M.Sc. Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology
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
Number of spots: -
- 6,702 € (EU students)/year, 12,351 € (Non-EU students)/year
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
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 afterwards, 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.
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
Click HERE to apply