1st Cycle Degree/Bachelor in Exercise and Sport Sciences

Degree programme

Programme type 1st Cycle Degree/Bachelor
Academic Year 2018/2019
Code 8512
Degree Programme Class L-22 - Sports and Physical Education
Years in which the programme is being held

1st, 2nd and 3rd year

Type of access Restricted access
Place of teaching Bologna
Degree Programme Director Andrea Ceciliani
Language Italian

Programme profile

The main objective of this degree programmeis to give graduates scientific knowledge in the various fields of humanwellness, with particular reference to the technical, preventive, managerialand educational areas.

In the technical area, students obtainfundamental knowledge of the theories and teaching methods for the varioussporting disciplines, as practised essentially for enjoyment and at amateurlevel. In the preventive area, students learn how to maintain optimal physicalefficiency throughout life, as applied to normal individuals who need toprevent the diseases associated with sedentary living by adopting an active andhealthy lifestyle. In the managerial area, students learn about thelegal-administrative principles that govern the world of wellness in thesporting, recreation, education, prevention and industrial contexts. In theeducational area, students obtain knowledge about teachingexpressive-communicative movements, developing the abilities, skills andcoordination of children as they grow.

These objectives are achieved via lectures,mostly led by teachers, and inter-disciplinary seminars that stimulate theabilities of students to connect the content of the various disciplines, bothlongitudinally and transversally; via the individual study of post-secondarytextbooks and other learning materials supplied by teachers or foundindependently; via technical-practical demonstrations in laboratories or in thefield, and individual practice intended to obtain practical skills in the areasstudied; via internships at preventive-adaptive sporting structures, sportsteams and clubs and companies linked with the world of sport sciences; and,lastly, via the preparation of an original, written or multimedia report thatdemonstrates the acquired abilities of the student to gather independentlyinformation relevant to the field of study, process it independently inmulti-disciplinary terms and communicate it clearly in summarised form.


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Expected learning outcomes


Access to further study

It gives access to second cycle studies (laurea magistrale) and master universitario di primo livello.

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