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Sport and Exercise Psychology BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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Full-time | Main Site | 3 Years | 14-SEP-20
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  • Part-time | Main Site | 6 Years | 14-SEP-20
  • Sandwich | Main Site | 4 Years | 14-SEP-20

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    C601

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    53rd

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    18th

    3 (Sports Science)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    135

  • Graduate Prospects

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    83

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.29

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

Course Summary

**Overview**Want to take your first steps on the path to becoming a British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Sport and Exercise Psychologist or Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered Psychologist?On this BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology degree course, you’ll use the latest equipment and techniques in our comprehensively equipped laboratories, and be taught by our team of BPS and HCPC Registered psychologists.You can apply the psychological principles and theories you learn to optimise the performance of athletes in the world of elite sport. Or use your skills to help the public reach their health and fitness goals.Our sports science courses are ranked the number 1 in England in the Guardian University Guide 2018.**Accredited by:**This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).**What you'll experience**On this course you'll:- Be taught by BPS and HCPC Registered psychologists who have extensive professional experience and access to the latest sport psychology research- Get your hands on specialist equipment like PLATO Liquid Crystal Spectacles and our ASL Mobile Eye System, which you can use to measure performance and get the most out of athletes- Use psychology and sports science facilities including a psychology laboratory (with interview room and media suite), biomechanics lab, physiology lab, kinanthropometry lab, immersion pool and 3 climatic chambers for manipulating temperature, humidity and altitude**Careers and opportunities**After the course, you'll be eligible to apply for chartered membership of the BPS on a graduate basis (GBC). This is the first step to becoming a chartered sport and exercise psychologist or HCPC registered practitioner psychologist.**What jobs can you do with a Sport and Exercise Psychology degree?**Other roles you can do after the course include:- sport and exercise scientist- management roles in national governing bodies- teacher/lecturer- researcher/scientist- health promotion workerWhen you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry. You can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Entry Requirements

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  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5

Details

128 Tariff points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, with a Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, PE, Physics, Psychology or Sports Science and the Active Leisure Industry or Sports Studies) at grade C.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

53rd

About this University

The University of Portsmouth gives students the support they need to go beyond what they think is possible – inspired by researchers working on world-changing projects. With work placements, simulation suites, and careers expertise too, it's no surprise that this university is rated Gold in the UK Government's Teaching Excellence Framework.

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Portsmouth

PO1 2UP

UNITED KINGDOM