M.Sc. Sport Science

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR14250 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English
Lund University | Lund, Sweden
The aim of the programme is to provide in-depth knowledge, skills and abilities in the field of sport sciences, from a number of different scientific perspectives. Particular focus is placed on advanced in-depth study of sports medicine and sport psychology.

Description of Sport Science

The programme includes second-cycle courses in
  • prevention and treatment of sports injuries
  • sports nutrition
  • exercise physiology
  • leadership and communication
  • mental aspects of sport and physical performance
  • applied sport and exercise psychology (team and individual)

An important aspect of the programme is close contact with potential future employers and workplaces through internships.

Career prospects

As a graduate from this programme you will have extensive sports-related job opportunities. Possible careers include positions in both the public and private sectors. In addition, the programme provides preparation for PhD studies and an academic career.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline January 15
Tuition fee
  • EUR 14250 Year (Non-EEA)
  • Free (EEA)

Non EU/EEA-students 130,000 SEK per year

Start date September  2016
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Competences in Sport Sciences – Sports Medicine (7.5 ECTS), Mental Aspects of Sport and Physical Performance (7.5 ECTS), Leadership and Communication (7.5 ECTS), Medical and Technical Aspects of Sport and Physical Performance (7.5 ECTS), Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology (individual) (15 ECTS), Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology (team) (15 ECTS), internship – Sport Psychology (15 ECTS), Scientific Methodology (15 ECTS), Master’s degree thesis (30 ECTS).

Requirements for Sport Science

A Bachelor´s degree of at least 180 credits, or equivalent degree from another country, at least 90 credits of sports science or equivalent subject areas, such as sport psychology, sports medicine, sports, physiotherapy, health education or public health.

Work Experience for Sport Science

No work experience is required.

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