Master in International Basketball Coaching and Management

Lithuanian Sports University

Program Description

Master in International Basketball Coaching and Management

Lithuanian Sports University

  • Faculty: Sports Biomedicine
  • Language: IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 5.50 or an equivalent foreign language test, level B2
  • Credits:
    • Post Graduate Certificate (PG Cert.) = passed a minimum of 60 credits at Level 7;
    • MSc degree (Master’s degree) = passed a minimum of 120 credits at Level 7
  • Begins: January 2018.
  • Study type: Full-time; Part-time
  • Duration: 2 years (Full-time); 3 years (Part-time)
  • Annual tuition fee: EU - 2000 eur/year; non-EU - 3000 eur/year
  • Prerequisites: Graduates from university program - holding Bachelor’s degree in Sport 
  • Diploma: Master of Sports

OBJECTIVES

The goal of the joint study programme of the second cycle Basketball Coaching and Management is to train a Master of Sport able to evaluate different basketball coaching and management systems, programmes and their structures applied in various European countries, use advanced technologies in basketball coaching, creatively solve complex problems, make the right conclusions, relate practical experience with acknowledged professional competence training and learning models on the basis of international level achievements in fundamental and applied interdisciplinary science and technology.

COMPETENCES

The joint study programme of the second cycle Basketball Coaching and Management focuses on the development of general abilities and values of a person, emphasizing knowledge analysis, critical evaluation and practical application of knowledge, implementation, problem identification and solution rather than a simple knowledge transfer and adoption. 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Upon completion of a Master’s degree programme, students will be able to work as researchers-analysts of training technology, coaches of the highest qualification in Lithuanian or foreign institutions in public or private sector or player selection managers.

The content of the study programme will provide the opportunity to acquire practical skills in education. A graduate will have professional knowledge and skills that will enable him/her to critically evaluate the content of basketball coaching and pursue a career as a basketball coach.

Master’s degree in Sport will give students the opportunity to pursue a career in many fields of sport, useful not only in the area of sports coaching but also in business activities. The knowledge acquired can be used in such areas as basketball training, youth education, basketball analysis or research activity, working as a health promotion or physical capacity building professional.

Access to further study: upon a successful completion of the study programme, students will have access to third cycle studies in the field of Biomedicine or Social Sciences.

Distinctive characteristics of the study programme: it is a unique international joint study programme, the need for which has been confirmed by social partners.

Learning and teaching activities: lectures, seminars, individual work, tutorials.

Methods for the assessment of learning outcomes: individual work, analysis of a scientific article (text), reflection on performance, problem-based task, case study, analytical research, peer evaluation, placement report, oral illustrated presentation, report, examination. 

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated April 26, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Jan. 2019
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2 - 3 years
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2,000 EUR
EU - 2000 eur/year; non EU - 3000 eur/year
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Lithuania - Kaunas, Kaunas County
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Lithuania - Vilnius, Vilnius County
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