University of Portsmouth
Sport and Exercise Psychology (BPS accredited)
The psychology of human performance in sport and exercise environments is fundamental to helping individuals to realise their physical, technical and health performance potential. This course aims to train you to understand how the mind can impact human behaviour and performance within competitive sport and everyday physical activity settings.
You can choose to study for this course in either full-time or part-time mode. You will study several key topics and have the valuable opportunity to complete a professional practice placement, where you will be required to perform the role of a trainee sport and/or exercise scientist within a related setting. Here are the units you will study: Psychology of Elite Performance: This unit will provide an advanced theoretical, research and practical insight into the psychology of expertise and the role of psychology in optimising performance across a range of elite domains. Applied Sport Psychology: For this unit you will study contemporary approaches to applied practice and develop a range of professional skills associated with the theory to practice transfer in sport and exercise. Psychology of Exercise and Physical Activity: This unit covers the emerging field of psychology in physical activity and exercise settings. You will study topics relevant to understanding how psychological theory can influence the promotion and prescription of exercise and physical activity to optimise health and wellbeing. Applied Research Methods: This unit will provide you with an opportunity to independently investigate a particular topic related to sport/exercise psychology. Research Project: This unit will provide you with an opportunity to independently investigate a particular topic related to sport/exercise psychology.
Our teaching approaches include lectures, seminars, laboratory workshops, and tutorials. The varying teaching formats are reflected in the assignments. Here's how we assess you: essays, scientific reports, reflective accounts, product development, presentations, projects.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 13,200 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||1 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (International)||2 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||PO1 2UP||South East|
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