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Sport and Exercise Psychology (1 year full-time) (MSc)


Northumbria University Psychology

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time

About the course

How do athletes overcome setbacks? What is the best way for a coach to develop a great team dynamic? How do referees and officials deal with criticism? This British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited master's degree will give you all of the theoretical and practical information, that you need to pursue a career path in sport and exercise psychology.

Sport and exercise psychologists seek to understand the ways in which thoughts and emotions can affect performance and exercise participation. They use this knowledge to provide psychological skills support, increase motivation and develop self-belief at all levels. Whether that’s encouraging the public to adopt a more active lifestyle or improving the performance of elite competitors.

Our Sport and Exercise MSc will

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a relevant subject that provides the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS).

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