Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences

Master's Degree Programmes in Sport Sciences in English

Application period

The application period for 2018 intake will be 15 November 2017 - 10 January 2018 for the following programmes:

Previous programmes (NOTE! There is no intake for these programmes after autumn 2016):

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General facts about our Master's Degree Programmes

  • The programmes last for two academic years and consist of 120 ECTS credits
  • The programmes lead to Master of Sport Sciences degree, the major subject depends on the programme
  • The programmes consist of programme-specific compulsory and optional study modules as well as of study modules common for the students in all our master's degree programmes 

Why choose our Master's Degree Programmes?

  • First rate courses taught by experts in the field
  • Applying the most current teaching methods and research findings
  • Excellent academic and practical support from the staff
  • Comprehensive services organized by the university
  • High-class sports and lecturing facilities
  • An international atmosphere in beautiful and safe surroundings close to nature
  • No tuition fees for EU/EEA citizens

Financial facts related to studying in the Master's Degree Programmes

  • As of 2017 intake, non-EU/non-EEA citizens will pay a tuition fee, but there is also a possibility for a scholarship. For EU/EEA citizens, there are no tuition fees. More information about the tuition fees and scholarships
  • Master's students need to join the student union (JYY) and pay the membership fee.
  • Scholarships: Generally international students need to self-finance their time in Jyväskylä.

Bachelor's Degree Studies

Bachelor's degree studies at the Faculty are offered only in Finnish. Application information for Finnish-speaking degree student applicants can be found on the Faculty web pages.

PhD studies

The Faculty annually accept a few new international PhD students, mainly among the graduates of our Master's programmes. Read more about the PhD student application process.