University of Ljubljana

Fakulteta za šport

Sports Training – basic data about the programme

Type and name of programme:

Bachelor’s university study programme Sports Training.
 

Professional title:

Professional title gained in the study programme: BACHELOR OF SPORTS TRAINING (UNIVERSITY). Abbreviated title BST.
 

Duration of the programme:

The programme lasts for 6 semesters (3 years) and totals 180 CP.
 

Definition of the basic aims of the programme:  

  • Education of trainers for the needs of top sport at all levels
  • Education of sports trainers for the needs of the service sector.
     

General competences gained in the course of the programme:

  • Ability to work in a team and communicate well
  • Flexible use of knowledge in practice
  • Use of general pedagogic strategies of action
  • Knowledge and understanding of developmental principles, differences and needs of an individual
  • Understanding of individual values and value systems
  • Knowledge of ethics and codices of the professional field
  • General organizational abilities
  • Knowledge and understanding of institutional frameworks of work (demands, legislation, documentation needs, legal aspects of work in sport)
  • IT literacy
  • Communication in foreign language
  • Knowledge of first aid
     

Course-specific competences gained in the course of the programme:

  • Understanding of anthropological and kinesiological bases of sport
  • Knowledge of health aspects of sport
  • Knowledge of physiological aspects of sport
  • Knowledge of basic biomechanical aspects of sport
  • Use of theoretical concepts of sports practice
  • Use and understanding of the organization of sport
  • Sensitivity to and openness towards people, taking account of social circumstances of sport
  • Mastering sports knowledge, skills and competitive experiences of the chosen sports discipline
  • Ability to plan, organize, carry out and control sports training
  • Knowledge about athletes and their developmental characteristics
  • Knowledge of pedagogic and didactic aspects of the process of sports practice
  • Mastering suitable diagnostic procedures in the professional area
  • Understanding and use of the rules of judging in the chosen sports discipline
  • Understanding and mastering the development of sport
  • Knowledge of water rescue
  • Understanding of competitive systems and ability to organize competitions
  • Ability to communicate and lead athletes and teams
  • Cooperation and communication with athletes’ parents, officials, referees, agents, media