Taught course

Sport and Exercise Psychology

University of Roehampton · Department of Life Sciences

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 or higher Bachelor degree in Sport Science or a related science-based degree. Candidates offering appropriate experiential knowledge and skills may also be considered.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Completion of this programme can lead to eligibility for enrolment on the British Psychological Society (BPS) Stage 2 training programme. This will require the further completion of a psychology conversion course in order to gain the required core psychological knowledge. If you have completed a BPS accredited BSc programme and are eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Status (GBC), you may be eligible for the MSc Psychology of Sport and Exercise (Accredited) programme. Please check the relevant programme details on the University of Roehampton website.

Months of entry


Course content

Learn how to optimise athlete performance and improve well-being and activity levels by studying the psychology behind sport at Roehampton. You will explore key factors that affect sports performance, well-being, and activity levels such as mental toughness, self-confidence, motivation, stress and anxiety, concentration, and the psychology of sport injury.

Information for international students

The level of English required is ACADEMIC IELTS at 6.5 overall with no less than 5.5 in any band. See further details on our website

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24-48 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)20 8392 3232