BA Sports Science: Fitness & Health

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BA Sports Science Fitness & Health

Become an expert in the field of fitness & health

Sports and exercise are trendy and important for staying fit and healthy for a long time. Prevention through sports and exercise is also playing an increasingly incisive role in the healthcare system. In addition, the fitness industry has been recording steady growth for years, both nationally and internationally. With almost 11 million members, fitness is the most successful sport in Germany.

Maintaining health requires a sufficient level of physical and sporting activity. You will learn exactly what this level looks like and how to communicate it to active people and other target groups in a goal-oriented manner in our bachelor’s degree programme in sports science with a focus on fitness and health.

BA Sports Science: Fitness & Health

The BA Sports Science Fitness & Health degree programme comprises six semesters. Through modules such as "Technology & Innovations in Sports", "Training & Target Groups", and "Nutrition & Recovery", you will become an expert in the Fitness & Heath Sector.
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Key Facts about BA Sports Science: Fitness & Health

Our Locations

Find out everything about our campus in Iserlohn!

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  • EU applicant standard: €708 per month
  • Non-EU applicant Standard: €12,100 per year

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Studying at UE allows you to participate in exclusive sports events with our cooperation partners or even organise them yourself as part of a practical project. Check out our video from the UE x ALBA Streetball Tournament from 2021.

Start, Language & Credits

  • ECTS: 180
  • Language: English
  • Winter semester: September
  • Summer semester: March

Do you have any further questions? You may already find the answer in the most frequently asked questions.

Career Perspectives

This programme is meticulously crafted to develop both your scientific knowledge and your practical expertise, offering a holistic approach to the dynamic fields of sports, fitness, and health.

As a UE student, you’ll have access to our Career Development Centre which will support and guide you through any career-related enquiry you may have.

Admission Requirements

Here are some things you will need for your application:

  • Completed application form
  • Highschool Diploma & language certificate
  • CV & letter of motivation
  • Copy of your passport

Do you have any further questions? Then have a look at our admission requirements.

BA Sports Science Fitness & Health Programme

Spotlight Module: "Sports Psychology"

In the module "Sports Psychology" within the Sports Science Fitness & Health programme, students explore fundamental concepts and applications of sports psychology. They learn about development, motivation, and learning within sports contexts, along with strategies and methods of mental training. Students gain insight into the psychological requirements across various sports and apply psychological methods to enhance performance in different target groups. Additionally, they understand the psychological aspects of events like injuries and are equipped with motivational coaching techniques tailored for both competitive and health-focused athletes.

What happens after your studies?

Graduates of Sports Sciences Fitness & Health programs have a wide range of career opportunities in the health, fitness, and wellness industries. They can work as fitness trainers, exercise physiologists, health educators, or wellness coaches in gyms, fitness centers, corporate wellness programmes, or healthcare facilities. Other career paths include sports nutritionists, health promotion specialists, or strength and conditioning coaches for sports teams. Additionally, graduates can pursue roles in research, academia, or sports management. With their knowledge of exercise physiology, nutrition, and wellness principles, graduates are well-positioned to help individuals and communities achieve their health and fitness goals.
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Studying in Iserlohn

Studying for a Bachelor's degree in Sports Science Fitness & Health in Iserlohn presents an exceptional opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of health and fitness within a supportive and dynamic learning environment. With state-of-the-art facilities and expert faculty members, our program offers comprehensive training in sports science, fitness, and health management. Additionally, Iserlohn's serene yet bustling atmosphere provides an ideal backdrop for focusing on academic pursuits while enjoying a balanced lifestyle. The city's proximity to natural landscapes also offers opportunities for outdoor activities and sports, complementing your academic studies perfectly.

Cooperation Partners

Gain access to internships and real-life business projects with a range of leading companies to boost your career.

  • Rundes gelb schwarzes Logo mit dem Schriftzug Official University Partner
  • Alba Berlin
  • Kreissportbund Märkischer Kreis
  • Fitness & Co.
  • Fussball logo
  • all inclusive fitness logo
  • Iserlohn Kangaroos logo

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Prof. Dr. Thomas Rieger

Prof. Dr. Thomas Rieger

Dr. Thomas Rieger is the Dean of the Faculty Sports, Media & Event at University of Europe for Applied Sciences, Iserlohn campus. Visit us to know more!

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