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Sport and Exercise Psychology (MSc)


Sheffield Hallam University Faculty of Health and Wellbeing

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time; 22 months part-time

About the course

Study a course that can prepare you for a career in sport and exercise psychology. Gain core skills in the academic and intellectual understanding and researching of sport and exercise psychology. Understand the role of psychological interventions for sport performers, coaches and teams.

If you hold the British Psychological Society (BPS) Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) this course will support you along the path to becoming a chartered sport and exercise psychologist.

‘The course helped me to apply scientific knowledge to practical settings, and equipped me with valuable skills needed for research and professional practice. The academic staff are very engaging and supportive, and offer guidance to students considering which career paths to take.’ 

Rachel Dunn, MSc Sport

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Entry Requirements

A 2.1 or higher Honours degree in psychology, sport and exercise psychology, or completion of an appropriate postgraduate conversion course in psychology (that provides GBC from the BPS).

At least a 2.1 Honours degree in Sport Science/Exercise Science/Coaching or a psychology degree not recognised by the BPS.

Applicants will be expected to have studied at least 60 credits of sport or exercise psychology or psychology at first degree level.

If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.


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