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Sport and Exercise Psychology MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sports Psychology Sports / Movement Science

Course type


Course Summary

This course will provide you with the opportunity to extend your contemporary understanding and application of sport and exercise psychology in a dynamic and supportive environment. This course draws on the research and applied practice strengths of the sport and exercise psychology team, to provide you with a course that supports your career aspirations of working as a sport and exercise psychologist, or further developing your sport and exercise psychology knowledge and expertise.

The course will enable you to become an evidence-based practitioner who is an active problem-solver, providing the best psychological solutions to the challenges you encounter. The course has been developed for both individuals who are seeking to become qualified sport and exercise psychologists, and for other graduates (of courses containing psychology/sport and exercise psychology) who are seeking to further extend their knowledge, experience and expertise relating to sport and exercise psychology. As well as delivering a very contemporary curriculum the course offers the opportunity to gain applied experience and see sport and exercise psychology in action through our on-site sport and performance psychology service, as well as in our Physical Activity Referral Centre.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Counselling Skills - Core
Mental Health - Core
Performance Psychology - Core
Exercise Psychology and Physical Activity - Core
Psychology of Injury, Pain, and Recovery - Core
Sports Vision - Core
Contemporary Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology - Core
Independent Study - Core
Applied Practice Placement - Core
Research Methods - Core
Sport and Exercise Psychology Dissertation - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Normally a first or second-class (2:1 or 2:2) Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study.

University information

AECC University College in Bournemouth provides specialist study in health sciences at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, with state-of-the-art facilities, high quality teaching and a regarded level of professionalism. Pleased to offer a number of short courses, CPD seminars, and postgraduate courses to progress your career. Postgraduate courses include: MSc Medical Ultrasound MSc Physiotherapy(Pre-registration) MSc...more