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 develop an understanding of how to work in an applied setting within Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Benefit from the expertise of staff who are researching and working in the area of Sport and Exercise Psychology


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 programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and suffices the Stage 1 element of the Qualification in Sport and Exercise Psychology (Stage 2).

Degree structure

Our programme is delivered by applied practitioners in the world of sport and exercise psychology, they hold either BPS or BASES accreditation. The programme explores areas such as applied sport psychology, exercise, wellbeing and various approaches in which you can work within an applied context.

Research methods modules are co-taught with other MSc programmes and in addition students will also receive personal tutorials. On successful completion of the programme, students will have a better understanding of sport and exercise psychology and how this applies to a practical context.

World class teaching

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


Our psychology degrees are ranked within the top five in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017.


Located at the University of Greenwich's prestigious Maritime campus, the Psychology Conversion degree programme 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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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


This course is the first stage to becoming a British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited Sport and Exercise Psychologist.  After completion of the course it allows individuals to gain access to the Qualification in Sport and Exercise Psychology (Stage 2), as long as they hold GBC. This MSc would also gain access to the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) Supervised Experienced route within Psychological Support.

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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