M.Sc. On Campus

Sport and Exercise Psychology

12 months
14800 GBP/year
9600 GBP/year
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This Sport and Exercise Psychology degree at Middlesex University will prepare you for working with sporting teams or individual athletes as you develop the skills and knowledge required to support their wellbeing and performance. You will learn to base your practice on your own and others' research as well as through learning applied skills and underpinning theory.


Sport and Exercise Psychology is a profession which is growing across both sport and exercise settings. When addressing issues such as enhancing the performance of a premier league football team or tackling the obesity crisis in the UK, organisations are increasingly turning to sport and exercise psychology professionals to improve performance and well-being.

The majority of our academics at Middlesex University are active sports professionals involved in sport and exercise consultancy, active in current research, and working with professional athletes and clubs. We maintain strong links with the industry to ensure current professional practice informs your studies and our excellent placement and practical learning opportunities will support your application of knowledge and development of skills.

Course highlights

  • Based in London, we are surrounded by the greatest density of top sports clubs and organisations in the UK and have strong links with many sporting organisations
  • You will be actively encouraged to publish your dissertation through peer-reviewed journals and conferences
  • This course will facilitate your accreditation from relevant professional bodies such as BASES and provide supervised work experience with high-level athletes
  • Small class sizes allow you to receive the personal attention required to thrive in your studies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding People and Interaction in Sport and Exercise
  • Wellbeing in Sport and Exercise
  • Understanding and Enhancing Performance
  • Research Methods in Applied Psychology
  • Professional Placement
  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend applying as early as possible for your chosen postgraduate course to ensure you are granted a place. 


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a minimum of a 2:2 honours in an undergraduate sport science or psychology degree
  • Applicants with a degree outside the above identified entry criteria may be considered for programme entry on discretionary basis.
  • Ideally applicants will have experience in working in sport or competing in sport being interest in a particular sport.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9600 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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