Kinesiology – focus on health research

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What is the content of the course of studies?

The master’s degree in kinesiology – focus on health research as a Master of Arts degree (MA in Kinesiology – focus on health research) is a theory-based course, which teaches advanced knowledge, skills and methods on the subject of kinesiology with a focus on health research using project and research-oriented studies as the basis, so that students with this MA can follow a scientific professional activity or occupation on a scientific basis. The course can be continued academically as part of a PhD. Specifically, this includes the following objectives: The course provides current knowledge of the subject and provides training in subject-specific methods. Students gain the ability to deal with scientific methods and insights independently and critically assess and develop the fundamentals of their own subject through project-oriented work. They learn how to work on health problems from a kinesiological perspective and consider scientific and educational, social and cultural studies perspectives.

Where can I find employment later on?
The following institutions could be potential employers, for example: Businesses or other institutions with their own occupational health management, health insurance, rehabilitation centres, large sports clubs, support of voluntary child and youth welfare, spa and spa facilities, tourism providers, etc.
In what fields/subject areas can I work?

The areas of rehabilitative and preventive health promotion and research in the narrower and broader sense are open as professional fields for graduates.

What are the entry requirements?
  • Bachelor in Kinesiology
What costs will I incur as part of my studies?
Tuition fees


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Information about studying

Who offers this course?

Universität Hamburg

Type of study

University studies


Four semesters

Qualification on completion

Master of Arts

Special features

State recognition