The MS in Biology of Physical Activity programme offered by University of Jyväskylä is designed to prepare students for careers in research centres, medical rehabilitation centres, sports medicine and exercise testing centres, sports academies and physical exercise and sports organisations. It also qualifies students to apply for postgraduate studies in the field.
The programme is designed to prepare students for careers in research centres, medical rehabilitation centres, sport medicine and exercise testing centres, sport academies and physical exercise and sports organisations.
Graduates of the programme are also qualified to apply for PhD studies at the higher education institutions in the field.
- Orientation to Studies
- Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods
- Scientific Literature Seminar
- Measurement of Neuromuscular Function and Performance
- Measurement of Cardiorespiratory Function and Fitness
- Advanced Research Ethics
- 24 months
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DisciplinesBiology Health Sciences Sports Sciences View 11 other Masters in Biology in Finland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral degree, which gives eligibility to Master’s level education in the country in which the degree was issued. Applicants holding a degree, which gives eligibility to Doctoral programmes, should primarily seek admission to Doctoral level.
The higher education degree must be in the fields of
- Biomechanics, Exercise physiology, Sport coaching and fitness testing (major subjects)
- Sport and exercise science
- Biomedical engineering, Physics
- Kinesiology, Motor control
- Human biology
- Other field relevant to biology of physical activity
International10000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Jyväskylä
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.