BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology with Placement Year

Course overview

Study level: Undergraduate

This distinctive course demonstrates applications of psychology to sport, exercise and broader global contexts. The aim is to provide a holistic understanding of psychological perspectives and their real-life application to sport and exercise environments (e.g. physical activity to promote mental health).

The course includes theory, research, and applications of psychological perspectives, methods, and interventions in global contexts of sport and exercise. This is supplemented by the development of professional levels of transferable, practical and cognitive skills. The aim is to enable graduates to attain the skills and knowledge to confidently progress to their chosen career path in an international arena.

  • You will develop critical awareness and understanding of the core BPS (British Psychological Society) curriculum. A thematic approach includes specialised and contemporary content across a range of sport and exercise settings e.g., perspectives in sport and exercise, from the origins to future sport and exercise psychology, multiagency sport and exercise psychology, applied sport and exercise psychology, neuropsychology in sport and exercise. mental health and wellbeing, psychology of popular culture, professional practice.
  • The course provides a broad and varied educational experience to optimise learning and engage you in experiential learning across a range of international contexts.
  • The course also includes methodological and analytical research skills to conduct ethical scientific investigations in psychology.
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£18,300 Per Year

International student tuition fee

4 Years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • September 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time