Sport and Exercise Psychology at University of Chichester - UCAS

Course summary

We offer one of the few British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited courses in the UK, taught by expert staff who have excellent national and international research and consultancy profiles. As a BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology student, you will explore how sport performance, physical activity, and wellbeing are influenced by psychological factors. You will learn how to work with a range of people in sport and exercise settings to enhance confidence, maintain motivation, achieve their goals, and improve their psychological wellbeing. With access to range of facilities such as our world-class Tudor Hale Centre for Sport, and four dedicated psychology labs including a virtual reality reader; brain imaging unit and observation suite, you’ll gain the skills and experience that a range of employers are looking for. On this course you will: *Gain knowledge and skills in how to maintain and enhance performance and participation to a range of populations.

  • Understand the psychological effects of physical activity in both professional and recreational sporting contexts.
  • Discover how to enhance sports performance and exercise participation from a psychological perspective.
* Work with a range of leading sport and exercise psychology practitioners and researchers.


In the first year you will study a range of modules that are designed to give you an excellent grounding in research methods, psychological theory and research, the application of psychology to sport and exercise, as well as improving transferable skills such as writing, researching, and presenting. As you progress into year two, modules cover the core competencies including social psychology, cognitive psychology for sports performance, developmental psychology, and biological psychology. Finally, in your third year you will study a range of modules that have a more applied focus. This year also provides the opportunity for you to carry out your own research project, supervised by staff who have national and international research profiles.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Psychological Society

How to apply

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Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6No component less than 5.5
PTE Academic5050-57 and no lower than 50-57 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)79At least: 18 in Reading 17 in Listening 20 in Speaking 17 in Writing

Qualifications recognised for English language proficiency

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £15840 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £15840 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Sport and Exercise Psychology at University of Chichester - UCAS