Educational Programs at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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Eduprof Expertmeeting 14-15 April 2011 Groningen

Workshop Applied Sports Sciences

General presentation of the educational programs at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium by Bas de Geus

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Educational Programs at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel

  1. 1. Educational Programs<br />Bas de Geus<br />PhD, doctor-assistant<br />Department of Human Physiology and Sports Medicine<br />VrijeUniversiteitBrussel<br />4/14/2011<br />
  2. 2. Please describe structure of academic programs (degrees (Bachelor, Master), # of years)<br />Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and Movement Sciences (model trajectory: 3 yrs):<br /><ul><li>Day student or work student
  3. 3. Short BScprogrammes (for students with professional BSc)</li></ul>Master of Science in Physical Education and Movement Sciences (model trajectory: 2 yrs)<br /><ul><li>Day student or work student</li></ul>Postgraduate Sport, Economy and Communication (1 yr)<br />Expert Class in Professional Sportmanagement<br />Phd (average 5 yrs)<br />EDUPROF expert meeting<br />4/14/2011<br />
  4. 4. Please describe for which professional field your program is preparing the students (1)<br />Physical Education & Movement Sciences:<br />Fitness & Health:<br />Fitness- or health care sector: sportive training of elderly, obese, children…<br />Diploma ‘Fitnessdeskundige’ (Personal Trainer)<br />Sports management:<br />Organizer of sports events, manager in sports federation, sports administrator or promoter<br />Diploma ‘Sports administrator’<br />Training & Coaching:<br />Trainer or coach<br />Diploma ‘Trainer B’ or ‘Trainer A’<br />Education – Certified diploma of Teacher, higher secondary education:<br />Physical education or biomedical sciences<br />Medical or pharmaceutical representative<br />Scientific Research (common for 1,2,3 and 4)<br />EDUPROF expert meeting<br />4/14/2011<br />
  5. 5. Please describe for which professional field your program is preparing the students (2)<br />Educational programs in physiotherapy:<br />BSc and MSc in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Sciences <br /><ul><li>Geriatric rehabilitation
  6. 6. Neurological rehabilitation
  7. 7. Physiotherapy of patients with internal disorders
  8. 8. Musculoskeletal rehabilitation
  9. 9. Manual therapy
  10. 10. Sports physiotherapy
  11. 11. Education – Certified diploma of Teacher, higher secondary education</li></ul>EDUPROF expert meeting<br />4/14/2011<br />
  12. 12. Please describe amount of credit hours dedicated to research coursework (Physical education and movement sciences)<br />Research methodology in movement sciences (2nd Bachelor – 4 credits)<br />Research, statistics and informatics (3rd Bachelor – 6 credits)<br />Masters thesis part 1 – (1st Master – 10 credits)<br />Masters thesis part 2 – (2nd Master – 14 credits)<br />EDUPROF expert meeting<br />4/14/2011<br />
  13. 13. Please describe to which extent research components/course work plays a role in the educational program<br />BSc and MSc educational programs are by definition composed of scientific based education contents <br />A research component is present in many courses/ in almost every course<br />EDUPROF expert meeting<br />4/14/2011<br />
  14. 14. Please describe how end-terms, related to research, are defined.<br /> ‘Researcher’ is one of the roles of the competence profile<br />Pleasedescribehow these end-terms are reached<br />Elements of the competenceprofile and the way of examination are comprised in the content description of the courses<br />EDUPROF expert meeting<br />4/14/2011<br />
  15. 15. Please describe in which years of the program research courses are offered (form and content of courses)<br />Research courses in Ba and Ma-program, (cfr. previous slides).<br />Especially 24 credits of the master thesis<br />EDUPROF expert meeting<br />4/14/2011<br />
  16. 16. Please describe future plans / developments<br />Introduction of a 2 years masters program of physical education and movement sciences in Flanders (actually a one year master) <br />Increase Internationalization @ home and abroad.<br />EDUPROF expert meeting<br />4/14/2011<br />

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