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Sport and Exercise Psychology MSc

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Loughborough University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    03-OCT-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology is designed and delivered to prepare you for specific career pathways or academic roles in sport and exercise psychology and sport and exercise science, with a focus on psychology.

The programme moves beyond the fundamentals of psychological science by focusing on significant areas in the applied contexts of sport and exercise while providing a critical understanding of sport and exercise psychology. This programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) through “Accreditation Through Partnership”. It is designed and delivered with a view to preparing students for practitioner career pathways or doctoral research and academic roles in sport and exercise psychology and sport and exercise science, with a focus on psychology.

Our staff also work as practitioners with national governing sport bodies, individual athletes and professional teams.

The programme targets significant areas of sport and exercise psychology packaged in the following modules: Introductory Qualitative and Quantitative Research; Motivation and Individual Differences in Sport and Exercise; Performance Psychology and Management; Psychology of Exercise for Clinical Populations; Mental Health in Sport and Exercise; Professional Practice in Sport Psychology; The Psychology of the Coach-Athlete Relationship; as well as a research project. The academic year is split into two semesters. The research project runs over semester one and two.

Application deadline

06 September 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 26,500per year

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

University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    7th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

The university's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK and near to airports, making it easy to explore more of Europe.
Loughborough's research community is made up of over 1,200 research students spanning 90 nationalities and more than 800 members of staff supporting them.
Home to over 19,000 students and staff from more than 145 different countries. Over 1,000 students are based on the London campus, over 80% are international.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 117 4

    5th out of 86 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    154 72%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    22nd

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    21st

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    157 75%

    10th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    7th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    19th

    14

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