Program

Professional Master Programme

Course Structure

The post-graduation has a total of 60 ECTS. Each of the Modules, from 1 to 8 will address different topics within a common structure. Each Module will be coordinated by one or more Faculdade de Motricidade Humana teaching staff members in order to guarantee the uniformity and coordination of the different seminars within each of the Modules and also to embrace the administrative responsibilities. The Modules will be organized based on thematic seminars with a 4 or 8 hours’ time frame with the exception of Module 8. Each Module is thematically organized based on the type off content that will range from scientific support knowledge to practical intervention related awareness.

The type of class used on each module and the contact hours details are based on the Universidade de Lisboa guidance for A3ES submission purposes.

Calendar for 2017 edition

FIFA dates
20-27 Mar
Module 1 & 2
31 May-7 Jun
Module 3 & 4
29 Aug-5 Sep
Module 5 & 6
3-6 Oct
Module 7
7-10 Nov
Module 8

Official launch

Official launching of the e-learning web page and Inauguration via video streaming
António Veloso

Building Foundations

Students will gain fundamental grounding on core biological and behavioural sciences supporting football performance.
António Veloso
João Aroso
João Brito
Sidónio Serpa
Ricardo Duarte
Anna Volossovitch
Pedro Mil-Homens
José Gomes Pereira

Clinics in football performance

Students will experience clinics in key areas of football coaching, enhancing their learning through an experience-based approach and problem-based learning methodologies.
Pedro Marques
João Aroso
João Brito
Óscar Tojo
Ricardo Duarte
José Gomes Pereira

Leadership & Communication

Students will be guided to discover their distinctly individual effective leadership style through self-discovery experiences. Securing empowering and proficient communication skills (players, media, public and stakeholders) is the central aim of this module.
José Mourinho
António Veloso
Pedro Almeida
António Sacavém
Luis Lourenço
Leonel Pontes

From Game Analysis to On-field Team Organisation

Beyond game analysis qualitative methods, students will learn how to integrate the opponent analysis with their own game model to build-up an effective team.
José Mourinho
Pedro Caixinha
Ricardo Duarte
Leonel Pontes

Scouting & Asset Management

Students will attend several seminars on topics related to the identification and development of elite players as cornerstones of sustainable business development in football. The key role currently played by coaches in this process will be explored.
João Brito
Júlio Garganta
Miguel Cardoso
Ricardo Duarte
Pedro Mil-Homens
José Gomes Pereira

The full picture of a season: Football periodization & training issues

Based on state-of-the-art research of key themes influencing team performance, students will learn about the best practices in football periodization and will develop coaching/pedagogical skills through practical problem-solving exercises.
Christopher Carling
Rui Faria
Hugo Folgado
João Aroso
João Brito
Óscar Tojo
Ricardo Duarte

Building your own career

Students will learn how to build their own career through the implementation of the course-acquired perspectives, assuring a coherently integrated change process.
Ricardo Duarte
Duarte Araujo
Xesco Espar
Rui Biscaia

Sharing practicum experiences and final evaluation

Students will gather together to undergo a collaborative examination model and share ultimate practicum experiences.
Sharing practicum experiences and final evaluation
Ricardo Duarte
Internership
50 hours

Internship

The best two students will be selected by José Mourinho to gain an internship opportunity at his technical staff
Internship
Ricardo Duarte
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