Also explore how to help athletes achieve optimal mental health to improve performance whilst investigating how motivations, beliefs and emotions influence behaviours. Apply theories to ensure athletes are psychologically prepared for the demands of competition and training, as well as the emotional consequences of sustaining an injury.
The focus is on developing research expertise, with a project conducted over the entire year of study. The aim is to develop and submit work of publishable quality. Current practical, technical and research skills are embedded in the course to reflect the needs of sport-related careers and industry. You'll learn a strong complement of applied and research skills, balanced with how to communicate key information to relevant sport industry partners.
This Sport and Exercise Psychology course from Nottingham Trent University is a great stepping stone to a PhD if your career goals are more aligned to academia.
Careers and employability
Graduates of the MRes have pursued careers in:
- sports marketing and management
- sports injury and rehabilitation
- sport psychology research
Employers have included Manchester United FC, Northumbria University, Institute of Youth Sport, Kings College and English Institute of Sport.
This Sport and Exercise Psychology postgraduate degree can provide a platform for students who are considering a PhD, and want to gain further experience and relevant qualifications before committing to a research degree.
This course does not currently offer placements.
- Sport Science Research Methods
- Sport Science in Action
- Sport Research Project
- Current Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology
- Applied Sport Psychology
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- We would recommend applying as soon as you are able as we may close the course if it is full.
DisciplinesPsychology Public Health Sports Sciences View 855 other Masters in Psychology in United Kingdom
- UK honours degree (minimum 2.1) in a sport science related subject including biology, biochemistry or psychology.
- Applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered.
International15850 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15850 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8800 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Nottingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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