Taught course

Sport and Exercise Psychology (Distance Learning)

Staffordshire University · Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

A degree in sport science, or related subject (minimum 2:1 first degree). In addition, applicants with alternative backgrounds and a degree level qualification will also be considered if they are able to demonstrate the potential to work at Masters level and have experiences relevant to a course covering the discipline of Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology.

Months of entry


Course content

Staffordshire University’s MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology offers students a critical understanding of current issues in psychological theory applied to sport and exercise settings.

  • Our awards are all 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.
  • All modules are designed and delivered by world-leading, research active, Sport Psychology team who have an outstanding international research reputation and over 10 years’ experience of online teaching methods.
  • You will benefit from our, excellent applied links with sports organisations, businesses and professional bodies such as, GB rowing, Stoke City FC, Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, Leicestershire County Cricket Club, The Football Association, SONY mobile, the British Psychological Society (BPS).
  • We have a proven track record for delivering on CPD and post course employability.

Information for international students

Please see the international page for more details.

Fees and funding

Please see the postgraduate funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
12 months

Further details of qualification

This course is full time but it is delivered entirely by distance learning.

Course contact details

Enquiries Team
+44 (0) 1782 294 400