The aim of the Bachelor's programme is a multidisciplinary approach to human movement and exercise. Students will acquire scientific knowledge and methodology in the fields of human movement and exercise sciences. The content is organised in a modular structure. The programme differentiates between two main research areas (health and expertise).
First year: basic module (health studies, expertise studies, communication, cooperation and leadership in groups, writing and presenting skills), lecture module (sport institutions and participation, basics in sports medicine, neuromotor learning and control, biological psychology, motor development over the lifespan), research design and statistics (methods and data acquisition, SPSS tutorial), neuromotor control and modelling, gender and diversity, professional acting in elite sports, internship in sport and exercise organisations Second year: research design and statistics, neuromotor control and modelling, gender and diversity, sport psychology, neurocognition and performance, data acquisition and analysis, professional acting in health sports, research project Third year: professional acting in health sports, scientific internship, supervision and coaching, final module (Bachelor's thesis and defence) The contents are organised in lectures, seminars, tutorials, practical courses and internships.
Study abroad unit(s)
Students have the opportunity to complete their scientific internship outside Germany.
An internship in sport and exercise organisations requires 90 hours of attendance and has to be completed during one semester. A scientific internship has to be finished in one semester, preferably during semester five.
Forms of assessment
Written and oral exams in accordance with the guidelines, Bachelor's thesis and defence
The Bachelor's programme enables participants to work in areas in which it is necessary to utilise or impart scientific knowledge.
Good English skills are required.
General qualifications for university entrance (e.g. Abitur, Matric or equivalent qualifications)
Social semester fee of 240 EUR per semester, including a semester ticket covering public transport for the greater Münster area and the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia
Costs of living
Approx. 700 EUR per month to cover accommodation, insurance, and personal expenses
Due to the intensive nature of the programme, students will not have much time for part-time jobs.
No arrival support
Services and support for international students
The programme comprises a small group of students (approx. 30), so extensive support is provided by faculty and staff.