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DPsych Sport and Exercise Psychology

 

Sport and exercise psychology is a relatively new and increasingly popular area of applied psychology within the UK.

The DPsych Sport and Exercise Psychology is the only programme of its kind in Scotland, with a strong focus on developing outstanding therapeutic skills, inter-disciplinary learning, teaching and research.

Sport and exercise psychologists work in all areas of sport and exercise provision, especially professional and Olympic sports and increasing physical activity and exercise participation amongst the general population.

They represent a trusted and dependable structure within sports science provision at local, national and Olympic-level sport and across structures in professional football, rugby, golf and the national sports institutes (Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, and England).

Quick Facts

 
Duration: 3 years (full-time)
Starting Date: September
Tuition Fee: £12,600 (intl. students)
Location: Glasgow, UK

Sport and exercise psychologists draw upon psychological theory and research, applying them to prevent illness and injury, to promote the highest standards of performance and wellbeing, and increase exercise participation and motivation for all.

 

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There were a lot of opportunities to gain a breadth of experience in terms of placements such as third sector organisations and within the National Health Service.

Dr. Sophia Vezza

Counselling Psychologist with NHS Lanarkshire Addiction Psychology Service

Course Contents

  • Professional Development in Applied Psychology 2
  • Consultancy & Training in Applied Psychology 2
  • Interventions in Applied Psychology 2
  • Advanced Research in Applied Psychology 2
  • Professional Development in Applied Psychology 3
  • Consultancy & Training in Applied Psychology 3
  • Interventions in Applied Psychology 3
  • Advanced Research in Applied Psychology 3

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