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BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology

Solent University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Southampton
English
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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.

English language requirements

Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language. The agreed minimum requirements for this course are:

  • IELTS minimum 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each individual component
  • TOEFL IBT minimum 80 with a minimum of 20 in each individual component
  • Duolingo English Language Test - 100 overall with minimum of 90 in each component
  • or equivalent.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year one

Core modules

  • Introduction to Sport Psychology
  • Introduction to Skill Acquisition and Motor Learning
  • Exploring Psychology
  • Psychology Across the Lifespan
  • Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Introduction to Health and Exercise Psychology

Year two

Core modules

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

Options

  • Sport and Exercise Psychophysiology
  • Counselling: Application and Practice

Year three

Core modules

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

Options

  • Psychology and Society
  • Extended Essay

Scholarships & funding

Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria.

For more information about scholarship options, please visit the university website.

Tuition fees

  • UK, EU and Channel Island full-time fees: £9,250 per year
  • International full-time fees: £13,800 per year

Continuing studies

After successfully completing your studies, there's an opportunity to continue your studies at Solent.

Career opportunities

Studying psychology gives you skills that span both science and the arts, opening up opportunities with a variety of employers.

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Solent University

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Why study at Solent University

Everything we do at Solent is focused on you – your learning, your life, your career. We offer all of the skills, knowledge, and practical experience you’ll need – all the things employers are looking for. So, when you graduate, you’ll already feel like a professional.

  • Solent’s top areas of research and expertise are the creative and cultural industries, maritime and the environment, and sport, health and wellbeing.
  • Gain work experience with our in-house innovative student enterprises in retail, design and web, TV, music and radio production and event management.
  • Our lively student community is home to over 100 different nationalities – giving our campus and our classrooms a diverse, multicultural feel.

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Solent University

Solent University
E Park Terrace
SO14 0YN Southhampton
United Kingdom

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www.solent.ac.uk

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