Discover the opportunity of studying your master’s in Finland


The next application period for the two-year Master’s programmes in the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, begins on 1 December, 2015. Students of any nationality with a relevant Bachelor's degree are welcome to apply to the following programmes (120 ECTS) for 2016:

Master's Degree Programme in Sport and Exercise Psychology (SEPPRO) consists of multidisciplinary studies, which will equip students with knowledge and competencies from both exercise and sport contexts. The issues encompassed in the course include, among others, motivation, performance enhancement, exercise counselling and group dynamics. The programme graduates will be employed in private and public sectors as, for example, psychological health and well-being experts, performance enhancement consultants, coaches or academic researchers.

Master’s Degree Programme in Sport Management and Health Promotion (SpoSMaPro) educates future experts for entering the global field of sport management with a valuable insight into the prevalent needs of the dynamic fields of sport, health and leisure. The key issues to be addressed in the programme are: public, private and civic sector activities within the areas of sport management and health promotion; globalisation and locality of sport and health issues; sport and health within leisure, tourism, environment and culture.

Master's Degree Programme in Biology Of Physical Activity offers three possible fields of specialisation: biomechanics, exercise physiology or the science of sport coaching and fitness testing. Programme graduates are qualified to work in expert positions at sport and fitness centres and academies, research institutes, medical rehabilitation centres, sports organizations, wellness companies etc.

Why choose these programmes at the University of Jyväskylä?

·         First rate courses taught by experts in the field

·         Applying the most current teaching methods and research findings

·         High-class sports and lecturing facilities

·         Excellent academic and practical support from the staff

·         Comprehensive services organized by the university

·         An international atmosphere in beautiful and safe surroundings close to nature

APPLICATION PERIOD for all the three programmes is 1 December 2015 – 22 January 2016



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