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BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology

Solent University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
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38,625 GBP

Program description

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology

Over the last few decades, interest in sport and exercise psychology has grown. More time and money is being spent on understanding what motivates people to exercise, play sport and live active lifestyles. Governing bodies and professional teams are hiring more sport psychologists than ever before, as increasing amounts of accountability is given to the mental aspects of physical performance.

Admission requirements

Our sport and exercise psychology program is well-suited to students from a wide range of academic backgrounds.

You should have an inherent interest in human behavior and a desire to apply this interest in sport, exercise and coaching contexts.

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Program content

Year one

Core units

  • Introduction to Sport Psychology
  • Introduction to Skill Acquisition and Motor Performance
  • Exploring Psychology
  • Psychology Across the Lifespan
  • Methods and Analysis in Psychology
  • Introduction to Health and Exercise Psychology

Year two

Core units

  • Applied Techniques in Sport Psychology
  • Health and Exercise Psychology
  • Brain and Behavior
  • The Social Individual 
  • Psychological Research


  • Sport and Exercise Psychophysiology
  • Counselling: Application and Practice

Please note: Not all optional units are guaranteed to run each year.

Year three

Core units

  • Professional Practice in Sports Psychology
  • Applied Health and Exercise Psychology
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology in the Real World
  • Applied Psychology Research Project


  • CBT and Mindfulness-Based Approaches
  • Psychology Placement
  • Extended Essay
  • Professional Practice in Counselling Psychology

Tuition fees

UK and EU full-time fees: £9,250 per year

International full-time fees: £12,875 per year

Scholarships & funding

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About this institute

Solent University

Solent University

Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions. We’re focused on the practical side of higher education...

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Solent University

Solent University
E Park Terrace
SO14 0YN Southhampton
United Kingdom

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