Taught course

Sport and Exercise Psychology

Institution
Staffordshire University · Health and Social Care
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

To get onto the course, you’ll need an undergraduate Honours degree (grade 2:2 or higher) in a Psychology or Sport and Exercise related discipline, from a UK university or international equivalent. We will consider applications from those without an undergraduate Honours degree in Psychology or Sport and Exercise in exceptional circumstances.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This MSc provides you with a critical understanding of current issues relating to the theory and practice of sport and exercise psychology. The course has been developed to support individuals whose work, family commitments or location make physically attending university challenging.

As the course is delivered exclusively online, you’ll gain access to a highly flexible and effective way to develop your knowledge, expertise and professional skills without disrupting your working life.

You’ll collaborate with staff and your peers in a dynamic learning environment, engage with content directly via video lectures, synchronous and asynchronous text and audio discussions supported by 24/7 access to a wide range of online resources.

The curriculum is focused on the key sub-disciplines of sport and exercise psychology covering areas such as performance under pressure, mental health, group dynamics and leadership, applied research methods, and the practice of sport psychology.

All modules are designed and delivered by staff with an international research reputation alongside excellent applied links with sports organisations, businesses and professional bodies.

The course is underpinned by research excellence – in the 2014 REF, our research was rated as being of international quality overall with 64% of the research considered either world-leading or internationally excellent.

The course achieved 100% Student Course Satisfaction and 100% Student Course Recommendation in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) Results 2017.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

online
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries Team
Email
enquiries@staffs.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1782 294 400