Masters Degree in Sports Science - Performance Optimisation with a Focus on Elite Sport, 60 credits

Masters Programme in Sports Science (one year) - Performance Optimization with a Focus on Elite Sport, 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 2022

room Distance with campus meetings, Östersund
  • Start: Autumn 2022
  • Study form: Distance education
  • Study pace: 50%
  • Campus: Östersund
  • Language: English
  • Code: MIU-N4241

Application deadline: 19 April 2022

Curriculum See the program's courses

Autumn 2022

room Distance with campus meetings, Östersund
  • Start: Autumn 2022
  • Study form: Distance education
  • Study pace: 100%
  • Campus: Östersund
  • Language: English
  • Code: MIU-N4231

Application deadline: 19 April 2022

Curriculum See the program's courses

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 consisting of at least 180 credits, including a degree project of at least 15 credits in sports science, physical education, or physiotherapy.

OR

A Bachelor degree consisting of at least 180 credits, including a degree project of at least 15 credits in another subject, as well as a minimum of 60 ECTS credits in one or more of the following subjects: exercise physiology, testing methods in sports science, kinesiology, biomechanics, coaching and leadership, sports nutrition, sports medicine, and training sciences.

And
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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