Taught course

Sport and Exercise Psychology

Newcastle University · School of Psychology

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent in:

  • sport and exercise science with substantial psychology content
  • psychology

Months of entry


Course content

Our Sport and Exercise Psychology MSc will provide you with in-depth knowledge of the issues and developments of sport and exercise psychology. You will learn ways to facilitate better performance and wellbeing in individuals and teams based on the latest research and contemporary sports psychology theory.

About this course

Our Sport and Exercise Psychology MSc will prepare you for:

  • careers in sport and exercise psychology
  • higher research-related degrees (for example a PhD)

You will have the opportunity to develop your understanding of the theory, evidence and practice of psychology in a sport and exercise context. You’ll gain the knowledge and skills to become a reflective practitioner. This will prepare you for further professional training and a route towards eligibility to practise as a sport and exercise psychologist.

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Information for international students

English Language Requirements

Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 7.0 in all sub-skills).

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Dr Melissa Fothergill