What will I learn?
This MSc programme is relevant for students who hold British Psychological Society (BPS) Graduate Basis for Certified Membership (GBC) and are looking to complete a BPS accredited Masters degree in Sport Psychology. The programme philosophy seeks to critically engage you with a broad spectrum of Sport Psychology perspectives, drawing on a range of research and applied methodologies. Founded on an academically rigorous knowledge base, studies focus on the impact that research and psychological theory has on applied practice.
The programme is designed to train sports psychologists in how to successfully improve performance, the mind/body connection and the wellbeing of elite sportspersons. Assessment is varied and relevant to contemporary research and course design. The range of methods used will probably include essays, oral presentations, consultancy reports, vivas, research proposals, ethics applications and research papers.
Many career opportunities are open to you on graduation, such as working as a sport psychologist, exercise psychologist, lecturer or coaching psychologist. A large number of graduates continue in education, research or applied work, including BPS Stage 2 i training. Some go into teaching and lecturing in schools, colleges and universities and others continue their studies with a Doctoral research programme. Some graduates have engaged in sports science support and/or athlete support programmes with National Governing Bodies and professional sports clubs or acted as consultants in professional sport settings.
Which department am I in? School of Sports and Exercise Science
Students should have a good undergraduate degree from a recognised institution.
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Offered by this university
Edge Hill University offers below pathways courses for this subject Graduate Diploma Pre-Masters Programme
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