Application for the study programmes of the department of Sports and Health Sciences

Application Bachelor Degree Courses

Extension of the application deadline for the Bachelor programmes

Due to the current corona situation, the final examinations are often delayed, for example when taking the Abitur. Therefore, the application deadlines for Bachelor's programs for the winter semester 2020/21 will be extended beyond July 15, presumably until July 31, 2020.

 

14.05.2020

B. Sc. Health Science

Applications for Winter Semester can be made between May 15 - July 15!

For the Summer Semester (Application period: November 15 – January 15) only applications for higher semesters will be accepted. In order to apply for the summer semester you need a Semester Qualifying Certificate, which has to be submitted with the other documents in the online application.

To receive this certificate please contact following address until December 31 and arrange an appointment: studienberatung.sg@tum.de

For the Bachelor course of studies in the Health science, an adjusted suitability/aptitude procedure has been designed. This is in accordance with new criteria based on the requirement profile.

The suitability/evaluation procedure is note-based. The relevant grades will be: High school average, best social science subject, best scientific subject, and English. If you receive the required points, you will be admitted (Phase 1). If you do not, you will then, according to the exact score, be invited for a personal suitability interview (Phase 2) or you will be rejected.

Further information regarding the application and the suitability/aptitude procedure.

Language of instruction is German. Proof of sufficient German language skills must be submitted before the end of the application period.

Please pay also attention to the informations about application and acceptance.

B. Sc. Sports science

Applications for Winter Semester can be made between May 15 - July 15!

For the Summer Semester (Application period: November 15 – January 15) only applications for higher semesters will be accepted. In order to apply for the summer semester you need a Semester Qualifying Certificate, which has to be submitted with the other documents in the online application.

To receive this certificate please contact following address until December 31 and arrange an appointment: studienberatung.sg@tum.de

For the Bachelor course of studies in the Sport science, an adjusted suitability/aptitude procedure has been designed. This is in accordance with new criteria based on the requirement profile.

There is no Sport aptitude test. But it is recommended to prove your sports performance by showing a medical certificate. The suitability/evaluation procedure is note-based. The relevant grades will be: High school average, Mathematics, Physical education, Best Scientific Subjects, and English. If you receive the required points, you will be admitted (Phase 1). If you do not, you will then, according to the exact score, be invited for a personal suitability interview (Phase 2) or you will be rejected.

Further information regarding the application and the suitability/aptitude procedure.

Language of instruction is German. Proof of sufficient German language skills must be submitted before the end of the application period.

Please pay also attention to the informations about application and acceptance.

Application Master Degree Courses

Application deadline for Master programmes postponed to 30 June 2020

Due to the current situation, the application deadline for the Master's programs has been postponed once for the application for the winter semester 2020/21 from 31 May 2020 to 30 June 2020. Applications for the Master's programmes are therefore possible until 30 June 2020.
Status: 24.03.2020

M. Sc. Sport & Exercise Science

Application period for winter semester: January 1st - May 31st.

Submitting an application consists of

  • Completing an online application form in TUMonline

General Information about: How to apply for a Master`s Degree Program at TUM

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS:

Here you can find General information for international students at TUM

Applicants who have obtained their qualification for postgraduate studies (i.e. a bachelor's degree) in a country outside of the EU/EEA, must have their documents processed by uni-assist. Find more information under: How to apply for a Master`s Degree Program at TUM or contact the Student Service Center

Academic admission requirements for M.Sc. Sport & Exercise Science:

  1. University bachelor's degree from a national or international university with a minimum amount of 6 semesters, and an equivalent in a sport science or related course of studies. Please note that the department is not able to give you any reliable estimation of your admissibility or whether your previous degree program will be accepted in advance.
    • Note: The grade of the Bachelor's degree and the professional qualification are included in the aptitude procedure. Foreign grades are calculated using the Bavarian formula. The professional qualification is recorded using a curricular analysis. Please download the following Excel sheet, enter your grades and information on the curricular analysis and upload it to your TUMonline account when applying. We need the data to calculate the grade with the best modules in the amount of 140 credits (TUM equivalent). The overall grade  average is calculated as the weighted average of the grades of the modules. Without submission of the data, you can be accepted as well, but we will not calculate the better grade but take the official grade. Download form Curricular Analysis
    • In-departmental applicants who have studied the B.Sc. Sports Science do not have to submit the form Curricular Analysis as part of their application.
  2. Advanced knowledge in English. Students where the language of instruction from the Bachelor program was not English, must present a language test like TOEFL (min. 88 points), IELTS (min. 6.5 points), Cambridge Main Suite of English Examinations, or additional tests published on the TUM Matriculation Office's web page. Also recognized are bachelor's studies examinations (min. 20 credit points) in English taught modules or Bachelor`s Thesis in English. Knowledge in German language is not required
  3. Evidence of a successfully passed vocational internship (min. 8 weeks in the field of sport science) before starting the master's studies. Proof must be provided to the Department's Student Advisory Office no later than 5 weeks after the start of lectures. The Department's Examination Board examines vocational qualifications on the basis of the Professional Qualifications Directive. Internships passed during an undergraduate degree will be recognized. The proof of internship should be submitted by the start of course registration at the beginning of October, as a valid matriculation status is required for registration (proof of internship does not have to be submitted by the end of the application period). Please note that no definitive assessments can be made about the internship by the faculty in advance. Applicants with a Bachelor's degree at the Faculty SG do not have to submit proof of practical training (available in-house). 
  4. Letter of Motivation. Applicants should include a written statement explaining why he/she considers him/herself a suitable candidate for the M.Sc program. This could include specific qualifications, interests, or other skills. The statement should be a maximum of 2 DIN A4 pages.
  5. Abstract/Exposé. Applicants should include an abstract of their Bachelor thesis (300-500 words). If the thesis is not complete at the time of the application or is not required in the bachelor`s program, the abstract can instead by a description of the main concept (scientific problem, methods). In the case that an international applicant was not required to write a Bachelor thesis, they should instead instead submit a scientific exposé (300-500 words). The exposé should cover a research project conducted during the Bachelor studies e.g. in one of the courses or during an internship. This exposé should detail a scientific question that is relevant to the field of sport science and by what scientific methods one might use to answer this question. The abstract/exposé should meet international scientific standards in form and content, should properly cite outside sources, and should include a declaration that the applicant has written the abstract/exposé by him/herself.
  6. Successfully passing the selection procedure, see Academic and Examination Regulations or our Overview: Application and Approval M.Sc. Sport and Exercise Science

Aptitude assessment interviews (only in phase 2)

2020: The aptitude assessment interviews will take place during week 31-33 (national applicants). If qualified, international applicants will immediately receive an invitation to a video-based interview after screening their documents.

This period must be kept free! Appointment requests are only considered in justified exceptional cases in advance for valid reasons, which must be supported by written proof (for example, Voluntary Social Year). This must be expressed in advance. Holiday is basically not taken into account as a reason for a desired date; corresponding emails are not processed. From July 15th, it is no longer possible to request an appointment and will no longer be considered.

The alternative dates are expected to be held in calendar week 38/39.

M. Sc. Health Science

Application period for Winter Semester: January 1st - May 31st.

Submitting an application consists of:

  • Completing an online application form in TUMonline

General information: How to apply for a Master's Degree Program at TUM.

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS:

Here you can find General information for international students at TUM

Applicants who have obtained their qualification for postgraduate studies (i.e. a bachelor's degree) in a country outside of the EU/EEA must have their documents processed by uni-assist. Find more information under: How to apply for a Master`s Degree Program at TUM.

Or contact the Student Service Center

Academic admission requirements for M.Sc. Health Science:

  1. University's bachelor's degree with a minimum amount of 6 semesters, or an equivalent in a health science or related course of studies. Subject to official inspection of application documents, bachelor`s programs in following fields will be accepted: health, medicine, nutrition, physiotherapy, psychology, etc. Other degrees will be examined on a case by case basis. Please notice that the department is not able to give you any reliable estimation of your admissibility or whether your previous degree program will be accepted in advance!
    • Note: The grade of the Bachelor's degree and the professional qualification are included in the aptitude procedure. Foreign grades are calculated using the Bavarian formula. The professional qualification is recorded using a curricular analysis. Please download the following Excel sheet, enter your grades and information on the curricular analysis and upload it to your TUMonline account when applying. We need the data to calculate the grade with the best modules in the amount of 140 credits (TUM equivalent). The overall grade  average is calculated as the weighted average of the grades of the modules. Without submission of the data, you can be accepted as well, but we will not calculate the better grade but take the official grade. Download form Curricular Analysis
    • In-departmental applicants who have studied the B.Sc. Health Science do not have to submit the form Curricular Analysis as part of their application.
  2. Advanced knowledge in English. Students whose language of instruction is not English, will have to present a language test like TOEFL (min. 88 points), IELTS (min. 6.5 points), Cambridge Main Suite of English Examinations, or additional tests published on the TUM Matriculation Office's web page. Also recognized are bachelor's studies examinations (min. 20 credit points) in English taught modules or bachelor`s thesis in English (confirmation that the thesis was written in English). Knowledge in German language is not required.
  3. Evidence of a successfully passed vocational internship (min. 8 weeks in the field of health science) before taking up the master's studies. Proof has to be given to the Department's Student Advisory Office no later than 5 weeks after the start of lectures. The Department's Examination Board examines vocational qualifications on the basis of the Professional Qualifications Directive. Internships passed during an undergraduate degree will be recognized. The proof of internship should be submitted by the start of course registration at the beginning of October, as a valid matriculation status is required for registration (proof of internship does not have to be submitted by the end of the application period). Please note that no definitive assessments can be made about the internship by the faculty in advance. Applicants with a Bachelor's degree at the Faculty SG do not have to submit proof of practical training (available in-house). 
  4. Letter of Motivation. Applicants should include a written statement explaining why he/she considers him/herself a suitable candidate for the M.Sc program. This could include exceptional motivation. The statement should be a maximum of 1 DIN A4 pages.
  5. Abstract/Exposé. Applicants should include an abstract of their Bachelor thesis (300-500 words). If the thesis is not complete at the time of the application or is not required in the bachelor`s program, the abstract can instead by a description of the main concept (scientific problem, methods). In the case that an international applicant was not required to write a Bachelor thesis, they should instead instead submit a scientific exposé (300-500 words). The exposé should cover a research project conducted during the Bachelor studies e.g. in one of the courses or during an internship. This exposé should detail a scientific question that is relevant to the field of health science and by what scientific methods one might use to answer this question. The abstract/exposé should meet international scientific standards in form and content, should properly cite outside sources, and should include a declaration that the applicant has written the abstract/exposé by him/herself.
  6. Successfully passing the selection procedure, see Academic and Examination Regulations or our Overview: Application and Approval

Aptitude assessment interviews (only in phase 2) 2020:

The aptitude assessment interviews will take place during week 31-33 (national applicants). If qualified, international applicants will immediately receive an invitation to a video-based interview after screening their documents.

This period must be kept free! Appointment requests are only considered in justified exceptional cases in advance for valid reasons, which must be supported by written proof (for example, Voluntary Social Year). This must be expressed in advance. Holiday is basically not taken into account as a reason for a desired date; corresponding emails are not processed. From July 15th, it is no longer possible to request an appointment and will no longer be considered.

The alternative dates are expected to be held in calendar week 38/39.