MSc Exercise Science and Coaching

MSc in Exercise Science and Coaching: is intended for those, who wish to specialize in the coaching of athletes in competitive and high-performance sports as well as in research in the field of sport science. The program is composed of courses which cover, e.g. sport research and research methods, organization of training, theory of training, and the role of the trainer. The program also covers how to maximize athletic ability with training based on the premises of physiology, exercise science, psychology, ethics, nutrition, tactic, and technique.

Programme organisation:
Two-year graduate programme, 120 ECTS. The programme is divided into 90 ECTS in sport science and 30 ECTS in research project.

Target group:
The programme is intended for those who wish to specialise in the training of athletes in competitive and high-performance sports as well as in research in the field of sport science.

Purpose and goals:
Purpose of the study is to prepare students for research and training in the area of sport science. Special emphasis will be on elite training and research.

Prerequisites:
Students shall have completed undergraduate studies in sport science, physical therapy, health training, biology, or other related disciplines.

Organisation of the programme:
The MSc in Exercise Science and Coaching is organised as a two-year programme (four semesters) which leads to a 120 ECTS MSc degree.

   1. year 2. year   
 Fall  Sport Psychology (10 ECTS)
Research Methodology (10 ECTS)
Applied statistics/Problem solving and social interaction (10 ECTS)                                          
 
Physiology and measurement (10 ECTS)
Sport coaching process and environment factors in coaching (10 ECTS)
Sport nutrition (5 ECTS)
Specialization (5 ECTS)
 
 Spring Philosophy and theory of training (10 ECTS)
Performance analysis (5 ECTS)
MSc Thesis (15 ECTS) 
  MSc Thesis (30 ECTS)  



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