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German Sports University Cologne


Psychology in Sport and Exercise

Subjects: Psychology in Sport and Exercise,Psychology,Sport and Exercise

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
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💶  Cost per Semester
330 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

Are you passionate about blending sport and psychology? Do you enjoy scientific thinking and hands-on research? If so, sport psychology might be your calling. This field is becoming increasingly important in elite, leisure, and health sports. The English-language master’s program, “Psychology in Sport and Exercise,” offers a solid foundation for various career paths. Whether you aim to work in sport psychology, psychology, or sport science research, this program has you covered. It merges natural and social sciences, equipping you with interdisciplinary skills and techniques essential for the job market. In this program, you’ll dive into study subjects that bridge theory and practice. You’ll gain insights into how psychological principles apply to sports and exercise, preparing you for real-world applications. The curriculum is designed to foster scientific thinking and practical research skills, ensuring you’re ready for a dynamic career. Join us and prepare for a future where your passion for sport and psychology can make a real difference.

Program Information

Study Location Cologne
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 330 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

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IELTS No information
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TOEFL IBT No information

All lectures and courses in this Master’s programme will be in English. As a result, all students are required to demonstrate certified proficiency in the English language. Proof of language proficiency may be demonstrated through any of the following language test certificates: TOEFL iBT (≥ 95 points) IELTS Academic (≥ 7 points) Cambridge Certificate (CAE) at C1 level following the European Reference Framework for Languages (GER) There are exceptions to this requirement. Native English speakers or graduates who have obtained a Bachelor’s degree from an English-language programme at a university within the European Union or in a country where English is the official language are exempted. German language proficiency is not compulsory for a successful application, however we strongly recommend all students to have some basic knowledge of the German language.

Qualification Requirements

Completed degree (no less than six semesters) in a related field of study (Subject-specific requirements regarding the relevancy are listed in annex A of the admission regulations) Proof of ability (above-average final grade of either 2.5 or higher in the German system or B according to ECTS) Personal qualification (proven by Curriculum Vitae (CV) and letter of motivation) and professional qualification.

Document Requirements

Transcript of records, indicating all courses (including grade) and the number of credit points and/or the number of hours. Certificate with the average grade of your degree including the respective grading table For the 'M.Sc. Sport Management', 'M.Sc. Human Technology in Sports and Medicine', 'M.Sc. Psychology in Sport and Exercise' and 'M.A. International Sport Development and Politics' in English, for all other Master´s degrees in German language .The motivational letter shall explain your interest for the main subject areas of the Master´s degree, your motives for commencing the studies and your medium-term professional goals (for the 'M.Sc. Sport Management', 'M.Sc. Human Technology in Sports and Medicine', 'M.Sc. Psychology in Sport and Exercise' and 'M.A. International Sport Development and Politics' in English language)

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Restricted
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