Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Sport Psychology

Complete a BPS-accredited Masters in Sport Psychology at LJMU under the guidance of world-leading academic staff who carry out internationally recognised research. - Study on this British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited programme for applicants with Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) - Gain a Stage 1 qualification for entry to Stage 2 training, including LJMU's Professional Doctorate in Sport and Exercise Psychology - Benefit from high levels of academic and pastoral support and access to world-class facilities in the award-winning Tom Reilly Building - Look forward to excellent vocational opportunities, including a professional practice placement in a sport or exercise setting The School of Sport and Exercise Science has been delivering this programme for over 20 years, yet we keep our course design current so that you can apply the most relevant theory within your practice. We have a strong ethos of theory and applied knowledge, and it is this learning practice that we instill in our postgraduates - a style of knowledge transfer that no other BPS accredited course offers.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need: a minimum 2:1 honours degree in Sport Psychology, Psychology or a related combined award Graduate Basis for Certified Membership (GBC) - only for the BPS accredited award Additional Information Applications from students with alternative qualifications: you are not eligible for the BPS accredited Stage 1 award, so cannot complete BPS Stage 2 training to become a HCPC Registered Sport Psychologist or have access to Chartered Membership of the Society Applicants for the non-BPS accredited MSc Sport Psychology award would normally be expected to have the same level of honours degree in a related discipline e.g. Sport Science, where significant evidence of sport psychology study can be demonstrated IELTS score 6.5 RPL is accepted on this programme International students applying to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU, you should check if you require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. Please contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for further details International students entering on a Tier 4 visa cannot study part-time If you have any specific queries, please contact scspgt@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules and a research project as detailed below. Research Methods and Training in Sport Psychology (20 credits) Performance and Development Issues in Sport Psychology (40 credits) Frameworks, Approaches and Skills in Sport Psychology (40 credits) Professional Practice in Sport Psychology (20 credits) Research Project (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. The programme is designed to train sports psychologists in how to successfully improve performance, the mind/body connection and the wellbeing of elite sportspersons. Assessment methods for this course include: essays, oral presentations, consultancy reports, a research proposal and ethics application, research papers and a viva.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 42 per Credit (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 42 per Credit (England) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 42 per Credit (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 42 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 42 per Credit (Wales) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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