Bangor University

Performance Psychology

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Rank: 72 (TCUG)

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Study mode distance learning (part-time)

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2020/09/01

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This distance MSc degree in Performance Psychology is aimed at anyone who has an interest in performance psychology that will better prepare you to perform as a coach, an athlete, or work as an applied performance psychologist in sport, business, armed forces, and the performing arts. You will study the following topics: Personality, Team and Individual Resilience, Stress and Performance, Motivation, Mental Toughness, Team Cohesion and Dynamics, Leadership, Coach-Athlete Relationship, Psychological Skills Training, Accelerating Skill Development, Identifying and Developing Talent, Supervised Applied Experience, and Individual Characteristics Relating to Peak Performance. To complete the degree, students will be given the opportunity to conduct applied or theoretical research projects or a dissertation on a topic of their choice. The course is delivered by staff from the Institute for the Psychology of Elite Performance (IPEP). The online degree in Performance Psychology is modelled upon existing psychological components of our BPS accredited MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology degree program that IPEP currently delivers. All modules are delivered by IPEP staff who currently work within elite level sport and business. All our teaching is led by staff that publish research that is judged to be of International Standard or World Leading (latest Research Exercise Framework; REF 2014).


Entry requirements

At least a 2.2 honours degree in a relevant subject (or equivalent), or athletes and coaches who are working professionals or have substantial voluntary experience of at least three years duration, or non-sport professionals such as from the armed forces, emergency services and business, of at least three years duration. Students with a degree from a different academic area may also be considered. Working professionals with non-graduate qualifications will be assessed on an individual basis. Please contact with any questions. EU and Overseas students, whose first language is not English, are required to take the standardised English Language test (IELTS) before starting the course. Students who achieve a score of 6.0 or above (no individual score below 5.5) are eligible for direct entry to the course. The University offers pre-sessional language courses before courses start through ELCOS for those that need additional support reaching the required level.

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IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)

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International students

The International Student Support Office is the first place for international students to contact when studying in Bangor. They are available to provide help and advice in a range of areas including immigration and visas as well as bringing family members to Wales while studying. They are based in the Rathbone Building on College Road. They also organised English Language Preparation Courses for students to whom English isn’t a first language and range from general courses to pre-sessional and summer courses as well as those while students study. The website also provides information on a by-country basis to use before arriving in the country including entry requirements. The Student Union is responsible for the organisation of services and support for students outside the classroom and all students are automatically members. Included in the societies available to students are a number of volunteering opportunities including through Student Volunteering Bangor that has some 30 projects it is associated with as well as Bangor RAG. There are a total of 150 societies including academic and sports clubs with notable sports including the football and rowing clubs. Fun recreational sports such as canoe-polo and sub-aqua are also available for fitness fans. There are religious societies such as the Christian Union and the Islamic Society as well as hobbies and interest groups such as comedy, drama and photography. There is also a student run radio station called Storm FM. In addition, there is the Student Services department based in the Rathbone Building on College Road who are available to help with a wide range of issues such as financial assistance, careers advice and employment guidance.

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