BSc in Physical Training

Faculty of Sciences

The objective of the Physical Training BSc is to prepare students in the science of physical education and coaching.

Head of program: Dr. Márta WILHELM

Bachelor of Science in Physical Training (Qualification: Physical Trainer)
Duration of Training
3 years (6 semesters)


Deadline of Application

Next Starting Date
Tuition fee: EUR 2,500/sem.
Application fee: EUR 140
  • Description of the program
  • Application procedure
  • Application requirements
  • Examples of subjects during the studies
  • More information

 The general aim of the program is to train students to become coaches. Trainers who gain a well-established theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to be able to plan and implement training sessions for junior players, youth and adult athletes, too. Coaches who become responsible to select athletes, improve and guide their personality and to enhance their performance. The curriculum is organized in five modules: team and individual sports, medical aspects of sport, social aspects of sport, sport sciences, and professional practice. Each module has approximately 5-10 subjects. Students participate in internships every semester. During the first three semesters as a visitor then later they are asked to conduct and lead workouts alongside with the teachers. The subjects are presented in lectures, seminars, practices, and laboratory work, too.  

Further Education Opportunities:
Recreation MSc
Sports Coaching MSc
Adapted Physical Education MSc  

Future Job Opportunities: The obtained sport science and profession entitles you to any jobs that require sport knowledge and competences in the field of leisure sports and/or competing sport. Various sport services, such as personal training, winter-summer sport training; organizing, conducting and animating sport camps and events as well as different levels of competition sports are available as job vacancies.  

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For a successful application please follow the steps below:

  1. To apply, click on the Apply Now button, and start your application.
  2. Register on our application site, fill the application form, upload the necessary documents and submit your application!
  3. After you have submitted your application, you are going to receive information on the further steps.
  4. If we received your application fee, we are going to start the evaluation of your application.
  • High motivation for active sport
  • Obtained High School leaving certificate 
  • Good grades in Biology and Physical Education/Sports
  • Demonstrated evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency
  • Sport specialization selection (see the list below)

Optional Sports:

You must choose one sport specialization at the time of the application!

Athletics, Handball, Basketball, Football, Swimming,

Fencing (will only start in case of a sufficient number of applicants)

Pentathlon (will only start in case of a sufficient number of applicants)

All other sport is considered individually!



After you have submitted/uploaded all the required documents, a colleague member from the Institute of Sport Science and Physical Education - usually a student-friendly and erudite professor - will make a contact you to make an appointment and set a date with you for a Skype interview.

Topics that usually come up during the interviews: Basics of Anatomy; Basics of Physiology; Your Sport and School Background

The applicant has to submit the following documents by uploading them to the online application portal of the University of Pécs:

  • Certified and translated (if originals are not in English) copy of school transcripts showing satisfactory completion of senior high school.
  • Europass CV in English
  • Motivation letter (introduction plus field of interest, etc.) in 3000 to 3500 characters.
  • Copy of valid passport or national ID
  • Medical certificate, vaccination card (showing that you are immunized against HEP B) and HIV test 
  • The payment receipt of the application fee
  • Official copy of the language exam certificate  

Language skills

Applicants must meet the minimum language requirements to be able to start their studies in the Faculty of Sciences, University of Pécs. B2 level is a minimum requirement, which is equivalent to an intermediate command of English. (e.g.ELTS minimum 5.5; or TOEFL minimum 66 score). 

Applicants who do not meet the minimum language requirements have to start their studies with an English Language Preparatory Program. 

The applicant must turn 18 years old or should be older by the day of enrolment to the current BSc study program.

1st year
Introduction to Psychology
Anatomy I-II.
Sport theory and practice
Introduction of Research Methods in Science
Human Biology
2nd year
Leading and practice of training
Physiology I-II
Basics of individual sports (Basics of athletics, Swimming, football etc.)
Sport psychology
Physical Education Games
3rd year
Outdoor activities (recreational sports and games)
Sport Management
Performance Testing
Physical Therapy
Programs of Youth Sports Prevention
Sport Injuries
Thesis (consultations and writing)

For more information, please contact:

International Office
Phone: +36 72 503-600/24283
English Website of the Faculty