Sport Science (Master)

Student doing a performance diagnosis.

The master’s programme in Sport Science equips students with the ability to apply their knowledge and competences in the scientific, technical, medical, humanistic and social scientific sub-areas of sport science in order to solve practical sports-related issues in an academically reflective manner. Students acquire academic and methodological competences in the area of basic and applied research and learn how to plan and manage workout processes, and organise measures aimed at health promotion and prevention (primary, secondary and tertiary prevention) through exercise and sports.

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Instruction Language German

Please note that the instruction language of this programme is German. To start the degree programme, you need to hold a certificate of German proficiency on C1 level.

Study Programme

The master’s programme consists of modules on the following subject areas: Compulsory modules on sport organisation and sport management, diagnostics and intervention in sport science, and methods and fields of application of sport science research; as well as groups of alternative compulsory modules on training therapy, or organisation, diagnostics and intervention in mass and elite sports. In addition, students have to complete a master’s seminar and pass a master’s examination.

Five Concepts

which you will deal with during your studies:

  • Diagnostics
  • Training therapy
  • Elite sports
  • Sports medicine
  • Healthcare projects

... and many more.

 Overview of the programme structure & topics

Here you find the current offer of courses for this programme to gain better insight into the topics and structure. For more information please click on the respective level.

After Graduation

Graduates are highly qualified to promote and supervise children, adolescents and adults in mass and elite sports. They are able to identify sports-related problems in theory and practice, initiate changes in professional practice and work in coaching and management for different sports and sports sectors.

Graduates' Perspective on the Degree Programme

Graduates ...

  • say that this degree programme receives the grade: 2.0 (good)
  • rate the level of difficulty as: 3.0 (appropriate)

→ These results are based on feedback from 13 graduates.

*You can find further assessments of the degree programme from its graduates’ perspective in the graduate survey of the master's programme in Sport Science (in German).

Graduates ...

  • find employment within 1 month after graduation on average.
  • earn an average of € 2,878 (women) and € 3,031 (men) gross per month within three years after graduation.
  • work full time at a percentage of 52% (women) and 72% (men) within three years after graduation.

*You can find further information on career entry and career paths in the tracking of graduates "MA Sports Science".