Postgraduate - taught prospectus

Sport and Exercise Psychology, MSc

Our MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology is an excellent route for those who wish to pursue a career in Sport and Exercise Psychology.

Why study this at Greenwich?

  • Our programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).
  • You will be taught by researchers and practitioners with experience in professional and international sport.
  • The Department of Psychology Social Work and Counselling was rated number 1 for student satisfaction in 2018 (The Complete University Guide 2018)
  • Located across the university's iconic Greenwich Campus.


Psychology, Social Work & Counselling



  • 1 years full-time
  • 2 years part-time

Professional recognition

Our programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).


Our course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). It meets the requirements for Stage 1 for the BPS Qualification in Sport and Exercise Psychology and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) supervised experience pathway (Psychological Support).

Degree structure

Our course is delivered by highly experienced applied practitioners who hold either BPS and HCPC or BASES accreditation.

You will learn from experts that are currently working for the English Institute of Sport, Team Great Britain, British Athletics, professional football clubs, and professional cricket clubs. You will learn how to apply psychological skills, techniques, and theory to Sport and Exercise Psychology populations.

World class teaching

Our teaching staff are research active and are experts in their respective fields. You will receive their academic support throughout the course. We pride ourselves on combining high-quality teaching with world-class research and a vibrant student experience.


The Department of Psychology Social Work and Counselling was rated number 1 for student satisfaction in 2018 (The Complete University Guide 2018)


Located at the University of Greenwich's prestigious Maritime campus, the course has world renowned attractions right on its doorstep from The Cutty Sark to the River Thames.

What you will study


Course information is currently unavailable for this programme. Please contact for more information.

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Come and see why Greenwich is the ideal university for you.

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Entry requirements

Ordinarily an honours degree (2.1. or above) in a Psychology or Sport related course.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable, rewarding, and free of unnecessary stress. Planning your finances before you come to university can help to reduce financial concerns. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Fees information International fees

Funding your study

There is a range of financial support options available to support your studies, including the Aspire@Greenwich award for study resources that many full-time students will receive.

Discover more about grants, student loans, bursaries and scholarships. We also provide advice and support on budgeting, money management and financial hardship.

Financial support

Additional information


  • Essay
  • Oral Presentation
  • Poster Presentation
  • Practical Reports
  • Unseen Exam
  • A research project


After completion of this course you will be ideally positioned to complete training to become a fully qualified Sport and Exercise Psychologist, or to complete a PhD qualification.

Our previous students have go on to:

  • Undertake BASES supervised experience
  • Undertake the Stage 2 Qualification in Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • PhD research

Specialised equipment

We have well-equipped facilities and laboratories to support research within the area of Sport and Exercise Psychology.

Not quite what you were looking for?

We've got plenty of other courses for you to choose from. Browse our postgraduate taught prospectus or check our related courses below.

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