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Executive Master in Sports coaching.

Degree's Name:

Executive Master in Sports coaching.

Program's Language:

Arabic

Significance and Justifications of Program Creation:

The findings of a study conducted on labor market needs, in addition to the latest developments in the field in light of the Saudi vision 2030 regarding executive leaders and practitioners in physical training

The lack of specialized executive master programs in sports training in the kingdom.

To develop the cognitive and professional capabilities of a specialized cadre in the sports training field

To acquaint practitioners with the latest scientific developments in the field

Program's Vision

To be distinguished and attain leadership at the scientific and research levels in the field of applied sports training and related sciences so as to serve practitioners inside and outside society

Program's Mission

To provide students with a learning and research environment in order to acquaint sports training specialists and practitioners with the skills and knowledge necessary to be able to estimate training needs, conduct relevant research, and develop their professional levels so as to keep abreast with the latest developments in the field, which would enable them to compete at the Arab and regional levels

Program’s Objectives

To master sports training skills so as to promote the athletic level

To master the skills of planning, implementing and assessing sports training programs along with management and quality assurance at the local and regional competitions

To acquaint students with the knowledge, information and skills necessary for sports training

To enrich human knowledge in the sports training field

To develop the scientific, academic and professional level of sports training staff

To prepare a professional and academic cadre capable of using research methodologies and their applications in the field

To keep abreast of the latest advancements regarding technology applications in the field

To become familiar with the latest updates regarding modern training methods in higher levels

Program’s Outcomes

Knowledge and Comprehension

To be acquainted with the theoretical concepts of sports training

To be well-informed about the latest updates in the field

To be aware of new techniques and their applications in the field

To have knowledge about the new technology of measurement in sports training

Mental Skills

To identify, analyze and prioritize challenges in the field

To make professional decisions according to the available data

To link theory to practice in sports training

To make a comparison between different topics in the field

To apply the scientific approach to solve professional problems

To be able to use new techniques to develop sports training

To be able to develop and innovate in the field

To plan and implement sports training programs

To conduct research and assessment in the field

Professional and Practical Skills

To work in a team to implement sports training programs

To instill a cooperation attitude in trainers to reach the desired results

To develop professional reports

To put theories and principles into practice to serve the community at the national and regional levels

To apply the professional skills in the field

To use new methods and techniques in developing sports training

To plan, implement and modify programs related to sports training

To ensure the usage of various modern tools and devices

To utilize current devices and laboratories in measuring the athletic performance and motor analysis of athletic skills

General Skills

To utilize different types of effective communication

To use information technology to develop professional practice

To promote continuing self-learning

To work with a team and promote time management thought

To utilize different sources of information

To be able to assess oneself and identify personal educational needs

Program’s Beneficiaries:

Individuals

Graduates of physical education colleges and related departments in the kingdom

Coaches in sports clubs

Health and motor science specialists at relevant organizations

Workers at sports federations 

Workers at university sports activities

Physical education teachers at general education levels

Trainers at sports centers and facilities

Trainers at sports academies and different training centers

Institutions 

Saudi universities, especially King Saud University

Colleges at all military branches

General Sports Authority

Fitness and sports training centers

Health clubs

Ministry of Education (athletic trainers)

Arab-Saudi Olympic Committee

Arab-Saudi sports federations

Saudi sports clubs

Employment Opportunities Available:

Military branches

Private sports clubs

General Sports Authority

Companies and factories

Sports activities in Saudi universities

Military colleges (the military sector)

Arab-Saudi Olympic Committee

Arab-Saudi sports federations

Saudi sports clubs

Academies and training centers

Admission Requirements

In addition to the admission requirements mentioned in the Unified Regulations of Graduate Studies at Saudi Universities and the Organizational and Executive Rules and Procedures for Graduate Studies at King Saud University, the department requires the following:

The applicant must have a bachelor's degree in any disciplines of sports science and physical activity from King Saud University or any university accredited by Saudi Ministry of Education with a minimum of a “Good” GPA.

The applicant holding a bachelor’s degree in other disciplines with a minimum of a “Good” GPA may be accepted, provided that he is a practitioner in the sports field; relevant documents must be provided.

Program's Targeted Group

Both male and female students

Timetable:

In the afternoon throughout the week, including Friday and Saturday.

Study Unit Fee: (SAR2000) per study unit

Requirements for Obtaining the Degree:

Non-thesis Option

Passing 36 study units of the master’s degree courses, including the research project

Program’s General Structure:

Non-thesis Option

The number of required units is 36 study units, including the research project as following:

Type of Courses

No. of Courses

No. of Units Required

Core Courses

9

27 study units

Elective Courses

2

6 study units

A Research Project

1

3 study units

Total

12 courses

36 study units

Program's Study Plan

First Level:

#

Course Code

Name

No. of Study Units

Prerequisite

1

EBMB 501

Measurement and Assessment in

Sports coaching

3 ( 3 + 0 )

 

2

EBMB 502

Psychology of Training and Competitions

3 ( 3 + 0 )

 

3

EBMB 503

Planning in Sports Training

3 ( 3 + 0 )

 

Total

9 study units

 

Second Level:

#

Course Code

Name

No. of Study Units

Prerequisite

1

EBMB 511

Applications of Motor Analysis in Sport Training

3 ( 3 + 0 )

 

2

EBMB 512

Applied Motor Learning

3 ( 3 + 0 )

 

3

EBMB 513

Technical Analysis and Training Techniques

3 ( 3 + 0 )

 

Total

9 study units

 

Third Level:

#

Course Code

Name

No. of Study Units

Prerequisite

1

EBMB 521

Practical and Applied Research

in Sports Training

3 ( 3 + 0 )

 

2

EBMB 522

Sport Training and Selection

3 ( 3 + 0 )

 

3

---

An Elective Course (1)

3 ( 3 + 0 )

 

Total

9 study units

 

Fourth Level:

#

Course Code

Name

No. of Study Units

Prerequisite

1

EEPH 542

Physiology of Sports Training

3 ( 3 + 0 )

 

2

---

An Elective Course (2)

3 ( 3 + 0 )

 

3

EBMB 599

A Research Project*

3 ( 3 + 0 )

EBMB 521

Total

9 study units

 

Gross Total

36 study units

The Research Project assessment: (Pass / Fail)

A list of elective courses: The student must select at least 6 study units from the following:

#

Course Code

Name

No. of Study Units

Pre-requisite

1

EBMB 523

Sociology of Sports Training

3 ( 3 + 0 )

 

2

EBMB 524

Mental Training for Athletes

3 ( 3 + 0 )

 

3

EBMB 525

Sports Training for Young Athletes

3 ( 3 + 0 )

 

4

EBMB 533

Injuries and Sports Rehabilitation

3 ( 3 + 0 )

 

5

EEPH 541

Nutrition and Sports Performance of Athletes

3 ( 3 + 0 )

 

 

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