Taught course

Sport and Exercise Psychology

Sheffield Hallam University · Sport and Active Lifestyles

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Entry requirements

You need a 2.1 honours degree (or international equivalent) or higher in Psychology or in sport and exercise psychology (including sport science/coaching based degrees). In any first degree applicants should have at least 60 credits of study from psychology or sport psychology/physical activity/sport science related content.

If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or a recognised equivalent. If your level of English language is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider an appropriate Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve the required level of English.

International and European Union students - you must have been granted BPS GBC.

You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more

Months of entry


Course content

Study a course that can prepare you for a career in sport and exercise psychology. You gain a Stage 1 Qualification in Sport and Exercise Psychology (QSEP), awarded by the British Psychological Society, and prepare for Stage 2 of the qualification, required for chartered status.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at https://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

There is support available to help you afford tuition fees and living costs whilst your study at Hallam. Find out at https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/fees-and-funding.

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit https://www.shu.ac.uk/international/fees-scholarships-and-discounts to find out more.

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

Course Advice and Information Team,
0114 225 5555