2.1 Higher education qualification (master’s degree)


The higher education (HE) degree provides the specialist with broad science-based background knowledge. It is a fundamental base on which to build the specialisation in applied sport psychology. 


Bachelor and master’s degree or equivalent, with a minimum of 240 ECTS (4 years of fulltime studies). The training background as a whole must involve one of the following areas: sport science, sport psychology, or psychology. At least 60 ECTS must be as part of a master’s degree in one of the areas mentioned above. If one of the modules counting towards the 60 ECTS is the final year project or placement, the applicant must submit an official university letter stating the title of the project or placement. 


The portfolio should include a copy of the HE qualification with the academic transcript, which normally includes the individual modules, credits and grades. Both a copy of the original transcript and an English translation should be submitted (a legal translation is not required). Furthermore, applicants need to state that their documents are originals and, if applicable, have been correctly translated to English.