Closing date for applications: 31 August annually.
Admission to this degree programme is subject to selection. It is a full-time programme only, presented according to the minimum standards of the HPCSA and it is expected from students to:
- attend a compulsory laboratory block of 1 month in January;
- work as observers at an approved biokinetic centre during the week and to be involved in coaching and conditioning programmes (compulsory);
- be part of the UP Trauma Unit that is responsible for first aid during sport events;
- be dressed in an approved uniform at all times; and
- sit for a final oral examination at the end of the academic year.
- A bachelor’s degree with Human Movement Science as major or a bachelor’s honours degree with endorsement Sportsciences.
- Selection takes place on the basis of academic merit as reflected in the official academic record of the student.
- First selection takes place on the basis of all the years’ academic achievements in the Natural Sciences.
- A maximum of 21 students are selected per annum.
- The Department reserves the right to select less than 21 students should the academic performance of the applicants not be on standard. The standard is determined by the Selection Committee.
Other programme-specific information
If a second endorsement is obtained, only credit for NME 701 (Research methodology of sport and recreation) will be recognised.