Physical exercise and health

Master Degree

Course Overview

This Master aims is to train specialist technicians, who are able to respond adequately to the different needs that are associated with physical exercise and its implications in health and welfare. Thus, a Masters in Exercise and Health have the following objectives: • Offer an expertise in the area of Exercise and Health • Deepening the theoretical and practical knowledge of the relationship between exercise, health and healthy lifestyles. • Respond effectively to an increasingly urgent need for definite and specialized training in assessment, exercise prescription for different target populations (healthy and patients with different diseases), the implementation of exercise programs, and monitoring these programs.
Organic Unit: School of Science and Technology
Duration: 4 Semesters/120 ECTS credits (72 required and 0 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese, English, Spanish
Regime: Day classes

Career Prospects

The Master's Degree aims to train specialist technicians who are capable of providing an adequate response to the different needs that are associated with the practice of physical activity and its implication in the field of health and well-being. It is intended that with this course students may come to intervene in the prescription of exercise and organization of Exercise programs, either in gymnasiums and health clubs or in municipal councils and other institutions that promote physical exercise programs.

Specific Entry Requirements

Degree in Sports Sciences, or in other areas related to Exercise and / or Health.

Access Routes and Applications

Students from EU countries
Initial Places: 18
International Students
Initial Places: 4

Study Plan

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

Students from EU countries
1500 €
International Students
2500 €
International Students with Merit Scholarships
1500 €
International Students with Cooperation and Development Grants
1700 €

Course Department


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Contact Information

Director: Pablo Carús []

Academic Manager: Isaura Paulino
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE