School of Psychology, Sport and Exercise

Why choose Psychology, Sport and Exercise at Staffordshire University?

  • We are recognised for outstanding levels of student satisfaction. Our flagship awards regularly achieve scores of over 90% in the National Student Survey, including student satisfaction scores of 100% for our BSc Psychology and Child Development degree, 98% for BSc Psychology, and 100% in BSc Sports Therapy and BSc PE and Youth Sport Coaching for the second consecutive year (2015 National Student Survey). 

  • Our courses are accredited by national bodies recognising our teaching excellence, including bodies such as the British Psychological Society, BASES, The Society of Sports Therapists and the British Association of Behavioural Cognitive Psychotherapies.

  • Study with us and you will have access to first-class learning and world of work facilities, including our specialist Psychology Laboratories, Counselling Suite and £1 million Biomechanics Laboratory located in the University’s £30 million Science Centre. Our facilities also include laboratories for Sports Nutrition, Sports Science, Muscle Function, Qualitative Analysis, plus a Strength & Conditioning facility containing state-of-the-art Matrix Fitness equipment. We are also home to the SUST injury and Peak Condition Clinics where students can apply their skills and improve their employability.

  • As we are active in research and enterprise, your lectures, workshops and practical sessions will be informed by the latest cutting edge research. In fact, there’ll be lots of opportunities for you to be involved in the work we do.

  • To help prepare you for the world of work, all our degrees combine academic study with lots of practical learning. Our students also benefit from the wide range of partners we work with, such as Stoke City FC, the Medical Research Council, the NHS and the English Cricket Board.

  • Find out about our current work by reading our Blogs - InPsych for Psychology and Sense for Sport and Exercise.