This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).
The Sport and Exercise Psychology BSc is offered by the School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences. If you are interested in the mental aspects of sport and exercise and sporting performance, you should enjoy this course. It is designed to provide a scientific understanding of the human mind, brain, behaviour, and experience, and of the complex interactions between these, as applied to competitive and recreational sport and exercise. The course also provides an understanding of the physiology of exercise and an appreciation of how the mind and the body interact to influence human performance.
All students study 120 credits in each year of their degree. In addition to modules in the subject specific areas of Physiology, Psychology, Biomechanics, and Motor Control and Learning relating to each degree, there are two components common to all programmes: Portfolio Academic Skills and Research Skills, Project and Dissertation.