School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences

Bangor University

Sport and Exercise Psychology

The course focuses on developing a student's scientific understanding of the human mind, behaviour and experience, and of the complex interactions between these and the domain of sport and exercise; it has been designed to be flexible and relevant to the student's individual needs and interests, with a strong emphasis on the application of theory to professional practice.

Entry requirements

MSc: Only applicants with graduate basis for chartered membership (GBC) are eligible; applicants must have completed a BPS accredited undergraduate degree; students who achieve an IELTS score of 6.5 or above and 6.0 for writing are eligible for direct entry to the course; applicants who achieve 6.0 may be required to attend an English language course at Bangor university, in the summer preceding their course.

Course modules

Modules include: research skills; independent study (a one to one supervised programme of work leading to the development of the proposal for the research project); supervised experience; sport psychology and exercise psychology, and choose 1 optional module from rehabilitation of the injured athlete or effective coaching.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Sponsorship information

All applicants to our Master's programmes are eligible to apply for bursaries and assistantships from the school, plus funding may also be available from the university.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus LL57 2DG Wales

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