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Masters degrees in Sport Psychology equip postgraduates with the skills to measure psychological performance in a variety of sporting contexts, and the techniques essential for improving certain psychological factors.
Related subjects include Health & Exercise Sciences and Psychology of Sport & Exercise. Entry requirements usually include an appropriate undergraduate degree such as Sport Science or Psychology.
These courses give you the chance to explore both individual psychological responses and the group dynamics of sports teams. In particular, you’ll examine methodologies for effective coaching, including approaches such as preperformance routines, goal setting and arousal regulation.
For example, you might study tactics for calming unwarranted feelings of anxiety or stress, or energising techniques to encourage feelings such as positivity and determination.
You could also think about how mental illness and disability affect performance in sporting contexts. For example, you might explore the correlation between exercise and improved mental health, or how disorders such as anxiety can diminish effective performance.
Sport psychologists work in a range of settings to help people improve their sporting abilities. This could include personal coaching for individuals and teams, consultation for training professionals or clinical rehabilitation.
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Our Sport and Exercise Psychology MSc programme is designed and delivered primarily with a view to best prepare students for specific career pathways or academic roles in sport and exercise psychology and sport and exercise science, with a focus on psychology. Read more
Accredited by the British Psychology Society (BPS). Taught by Chartered Psychologists, with applied elements being delivered by HCPC registered Sport Psychologists. Read more
Our MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology seeks to provide you with an opportunity to develop advanced knowledge of the discipline and to increase your skills in applying such knowledge in the context of sport performance and exercise for health and wellbeing. Read more
What is the role of sport in a world facing pressing social challenges? How do we understand the opportunities and challenges of sport and sport sciences as a means for social change? How can we look critically at the development of sport in relation to social processes such as globalisation, migration and urbanisation? . Read more
Complete Stage 1 of BPS chartership and HCPC registered practitioner status. Develop your skills of analysis and practice. Participate in an active and supportive research department. Read more
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. Read more
The British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited MSc in Sport Psychology provides students with the opportunity to extend their theoretical and applied knowledge and understanding of sport psychology within a supportive student centred environment. Read more
Sport and exercise are more sophisticated than ever before. From its impact on our bodies to its impact on our communities, our understanding of the subject is growing every day. Read more
The MSc in Applied Sport Psychology is aimed at those wishing to develop a career in the area of sport psychology or wish to enhance their understanding and develop their skills in the area. Read more
How do athletes overcome setbacks? What is the best way for coaches to develop a great team dynamic? How do referees and officials deal with criticism? What factors influence people to take part in exercise?. Read more
The programme is designed to meet BPS Stage 2 requirements in Sport and Exercise Psychology and eligibility for HCPC registration. Read more
Sport and Exercise Psychology is a relatively new field of applied psychology that's growing rapidly thanks to an increasing global focus on elite performance and physical activity in general particularly in light of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Read more
Accredited by The British Psychological Society (BPS), this course focuses on the study of psychology within a range of sport and exercise settings, providing an essential stepping-stone to becoming a Chartered Sport & Exercise Psychologist. Read more
We offer both full-time and part-time courses as well as a wide range of Online Distance Learning courses
The Faculty of Education and Health at the University of Greenwich, hosts a wide selection of Postgraduate programmes in Education, Health and Psychology.
Our course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). It meets the requirements for Stage 1 for the BPS Qualification in Sport and Exercise Psychology and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) supervised experience pathway (Psychological Support). Read more