Human Movement and Sports Sciences: Social Sciences and Sport, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    535
    Tuition (Semester)
    535
    Tuition (Semester)
  • French
    Language
University rank #151 ,
This Master’s degree takes the form of a cycle of training and specialisation enabling students to develop and supplement knowledge acquired at Bachelor level in the fields of social science and life sciences applied to sport, while broadening specific knowledge in one of five main optional orientations.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Career Prospects

University studies develop, in addition to specific academic skills, a great many transverse skills such as : oral and written communication, critical, analytical and summarising faculties, abilities in research, the learning and transmission of knowledge, independence and the ability to make judgements in the field of specialisation and overlapping areas.

This panoply of skills, combined with specialist knowledge acquired in the course of studies, is excellent preparation for a wide range of employment opportunities such as :

  • Secondary schools, high schools (teaching of physical education)
  • Universities of Applied Sciences and Universities (research and teaching in the field of sports sciences)
  • Media
  • Organisations active in sports tourism
  • Consultancy companies in the field of sport and health
  • Sports and health centres, gyms
  • Sports federations and clubs
  • Rehabilitation centres, clinics

Programme Structure

Organiser

  • Faculty of Social and Political Sciencesin collaboration with the and the Faculty of Biology and Medicine and theUniversity of Neuchâtel

Degree awarded

  • Master of Science (MSc) in Human Movement and Sports Sciences

ECTS credits

  • 90 (120 for the subject area Physical Education and Physics)

Duration

  • 3 semesters

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements

Candidates are eligible for enrolment in a Master programme if they hold a Bachelor degree awarded by a Swiss university or another university qualification deemed equivalent by the Rectorate in the corresponding discipline.

Candidates holding a HES* Bachelor are admitted subject to catch up the missing theoretical bases during the Master programme.

Candidates with a Bachelor in a different field from the chosen Master programme are admitted on the condition of catching up the theoretical bases before starting their studies.

*Haute Ecole Spécialisée

Teaching language
  • French. Recommended level: C1.

Tuition Fee Per Semester

  • EUR 535 International
  • EUR 535 EU/EEA
  • CHF 580 per semester

Funding

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