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  Sport and Exercise Psychology MSc

University of Portsmouth    School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Biological Sciences (4) Psychology (31)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the Sport and Exercise Psychology MSc programme at the University of Portsmouth. This accredited course is tailored for sport science or psychology graduates, offering a unique blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills essential for aspiring practitioner psychologists. Delve into the psychology of elite performance and applied sport psychology, while exploring key themes in exercise and physical activity psychology. Benefit from dual accreditations by the British Psychological Society and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, setting you apart in the field. Access cutting-edge facilities like the psychology laboratory equipped with specialist tools for research. With a focus on in-person teaching and flexible scheduling, this programme caters to your professional and personal commitments. Join a network of industry connections and enhance your career prospects in sectors like healthcare, elite sport, and education. Elevate your expertise and become a sought-after professional in the dynamic field of sport and exercise psychology. Entry requirements include an upper second-class honours degree or equivalent in relevant subjects, ensuring a diverse cohort of passionate learners.

About the course


If you're a sport science or psychology graduate or an individual seeking a career change within sport and performance systems, our accredited MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology degree course is an essential step on your journey to becoming a practitioner psychologist.

Psychology plays a huge role in behaviour in sport, exercise, and performance environments by helping – or preventing – people from achieving optimal health and performance. 

You’ll benefit from teaching unique to Portsmouth, including the psychology of elite performance and applied sport psychology, develop knowledge and skills that are critical to practitioners, and study key themes in the psychology of exercise and physical activity.

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Entry Requirements

An upper second-class honours degree or equivalent in a Sport and Exercise Science, Psychology, Sports Psychology or related subject. Alternative qualifications will be considered on a case by case basis.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

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