Human Movement Sciences (Research) - Sport, Exercise and Health (Master Degree)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam the Netherlands

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The award
Master Degree

How long you will study
2 Years

Domestic course fees
EUR 1084 per year

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
EUR 14336 per year

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About Human Movement Sciences (Research) - Sport, Exercise and Health at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

How do toddlers learn to walk? How can augmented reality help patients with Parkinson's Disease? How do top athletes get maximum performance out of their muscles? What's the best training to improve stability and prevent falls among elderly people?

This two-year multidisciplinary Research Master's programme integrates fundamental scientific research with relevant questions from clinical and sports practice. You'll cover topics ranging from molecular biology to systems neuroscience, and from biomechanics to motor behaviour.

The programme has close ties with the Amsterdam Movement Sciences (AMS) institute, which contributes to the strong research focus and relevance of the course content.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMaster DegreeHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEUR 1084 per yearInternational course feesEUR 14336 per year

Entry requirements

In order to gain admission to the Research Master's programme Human Movement Sciences, you need to have at least a Bachelor's degree from an accredited research university including at least three full years of academic study amounting to a minimum of 180 EC or equivalent.

The general requirements for admission to the Research Master's programme are:

  • A relevant Bachelor's degree, including a Bachelor research project.
  • Highly motivated.
  • Strong interest in and aptitude for research, demonstrated during your Bachelor's.
  • Proficiency in English
  • Good grades ‐ a GPA of 7.5 (out of 10) or higher (or the international equivalent, e.g. a B+ or a GPA of 3.3) and an 8.0 or higher for your final thesis.

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