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MSc Psychology of Sport (Accredited)

University of Stirling

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Stirling

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    9 months

Course summary

Overview

We offer the only sports psychology Masters in Scotland that’s accredited by the British Psychological Society. Our interdisciplinary course is designed to meet the current needs of this growing industry and prepare you for a range of rewarding jobs.

You’ll develop a critical understanding of contemporary sports psychology theory and research that you can draw on to facilitate better performances by individuals and teams. You’ll graduate with a broad knowledge of the field, as well as clear insights into the areas that interest you most. You’ll also benefit from the presence of elite-level athletes and sports agencies based right here on the University campus.

Our expert teaching staff includes Chartered Psychologists, registered Sport and Exercise Psychologists and practitioners and supervisors accredited by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. All of their knowledge and research has been incorporated into this Masters course, so you can be confident you’ll leave Stirling with the best possible preparation for a career in sports psychology. Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Course objectives

The objective of this course is to ensure you can:

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of key theories in sports psychology, including a broad knowledge of psychological skills, strategies and techniques to facilitate performance enhancement within individuals and teams
  • apply a variety of assessment methods in order to develop comprehensive profiles for performance enhancement work
  • identify areas of practice that could benefit from research and design
  • conduct and evaluate an appropriate investigation
  • develop and utilise quantitative and qualitative research skills

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,845overall cost

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

University information

University of Stirling

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Stirling, Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 118 3

    16th out of 85 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    161 78%

    16th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    77th

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    68th

    27
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    167 76%

    5th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    54th

    24
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    65th

    2

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