University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Sport and Exercise Psychology

This course aims to train students to understand how the mind can impact upon human behaviour and performance within competitive sport and everyday physical activity settings.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in sport and exercise science, psychology, sports psychology or related subject. Alternative qualifications will be considered on a case by case basis. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Modules include: Psychology of elite performance; applied sport psychology; psychology of exercise and physical activity; applied research methods; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include essays, scientific reports, reflective accounts, product development, presentations and projects.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,550 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

Key information

Admissions Team, Faculty of Science
Telephone number: 
023 9284 5550