Taught course

Sport and Exercise Psychology

Institution
Brunel University, London · Life Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement is a second class Honours degree (2:2) in Psychology or Sport and Exercise Sciences. Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS) is no longer required before taking this course; however, students wishing to enrol on Stage 2 practitioner training must have GBC either by virtue of their undergraduate degree, or successfully completing a BPS-accredited conversion course.
  • Students who hold a good Honours degree in an unrelated subject, who have successfully completed a BPS-accredited conversion course (e.g. Graduate Diploma in Psychology) are also eligible to apply.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course focuses on the application of psychology in the sport and exercise domain.

The course is aimed at students who hold or plan to obtain Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and who wish to specialise in sport and exercise psychology, either as researchers or Health and Care Professions Council registered practitioners.

Aims

  • You will be provided with a coherent programme of study, consistent with the BPS accreditation criteria, that prepares you for Stage 2 of training to become a sport and exercise psychologist.
  • You will extend your knowledge and understanding in the field of sport and exercise psychology.
  • You will encounter a range of learning experiences designed to enhance critical analysis and independence of thought.
  • You will be given grounding in research methods and data analysis that prepares you for higher research-related degrees (e.g. PhD).

Information for international students

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 7 (min 6 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 64 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 70% (min 60% in all areas)

Fees and funding

Learn more at the postgraduate funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries
Email
enquiries@brunel.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1895 265599