MSc Sport Psychology

Course type

Course duration
1 year

BASES endorsed

West Midlands

Course description

Psychological support in sport has emerged as an essential element of sport performance and wellbeing,

with sportspeople at all levels benefitting from advice provided by trained professionals in this field.

Designed around the BASES SE and SEPAR Competencies, this exciting new Masters course is ideal

for any sport and exercise science or psychology graduate wishing to pursue a career in the field of sport

psychology. This course provides you with the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of a range

of contemporary issues, enabling the design and implementation of evidence-based delivery of support

appropriate for a range of clients. The course is designed to develop practical skills including verbal and

non-verbal communication, listening skills, reflection and problem solving. Students will be given the

opportunity to develop creative methods of delivery that can be adapted to specialist and non-specialist

audiences both in the UK and globally. Our aim is to effectively prepare students for professional

employment, so we focus on providing enhanced practical and professional skills through a combination

of lectures, group work and case studies

Course topic areas:
Sport psychology


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BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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