Sport And Exercise Psychology PG Dip

Location Distance Learning
Duration 1 Year
Course start September
School School of Life Sciences and Education
  • Accredited by the BPS providing Stage One Professional Training in Sport and Exercise Psychology - the first step in gaining Chartered  Psychologist status and registration with the Health Professions Council (HPC) as a Sport and Exercise Psychologist.

  • Course tutors have a wealth of research and consultancy experience and come from both the Sport and Exercise Department and the Psychology Department.

  • Part-time study mode allowing you to 'earn while you learn'.

  • The only distance-learning postgraduate qualification in sport and exercise psychology offered by a university in the UK.

  • It offers a unique opportunity to study for postgraduate qualifications at a time and place convenient for the learner.

Course outline

The award provides students with a critical understanding of current issues relating to the application of psychological theory to sport and exercise settings. It has been developed for individuals who possess Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS). It is accredited by the BPS and provides the first stage in a training process towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist and registration with the Health Professions Council (HPC) as a Sport and Exercise Psychologist. The course is part-time, taking two years to complete, and is delivered in a distance learning format through an electronic Virtual Learning Environment. 

Entry requirements

The award is aimed at those individuals who have graduated from psychology related degrees and possess Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS).  Those individuals who do not possess GBC may wish to consider applying for the MSc in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology which is also delivered online, in a distance learning format.

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