This exciting and innovative programme provides students with a thorough theoretical, conceptual and practical grounding in the discipline. There are three broad components to the programme.
Students are taught the key concepts and theories in Sport and Exercise Psychology to provide them with a solid foundation to inform professional practice. The taught concepts include stress, motivation, confidence, concentration, mental toughness, resilience, group cohesion and more.
Students are taught the different types of approaches, assessment strategies, and psychological skills used by Registered Sport and Exercise Psychologists. Other areas of knowledge taught include reflective practice, codes of conduct and professional development.
Students learn the importance of constructive alignment between epistemological assumptions, research questions, methodologies, methods, data analysis and representation of the findings in order to critically evaluate research and make evidence-based decisions in real life contexts.
You can also take advantage of our Sports and Exercise Research Centre.