Master's programme

The Master's programme, 120 credits, consists of both compulsory and elective courses, including a master's thesis, worth 30 credits. Teaching can be performed in both Swedish and English.

Compulsory courses

Within the Master's programme the following courses are compulsory:

  • Sports science I, 7,5 credits
  • Sport science design and method, 7,5 credits
  • Analytical statistics in sport science, 7,5 credits
  • Research methods, qualitative data, 7,5 credits
  • In depth, project study, 7,5 credits
  • Thesis, 30 credits

Elective courses

The remaining 52,5 credits for the Master´s degree should be comprised of elective courses, preferably with professional focus, and on advanced/second cycle level or doctoral/third cycle level, at GIH or other university nationally or internationally.

Elective courses at GIH may vary for each semester and are announced in the course catalogue.

The elective courses should be relevant for sports science, and the three research areas at GIH:

  • Performance and training
  • Culture and learning
  • Physical activity and health

Overview

Year 1, Autumn term

  • Sports science I, 7,5 credits
  • Sport science design and method, 7,5 credits
  • Analytical statistics in sport science, 7,5 credits
  • Research methods, qualitative data, 7,5 credits

Year 1, Spring term

  • Elective courses, 30 credits

Year 2, Autumn term

  • In depth, project study, 7,5 credits
  • Elective courses i.e. Sports physiology and Biomechanics and motor control, 22,5 credits

Year 2, Spring term

  • Thesis, 30 credits

 

Information about the programme and the programme syllabus can be found in our course catalogue.