The International Master of "Physical Activity and Health" will provide graduate students with insight, knowledge, and experience in ways of promoting health through physical activity and exercise for the prevention and rehabilitation of diseases.
In small classes, the two-year programme emphasises how to conceptualise, implement, and evaluate intervention strategies for the promotion of physical activity. Through active participation, students gain knowledge and experience by:
Currently, more than 50 students from 30+ nations are enrolled in our programme. Our students have degrees from various disciplines such as Sport Science, Physical Education, Medicine and Surgery, Public Health, Psychology, Physiotherapie, Sociology, or Communication. They value the diverse cultural and interdisciplinary backgrounds of our students.
Officially accredited/recognized by the Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Bildung und Kultus, Wissenschaft und Kunst (English: Bavarian State Ministry of Education and Culture, Science and Art), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.
The master has been accredited officially by the ACQUIN ("Akkreditierungs-, Certifizierungs- und Qualitätssicherungs-Institut")
Introduction into Public Health
Introduction into Physical Activity and Public Health
Health Enhancing Exercise I
Basics in Methodology
Communication and Cooperative Planning
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
The international MA "Physical Activity and Health" programme is open for students with a college or university degree (BA as a minimum requirement).
Minimum requirement for overall grade
The overall score in the transcript has to be equivalant to at least 80% of total available points, indicating a minimum grade of "good" or "very good", depending on the universities grading system.
Degrees from the following programmes will be accepted:
A primarily health or physical activity focused programme (e.g., Diploma, Master or Bachelor in Sports Science, Medicine, Health Sciences, Physiotherapy) from a German or foreign university or college.
Another programme (e.g., Diplom, Master or Bachelor in Psychology, Pedagogy and Sociology) with a focus on health or physical activity from a German or foreign university or college, or other comparable degrees.
Degress from the following programmes will NOT be accepted without additional qualifications:
Nursing, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Biology, Business Administrtion
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