Master's Programme in Sports Physiology and Medicine

General

Program Description

Are you interested in further studies in the field of sports physiology and medicine? If so, this Master's programme may be of interest to you. It offers in-depth knowledge of exercise physiology, muscle physiology, physiological assessment methods and research methodology.

The programme provides thorough knowledge on physiological aspects related to cardiovascular, metabolic, muscular and cellular adaptations to acute and long-term exercise. It provides theoretical and practical knowledge on current physiological, histological and biochemical methods used in the field of sports physiology and medicine. The programme also provides transferable skills, including training in manuscript and research proposal writing and in oral scientific presentations.

Part of the programme is carried out in cooperation with the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences (NIH) in Oslo. This international collaboration further reinforces the scientific quality of this Master's programme and offers the students the possibility to address a broad range of current research issues in the field of exercise physiology and sports medicine.

All courses are taught in English.

Specific entry requirements

A first-cycle qualification comprising at least 180 credits, of which at least 90 credits are for specialised study in one of the main fields of study sport science, physiotherapy, medicine, or biomedical laboratory science. The applicant must also have qualifications corresponding to the course "English 6" or course "English B" from the Swedish Upper Secondary School.

Qualifications (degree awarded)

  • Degree of Master of Arts/Science [60 credits]
  • Degree of Master of Arts/Science [120 credits]

Career

The content of this master is a unique opportunity to prepare students for doctoral studies in the field of exercise physiology and sports medicine.

Additional information

The application period is open from October 16th - January 15th.

Cost & Fees

First installment: 86385 SEK Total fee: 345500 SEK

If you have citizenship in a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are NOT required to pay application or tuition fees.

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

Örebro University is a young, modern and rapidly growing university with an ambitious agenda for the future. The university provides education and research in humanities, law, social science, science, ... Read More

Örebro University is a young, modern and rapidly growing university with an ambitious agenda for the future. The university provides education and research in humanities, law, social science, science, technology, health care, medicine, education, music and sport science. The university offers 800 courses, 60 undergraduate programmes and 30 postgraduate programmes. Read less