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Sport Psychology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #801 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
The Sport Psychology programme from the University of Roehampton teaches you to optimise athletic performance by studying the psychology behind sport at Roehampton. You will explore key factors affecting sports performance, such as mental toughness, self-confidence, motivation, stress, concentration and the psychology of sport injury.
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On the Sport Psychology programme from the University of Roehampton you will gain in-depth knowledge of how psychology underpins sport and exercise, by exploring the mind, brain, behaviour and experience, and the complex interactions between these elements.  

This course is accredited by the British Psychological Society, so you have the option of becoming a graduate member of the BPS in preparation for your professional career. 

We offer a range of innovative modules, such as Mind, Body, and Brain, where you will learn how the brain, nervous system and other physiological systems affect, and are affected by, mental functioning and behaviour; Psychology of Peak Performance, where you will learn the fundamental issues related to optimal athlete performance; and Applied Biomechanics, where you will gain first-hand experience in the laboratory to understand human motion.

Career options

You will be able to work as a sports therapist, coach, personal trainer, teacher, lecturer or within sport development and administration. You can also continue onto postgraduate study. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    If you are applying to university from the UK or European Union (EU) you must submit your UCAS application between September and 15 January.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Mind, Body and Brain 
  • Social and Developmental Psychology 
  • Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
  • Research Methods and Statistics
  • Fundamentals of Exercise Physiology
  • Biomechanical Analysis of Movement

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Specific entry requirements:

  • A level requirement including one Science subject, PE or Psychology.
  • GCSE requirement: Maths, Grade C

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13145 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13145 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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