Master Study Programme: Kinesiology of Human Performance

Description

The Euro-Mediterranean University’s (EMUNI) newly launched Master’s programme in Kinesiology of Human Performance draws from EMUNI’s international standing and excellence in the field of Kinesiology and Ergonomics, developed within the Koper Science and Research Centre (ZRS). With EMUNI’s signature “Blended learning” course delivery method, students will be able to tailor their education around their personal needs and careers. The KHP Master’s mission and vision is to train the next generation of Kinesiology professionals and equip them with the skills that fulfil the highest standard at international level on matters of healthcare. Join our Master’s today: feed your desire for knowledge, stretch your potential and jump into your professional future .

Study mode: PART TIME

Tuition fees: 4,620 for first 10 applicants/AY*

Programme duration: 2 years

Starts: October 2024

*per Academic Year

Apply early and benefit from the 30% discount for first 10 applicants – full fee 6,600eur

General Information

120 ECTS, accomplished as follows:

  • The studies will be taking place according to ECTS (120 credits) for the duration of two years (four terms),
  • The student will be preparing a master’s dissertation in the fourth semester (24 credits, 20% of total credits).
  • The condition for advancement to 2nd cycle will be set at 48 credits.
  • Upon positive evaluation of the dissertation’s defence by an expert panel, the student completes their studies and obtains the professional/scientific title:  Magister/Magistrica kineziologije (Master in Kinesiology) in the field of Kinesiology of Human Performance. 

The title awarded upon completion of the programme is valid for both modules: Ergonomics and Healthy and Active Lifestyle.

Application Deadlines
To be announced soon

Online Info Day

If you have an enquiry, please email: education@emuni.si

To be announced soon

Why study Kinesiology at EMUNI?

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The Master’s degree study programme Kinesiology of Human Performance is formed as a continuation degree of students’ training in the field of human movement (kinesiology sciences). Related study programmes can be found in many European countries and throughout the world. In the current study programme, two modules have been established, which individually are a unique feature for Slovenian as well as within the foreign educational space. The first module, Ergonomics, studies human work ability in interaction with one’s physical capabilities, while the second module, Healthy and Active Lifestyle, studies comprehensive human response to ageing, environment and impact of exercise (work, strain), with the focus of skills’ improvement and health protection in everyday life. There are three compulsory courses for both modules, as well as elective courses.

Programme Fee Only 6,600€ 4,620€ for 2-year programme for first 10 applicants

Apply now and benefit from the 30% discount for first 10 applicants

About This Course

MODE OF IMPLEMENTATION:

The study programme entails two modules with 15 general obligatory courses and 6 module-obligatory courses (three within the module Ergonomic and three within the module Healthy and active lifestyle).

The master’s study programme “Kinesiology of Human Performance” consists of a total of 84 ECTS to be achieved within obligatory courses within two modules.

Each module entails an equal number of compulsory courses. Modules differ in the availability of elective courses. 

The studies will be taking place according to ECTS (120 credits) for the duration of two years (four terms),
with the student preparing a master’s thesis in the fourth semester (24 credits, 20% of total credits). The
condition for advancement to 2nd cycle will be set at 48 credits.

ACCREDITATION:

The programme is approved by the EMUNI Senate.

TOTAL PLACES: 35 per cohort

SCHOLARSHIPS:

EMUNI offers full and partial scholarships for outstanding students.

Only candidates who have applied to one or more EMUNI study programmes are eligible to apply and will be considered for full or partial scholarships that EMUNI is offering. All applications from candidates who have not applied for any of EMUNI study programmes are ineligible.

Apply for a scholarship here

Goals and Competences

The programme contributes to the field of protection and preservation of human health and to the field of social structure and social relations (education, qualification, continuous education, retraining).

Programme Details

Structure

Name of the study programme: Kinesiology of Human Performance

Study programme type: Master (postgraduate 2nd Bologna Cycle)

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS)

Title: Master in Kinesiology

(in Slovenian: magister/magistrica kineziologije)

Place: Piran

Type and form of studies: Part-time; Blended Learning

Teaching language: English

Blended Learning

A blended type of learning – a combination of face-to-face and distance learning as a tool of significant growth, which offers possibilities to combine study and work.

Assessment & Grading

Assessment varies depending on the instructors and courses. It includes active participation in class and in online activities, and written and oral assignments. The students will be graded according to the ECTS grading system and in accordance with the Rules on the Assessment of Knowledge at EMUNI University.

Courses

The study programme includes the following basic topics of kinesiology:

Admission and Applications

The candidates need to fulfil the following criteria to be enrolled in the 1st year of the master’s programme:

a) The candidate must have completed a Level 1 study programme in related professional fields (Sports, Kinesiology or Health Sciences)

or

b) must have completed previous higher education professional study programme (programmes adopted before 11/06/2004) in related professional fields (Sports, Kinesiology or Health Sciences)

or

c) must have completed a study program equivalent in duration and scope to the programmes referred to points a) or b) in other professional fields, if the candidate completes additional study obligations prior to enrolling in this study programme, the content and scope of which depend on the previously completed study programme.

d) The candidate is assigned a maximum of three courses from the undergraduate studies from the field of Sport and Kinesiology (Level 1). Individual applications for enrolment of candidates referred to in point c) of the first paragraph shall be considered by the competent committee/commission. The candidate shall complete additional study obligations while studying at the 1st level, in the advanced training programmes or by passing bridge exams before enrolling in this study programme.

e) Intermediate/upper intermediate command of English (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), Level B1-B2).

In the case of the limitation of enrolment, the students will be selected in accordance with the following criteria: grade point average – 100% of the study programme, the degree of which serves as the basis for enrolment.

Language skills

The EMUNI University commission reserves the right to test the candidates’ language knowledge. Candidates, who are not English native speakers or did not do their previous degree in the English language, must prove their English language knowledge with a certificate of B1-B2 level knowledge of the English language, according to the CEFR.

For Slovenian students, (pass General or Vocational Baccalaureate in English language, which is Level B2, is accepted). Please note that according to the national law: English and Slovene language need to be executed in parallel manner if any Slovenian student will enter the programme.

If needed, the authorized person conducting the procedure of recognition of foreign degree is allowed to require additional evidence of foreign education in question.

Procedures – enrolment, application and deadlines

The candidate must submit the enrolment application through the centralised online system for Slovenian higher education institutions eVŠ. The candidate may submit one application.

How to Apply
Follow the steps below or read our pdf cheat sheet)

Candidates without a currently valid permit of residence in Slovenia are able to apply online, using their own username and password, but without a digital certificate. In this case (if a candidate is applying without a qualified digital certificate and only with username and password), the application is submitted electronically and it must be printed, signed and sent to the EMUNI address with the following documents:

  1. Hand-signed application form (the printed online version);
  2. Cover letter (in English, max. 2 pages, that includes a short chronological description of education and motivation to continue studies for the applied program);
  3. Certificate of degree (a copy of the degree);
  4. Formal transcript of records (all completed courses/exams with grades, as certified and issued by the degree-awarding institution and a translation in English, if applicable);
  5. English language certificate (any evidence of the advanced level of English; this can be omitted if there is evidence of previous education/degree in English);
  6. A copy of a personal document (ID or Passport)*.
  7. A hand signed Personal Information Consent [Click here to download the file] for storing and managing personal data according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  8. Filled and hand signed N-FORM  [Click here to download a file]

Please include the reference number of the enrolment application in the printed submission.

*Candidates who are not citizens of the Republic of Slovenia and are citizens of an EU Member State, are required to enclose an identity card or passport (page with personal data of the candidate, which should show the name, surname, date and place of birth, and citizenship); citizens from a non-EU country are required to enclose a passport (page with the personal data of the candidate, showing the name, surname, date and place of birth, and citizenship). By enclosing this document, you agree that the higher education institution can use it for the purpose of enrolment procedures and must delete it after the completion of these procedures.

Only the necessary identification data should be visible on the sent document. Hide the data that is not required for identification (e.g. ID, signature, and photograph) with a photo processing program (e.g. Painter, PowerPoint or any other program or application on your smartphone) and make a scan with a watermark that clearly states that it is a copy and for what purpose it is used.

The documents should be sent to the following address:

EMUNI University
IBC Application
Kidricevo nabrezje 2
6330 PIRAN
SLOVENIA – EU

We recommend using registered post. Please ensure that the documents arrive no later than 14 days after the application deadline.

In addition to sending them by post, you will have to scan the above documents and email them to khp@emuni.si

If the candidate is applying:

  1. without a qualified digital certificate (with username and password), the enrolment application form must be sent electronically to eVŠ, printed out, signed and sent, including the enclosures, via registered mail by the end of the application deadline to the EMUNI address.
  2. with a qualified digital certificate, it is not needed to send the printed-out form via regular mail. The enrolment application must be submitted to eVŠ by the end of the application deadline. The enclosures to the application for which the candidate notes in the application that he or she will send via regular mail must be sent with registered mail to the EMUNI University address (the enclosure must include the reference of the number of the enrolment application).

As submitted in due time qualify:

  1. the application which was filled in in the eVŠ, printed out in the same text as that of the last submitted form of eVŠ, signed and sent via registered mail to the EMUNI address by the end of the application deadline, and
  2. the application which was filled in and submitted with the electronic signature to eVŠ by the end of the application deadline.

Application and enrolment deadline:

The first application period is between 1 April and 3 July 2023.

The accepted candidates from the first application period will be requested to enrol by 21 July 2023.

If the number of applicants/accepted candidates will be lower than the number of offered enrolment places, the second application period will be open from 24 July to 21 August 2023.

The accepted candidates from the second application period will be requested to enrol by 8 September 2023.

If the number of applicants/accepted candidates will be lower than the number of offered enrolment places, the third application period will be open from 11 September to 17 September 2023.

The accepted candidates from the third application period will be requested to enrol by 23 September 2023.

Info days will be held on: 

19 April at 15:00 (CET)

21 June at 15:00 (CET)

26 July at 15:00 (CET)

Experienced Professors

Rado Pišot

Rado Pišot

Full professor, scientific councillor

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Boštjan Šimunič

Boštjan Šimunič

Professor

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Saša Pišot

Saša Pišot

Assistant Professor

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Sandra Pais

Sandra Pais

Full Professor

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Carlo Reggiani

Carlo Reggiani

Professor Emeritus

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Marco Nerici

Marco Narici

Full Professor

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Anita Hökelmann

Anita Hökelmann

Full Professor

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Uroš Marušič

Uroš Marušič

Associate Professor

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Mitja Gerževič

Mitja Gerževič

Assistant Professor

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Cécil Meulenberg

Cécil Meulenberg

Assistant Professor

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Jasna Hrovatin

Jasna Hrovatin

Professor

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Lenart Škof

Lenart Škof

Professor

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Blaž Lenarčič

Blaž Lenarčič

Assistant Professor

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Apply now and benefit from the 30% discount for first 10 participants.

*4,620 EUR for 2-year programme
Partial and full scholarship are available

Get In Touch

Need help or more info? Email us at: education@emuni.si