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Course summary

Our BSc (Hons) Sport Psychology degree will enable you to develop an in-depth understanding of the diverse, complex, and wide-ranging territory of the disciplines of psychology and sport and exercise psychology. The course will explore academic knowledge and practice associated with sport and exercise psychology, analyse psychological issues across a range of sport and exercise psychology settings (for example, from local communities to high performance settings), examine research evidence associated with sport and exercise psychology, and investigate a myriad of contemporary issues facing practitioners. The course will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to be a successful contributor to the disciplines of psychology, sport psychology, and exercise psychology at local, national and international levels. The course will also provide you with: Skills and abilities in critical thinking, problem solving and creativity, allowing you to apply these effectively in the sport and exercise psychology sectors. The ability to be an independent learner, capable of critical analysis and competent in communicating through a range of mediums to a range of audiences. Knowledge and understanding of the value of inclusion and diversity in sport. Stirling is one the best places to study sport in the UK. We’re Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence and were awarded UK Sports University of the Year 2020 (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide). We're also 1st in Scotland for sports research with 80% of our research in Sport and Exercise Sciences classed as world leading or internationally excellent (REF 2021). We also have strong partnerships with many national governing bodies of sport and other sporting organisations, some of which are based on campus. We also work alongside community sport and active lifestyle organisations.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6Obtain IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 minimum in each skill or equivalent.

If you don’t meet the entry requirements there are English language courses which can help you prepare for your degree:

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Fee rates have still to be confirmed for the 2023/4 Academic Session. To view the fee rates for last session, please review on our website:
Sport Psychology at University of Stirling - UCAS