12 months
14500 GBP/year
8200 GBP/year
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Sport and Exercise Psychology at University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is designed to provide you with an advanced understanding of sport and exercise psychology theory. You'll build knowledge of the practical use of psychology in sport and exercise contexts, and develop a critical understanding of the relationship between theory and practice. 

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The Sport and Exercise Psychology at University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) features a balance of online and face-to-face taught content, giving you the flexibility to fit your studies around work or other commitments. 

Careers / Further study 

Build valuable contacts with potential employers though opportunities for applied experiences. Our professional connections include Bristol Bears Rugby, England Surfing, Bristol Rovers FC, Western Storm Cricket and elite athletes training through UWE Bristol's Centre for Sport.

After completing this MSc, you'll need to complete Stage 2 training to become a Practitioner Sport and Exercise Psychologist. For further details of Stage 2 training through the BPS visit the Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology website or BASES.

Our award-winning careers service helps you develop your employment potential through career coaching, a vacancy service for internships, placements, jobs, global opportunities, volunteering and community activity plus support for entrepreneurial activity, and access to employer events.


This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Issues in Sport Psychology  
  • Psychological Skills  
  • Conducting and Evaluating Psychological Research  
  • Professional Practice in Sport Psychology 
  • Exercise Psychology 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There are no specific deadlines, but the sooner you apply, the less likely you are to miss out.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

You should have either:

  • an honours degree awarded by a UK institute of higher education of at least lower second status, in Psychology or a relevant subject


  • qualifications deemed equivalent by the Course Leader

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8200 GBP per year during 12 months.


  • Home Module Fee (15 Credit) 683 GBP
  • Offshore Module Fee (15 Credit) 1208 GBP

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 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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