The course content aims to provide students with knowledge how to carry out an individual research project at advanced/master level in Sport Science. In addition, the course will prepare the students to independently design and conduct research project using different methodological and statistical approaches. The student should be able to apply both qualitative and quantitative research methods and to verbally and in a written form present and defend the research project at Master level.
The course is delivered at half-speed (40 weeks) and as a distance course with three obligatory campus meetings (September, November, June), including the thesis presentation day.
Bachelor degree equivalent to 180 credits including an independent project to the value of at least 15 credits in sports science, physiotherapy, nursing, biomedical science or equivalent.