SPORT SCIENCE AND KINESIOLOGY BSC

Interfaculty Department of Sport and Exercise Science
Course Duration/ ECTS 6 semesters / 180 ECTS
University degree Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Faculty Interfaculty Department of Sport Science and Kinesiology
Department Interfaculty Department of Sport Science and Kinesiology
Mode Full time
Study ID
D 033 628
Admission Requirements In order to be admitted to the Bachelor's degree course in
Sport Science and Kinesiology, applicants must hold the
'Matura' or another higher education entrance qualification,
and successfully pass the supplementary examination
which assesses students' kinetic skills and abilities.
Moreover, students must have basic alpine skiing skills.
Please find further criteria, exam dates and the online
application on our website:
https://spowi.uni-salzburg.at/ergaenzungspruefung/allgemeine-information

What will I learn?

The Bachelor's degree course in Sports Science and Kinesiology comprises the fields of competitive sport, popular sport, exercise and fitness, prevention and exercise therapy. You will gain an overview of the problems related to sports and exercise as well as evidence-based approaches to solving these problems and their physical, mental and social context. Furthermore, you will acquire comprehensive science-based skills relevant for sports, for example diagnostic and training methods for various target groups.

Which career opportunities do I have?

Possible occupations for graduates of the Bachelor's degree course in Sport Science and Kinesiology include: sport-scientific consultation (regulated trade); occupations in sports facilities, associations and health clubs; sports and exercise facilities for children, adolescents, adults and older people to promote people's health in the fields of high-performance sport, recreational sport, trend sports and event sports; sports and exercise programmes for workplace health promotion; event and leisure tourism; the development and production of sports equipment; healthcare; basic scientific occupations in the field of exercise and sports; exercise therapy (please take note of the additional requirements in the context of the Master's degree course!).

Why Salzburg?

The Interfaculty Department of Sport Science and Kinesiology at the University of Salzburg is an internationally renowned location, which closely combines interdisciplinary research with teaching and application in high-performance sport and popular sport, prevention and therapy.

How is the course structured?

Sport Science and Kinesiology BSc

Scientific Basics and Methods of Sport Science and Kinesiology 1+218 ECTS
Anatomy and Orthopaedics6 ECTS
Physiology and Neurophysiology6 ECTS
Nutrition, Hygiene und First Aid5 ECTS
Sports Education and History of Sports6 ECTS
Sports Education and Sports Ecology5 ECTS
Sports Psychology 1+213 ECTS
Sports Sociology6 ECTS
Kinesiology6 ECTS
Biomechanics6 ECTS
Training Science9 ECTS
Applications for Training Science8 ECTS
Sports Management 16 ECTS
Sports Management 29 ECTS
Practice led by Theory 12 ECTS
Practice led by Theory 26 ECTS
Basic Exercise Therapy (WMK 1)12 ECTS
Clinical Pictures and Exercise Therapy (WMK 1)15 ECTS
High-Performance Sports – Basics (WMK 2)12 ECTS
High-Performance Sports – Advanced (WMK 2)15 ECTS
Bachelor's thesis10 ECTS
Optional subjects12 ECTS
Bachelor's examination4 ECTS
Total180 ECTS

Contact

Bild Günter Amesberger
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Günter Amesberger Head of the curriculum committee
  • Rifer Schlossallee 49
  • 5400 Hallein Rif
Tel:
+43 662 8044-4857
Fax:
+43 662 8044-0001
Guenter.Amesberger@sbg.ac.at
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