Offering a unique educational experience by overlapping psychology within the broader discipline of sport and exercise science, this MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology is dedicated to one of the fastest developing areas of psychology. It will provide you with an insight into working across a range of contexts in sport and exercise, and you’ll focus on practical and ethical considerations whilst developing essential knowledge and skills for research and applied practice in this specialised field. There will also be opportunities to gain practical experience using equipment for both research and in applied contexts, with an emphasis placed on the importance of testing in the field.
The Sport and Exercise Psychology programme is offered at the University of Essex .
The sports science, fitness, health and leisure sectors are booming and provide a variety of careers for sports and exercise psychology postgraduates. An MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology from the University of Essex will give you the edge in an increasingly competitive job market.
Careers in sport and exercise psychology include counselling, psychologist for athletes and teams, exercise psychologist working with the public, developing exercise programmes and more. Students may also want to stay within the school to pursue BPS Stage 2 training, which will enable you to use the title ‘Sport and Exercise Psychologist’, or to complete a PhD.
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- Further Research Methods in Sport, Exercise and Health
- Professional practice in sport and exercise psychology
- Applied techniques in sport and exercise psychology
- Physical Activity and Wellbeing
- Developmental Issues in Sport and Exercise
- Social psychology in sport and exercise
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesPsychology Sports Sciences View 372 other Masters in Sports Sciences in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- A 2:2 in subjects relevant to Sport and/or Exercise and/or Psychology
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International19740 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19740 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9200 GBP per year during 12 months.
- Home/UK fee: £4,600
- International fee: £9,870
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.