|Study location||United Kingdom, Greenwich campus|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
At least an upper second class (2:1) honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in sports sciences, psychology or related discipline. This includes graduates who have completed a joint course with sports sciences or psychology as one of their subjects as well as single honours sports sciences or psychology graduates.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Interview is a part of admission process
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.
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)
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.