Bachelor of Science in Human Movement and Sport Sciences

General Content

The course allows students to acquire basic knowledge of biological and human sciences in relation to physical activity and sport.

The Bachelor of Arts in Sport Sciences and Physical Education comprises one main discipline, the Major in Sport Sciences and Physical Education, and one secondary discipline, the Minor.

The teaching of Sport Sciences covers processes specific to physical activity and sport. The theory and practice of sports disciplines are also included in the programme. The Major in Sport Sciences thus provides the necessary theoretical, technical and practical bases for teaching this discipline. The Minor is to be chosen from the list below. Some Minors are taught at the University of Geneva.



  • Political Science
  • Social Sciences
  • History
  • Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Study of Religions
  • Geography
  • Management
  • Personal Project
  • A teachable discipline taught in the Faculty of Arts, apart from History and History of Religions

At the University of Geneva

  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Computer Science

Preliminary Examination of Physical Skills

Before you can start the Bachelor's degree course in Sport Sciences and Physical Education, you must pass a preliminary examination of physical skills. Detailed information on this page.


Practical Information

Faculty of Social and Political Sciences

Degree Awarded
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Sport Sciences and Physical Education

ECTS Credits

6 semesters

Teaching Language

Enrolment Deadline
30 April. If you require a visa to study in Switzerland: 28 February.

Further information
Course description

Study Options After the Bachelor's Degree

At UNIL, the following Master's programmes are open without further conditions to holders of the Bachelor in Sport Sciences and Physical Education:

Subject to changes. Only the official texts are authentic.
Last update: 26 August 2019

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Couverture SSP 2015

Further Information

Faculté des sciences sociales et politiques

Université de Lausanne
Bâtiment Géopolis
1015 Lausanne


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