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 :
These five optional specific orientations are designed so that students can develop their training with a view to coordinating their interests and career aspirations.
Master of Science (MSc) in Human Movement and Sports Sciences
90. Subject to changes.
3 semesters. Subject to changes.
French. Recommended level : C1.
Candidates must be holders of a Bachelor of Science in Sport Sciences and Physical Education awarded by a Swiss university. The holders of Swiss or foreign Bachelor’s degrees in related branches may be admitted on the basis of their personal case files, subject to the candidate’s formal admissibility to the master’s degree course.
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 time limit is applicable to enrolment at the UNIL only).
Timetables and course descriptions
University studies develop, in addition to specific academic skills, a great many transverse skills such as : oral and written communication, critical, analytical and summarising faculties, abilities in research, the learning and transmission of knowledge, independence and the ability to make judgements in the field of specialisation and overlapping areas.
This panoply of skills, combined with specialist knowledge acquired in the course of studies, is excellent preparation for a wide range of employment opportunities such as :
Subject to changes.
The French version prevails. Only the official texts should be considered binding.
Last update: 1 April 2019