Master's Degree

Become a master of Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy

Health and Social Studies, Master of Health Care, Part-time studies
Apply on Studyinfo
Two mountaineers on a cliff at sunset
Annual intake
Application period
03.01.2024 - 17.01.2024
Master of Health Care, DP in Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy
Study modes
Part-time studies
Full-time studies

The focus of the programme

The focus of the programme is the specialization to manage prevention, gain expertise in clinical reasoning and decision making, and manage rehabilitation processes including collaboration with athletes, coaches and other sport professionals in multidisciplinary teams. In addition to competitive sports you will be able to promote the physically active lifestyle among people representing different age groups and levels of functioning and ensure their safe participation in recreational sport and exercise.

Study mode

The study mode is part-time studies. The courses take place both on-campus in JAMK’s facilities in Jyväskylä and online. In order to apply for the program the students are required to have at least two years of working experience in the relevant field.

Entry requirements: Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy

  • the requirements for eligibility are a bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy AND
  • at least two years (24 months) of work experience in the field of social services and health care after the bachelor's degree or other equivalent work experience in the field of sport and exercise. 

Application period 2 - 31 May 2022 by 3.00 p.m. Finnish time

Applying for degree programmes conducted in English at universities of applied sciences (UAS) takes place through an online joint application system. 

  • Apply online 2 - 31 May 2022 by 3:00 p.m Finnish time on
  • Attach the required enclosures (degree and work certificates) to the online application form by 31 May 2022 by 3.00 pm Finnish time (UTC+2) (e.g. as pdf. files).

Entrance examination: interview

All applicants who have demonstrated their eligibility will be invited to the entrance examination (interview).

The entrance examination (interview) is organised during week 23 (6 - 10 June 2022).

The student selection process includes only an interview max. 60 points. An applicant must score at least 10/60 points from the interview in order to have a chance to be admitted to the programme.

The entrance examination does not include a pre-reading material.

Please note that this degree programme does not co-operate in entrance examination.

Results of student selection

Results are announced in the end of June at the latest.

  • accept the offer of admission at
  • enrol for attendance/non-attendance
  • NON-EU/EEA citizens: pay the tuition fee payment as soon as possible
  • start the residence permit (if needed) application process immediately to be able to start your studies in August.
  • Studies will begin in the end of August 2022. Welcome to study with us!

More information:

Sanna Paasu-Hynynen

Lehtori, Senior Lecturer
Kuntoutusinstituutti, Institute of Rehabilitation
Hyvinvointi, School of Health and Social Studies

Sanna Sihvonen

Yliopettaja, Principal Lecturer
Kuntoutusinstituutti, Institute of Rehabilitation
Hyvinvointi, School of Health and Social Studies

Jyväskylä, a capital of sport

Master's Degree

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Sport Business Management

Application period: 4.1.2023 - 18.1.2023

Study mode:

Part-time studies
Full-time studies

Education starts: 21.8.2023

Studying at Jamk Summer School

Practical information about the JAMK Summer School services and study principals.

Sport Business Research

Jamk's Sport Business team is Finland's leading research and development solutions provider in the field of sport business and the experience industry.