Sport Science

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

The bachelor's program in Sport Science is devoted to understanding the structures and functions of the human locomotor system.

Department of Sport and Health Sciences

Key Data

Type of Study
  • Full Time
Required Language Proficiency Language of Instruction
  • Bilingual (German and English)
Main Locations
Admission Category Start of Degree Program
  • Winter Semester (October)
Standard Duration of Studies
(Number of Semesters)
  • 6 semesters fulltime
Credits Costs

Information on Degree Program

The central focus of the bachelor's program in Sport Science is on the human locomotor system. The program conveys discipline-specific fundamentals in the areas of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and sport medicine. Thus students are prepared for current challenges in sport, sport management, and sport science.

The areas of nutrition and training as well as learning and behavior also play an important role. This content is complemented by basic knowledge of sociology and communications as well as the fundamentals of business administration.

Further, the degree in Sport Science offers the opportunity to prepare for professional life in a targeted manner, through internships and elective subjects. You are able to choose from the areas of applied sport science, health promotion through exercise and sport communications

For a comprehensive description of the program, please refer to the degree program documentation:

The bachelor's program in Sport Science comprises three phases of study. Fundamental knowledge is conveyed in the first three semesters. Initial career guidance is provided during the forth semester. A specialization phase ensues during the fifth and sixth semesters, which can be planned on an individual basis.

In the interests of internationalization, the language of several of the degree’s required modules is exclusively English. German students will therefore find it easier subsequently to embark upon an international career, while foreign students will find it easier to complete their studies abroad at our department.

Required language skills for admission:

You need sufficient German language skills if you wish to apply for this program. Evidence of your language proficiency has to be submitted before the end of the application deadline. Learn more about recognized certificates and other ways to prove your German language skills.

This evidence of your language proficiency confirms that you comply with the minimum language requirements for admission to the program. Depending on the program and your individual background, it may be necessary for you to keep working on your language skills during your studies. Be sure to take a look at the services of our Language Center.   

Languages of instruction:

The languages of instruction for this program are German and English. This means that you need to complete modules in both German and English in the course of your studies.

As a graduate, you possess a holistic understanding of the human locomotor system. In addition to the discipline-specific fundamentals, internships, and elective modules will have allowed you to begin to specialize and prepare for a professional career. 

Upon successfully completing the bachelor's program in Sport Science, professional opportunities arise in various sectors. These include sports clubs and associations, health care, sport management and sport communication, as well as commercial companies active in the sports sector. 

Binding Regulations for Progression of Studies, Examinations and Application

Application and Admission

Admission requirements and the application procedure vary depending on the type of higher education entrance qualification you hold.

During the application period, you must apply through the TUMonline application portal and upload your application documents.

If you receive an offer of admission, you will additionally have to submit individual documents as notarized hardcopies by post to be enrolled.

Generally, applicants with an international higher education entrance qualification must have their documents reviewed in advance through uni-assist.

In detail:

We may require additional documents depending on the type of educational background you earned and your country of origin. After accepting an offer of admission in TUMonline, you will receive a list of documents you must submit to TUM in hardcopy for enrollment.

Application period for the winter semester: 15.05. – 15.07.

An application for the summer semester is only possible for higher subject semesters. Application deadline: 15.01.

During the application period, you must apply through the TUMonline application portal and upload your application documents. Please be aware that we can only process your application if you upload all required documents within the application period.

We will review your application as soon as it is complete. Please check your TUMonline account regularly, to see if we have any queries to your documents or if you have to amend one or more documents.

After receiving admission, you will see in TUMonline which documents you have to submit for enrollment, and in which form. Please note that you always have to send the signed application for enrollment and all notarized hardcopies by post.

We recommend that you submit the documents for enrollment as soon as possible after receiving admission. If individual documents are not available by then, you can submit them up to 5 weeks after the start of the lecture period. You will, however, only be enrolled once we have received all documents.

You can check the status of your application at any time in your TUMonline account.

Selection takes place through an aptitude assessment procedure. Aptitude assessment is a two-part procedure evaluating your ability to successfully manage the particular qualitative requirements of the bachelor’s program. 

In the first stage, your overall secondary school grades, your grades in subject-specific courses, and any relevant practical experience or additional qualifications will be evaluated using a point system. Depending on the amount of points accumulated, applicants are either immediately admitted or invited to an admissions interview.

In Detail:

The online application process takes place through our application portal TUMonline.

A 20-week internship during the 4th semester is part of the degree program.

What are my options after earning this degree?

After successful completion of a bachelor’s degree program, you are able to enter a profession. The team at Alumni & Career can assist you with questions regarding professional orientation, job search and job application.

After earning their bachelor’s degree, many students go on to pursue a master’s degree. These programs allow you to deepen your disciplinary knowledge or to expand it with a new field of study. The Student Academic Advising Office can assist you in selecting an appropriate master’s program.