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Buckinghamshire New University
Campus: High Wycombe Campus , Buckinghamshire
Sports Psychology with Foundation Year
4.0 Years • 100% Funding Available
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Do you have a passion for sport and exercise? Do you want to find out what psychological aspects support sporting achievement? With Sports Psychology, you’ll be well versed in the techniques and skills required to understand how sports people can achieve their full potential. You’ll acquire the knowledge and skills, which will allow you to not only understand the unique psychological issues influencing an athlete’s preparation and performance, but also how to effectively design a programme of psychological support based on cutting edge research and the learning gained through this qualification.

Learn key skills
Through course assessments you'll gain key skills such as teamwork, programme design, critical analysis and synthesis skills, as well as how to give engaging presentations, write concise reports, and analyse data effectively.

Be a part of the British Psychological Society
This course has been accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), a qualification recognised by major employers throughout the country. All our compulsory modules take you through the core BPS requirements. Once you graduate, with a 2.2 or above, you’ll be eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC). From there, you’ll be able to take the next steps towards being a Chartered Psychologist.

Modules

  • Preparing for Success Knowledge and Creativity
  • Preparing for Success Self-development and Responsibility
  • Inquiry and Research Skills
  • Introduction to Sport Development and Performance
  • Bioenergetics of Human Movement
  • Foundations of Exercise Physiology (optional)
  • Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Introduction to Biological Psychology and Cognitive Psychology
  • Introduction to Developmental and Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Personality and Applying Psychology (optional)
  • Psychological Research Methods
  • Applied Sport and Performance Psychology (optional)
  • Cognition and Emotion in Sport and Exercise Psychology (optional)
  • BioPsychology
  • Cognitive Processes in Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology
  • Quantitative Research Methods in Psychology
  • Professional Development and Employability (optional)
  • Working with a Client
  • Empirical Dissertation
  • Historical and Conceptual Issues in Psychology
  • Issues in Personality and Individual Differences
  • Social Psychology

What do I need to get in?

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Entry Requirements for: United Kingdom

260

Overall of 260 in United Kingdom Scale .

Your sports psychology programme will be of interest to employers including, sports clubs, national and international sports organisations, local authorities and sports management companies. This could be working within sports coaching, personal training, sports administration or consultancy. Your accreditation via the BASES, NOS and BPS will all be relevant to future employers in these areas.

We’ll help you find a career that suits you with talks that cover both voluntary work and full-time employment. And you won’t be limited to just sports psychology careers either. The skills that you'll gain, such as research and analysis, will make you employable across many careers in science and health.

Do I Have To Pay?

Not if you are a National of one of the following countries:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

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After submitting your application to the University, and being accepted, Ucademics will guide you through all the steps needed for you to apply to the student finance program.

UK and European Union students are eligible for a Tuition Fee Loan given by a British Government Organization called Student Finance England, which is paid directly to your university, independent of your grades or your family’s income.

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Tuition Fees are paid per year. The value above represents the tuition fee for the 2018/2019 academic year.
The tuition fees might be subject to minor increases each year due to inflation.


15 January 2019

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30 June 2019

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22 October 2019

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Buckinghamshire New University
High Wycombe Campus
1
Queen Alexandra Road
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
HP11 2JZ
HP11 2JZ
Buckinghamshire
51.627308
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01494 522 141
01494 605 023
admissions@bucks.ac.uk
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