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Study Psychology at AECC University College

Here at AECC you can study psychology through a range of disciplines and approaches both at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Whether you’re looking to explore a broad range of psychological topics, if you wish to include a focus on sport, performance and exercise, or if you have an interest in therapeutic studies, we have the courses to suit your needs.

What is Sport Psychology?

Have you ever wondered what a sport psychologist does, how to become a sport psychologist, or what even is sport psychology!?

Sport psychologists impact athletes’ performance, participation and wellbeing through psychology. You can make a difference to people’s lives as a sport psychologist by helping them to become more active, healthier and happier.

If you’re interested in a career as a psychologist specialising in sport and performance, or physical activity and exercise, then a degree in psychology might be for you. Develop a strong scientific understanding of the mind, brain, behaviour, experience and the complex interactions between these elements through innovative teaching and completing independent research.

All our psychology courses provide a specialist, defined route into the world of applied psychology, whilst offering you practical experience in our on-site clinics. You will be taught a core curriculum that covers biological psychology, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, individual differences, social psychology, conceptual and historical issues, and research methods.

What can you do with a degree in Sport Psychology?

The knowledge and expertise you will gain from studying Psychology at AECC University College will give you the basis to enter many professional fields such as: elite sport and performance, nutrition, Biomechanics, analysis, health and fitness, research, teaching, coaching, sports development and really anything that requires knowledge of Sport and Psychology.

Looking for more subjects?

We offer health education undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and professional short courses in the fields of chiropractic, medical imaging and radiology, psychology and sport, exercise and health science. Visit the subject areas that interests you and register your interest on a course.


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On Wednesday 20th March, we held our first AECC University College Student Engagement Conference. The theme for the day was ‘Sharing Best Practice in Student Engagement’ and all students and staff were welcome to be a part of it.

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