Human Movement Sciences: Sport, Exercise and Health
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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In the Master's in Human Movement Sciences you will learn to translate multidisciplinary scientific knowledge to applications in sports and healthcare practice. From the latest developments in sports training to new approaches to rehabilitation, this Master's programme provides state of the art insights into the ways in which motor performance can be enhanced. From biomechanics to psychology. From exercise physiology to neurorehabilitation. And from muscle function to motor development. The programme provides ample possibilities for customization of your personal programme, so that you can create a profile that fits your interests.
The programme is taught in English.
|diplomaMSc Human Movement Sciences: Sport, Exercise and Health|
|typeregulier, 60 EC|
|opleidingsduur12 maanden voltijd|
|heeft geen numerus fixus|
Waarom aan de Amsterdam VU?
- Our department values personal attention, which brings forth a natural enviroment for inspiring interactions between lecturers, researchers and students.
- For over 40 years, students and staff of the Department of Human Movement Sciences have studied various aspects of human movement.
- You can study abroad during your programme, as the Department of Human Movement Sciences has a vast international network.
- The oppertunity to study in Amsterdam, a vibrant and diverse city!
- Biophysics in Sport
- Sport Psychology
- High Performance Coaching
In the second semester, you will conduct a research project on a topic of your own choice.
track High Performance Coaching
This track has been developed in collaboration with the Amsterdam Institute of Sport Science , and focuses on the application of scientific knowledge in the field op top sport coaching.
For this reason, you will conduct your research project in collaboration with a top sport coach. (A maximum of 20 students can be admitted per year; selection based on letter of motivation.)
track Sport Psychology
This track covers the broad field of sport psychology, and also provides potential links to health-related issues.
It provides you with an excellent background for a post-graduate course to become an accredited sport psychologist.
- RehabilitationIn this track you learn to apply biophysical (biomechanics/physiology) methods in fields of health and rehabilitation.
- In this track your learn to tackle sports-related issues from a, predominantly biophysical perspective (muscle and exercise physiologics and biomechanics).
|taal van onderwijs||100% en|
Toelating en studiekosten
|1 september 2019||aanmelding deadline : 15 juli 2019|
collegegeld nog niet bekend
|WO bachelor||Students with a bachelor's degree in Human Movement Sciences (either from VU university or the RUG) or Health Sciences with a major Human Movement Sciences (UM) or Medical Sciences with a major Human Movement Sciences (Radboud Universiteit) have direct access to the master's programme HMS.
If you have a HBO bachelor's degree and want to be admitted to the master's programme Human Movement Sciences, you will have to take the HBO assessment (or premaster assessment). This assessment provides insight in the competences and skills that you need to complete the Master's programme successfully. The results of this assessment are binding. Note, however, that there is some room for compensation of lower scores on some subjects, by means of higher scores on other subjects or other criteria apart from the assessment.
You can be admitted directly to the master's programme, if you have one of the following WO bachelor's degrees:
- Human Movement Sciences (VU Amsterdam)
- Human Movement Sciences (RUG)
- Health Sciences with major Human Movement Sciences (UM)
- Medical Sciences with major Human Movement Sciences (UM)
- Medical Sciences with major Human Movement Sciences (Radboud Universiteit)
Students with a Bachelor's degree other than Human Movement Sciences usually have to follow a premaster's programme before they can be admitted to the Master's programme. This programme comprises courses from the Bachelor's programme HMS, which are taught in Dutch. The programme usually sums up to 30 EC, but note that the actual programme may vary over students to accommodate differences in educational background.
See the VU website for the application procedure. To apply for the track High Performance Coaching, please email your motivation letter and curriculum vitae (cv) before June 1, 2018 to email@example.com (please indicate subject: Application HPC track) . The Admission Board will inform you on the final decision no later than July 1, 2018. The procedure may involve an intake interview.
inbegrepen in collegegeld
estimated monthly costs
|€||424||kamerhuur in Amsterdamboven landelijk gemiddelde|
|€||158||collegegeldop basis van € 1906 per jaar|
|€||80||studieboeken en -spullen|
|€||77||uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen|
|€||132||vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie|
|€||42||vervoernaast de OV-kaart|
|€||1292||totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181|
Studenten en studentenleven
|282||studenten volgen deze opleiding|
|54%||daarvan is vrouw|
|20||eerstejaars gestart in 2017|
|45%||daarvan is vrouw|
|22864||studenten aan de Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam|
|58%||daarvan is vrouw|
Vereniging in Beweging, VIB
Op kamers in Amsterdam
|€ 424||gemiddelde kamerprijs|
|21 m2||gemiddelde kameroppervlak|
aan het woord
Saskia Baltrusch"I highly recommend this Master's programme to international students. It is quite demanding, but the lecturers are really into their topics and enjoy sharing their knowledge."
Andreas Franzke"Compared to my Bachelor's in Germany this Master's programme is quite challenging. But as a result, I finally have the feeling that I am actually becoming an expert in my research field."
Merel Hoskens"The atmosphere at the department is very informal and inspiring. Thanks to the open and supporting attitude of my lecturers, I have the confidence to expand my horizons."
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Na de studie
In combination with clinical experience, the Master's degree also provides a good entry level to obtain an American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) certification as an 'Exercise Specialist®'.
Beroepsperspectief / arbeidsmarkt
current job market
|Utrecht||Leraar VHO biologie full-time,part-time educational||+ aanv. eisen|
|Universiteit Leiden||Leraar VHO in Biologie educational||+ aanv. eisen|
|Universiteit Leiden||Leraar VHO in Biologie part-time educational||+ aanv. eisen|
|UvA||Lerarenopleiding Biologie part-time educational||+ aanv. eisen|
- docent hbo
- embedded scientist
- toegepast onderzoeker
Information for international students on practical matters (application & registration procedur
Information on study related issues as courses, study programme, premaster's programme and study
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