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MSC Sport and Exercise Psychology

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Collegiate Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

  • Learn how core principles and research in psychology inform applied practice in sport, physical activity and occupational settings.
  • Develop your practical knowledge and consultancy skills.
  • Understand how important case formulations are to support clients as individuals.

After completing this course you can become a chartered sport and exercise psychologist. If you already have a psychology undergraduate degree accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), you can undertake BPS Stage 2 training. If you’ve previously completed an undergraduate degree in sport and exercise science, you can complete the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) Sport and Exercise Psychology Accreditation Route (SEPAR)

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

You’ll develop your research and consultancy skills throughout the course – as well as your core psychological knowledge, especially in the sport and exercise psychology subject area. You’ll be taught key research methods by our qualitative and quantitative research experts. With their specialist knowledge and experience they’ll help you build confidence in conducting key forms of research.

You learn through

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • workshops
  • a major research project
  • technology-enhanced learning

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • sport
  • physical activity
  • exercise
  • psychology
  • wellness
  • research

Our graduates are ideally positioned to progress to Stage 2 of the QSEP and work towards becoming a registered sport and exercise psychologist.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,895per year

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

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 57 3

    74th out of 118 6

    45th out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    111 70%

    33rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    23rd

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    32nd

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    108 52%

    87th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    61st

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    58th

    22
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    123 56%

    43rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    40th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    43rd

    9

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