Sports Physiology and Medicine Programme, 120 credits

Are you interested in further studies in the field of sports physiology and medicine? If so, this Master’s programme may be of interest to you.

It offers you in-depth knowledge of exercise physiology, muscle physiology, physiological assessment methods and research methodology.

Programme info

Specific entry requirements

This programme requires previous university studies. More information about requirements

Tuition fees

EU citizens

If you have citizenship in a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are NOT required to pay application or tuition fees.

Non - EU citizens

Tuition fee, first instalment: 81394 SEK

Total fee: 325575 SEK

The program provides thorough knowledge on physiological aspects related to cardiovascular, metabolic, muscular and cellular adaptations to acute and long-term exercise. It provides theoretical and practical knowledge on current physiological, histological and biochemical methods used in the field of sports physiology and medicine. The program also provides transferable skills, including training in manuscript and research proposal writing and in oral scientific presentations.

Part of the program is carried out in cooperation with the Norwegian school of sport sciences (NIH) at Oslo. This international collaboration further reinforces the scientific quality of this master and offers the students the possibility to address a broad range of current research issues in the field of exercise physiology and sports medicine. All courses are taught in English.

Programme syllabus Sports Physiology and Medicine Programme, 120 credits

Qualifications (degree awarded)

Degree of Master of Arts/Science [60 credits], Degree of Master of Arts/Science [120 credits]


The content of this master is a unique opportunity to prepare students for doctoral studies in the field of exercise physiology and sports medicine.


Level: Second cycle

Language of instruction: English

First semester: Autumn 2017

Pace of study: Full-time

Study venue: Örebro

School: School of Health Sciences

Study places: 15

Selection: Number of credits obtained no later than on the last application date.

Specific entry requirements: A first-cycle qualification comprising at least 180 credits, of which at least 90 credits are for specialised study in one of the main fields of study sport science, physiotherapy, medicine, or biomedical laboratory science. The applicant must also have qualifications corresponding to the course "English B" or course "English 6" from the Swedish Upper Secondary School.

Application period closed

Application code: ORU-79718


School of Health Sciences

Student Counsellor: Katarina Enberg

Phone: +46 19303000 (switchboard)

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Head of programme: Fawzi Kadi