Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences

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    To promote active and healthy lifestyles

    About the Bachelor’s degree

    In this degree you will learn to master a wide variety of physical-sports programmes as well as their psychological, technical, sociological, tactical and organisational aspects. After graduating in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences, you will specialise in:

    • Promoting physical activity as a healthy lifestylehabit.
    • Leading groups, attending to each person’s individual and contextual characteristics.
    • Making the most of the human body's potential, both on a physical and motor level, and a mental level.
    • Designing, developing, managing and evaluating training activities, projects and programmes focused on physical activity and sport.
    • Searching for and proposing solutions to improve performance in sport.
    • Mastering the good practice of each sporting discipline, through knowledge of theory and practice, in order to avoid injuries and other problems.
    •  Teaching Physical Education.

     Availability is required from 8:00 to 17:00 


    Candidate profile

    If you are a person interested in sport and physical activity at all levels and consider these aspects to be fundamental to education and health, then you can make it your profession. For this reason, this degree is specially designed for you. 



    You can study the degree in Basque or in Spanish. In both cases you can enrol in subjects in English. If you study the degree in Basque, you will acquire a C1* language profile (*BOPV - Decree 47/2012).


    Master's degree in Teacher Training

    This degree will give you access to the master's degree that will allow you to work as a teacher in Secondary Education, Baccalaureate studies and Vocational Training. 



    Compulsory internships in schools, sports clubs, gyms, federations, etc.

    • Campus:

      Bilbao Campus

    • Programme name:

      Physical Activity and Sports Sciences

    • Duration/credits:

      4 years - 240 ECTS

    • Language

      Spanish - Basque - English

    • Number of places

      60 places

    • Programme type

      Full time taught course

    • Application process:

      Admission process closed

    • Faculty:

      Education and Sport
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    Our students tell you about it

    In first person

    Testimonial by Alazne Urkiza Physical Activity and Sports Sciences

    The academic staff on the degree are experts in each subject and each sport. They give us ongoing support and explain the course content, while leaving us room to work on our own creativity.

    Alazne Urkiza

    Physical Activity and Sports Sciences

    Testimonial by Rafa Arteagabeitia Physical Activity and Sports Sciences

    I like subjects in the social sciences field and seeing how sport influences human beings in all their aspects.

    Rafa Arteagabeitia

    Physical Activity and Sports Sciences

    Testimonial by Alazne Urkiza Physical Activity and Sports Sciences

    It is interesting to note the variety of professional fields in which one can work: sports training, health-oriented physical activity, teaching...

    Josu Ascondo

    Physical Activity and Sports Sciences

    Facilities for learning by doing

    Xabier Kirolgunea building

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    Facilities for learning by doing

    Xabier Kirolgunea building

    More than 13,000 m² dedicated to sport on the Bilbao campus. The sports complex, built under the football pitch, has 3 paddle tennis courts, 3 basketball courts, 4 gymnasiums, fitness room, 6 rooms for other activities, athletics track, etc.

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    6 reasons to choose us


    A commitment to quality

    The University of Deusto boasts a long tradition in the education of professionals in the world of education, health, leisure and management. We can also say that it is currently the only university that offers the Bachelor's Degree in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences in Biscay and Gipuzkoa, and it is the only private centre that offers it in the Basque Country and neighbouring territories.


    Guaranteed internships

    In the last year of your degree, you will do an external internship, where you will have the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learnt. This is a personalised and tutored plan that you will carry out in sports clubs, federations, educational institutions, gyms and similar entities in the sector that have been especially selected by the Faculty. 


    International experience

    In your3rd year,, you will have the opportunity to get to know another social education learning context, either for one semester or a full academic year, thanks to our exchange programmes with leading Spanish and European universities.


    Deusto sports facilities

    The Bilbao campus houses a modern sports complex of more than 13,000 m². The sports infrastructure includes a two-storey building of 9,845 m², built under the football pitch.

    The facilities include 3 paddle tennis courts, 3 multisports-basketball courts, 4 gyms, fitness room, 6 rooms for other activities, athletics track, etc.


    Continuing education

    You will have the option of completing your training with an interesting postgraduate and doctoral programme in the fields of Education and Health. This proposal will be even more complete by including the fields of Sports Management and Recreation in collaboration with Deusto Business School (DBS) and the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences.



    Closeness and welcome

    You will find a close learning environment and personal tutoring from first to fourth year of study. Your tutor will guide you academically, personally and/or professionally. In addition, you will have a teaching team ready to guide you in any questions you may have throughout your studies. 

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    If you are going to study at the University of Deusto, you can benefit from our grant programme. We will give you information about the entry requirements and the range of grants promoted by other organisations.

    To find out if you are eligible for a grant for your degree studies, we provide you with a grant simulator, which will allow you to find out if you meet the academic requirements to obtain a grant.

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