or in other positions directly linked to sport performance research. They will have the opportunity to prolong their carrier in doctoral studies.The graduates will be ready to function in the global market settings at the international business entities that are responsible for sports and recreation technologies and innovations. International studies, interdisciplinary methods as well as team work will greatly contribute not only the graduates’ employability, but also will enhance and foster their readiness to start their own businesses, start-ups in the areas of creation and development of modern sports and recreational technologies.

 

More information about IMPAS studies

 

Contacts for Admission:

Lithuanian Sports University

Address: Sporto Str. 6

LT-44221 Kaunas

Lithuania

Tel.: +370 37 302 644

Fax.: +370 37 204 515

admission@lsu.lt

http://www.lsu.lt/en/studies/degree-students/admission