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BSc (Hons)
Sports Psychology

The combination of sport and psychology creates a wide range of employment opportunities. It will provide you with the skills and knowledge to enter the areas of sports psychology and coaching for teams or individuals.

Qualification: BSc (Hons)

UCAS code: L337

Study mode: Full-time

Location: UCFB Wembley

Duration: Three years

Start date: September


Is this course for me?

This qualification provides a foundation for further professional and academic development in order to develop the necessary knowledge to become a sport psychologist.

What will this course cover?

This course will enables you to explore the relationship between the practical and theoretical elements of psychology and then apply these in a sporting context.

The programme provides a balance between psychology and sport psychology topics.

Year One

  • Introduction to Developmental and Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Biological Psychology and Cognitive Psychology
  • Introduction to Personality and Applying Psychology
  • Psychological Research Methods
  • Bioenergetics of Human Movement
  • Foundations of Exercise Physiology
  • Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Year Two

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Biopsychology
  • Quantitative Research Methods in Psychology
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology
  • Cognitive Processes in Psychology
  • Cognition and Emotion in Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Applied Sport and Performance Psychology

Year Three

  • Empirical Dissertation
  • Historical and Conceptual Issues in Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Issues in Personality and Individual Differences
  • Working with a Client
  • Professional Development & Employability

What are the entry requirements?

A typical offer will include GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above and a UCAS Tariff score of 280-320. A minimum of two full A-levels (or equivalent) is required. Every application is considered on an individual basis.

For further details of our international English entry requirements, please visit our international pages.

How much does it cost?

Full-time Home and EU: £9,000 per year
Full-time International: £13,000 per year

For information on fees and finance please view our fees and funding section.

For information on fees and finance, please view our fees and funding section.

Fees quoted are for the next intake and are subject to change. Fee costs for subsequent years are subject to rise with inflation or course delivery costs.

How do I apply?

Applications for full-time undergraduate courses must be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). Information on making an application through UCAS is available on our Applicants' pages.

If you are an international student, visit our international students section.