SPORT SCIENCE AND KINESIOLOGY BSC
|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|
|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:
|Language of instruction German||Proof of language proficiency|
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!).
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?
|Scientific Basics and Methods of Sport Science and Kinesiology 1+2||18 ECTS|
|Anatomy and Orthopaedics||6 ECTS|
|Physiology and Neurophysiology||6 ECTS|
|Nutrition, Hygiene und First Aid||5 ECTS|
|Sports Education and History of Sports||6 ECTS|
|Sports Education and Sports Ecology||5 ECTS|
|Sports Psychology 1+2||13 ECTS|
|Sports Sociology||6 ECTS|
|Training Science||9 ECTS|
|Applications for Training Science||8 ECTS|
|Sports Management 1||6 ECTS|
|Sports Management 2||9 ECTS|
|Practice led by Theory||12 ECTS|
|Practice led by Theory 2||6 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 thesis||10 ECTS|
|Optional subjects||12 ECTS|
|Bachelor’s examination||4 ECTS|