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B.Sc. Sport Psychology

General aspects

Attainment level (B.Sc. M.Sc. PhD): B.Sc. (Hons)

Name Organisation/ University: Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU)     

Address: 5 Primrose Hill, Liverpool, L2 2EX (School of Sport and Exercise Campus)

Country: United Kingdom

Organisational aspects

Number of spots: undisclosed

Costs/ tuition fee: £9,250 per annum (Full-time home tuition); £16,100 per annum (Full-time International tuition).

Start of the program: Sept 1st

Application deadline:

  • If you're applying through your school/college, please check their deadline, and follow this to get your application in on time. 

  • Many universities and colleges will continue to accept applications from international students until later in the year, nearer the beginning of the course. Don’t leave it too late though, because if you do get a place, you’ll still need to arrange a visa and your accommodation.

  • See details here: https://www.ucas.com/undergraduate/applying-university/ucas-undergraduate-when-apply

Language of tuition: English

Admittance of foreign students:

Please find country-specific information regarding International entry requirements: https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international%20entry%20requirements

Study duration/Workload (ECTS): 1 Year (Full-time), 2 Years (Part-time).

Study structure/mode: Practical element (20%), Lectures (45%), Workshops (35%)

Practical internship (yes/no):

20% of the programme is associated with applied sport and exercise psychology work-based learning. At Level 6, each student will form a small group and complete a placement with an external partner in an associated sport and exercise psychology area of practice.

Formal supervision (yes/no):

All students are assigned a Personal Tutor to provide academic support and when necessary signpost students to the appropriate University support services.

Additional aspects

Target group and Study focus:

The BSc. (Honours) Applied Sport Psychology programme is designed to provide a current, coherent and vocationally relevant programme of study to degree level for students interested in the discipline of sport psychology. On completion of the programme students will have acquired a knowledge and skill base relevant to the vocation of sport psychology that will facilitate progression onto postgraduate study and other professional training routes relevant to the profession. The programme provides the opportunity to attain Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society (BPS). GBC is a pre-requisite for entry onto BPS accredited postgraduates programmes in psychology. This includes the BPS accredited M.Sc. in Sport Psychology within the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences.

What to do afterwards, jobs perspectives

Graduates with Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) following completion of the British Psychology Society (BPS) accredited Sport Psychology programme are able to pursue further accreditation on BPS stage 1 courses. Graduates may also pursue careers in sport and exercise settings relevant to their degree award

Entry Requirements

A-levels:

  • Minimum number of A Levels required: 2

  • Subject specific requirements: At least one A2 in sport, science or social science-related discipline

  • Is general studies acceptable? No

  • Are AS level awards acceptable? Acceptable only when combined with other qualifications

  • Average A Level offer: BBC

  • Maximum AS Level points accepted: 20

 

BTEC Qualifications:

  • BTEC certificate: Acceptable only when combined with other qualifications

  • 90 credit diploma: Acceptable only when combined with other qualifications

  • Diploma (QCF): Acceptable only when combined with other qualifications

  • Extended diploma (QCF): Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications

  • Extended diploma subjects / grades required: DDM in a relevant subject area is required if no other level 3 qualifications are taken

 

How to apply

See the additional materials below.