Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences

Master's Degree Programmes in Sport Sciences in English

Application period

The application period for 2018 intake is 15 November 2017 - 10 January 2018 (GMT +2) for the following programmes:


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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

  • There are no tuition fees for EU/EEA citizens. As of 2017 intake, non-EU/non-EEA citizens will pay a tuition fee, but there is also a possibility for a scholarship. 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. Non-EU/EEA citizens can apply for a scholarship to cover the tuition fee. There are currently no scholarships to cover living expenses.

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 website.

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.