Degree

Executive Masters in Physical Education

Language of Instruction

Arabic

Rationale

As a result of an analysis of the job market’s need and the current changes in the Kingdom in line with Vision 2030.

Lack of executive master's programs in physical education in Saudi Arabia.

Development of professional and cognitive skills for physical education personnel.

Provide latest scientific and cognitive information in physical education.

Vision

To excel and pioneer in scientific and research accomplishments in the practical area of physical education and other related sciences.

To support physical education personnel in and out of the community.

Mission

Provide a learning and research environment that enhances the skills and knowledge of physical education professionals and personnel.

Enable such personnel to evaluate requirements and needs and perform physical education related research.

Foster their professional knowledge to keep up with recent scientific developments in physical education and to prepare them for the competitive regional job market.

Objectives

Develop skills proficiency in physical education.

Develop planning, implementation, and evaluation skills of physical education programs and their managing systems for quality assurance on both local and regional championships.

Provide students with physical education knowledge and skills.

Enrich the human knowledge in the field of sports training.

Improve the cognitive, academic, and professional level of physical education personnel.

Prepare academic and professional personnel to utilize scientific methods in physical education.

Keep up with recent developments in using physical education technology.

Identify current Teaching methods in physical education.

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and Comprehension

Understanding theoretical frameworks of physical education.

Learning current information and knowledge of physical education.

Learning modern technologies and their use in physical education.

Understanding modern measurement technology in physical education.

Cognitive Skills

Identifying, analyzing, and prioritizing challenges and obstacles in physical education.

Professional decision-making

Connecting theory to practice

Comparing between different subjects in physical education

Applying scientific problem-solving skills

Using modern technology in physical education

Acquiring developmental skills in physical education

Planning and implementing physical education programs

Applying assessment and research skills in physical education

Professional and Practical Skills

Working effectively within a team to execute physical education programs

Valuing collaboration between coaches to achieve desired outcomes

Writing professional reports

Applying theories and foundations in the practical area of physical education to serve both the national and regional communities

Applying professional skills in areas of specializations

Using technological resources in developing physical education

Planning, implementing, assessing physical education programs

Diversifying the use of tools and modern apparatus in physical education

Using equipment and modern laboratories in measuring physical performance and motion analysis and physical skills

General Skills

Effective communication

Using information technology to develop professional practices

Continuous and autonomous learning

Teamwork and time management

Using different resources to find information

Ability to self-assess and identify personal learning needs

Program Beneficiaries

Individuals:

Graduates from colleges and departments of physical education, sports sciences, and other related areas in Saudi Arabia

Individuals interested in health and kinesthetic sciences in related organizations

Personnel in sports federations

Personnel in universities’ physical activities

Physical education supervisors in public educational levels

Individuals interested in physical education in educational institutions

Organizations

Saudi universities, primarily King Saud University

All military colleges

General Sports Authority

Ministry of Education

Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee

Saudi Arabian Sport Federations

Job Opportunities

Ministry of Education

General Sports Authority

Military sectors

Companies and factories

Physical activities in Saudi universities

Military colleges

Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee

Saudi Arabian Sport Federations

Admission Requirements

In addition to the requirements outlined in the graduate programs’ list of Saudi universities, the rules and procedures of executive masters in King Saud University requires the following:

A bachelor’s degree in physical education, sports sciences, or other related fields from a Saudi university or an accredited university.

A bachelor’s degree in any field, as long as the following condition is met:

Passing elective courses

Degree Requirements

A student must pass (36) credit units of masters courses

Required courses

Mandatory credit units (36) are divided as follows:

Hours

Number of Courses

Courses

30 credits

10

Mandatory courses

6 credits

2

Elective courses

36 credits

12

Total

Plan of Study

First Semester:

Credits

Course name

Course number

 

3 (2+1)

Applying Learning Theories in Physical Education

(540) TTBK     

1

3 (2+1)

Applying Guidance and Educational Management in Physical Education

(545) TTBK

2

3 (2+1)

Applying Teaching Methods in Physical Education

(550) TTBK

3

3 (2+1)

Injuries and First Aid in Physical Education Activities

(552) TTBK

4

12

Total

Second Semester:

Credits

Course name

Course number

 

3 (2+1)

Applying Measurement and Assessment in Physical Education

(541) TTBK

1

3 (3+0)

Teaching Physical Education to Different Levels

(542) TTBK

2

3 (2+1)

Applying Current Physical Education Strategies in Integrated Classes

(543) TTBK

3

9

Total

Third Semester:

Credits

Course name

Course number

 

3 (2+1)

Analyzing Performance and Planning Skills in Physical Activities

(555) TTBK

1

3 (2+1)

Applying Technology in Physical Education

(556) TTBK

2

3 (3+0)

Elective Course (1)

(…) TTBK

3

9

Total

 Fourth Semester:

Credits

Course name

Course number

 

3 (2+1)

Practical and Implementation Research in Physical Education

(557) TTBK

1

3 (2+1)

Elective Course (2)

(…) TTBK

2

9

Total

List of Elective Courses:

Credits

Course name

Course number

 

3 (3+0)

Physical Fitness and Health in Physical Education Classes

(549) TTBK      

1

3 (2+1)

Applications in School Recreational Activities

(551) TTBK

2

3 (2+1)

Applications in Self-Defense Practices

(548) TTBK

3

3 (2+1)

Applications in Individual Games

(558) TTBK

4

3 (2+1)

Applications in Group Games

(559) TTBK

5

 
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