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Movement Sciences degrees in the Netherlands in 2024

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Movement Sciences Degrees in the Netherlands

Study Movement Sciences Degrees

If you are interested in studying the movement of the human body, sometimes referred to as kinesiology, then a degree in movement sciences may be for you. You will study areas like human anatomy, exercise physiology, biology and more as you learn more about the complexity of human movement.

To study movement sciences, you should have a general interest in human physiology, perhaps from a sporting or rehabilitation background.

Topics you are likely to cover when studying in this field include:

  • Human anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Strength & conditioning
  • Sport
  • Motor control

Graduates of degrees in Movement Sciences are likely to go on to have careers in areas such as:

  • Physiotherapy & rehabilitation
  • Providing sports sciences for athletics/sporting teams
  • Health promotion & research

Undergraduate programmes in Movement Sciences are most commonly offered at universities as:

  • Bachelors of Science (BSc degree)/Bachelor Degree, which typically take between 3-4 years to complete when studied Full-time.
  • Bachelor of Human Kinetics (BHk degree), which typically takes between 3 years to complete when studied Full-time

Entry requirements for undergraduate degrees in Movement Sciences will usually include academic achievement at the level required by your chosen university in related subject areas such as Biology, and Science. If applicable, you may also need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency in either TOEFL, IELTS tests.

Study in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is a great choice for international students, as it has a very large international population that would be ready to make any new international students feel at home. The Netherlands was also one of the first non-native English speaking countries to offer courses taught in English to international students. The Dutch people have a long standing reputation of being tolerant and open minded, meaning you will feel welcomed and comfortable as soon as you arrive in the country.

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