Bachelor's Programme Health and Competitive Sports

Curriculum (2007W)

As of winter semester 2015/2016 this programme is no longer open to new entrants.

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

6 semesters/180 ECTS-Credits

Mode of Study

Secondary school completion certificate or equivalent

Faculty of Psychology and Sport Science

Level of Qualification
Bachelor (First Cycle)

Study code
C 033 628

Supplemental Examination
Examination to demonstrate suitable physical fitness must be completed satisfactorily before admission to the study programme.

Recognitions (in German only)

Recommended Course Sequence

The exemplary course sequence given below is recommended for full-time students beginning their study programme in the winter semester. The table shows one possible course sequence for the bachelor's programme and is not compulsory. Delays resulting from repeated examinations are not taken into account.

The standard duration of the study programme is 6 semesters or 180 ECTS-Credits, whereby according to the Universities Act of 2002, a workload of 1,500 (real) hours per academic year must be fulfilled, corresponding to 60 ECTS-Credits. (One ECTS-Credit is equivalent to a workload of 25 hours.)

10.0 ECTS-Credits: Introduction to Health and Competitive Sports
10.0 ECTS-Credits: Anatomy/Physiology
10.0 ECTS-Credits: Theory Based Training in Ball Sports/Active Games

7.5 ECTS-Credits: Sports Sociology/Sports Psychology
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Kinesiology
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Additional Medical Basics
10.0 ECTS-Credits: Theory Based Training in Basic Sports

7.5 ECTS-Credits: Research Methods
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Biomechanics
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Training Sciences
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Theory Based Training in Gymnastics/Relaxation Techniques

10.0 ECTS-Credits: Sports Education
12.5 ECTS-Credits: Prevention: Muscoloskeletal System/Motor Learning
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Theory Based Training in Skiing

12.5 ECTS-Credits: Applied Training Sciences
10.0 ECTS-Credits: Prevention: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary System/Metabolism
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Theory Based Training in Alpine Sports

7.5 ECTS-Credits: Applied Sports Psychology and Sociology
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Theory Based Training in Recreational Sports
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Didactics
10.0 ECTS-Credits: Seminar with Bachelor Thesis: Health and Competitive Sports

Recommended course sequence for Bachelor Programme Health and Competitive Sports

Information about examination regulations, assessment and grading

Examination regulations

The examination regulation is an integral part of the curriculum, detailed information can be found under the paragraph examination regulations.

The grade distribution table is a statistical representation of the distribution of all successfully completed examinations in a given programme of study or subject (based on all registered students for the programme or subject). The grade distribution table is updated in regular intervals.

Austrian grading  scheme Definition  %-age
 1 EXCELLENT:  Outstanding performance 35.4= 100%
 2  GOOD:  Generally good, but with some errors 35.4
 3 SATISFACTORY:  Generally sound work with a number of substantial errors 21.0
 4 SUFFICIENT:  Performance meets the minimum cirteria 8.2
 5 INSUFFICIENT:  Substantial improvement necessary; requirement of further work

March 2019

Overall classification of the qualification

Not applicable
Explanation: An overall classification (mit Auszeichnung bestanden/pass with distinction, bestanden/pass, nicht bestanden/fail) – is awarded only for examinations that conclude a programme of study and consist of more than one subject (an examination of this type is not specified in the curriculum of this programme of study).

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