German Sport University Cologne

Psychology in Sport and Exercise

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Psychology, Sport
M.Sc.
Degree
30
No. of places
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  31 May/20 Aug
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in sport science and/or psychology.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.
Required ECTS credits: 180.

The following requirements will also be imposed:

  1. Bachelor's degree program oriented in sports science or psychology.
  2. The curriculum of the bachelor’s degree program must have covered one of each of the following three study units of a minimum of 10 credits:
    1. Life science, sports science, or kinesiology bases (for example, functional anatomy and physiology, kinesiology and biomechanics, training science, neuroscience),
    2. Psychological bases (for example, general psychology, social psychology, clinical psychology, health psychology, educational psychology), and
    3. Statistics/Methodology.
GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

Proof of ability (above-average final grade of either 2.5 or higher in the German system or B according to ECTS).

Language Requirements


The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

languageEnglish
CERF English
min C1
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
IELTS
min 7
TOEFL iBT
min 95
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
There are exceptions e.g. for native speakers, graduates holding a Bachelor of an English degree program obtained at an university within the European Union or in a country where the official language is English. German language proficiency is not compulsory for a successful application.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines



Applications are open from:
Winter semester:June 01 (German)June 01 (EU)April 15 (Non EU)
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
No. of places available:
30
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


After registration via the online application portal the following documents have to be uploaded to the portal:  

  1. Study diploma and diploma supplement/transcript of records: German and European applicants who do not yet have their degree certificate alternatively send a certificate that confirms the completion of their studies and indicates the final grade, issued by the universities examination office, as a PDF file to k.hecker@dshs-koeln.de until the September 18th.
    1. Transcript of records, indicating all courses (including grade) and the number of credit points and/or the number of hours.
    2. A certificate with the average grade of your degree including the respective grading table.
  2. English language skills (see language requirements). The test results must be submitted by September 18th at the latest.
  3. Curriculum vita in the English language.
  4. Motivational letter: The motivational letter shall explain your interest in the main subject areas of the Master´s degree, your motives for commencing the studies, and your medium-term professional goals (in the English language).
  5. Proof of scientific performance: E.g. participation in research projects, scientific publications, etc.
  6. Proof of work experience: E.g. employment certificates, interim references, internship certificates, work abroad, etc.
  7. Proof of practical sporting experience: E.g. trainer´s certificates.

Eligibility of bachelor´s degree:
Please complete the form to indicate the eligibility of your degree. This will be evaluated by the admission committee. The form is available for download at the program website.

The certificates and documents mentioned under 1) till 4) are mandatory. Documents 5)- 7) are not mandatory and depend on the individual experience in the respective field.

All applicants with a foreign university degree send all documents mentioned under 1) and 2) additionally via postal mail as officially certified copies to the International Office. Officially certified translations are necessary for certificates that are not issued in German or English.

Address International Office:
German Sport University Cologne
International Office
Application Master
Am Sportpark Müngersdorf 6
50933 Cologne
Germany

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website