The B.Sc. in Sports Science major was developed to address escalating market needs in fields of Sport Management and Exercise and Fitness.
The interdisciplinary nature of the program and its anticipated learning outcomes would provide a wide range of employment opportunities for the program graduates. Roles such as personal trainers and coaches; management of sports organizations, event, and sport facilities managers; officers of national and international sports associations, as well as sport community advocates for fitness and healthy lifestyles.
The program is available for males and females.
Admission requirements vary based on the application type (new, transfer, visiting, or non-degree applicants). Please contact us for further information about admission requirements.
The B.Sc. in Sports Science major was developed to address the booming sports market in Qatar in the fields of Sport Management and Exercise and Fitness. The interdisciplinary nature of the program and its anticipated learning outcomes would provide a wide range of employment opportunities for the program graduates. Roles such as personal trainers and coaches; management of sports organizations, event, and sports facilities; sport community advocates for fitness and healthy lifestyles
The program offers to students the following skills to meet the job market:
To understand the functional anatomy and biomechanics of the human body.
Introduces the students to the physiological basis for exercise and physical activity in direct application to physical fitness and athletic conditioning.
To comprehend the social, economic, cultural, and political environments around sports practice at different levels (community sport, elite sport, and people with special needs).
To formulate an enhancing communication in requiring essay and analytical writing; presenting ideas in the career-related setting; counseling listening to and advising others.
The program facilitates problem-solving skills. Thinking creatively and synthesizing information for integrative solutions in health-related aspects of sport, emotions, and motivations around sport, and how to deal with the day-to-day management/needs of sports organizations.
The Sport Science program strives to be a premier professional program that provides contemporary education in synch with Qatar’s National Vision 2030. Aiming to produce home and international experts with the highest academic standards, the program prepares students for career opportunities in the sport and exercise industry, as well as in the health sector, emphasizing the value of an active lifestyle and physical activity in societies.
The mission of the Sports Science program at Qatar University is to promote knowledge and expertise related to human movement, exercise, and sport to improve life quality and performance. This mission is accomplished by:
Providing students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to improve the health and performances of individuals and communities,
Preparing leaders for the public and private sectors in the various subfields,
Engage students in sport, exercise, and physical activities broad research topics.
Career Development Center
The Career Development Center provides counseling, training, and professional development services and helps to prepare students to engage and compete for the best career opportunities. It specializes in providing QU students with student employment during their study at QU. Additionally; the Center assists students with sponsorship, internship, and full-time job opportunities and provides numerous career-related resources, programs, and activities.
The Career Development Center at Qatar University shall be the benchmark of Career Services in the region and generate the future leaders of the Qatar National Vision 2030 by helping our students and alumni realize their career dreams.