Sport and Exercise Psychology with Foundation Year at Keele University - UCAS

Keele University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sport and Exercise Psychology with Foundation Year

Course summary

Foundation Year Our Foundation Year provides an excellent alternative route to Keele, providing a unique opportunity to better prepare for your chosen degree, and with guaranteed entry onto your undergraduate course once you successfully complete your Foundation Year. This extra year of study can improve your academic skills, expand your subject knowledge, give you a better understanding of higher education and, perhaps most importantly of all, build your confidence. On the Keele Foundation Year, you'll study on campus, joining our undergraduate community from the outset, with access to all the facilities and support that you'd get as an undergraduate student at Keele. International Students For International Students, Foundation Years are delivered through our dedicated on-campus provider, Keele University International College. Applications for International Foundation Years are also handled by KUIC; please do not apply via UCAS as the University will not be able to process your application and you may still be charged the UCAS application fee. To find out more and to apply for an International Foundation Year, visit Sport and Exercise Psychology From helping professional athletes prepare for the demands of competition to motivating everyday exercisers to increase their physical activity, our BSc examines the fascinating role of psychology in its application to sport coaching and performance, as well as exercise, health and wellbeing. Why choose this course?

  • Learn in a thriving and dynamic environment for both research and teaching excellence
  • Engage with real-world psychology research projects
  • Gain highly transferable graduate employability skills to pursue a broad range of careers in sports, business, service, education and caring professions
  • Tailor the programme to reflect your interests by choosing from a wide variety of optional modules
  • Access state-of-the-art equipment including eye-tracking and virtual reality
You will learn about the psychology of sport and exercise from individual and group perspectives, how it can be used to improve performance, team-building and leadership, as well as engagement, participation, motivation and adherence in general physical activity and exercise. You will gain valuable hands-on experience of research design, critical reviewing, planning, analysis, and interpretation in addition to critical understanding of contemporary issues in sports and exercise. You will also explore the ethical responsibilities of psychologists as well as the extent to which sport and exercise contributes to social, political, and cultural developments. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

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Sport and Exercise Psychology with Foundation Year at Keele University - UCAS