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Sport and Exercise Psychology

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

Excluding General Studies

We will accept 2 AS levels in lieu of one A level but must be accompanied by 2 A Levels or BTECs General Studies is excluded.

Achieve 23-45 level 3 credits at merit/distinction including 6 level 3 credits at Distinction.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE Grade C or 4 English Language or an acceptable equivalent qualification

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

We will accept triple grades achieved from a combination of other BTEC qualifications

T Level

M

UCAS Tariff

112

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Coaching psychology

This British Psychological Society accredited degree enables you to apply psychology to the field of sports and exercise and sports performance. The course provides a scientific understanding of the human mind and behaviour, addressing the key areas of psychology; developmental, biological, social, cognitive, individual differences and research methods. You will be regularly putting theory into practice, through enquiry based learning and other opportunities where your curiosity about psychology, sports and working with people will develop as you learn through both group and individual projects.

Modules

Foundations in Psychology
Social Psychology
Sport and Exercise Psychology
Foundations in Cognition and Development
Research Methods (mixed methods)
Foundations in Sport and Exercise Psychology
Developmental psychology
Research Methods 2 (quants)
Social Psychology and Sport and Exercise Leadership
Cognitive psychology
Research methods 3 (quals)
Placement
Neuropsychology
Empirical Project
Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology
Working with People
Advanced Sport and Exercise Psychology

Assessment methods

Essay, Portfolio, Presentation, Timed assessment, Report, Artefact, Proposal, Reflective essay

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£11,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Plymouth Marjon University

Department:

School of Sport, Health and Wellbeing

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Applied psychology

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

99%
UK students
1%
International students
21%
Male students
79%
Female students
75%
2:1 or above
15%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
A
C

After graduation


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Sport & exercise science

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£16,500
low
Average annual salary
95%
low
Employed or in further education
60%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

15%
Childcare and related personal services
12%
Sports and fitness occupations
11%
Health associate professionals

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