Core Module Information
Module title: Intermediate Sport Psychology

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: SES09108
Module leader: Ian Cunningham
School School of Applied Sciences
Subject area group: Sport Exercise and Health Science

Requisites: AND Pre-requisite: To study this module you will need the learning equivalent to the module listed or have passed this module: SES08103 Introduction to Sport & Exercise Psychology

Description of module content:

The general content of this module comes from cognitive sport psychology. Specifically, arousal, stress, anxiety, attention, attentional style, motivational orientation and motivational climate, attribution theory, models of confidence and self efficacy. You will learn to apply the principles of science to key applied and research questions within sport psychology. You will also gain the skills to enable you to carry out meaningful scientific experiments, interpret the results and form practical and research implications through critical reflection and opportunity for discussion

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Demonstrate knowledge of theoretical concepts and applications of sport psychology.

LO2: Evaluate key contemporary themes in sport psychology, cognitive sport psychology, motivation, confidence and self efficacy, stress and performance.

LO3: Apply the principles of the scientific method to the investigation of a research question in sport psychology.

LO4: Demonstrate an ability to apply research skills, manipulate experimental conditions, interpret data and then critically reflect on the results using theory and empirical research.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE,
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Ian Cunningham
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 33
Independent Learning Groupwork (Independent Study) 40
Independent Learning Guided independent study 127
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Laboratory report 50 3 & 4 12 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 2500
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 1 & 2 14/15 HOURS= 02.00, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
SES09108 Intermediate Sport Psychology