Understand how behaviour, developmental processes, and the mind affect sports performance with our Sport Psychology degree
Improve athletic performance and well-being by getting to know the human experience with our Sport Psychology degree. Under a scientific lens, you will explore key factors affecting sports performance, such as:
- sport injuries.
World-class sports facilities
With our Sport Psychology course, you will get access to our world-class sports facilities, including our gymnasium, training pitches, and the Sir Mo Farah Athletics Track.
A close-knit community
We are smaller than many other universities. This allows the psychology department to foster a close-knit community of students and staff. Our student, Ashika, explains that our “lecturers are really friendly. You can ask them anything”.
Work placements: build professional experience
You may also undertake a paid work placement in the local or wider London area during your Sport Psychology degree.
Previous students have worked within:
- mental health charities
- sports coaching.
Please note: this course is subject to revalidation.
Dr Emily Martin
Course Lead - Sport Psychology
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The modules listed below are the modules that were available to students in the 2023/24 academic year and are illustrative of what may be offered for 2024/25.
Please note: it is possible that a module listed on the website will not be able to run due to reasons beyond our control. For more information please refer to our course information disclaimer.
We will make you an offer if you are within the tariff band range and you meet subject-specific requirements (where applicable).
For undergraduate programmes we will take into account subjects studied at Level 3, your GCSEs (or equivalent) profile, relevant non-academic achievements outlined in your personal statement, references, and your motivation for study.
120 - 104
A GCSE grade 4/C in Mathematics (or equivalent) is required.
We offer GCSE equivalency tests for those who need to improve their GCSE grades.
International students should check our country-specific pages for equivalents. If English is not your first language you will need to achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any section (or equivalent).
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Fees & funding
*Please note: these fees are annual and may increase in line with inflation each year subject to the Government's review of Higher Education Funding.
Information about tuition fees, student loans, and funding your studies can be found within our fees and funding section.
Your tuition fees will cover the cost of all mandatory elements of your programme.
Additional costs could be incurred depending on optional modules chosen and other projects undertaken.
For further information about additional costs please see our additional costs webpage.
Find out more about our range of scholarships and bursaries available to undergraduate students .
How the degree is taught
Contact time - 43%
Independent study - 57%
*Contact time includes 25% of guided learning
You'll be taught on our beautiful and historic campus located in Twickenham, London.
Our aim is to help you develop as an independent thinker, able to work individually and in a team, and capable of managing your workload. Innovative teaching methods are delivered within settings such as lectures and seminars. You will also engage in workshops and practical tasks that develop your research skills.
Lecture sizes can range from 30 to 80 students, dependent on the modules chosen. Seminars usually have a maximum of 25 students.
Modules are assessed through a variety of teaching methods including examinations, presentations, practical workshops, reports and case studies
We adhere to the university’s policy of providing feedback on assessments within 15 working days.
With our Sport Psychology BSc, you will develop essential transferrable skills, such as adaptability, communication, and collaboration.
Some examples of job roles and areas of work for graduates of Sport Psychology BSc (Hons) include:
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