Interested in working as a physical educator or as a coach, organiser or consultant in the area of sports and health?
Then this is the programme for you!
Students admitted to the secondary education programme and who fulfil the entry requirements may choose to take physical education. Upon graduation they are qualified to teach physical education in upper-secondary schools.
Bachelor’s programme in Sports Science: Coaching (180 ECTS credits). The programme lays the basis for planning, leading, implementing and evaluating activities in the areas of sports and health promotion on different levels. The focus is on sports coaching, with specialisation in behavioural science, health promotion and medicine.
Courses in sports science are also offered to non-programme students.
Sports science at Karlstad University specialises in health-promoting leadership, often associated with outdoor life and health promotion. Our research concentrates on child and youth sports, sports and health, health promotion, and coaching.
It is possible to complete part of your studies abroad and international guest lecturers and researchers also visit Karlstad.
Sports science is also responsible for Karlstad University’s elite sports initiative.