Plymouth Marjon University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of St Mark & St John

Sport and Exercise Psychology

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Course summary

This British Psychological Society accredited degree enables you to apply psychology to the field of sports and exercise and sports performance. The course provides a scientific understanding of the human mind and behaviour, addressing the key areas of psychology; developmental, biological, social, cognitive, individual differences and research methods. You will be regularly putting theory into practice, through enquiry based learning and other opportunities where your curiosity about psychology, sports and working with people will develop as you learn through both group and individual projects.


Foundations in Psychology, Social Psychology, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Foundations in Cognition and Development, Research Methods (mixed methods), Foundations in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Developmental psychology, Research Methods 2 (quants), Social Psychology and Sport and Exercise Leadership, Cognitive psychology, Research methods 3 (quals), Placement, Neuropsychology, Empirical Project, Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology, Working with People, Advanced Sport and Exercise Psychology

Assessment method

Essay, Portfolio, Presentation, Timed assessment, Report, Artefact, Proposal, Reflective essay

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Year 2 – Higher National Certificate or evidence of 120 Credits gained at Higher Education. Module details will be required to check that previous study matches Marjon curriculum.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Other Level 3 qualifications will be considered

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £13000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

EU applicants will be classed as International unless they have Pre-settled or Settled status.
Sport and Exercise Psychology at Plymouth Marjon University - UCAS