Your chance to explore the psychological aspects of sport, exercise and physical activity starts here. Our course gives you the opportunity to study a fascinating subject, within the specific contexts of sport and exercise. You'll cover all the core areas of psychology, biological, cognitive, developmental, individual differences, social, conceptual and historical issues, and research methods. During the degree, you'll have a ‘consultancy’ and ‘research’ informed experience whereby you'll participate in activities linked to our consultancy unit, the ‘SportsLab’, which provides scientific services for sports people. Throughout the course, you'll develop transferable skills that will prepare you for employment. From team working and effective communication to presenting and organisational skills, you'll be building in confidence and ability all the time, so that by the time you graduate you're fully prepared to follow your career aspirations. Top reasons to study with us You’ll have opportunity to gain paid employment working for our University consultancy unit, SportsLab, using your expertise to help athletes improve their performance. 100% of our Psychology (Sport and Exercise) students were in jobs or further study 15 months after finishing their course. Graduate Outcomes Survey 2022 Our dynamic team are nationally and internationally recognised for their research. They offer support and ensure you are in a great position to begin a successful career after university. Professional accreditation Our degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) ensuring quality, and gives you the opportunity to gain the BPS Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership, the first step towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist. Specialist facilities Our Verena Holmes building, at the heart of our Canterbury Campus, houses impressive lab equipment, including a set of sports and psychology laboratories and an excellent team of highly qualified lab technicians to support you. Location This course is run at our Canterbury Campus in Kent. Canterbury is just 50 miles south-east of London and less than an hour by high-speed train from St Pancras. Located on a UNESCO World Heritage Site the campus offers state-of-the-art buildings, right in the centre of a vibrant and world-famous cathedral city. You’ll benefit from a campus with excellent learning and teaching resources, music venues, a superb sports centre, a well-stocked bookshop and plenty of coffee bars and places to eat. A short walk away is Augustine House our award-winning library and home to a vast range of learning resources and student support teams.
For a list of core and likely optional modules, please visit our website.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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- Year 3
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Fees and funding
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