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PGDip - Sport & Exercise Psychology


Leeds Beckett University Carnegie School of Sport

Full time & Part time See Course PgDip 1 year full-time

About the course

Develop intervention strategies by analysing how psychological theories contribute to sports studies and how they apply to health education.

Taught at the Carnegie School of Sport – this course will help you develop professional and ethical competencies in the research and application of psychology within sport and exercise settings.

As part of your course you’ll:

  • Evaluate psychological theories
  • Examine issues such as self-determination, psychological resilience and the effects of exercise on mood
  • Analyse biological, cultural and environmental factors that can influence sport performance and physical activity
  • Develop professional competencies linked to the pursuit of a career as a Chartered Sport and Exercise Psychologist

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should either have a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Sport & Exercise Science, Physical Sciences, Physical Activity, Health Sciences, Psychology, Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy, Sports Coaching, Physical Education or Medicine, a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.


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