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Masters Programme in Sports Science (one year) - Performance Optimization with a Focus on Elite Sport, 60 credits, 60 Credits

Modern sports are under constant development, with factors that promote performance, leadership development, injury prevention and new training methods playing a key role. This development has increased the need for research-supported expertise. This programme gives you the opportunity to work effectively within elite sport and/or progress onto further postgraduate studies in Sports Science.

Autumn 2020

roomDistance education, Östersund
  • Start: Autumn 2020
  • Study form: Distance education
  • Study pace: 50%
  • Campus: Östersund
  • Language: English
  • Code: MIU-N4M21

Application deadline: 15 January 2020

Autumn 2020

roomDistance education, Östersund
  • Start: Autumn 2020
  • Study form: Distance education
  • Study pace: 100%
  • Campus: Östersund
  • Language: English
  • Code: MIU-N4M31

Application deadline: 15 January 2020

The programme is delivered as part-time and full-time programmes at an advanced level and focuses on performance analysis, sports physiology, elite training and coaching/leadership in the field of Sports Science. The program gives students the opportunity to develop and use their practical and theoretical knowledge to better handle complex situations in sport, including at the elite level. The programme incorporates a number of key components which relate to the complex operations of national and international elite organisations, as well as scientific theory and methods and an independent research project. The theoretical components will be delivered online, but with seven compulsory on-campus meetings/seminars in Östersund during the period of study. The programme is run in collaboration between the Department of Health Sciences (Sports Science programme) and the Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre (SWSRC). Furthermore, some aspects of the programme may take place at other nearby facilities, such as the SWSRC, Östersund´s National Ski Stadium and Åre National Arena.

The programme is run in collaboration between the Department of Health Sciences (Sports Science programme) and the Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre (SWSRC)

Meetings

Seven compulsory on-campus meetings/seminars in Östersund during the period of study.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor degree with at least 180 credits, including a degree project of at least 15 credits, or an equivalent foreign degree in Sports Science, Physical education or Physiotherapy . English course 6/English course B from Swedish Upper Secondary School (Gymnasium) or the equivalent.

Title of qualification

Degree of Master of Arts/Science (60 credits)

Magisterexamen med huvudområdet idrottsvetenskap translated into Degree of Master of Science (60 credits) with a major in Sport Science

Contact

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