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Master
Psychology: Sport and Performance Psychology
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Study programme

The Master’s track has a clear structure: from September to the end of December, you take four basic courses; from January to June, you do your internship and research.

Study programme

Sport and Performance Psychology in Depth (9 ECTS)

Examples of questions addressed in this course:

  • Can money motivate athletes to perform better? 
  • How do you help an athlete perform under pressure? 
  •  What is talent and how is it measured?

Group Dynamics in Sport and Performance Psychology (6 ECTS)

Examples of questions addressed in this course:

  • What is the best way of team building?
  • Why are some coaches so successful?
  • How do you turn a team of experts into an expert-team?

Interventions in Sport and Performance Psychology (6 ECTS)

Examples of questions addressed in this course:

  • What does a sport and performance psychologist do in practice?
  • What coaching skills do you use when working with athletes? 
  • How do you develop a psychological intervention?

Research in Sport and Performance Psychology (3 ECTS)

Examples of questions addressed in this course:

  • How do you set up a scientific study to answer a sport psychological question? 
  • How do you measure sport psychological variables (such as concentration)?

Internship

In this master’s program you do a practical internship (18 ECTS) with an organization for performance improvement. For example, a soccer academy, a national sports association or a practicing sport psychologist.

Master's thesis

Master’s thesis research (18 ECTS) in which you specialize in a certain area and carry out research on it.

Degree

Sport and Performance Psychology is a track of the accredited Master’s program in Psychology. Upon successful completion of this program, you will receive a legally recognized Master’s degree in Psychology and the title of Master of Science (MSc).