Master Psychology of Sport and Exercise

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  • Objectives
    Designed for graduates from a sports science background, this course will appeal to those wanting a professional career as a sports or performance psychology practitioner. Graduates can seek accreditation by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) on an individual basis

    The course provides an in-depth look at areas such as the factors leading to exercise participation, maintenance and drop-out; elements that affect human performance; how to maximise performance; and the psychology behind sport. The course is application-based, with a strong focus on how sport and performance psychology principles can be applied effectively and in a wide variety of areas.

    The University has an excellent graduate employment record. Students benefit from a range of specialist resources, from extensive WebCT facilities to state-of-the-art equipment, laboratories and teaching spaces within our new £30m Science Centre.

    Our central London location is a great benefit with its wealth of career opportunities and high-level sports facilities in the capital, including the new Emirates stadium,Wembley and the forthcoming Olympics facilities.
  • Entry requirements
    Applicants should normally have a 2.2 degree or above in sports sciences or equivalent. Graduates from other disciplines who have substantial relevant work experience will also be considered. Applicants must have a good standard of spoken and written English. Proficiency in the English language is essential. If English is not your first language, you will require an IELTS 6.5 minimum with a minimum score of 6 in all components, TOEFL (old examination) 630, TOEFL (new examination) 267 or equivalent.
  • Academic title
    MSc Psychology of Sport and Exercise
  • Course description
    Course structure
    The course includes a range of applied and theoretical modules that comprehensively cover the practice and delivery of sport and performance psychology. The course also includes an element of 'performance psychology' that extends beyond sport and exercise to include business and the performing arts. You will also undertake a 15,000-word dissertation/research project.

    Core modules:

    -Applied Sport and Performance Psychology
    -Professional Practice Skills in Sport and Performance Psychology
    -Social and Interpersonal Processes in Sport and Performance Psychology
    -Physical Activity and Psychological Wellbeing
    -Research Methods
    -Research Dissertation

    You are assessed with a range of methods, including essays, practical reports, your dissertation/research project and examinations.

    Career opportunities

    There is a growing need for qualified sport and performance psychologists. The course is also an excellent foundation for those who wish to engage in counselling or support work with athletes, or in the wider areas of business, the armed services, or the performing arts, and is also suitable preparation for further study.

    Attendance & duration

    Full-time (day and eve): one year
    Part-time (day and eve): two years

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