University of Greenwich
Sport and Exercise Psychology MSc
University of Greenwich

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Key Course Facts

Course Description

Learn from experts in sports science and benefit from world-class teaching with this accredited Master’s in Sport and Exercise Psychology. This course is delivered by highly experienced applied practitioners who hold either British Psychological Society (BPS) and Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) or British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) accreditation. Learn from experts currently working for the English Institute of Sport, Team Great Britain, British Athletics, professional football clubs, and professional cricket clubs. We combine high-quality teaching with world-class research and a vibrant student experience.

This Master's course will teach you how to apply psychological skills, techniques and theory to sports psychology populations. The course also meets the requirements for Stage 1 for the BPS qualification in Sport and Exercise Psychology and the BASES supervised experience pathway (Psychological Support).

What you should know about this course

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

  • The Department of Psychology, Social Work and Counselling is rated top for student satisfaction in London (Complete University Guide, 2018).

  • You will receive academic support throughout from research-active teaching staff who are experts in their fields.

  • Located at the University's iconic Greenwich Campus.

On this course you will be assessed by essays, oral presentations, poster presentations, practical reports, unseen exams and a research project

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Sport and Exercise Psychology, MSc.

You should have at least an upper second class (2.1) Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in sport sciences, psychology or related discipline. This includes graduates who have completed a joint course with sport sciences or psychology as one of their subjects as well as single honours sport sciences or psychology graduates. If English is not your first language, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 with no element below 5.5, or an equivalent rating in another Secure English Language Test. For more information, contact [email protected] or 020 8331 9000.


Tuition Fees Sport and Exercise Psychology MSc

EU £8750
England UK £8750
Northern Ireland £8750
Scotland £8750
Wales £8750
International £14500

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2020/2021 intake. For more information regarding fees and finance, please visit

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About University of Greenwich

The University of Greenwich operates on government funding, and is based in London and Kent, England. The university’s main campus, the Old Royal Naval College, as well as its Avery Hill campus are located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, in Greater London. Its satellite campus in Medway, Kent is part of a collaboration with the University of Kent.

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