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Master of Science in Human Movement and Sports Sciences

Organisers University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, in collaboration with the University of Neuchâtel and the Faculty of Biology and Medicine of the University of Lausanne
Degree awarded Master of Science (MSc) in Human Movement and Sports Sciences
ECTS credits 90 (120 for the subject area Physical Education and Physics)
Duration 3 semesters
Final enrolment dates It is possible for students to begin the degree course in either the autumn or the spring semester.
Autumn semester: 30 April
Spring semester: 30 November
Candidates needing a visa to study in Switzerland must apply for enrolment at least two months prior to the deadlines indicated above. This particular time limit is applicable to enrolment at the UNIL only.
Teaching language  French. Recommended level: C1.
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General presentation

This Master’s degree takes the form of a cycle of training and specialisation enabling students to develop and supplement knowledge acquired at Bachelor level in the fields of social science and life sciences applied to sport, while broadening specific knowledge in one of five main optional orientations:

  • Physical Education
  • Social Sciences and Sport
  • Adapted Physical Activities and Health
  • Training and Performance
  • Sport and Leisure Management
These five optional specific orientations are designed so that students can develop their training with a view to coordinating their interests and career aspirations.
Timetables and course descriptions Link to Unidoc


Subject to changes.
The French version prevails.
Last update: 11 May 2015

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