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Methods and Concepts

for Physical Culture and Health Promotion

  • Methods and Concepts for Physical Culture and Health Promotion
  • 49.03.01
    Physical Culture
  • Bachelor
    4 years
  • Full-time education
    Mode of Study
  • Russian
    Language of Instruction

Our Advantages

Students benefit from:
  • interactive teaching and learning techniques;
  • workshops with leading experts in physical education and sports;
  • taking part in local, Russian and international competitions in different kinds of sport;
  • volunteering at high-profile sports events at the invitation of sports federations, e.g., world cups; European, Russian and St Petersburg championships.

Student life is vibrant and diverse, so, you may:
  • join a student research society;
  • take part in research and practice conferences and publish the results of your own research;
  • participate in exhibitions focusing on the development of physical culture and sports in Russia and beyond;
  • take part in exciting large-scale events hosted by Herzen University and St Petersburg;
  • network with prospective employers during your studies, practical training, conferences and special meetings.

Admissions Tests

  • The Russian Language Test
  • The Biology Test
  • Overall Physical Fitness Test: Athletics and Gymnastics

Key Courses/Disciplines

  • Module “History and Philosophy”
  • Module “Communication”
  • Module “Health Saving Techniques”
  • Module “Natural Science”
  • Module “Anatomy and Physiology”
  • Module “Economy and Law”
  • Module “Psychology and Pedagogy”
  • Module “Theoretical Foundations of Physical Culture”
  • Module “Theory and Specific Methods in Physical Activity and Sports”
  • Module “Education and Research”
  • Module “Management in Physical Culture and Sports”
  • Module “Medicine and Biology in Physical Education”
  • Module “Current Trends in Physical Activity for Health Promotion”
  • Module “Introduction to Health-Promoting Physical Culture”
  • Module “Professional Methodology”
  • Preventing Drug Addiction Among Youth
  • Modern Youth Extremism

Career Opportunities

Our alumni work in the following positions:
  • physical culture instructor;
  • sports coach;
  • sports referee;
  • teacher in charge of extracurricular activities related to physical culture and sports.

Alumni are employed across a wide range of fields and sectors:
  • general secondary schools;
  • lyceums;
  • vocational schools;
  • higher education institutions;
  • children’s and youth sports schools;
  • children’s and youth sports clubs;
  • fitness and recreation centres;
  • health-promoting facilities;
  • health and recreation centres;
  • health and wellness resorts;
  • fitness and recreation centres of national parks and recreational land;
  • tourist clubs;
  • central and local government bodies of physical culture and sports.