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Applied Sport Psychology MSc, PGDip, PGCert

St Mary's University, Twickenham

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    St Mary's University, Twickenham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our MSc in Applied Sport Psychology is aimed at those wishing to develop a career in the area of sport psychology or wanting to enhance their understanding and skills in the area.

  • BPS accredited programme.
  • Development of knowledge and applied skills critical to practitioners.
  • Research and practitioner expertise of staff.

Why study Applied Sport Psychology?

The Applied Sport Psychology master's degree at St Mary's University has been accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). It is designed to enable students to attain professional recognition beyond the programme and to help those wishing to develop a career in sport psychology or aiming to enhance their understanding of the field.

The programme has a discipline-focussed curriculum, looking closely at developing knowledge and applied skills that are critical to practitioners.

Motor skills are an integral element of the programme, allowing students to enhance their ability to work closely with both performers and coaches.

Teaching methods

A range of teaching methods are used on the programme including lectures, seminars, role plays and student-led discussions.

Students are expected to engage in discussion and enter into significant preparation and self-motivated research to be able to contribute and share knowledge in sessions.

Assessment methods

Assessments are varied including essays, case studies, group projects, role plays, oral presentations, reflections and guides for performers and coaches.

Qualifications available

In order to qualify for the Certificate, students will be required to achieve 60 credits and for the Diploma 120 credits. For the degree of Master of Science, students will be required to achieve 180 credits, 60 of which will be the Research project.

Career opportunities

The specific focus of the programme on applied sport psychology enables students to focus their understanding and skills to enhance their opportunities for employment within the sport and performance sectors. The options on completion of the MSc are wide ranging but include moving onto BPS stage-2 training or BASES supervised experience through internships or development programmes, progressing into teaching or research positions within higher education, as well as building skills towards business ventures in the applied psychology field.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

St Mary's University, Twickenham

  • University League Table

    107th

  • Campus address

    St Mary's University, Twickenham, St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, Hounslow, TW1 4SX, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    114th out of 118 1

    50th out of 84 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    104 48%

    100th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    49 49%

    109th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    10th

    32
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    115 58%

    63rd

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    46th

    6

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