M.Sc. Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology

General aspects

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

Name Organisation/ University: University of Limerick   

Address: Faculty of Education and Health Sciences, University of Limerick, Limerick V94 T9PX

Country: Ireland

Organizational aspects

Number of spots:

Costs/ tuition fee:

- Spring Start Year 1 - 6,411 € (EU students), 12,351 € (Non-EU students)

- Spring Start Year 2 (For Academic Year 20/21 only) - 6,226 € (EU students), 11,994 € (Non-EU students)

Start of the program: Spring

Application deadline: Applications usually close by November

Language of tuition: English

Admittance of foreign students: yes

Study duration/ Workload (ECTS): 1 year

Study structure/ mode: Full-time

Practical internship (yes/no): No

Formal supervision (yes/no): No

Additional aspects

Target group and Study focus:

To equip candidates with a sound understanding of theory and research and develop core competencies and professional skills across a range of key domains including the following: motor cognition and skill acquisition; performance psychology; exercise and mental health; applied positive psychology; organisational behaviour and wellbeing; professional issues and ethics; and research design and methods.

What to do afterward, jobs perspectives:

The course prepares students for a range of employment opportunities across the following fields: Teaching/research in sport sciences & also consulting; Teaching/research in psychology & also consulting; Clinical/Counseling services to various populations including athletes; Health promotion and working with clients but not necessarily athletes; Work in high performance sport settings.

Entry Requirements:

An undergraduate degree, 2.2 honours degree (Level 8 National Qualifications Authority of Ireland or other internationally recognised equivalent) in psychology (degree should be ether from Psychological Society of Ireland or equivalent e.g. BPS). This program is currently undergoing accreditation by the PSI, the professional body for psychologists in Ireland.

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or an Acceptable English Language qualification (see the list on the website).

How to apply:

Online via the website

Additional material:

Video about the program:

Graduate Interviews:

M.Sc. Mental Skills and Mental Health in Sports and Exercise

General aspects

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

Name Organisation/ University: University of Limerick   

Address: Faculty of Education and Health Sciences, University of Limerick, Limerick V94 T9PX

Country: Ireland

Organizational aspects

Number of spots:

Costs/ tuition fee:

- Spring Start Year 1 - 6,411 € (EU students), 12,351 € (Non-EU students)

- Spring Start Year 2 (For Academic Year 20/21 only) - 6,226 € (EU students), 11,994 € (Non-EU students)

Start of the program: Spring

Application deadline: Applications usually close by November

Language of tuition: English

Admittance of foreign students: yes

Study duration/ Workload (ECTS): 1 year

Study structure/ mode: Full-time

Practical internship (yes/no): No

Formal supervision (yes/no): No

Additional aspects

Target group and Study focus:

The core aims of the programme are to create an outstanding and distinctive learning experience through innovations in teaching (e.g. problem-based learning), and to promote a sound evidence-based approach for those engaged in a broad range of roles in sport, exercise and health contexts.

What to do afterward, jobs perspectives:

It offers a grounding in research and application for those who seek further training to pursue roles that don’t explicitly require a qualification in psychology (e.g. sports coaching, sports management etc.).

Entry Requirements:

A minimum 2.2 Level 8 honours degree (NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalent) in the domain of sport science, psychology, sports coaching or sport management or related domain. RPL (Recognised Prior Learning) entry will be available for those without a related degree;

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or an Acceptable English Language qualification (see the list on the website).

How to apply:

Online via the website

Additional material:

Video about the program:

European Network of Young Specialists in Sport Psychology, i.n.p.a.

 

info@enyssp.com

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