Educational aims and description of the program
The master in physical education and health related physical fitness is vocationally oriented Master of Science programme. The programme is developed to provide academic training at a master level in physical education and health-related physical fitness for undergraduates in PHYSICAL EDUCATION in particular. This program aims to equip PE teachers with additional competencies and consequently enable them broader job opportunities. The wide range of subjects in health aspects of physical activity and research methodology aim to provide students with advanced knowledge in wide area of health topics such as nutrition, advanced exercise physiology, dimensions of health related fitness etc. Students will also participate in considerable amount of practical classes and internship which will provide them with practical skills and abilities to conduct various health-related exercise treatment for different populations (youth, elderly, health-compromised adults).
Also, program enables bachelor degree level students of exercise science, movement science and other PE related fields of studies to enroll to master program that will provide them with specific competences and consequently enable them to increase their job opportunities.
At the University of Niš, the program has been accredited by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Serbia on 08 July 2016 and it started within the regular teaching offer on the 2016-2017 academic year, with contribution from the Faculty of Sport and Physical Education.
At the University of Novi Sad, the program has been approved by the Senateon 16 April 2016 and it is under accreditation procedure. It is expected to start within the regular teaching offer of the University from the 2017-2018 academic year, with contribution from the Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Novi Sad, theSchool of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Niš, and from European universities.