Overview

Examine how psychology can contribute to maintaining and enhancing high-level performance.

Performance psychology 2
NamePerformance Psychology
Start DateSeptember
Modes of StudyMSc (Full-time) 1 yr, MSc (Part-time) 6 yrs, PgDip (Part-time) 4 yrs
Programme DirectorDr Alan Macpherson

Why choose our Performance Psychology programme?

This programme focuses on the study of psychological factors associated with high level performance.

Drawing extensively from research and practice in sport psychology the programme examines how psychology can contribute to maintaining and enhancing high-level performance across a variety of domains such as sport, business, performing arts, military and emergency services.

Students will study the issues salient to performance from individual and team or group perspectives and will consider the necessity of reducing the influences of common limitations to performance, such as anxiety and distraction, as well as structures and techniques designed to enhance performance such as developing coherence amongst performance teams.


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