Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology (MSc)
1 year Full- Time
Application Deadline: October 2019. THE PROGRAMME COMMENCES IN JANUARY 2020.
This MSc. programme designed specifically for psychology graduates is dedicated to providing a thorough grounding in the knowledge and application of psychological principles to sport, exercise and performance settings in order to enhance wellbeing and performance. It seeks to equip candidates with a sound understanding of theory and research and develop core competencies and professional skills across a range of key domains including the following: motor cognition and skill acquisition; performance psychology; exercise and mental health; applied positive psychology; organisational behaviour and wellbeing; professional issues and ethics; and research design and methods. The core aims of the programme are to create an outstanding and distinctive learning experience through innovations in teaching (e.g. problem-based learning) instilling a scientist practitioner approach across both sport and exercise contexts and highlighting the role of ethical considerations in practice.
The MSc. aims to:
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