The MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology at Ulster University will provide graduates competencies in applying interventions professionally and ethically. The programme will provide students a grounding in the theory, themes, issues and practical skills central to the knowledge base of sport and exercise psychology.
The 3 main themes– 1. theory-practice 2. Individual content 3. stability-change –permeate throughout each of the taught modules. The themes are embedded to serve as a heuristic tool to enable students to apply and underpin critical thinking.
This thematic approach supports and reflects the critical philosophy that underpins the programme and is central to teaching, learning and assessment. Graduates should possess professional skills in consulting, advanced research, relevant personal skills and an understanding of the high performance environment.
- Track I: Teaching/research in sport sciences and consulting;
- Track II: teaching/research in psychology and also consulting;
- Track III: Clinical/Counseling services to various populations including athletes;
- Track IV: Health promotion and working with clients but not necessarily athletes;
- Track V: Further PhD research study.
- To further complete an approved HCPC stage 2 qualification, in order gain eligibility to apply for registration the HCPC and use the protected title of Sport and Exercise Psychologist.
- Group Dynamics and Organisational Psychology in Sport and Exercise
- Advanced Research Methods for Sports and Performance
- Sport, Physical Activity and Mental Health
- Applied Sport Psychology and Contemporary Issues
- Professional Practice and Ethics in Applied Sport Psychology
- Social Perspectives on Health, Sport and Exercise Psychology
- 12 months
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesPsychology Health Sciences Sports Sciences View 1774 other Masters in Health Sciences in United Kingdom
Applicants for the British Psychological Society Accredited (BPS) MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology must:
- have gained a second class honours degree or better in psychology or sports science a related discipline from a university of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, from the Council for National Academic Awards, the National Council for Educational Awards, the Higher Education and Training Awards Council, or from an institution of another country which has been recognised as being of an equivalent standard; or
- an equivalent standard (normally 50%) in a Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma or an approved alternative qualification or
- demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL)
International15360 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15360 GBP per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA6410 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6410 GBP per year during 12 months.
- Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and EU Settlement Status fees: £6410
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