2017-2018 / MMEM0630-1

Final thesis


Number of credits

 Master in motor skills : physical education (60 ECTS)16 crédits 



Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

All year long, with partial in January

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The thesis consists in an original research work in a domain related to physical activity, physical education or sport or in a more fundamental domain in relationship with biomedical modules, for example.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

- To develop the scientific spirit.
- To develop the student's autonomy, particularly through the organisation and the follow up of the experiments (in collaboration with the promotor), the critical analysis of the scientific literature.
- To promote the initiative spirit and to develop the student's competencies in evaluating and discussing the results of his/her original work.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Cours proposed by Prof. M. Cloes in the 3d grade of the Bachelor in Sport Sciences (Research methodology in sports and physical activities) as well as in two courses planned during the 1st grade of the Master in Sport Sciences (Preparatory seminars for research in sport sciences + Research questions in physical education and sports, Part I).

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Integration in a research process.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

The student choses one promotor (logically the one which whom he/she worked during the 1st grade of the Master in Sport Sciecnes). Experimentations are planned during the whole academic year. Writing of the thesis must be ready at the end of the second semester.

Recommended or required readings

No written material is available (written ressources are provided by the supervisors).

Assessment methods and criteria

The thesis is based on a manuscript including the following chapters: introduction, literature, objectives, methods, results, discussion, conclusion, bibliography.
A specific policy is edited by the Study Council (see on my ULg).
In June or September, the student has to present and defend his/her work in front of a Jury designated by the Study Council.

Work placement(s)


Organizational remarks

The organization is specific to each student and determined by his/her supervisor.


Prof. Marc CLOES Institut Supérieur d'Education Physique et de Kinésithérapie - Bât. B21, Allée des Sports, 4, 4000 LIEGE Tél. : 04/366.38.80 Fax : 04/366.29.01 E-mail : Marc.Cloes@ulg.ac.be Prof. B. JIDOVTSEFF (Permanent jury) (B.Jidovtseff@ulg.ac.be - 04/366.38.94)
Administrative support and Secretary: Miss Catherine THEUNISSEN, Logistic officer (04/366.38.98 - ctheunissen@ulg.ac.be) Mrs C. MORSA - Mrs I. CREMASCO, Secretaries Tel. : 04/366.38.91 Fax : 04/366.29.01 E-mail : catherine.morsa@ulg.ac.be(joelle.gris@ulg.ac.be)