Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Professional Doctorate in Sport and Exercise Psychology

This Professional Doctorate in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University is designed to meet the requirements for BPS Stage 2 training in Sport and Exercise Psychology and eligibility for registration with the HCPC*. The course provides quality teaching and supervision from experienced sport psychologists and is underpinned by high-grade research activity. • British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited and Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) approved - designed to meet the requirements for BPS Stage 2 training in Sport and Exercise Psychology and eligibility for registration as a Sport and Exercise Psychologist with the HCPC •This professional doctorate is available to study full time (2 years) and part time (4 years) •Study in the award-winning Tom Reilly Building •One of the first courses of its kind in the UK •Look forward to career opportunities in Sport and Exercise Psychology professional practice and promotion, as well as education, teaching and research

Course modules

Please see guidance below on core and option modules for further information on what you will study. • Planning Training in Sport and Exercise Psychology Introduces the core elements of the Professional Doctorate training programme and requires you to plan your training. • Sport and Exercise Psychology Professional Practice The relevant 'Stage 2' practitioner competences are developed and demonstrated in this module. • Reflection in Sport and Exercise Psychology Requires you to reflect and meta-reflect on your training across the Stage 2 competencies. Further guidance on modules The information listed in the section entitled 'What you will study' is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal Academic Framework review, so may be subject to change. Students will be required to undertake modules that the University designates as core and will have a choice of designated option modules. Additionally, option modules may be offered subject to meeting minimum student numbers. Please email courses@ljmu.ac.uk if you require further guidance or clarification.

Assessment methods

Various assessment methods are used, including a log and diary of professional practice, case studies and reflections on each competence and a viva voce examination at the end. In terms of research, you will be expected to produce a number of publishable papers and submit them to peer-reviewed journals. After completing this course you should be able to demonstrate self-direction and originality in tackling and solving problems, and act autonomously in planning and implementing tasks at a professional level.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Professional Doctorate Full-time January 2018 GBP 6,825 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
Professional Doctorate Full-time January 2018 GBP 13,360 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Professional Doctorate Part-time January 2018 GBP 3,425 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 4 Years

Campus details

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

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