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MScSport and Exercise Psychology

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If you are looking to pursue a career as a sport and exercise psychologist, our Master’s programme is the one for you.

Applicants may also be interested in applying the principles of sport and exercise psychology to their current work, e.g. coaching, physical education, sports science.

Our programme explores the interdisciplinary nature of applied work. We will provide an advanced understanding of how performance enhancement and wellbeing promotion is applied. You will learn how this knowledge is promoted not just with individuals, but teams, parents, coaches, and sport and exercise organisations.

Programme structure

Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology (30 credits)
Advanced Research Methods in Psychology (15 credits)
Social and Cognitive Processes in Performance (30 credits)
Advanced Statistical Methods (15 credits)
Applied Psychology Project (60 credits)
Psychology of Physical Activity, Exercise and Wellbeing (30 credits)

Career opportunities

Sport and exercise psychologists can work as independent practitioners or within clubs and sporting organisations. Sport and exercise psychologists are trained in specific areas, such as teaching, learning, arousal strategies, communication, motivation, and group processes. These areas of expertise are valuable to sports or performance environments, but also to schools, health institutions, organisations and businesses where these qualities are highly relevant.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 15, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States