Course Description

BSc (Hons) Sports Psychology, Coaching & PE – Blended Learning

Portobello Institute

Do you want to understand how psychological factors affect performance and how participation in sport and exercise affect psychological and physical factors. If the answer is yes, then this BSc in Sports Psychology, Coaching & PE will be of interest to you. As you study this degree, you will learn to draw on knowledge from many related fields including biomechanics, physiology, kinesiology and psychology. You will explore cognitive, motor and emotional theories and how these impact an athlete’s performance. In addition to instruction and training of psychological skills for performance improvement, you will learn to apply sport psychology when working with athletes, coaches, parents regarding injury, rehabilitation, team building and career transitions.

This is a full-time honours degree designed by Portobello Institute for flexible learning so you can study at your time. Seminars are delivered over the weekend with one to one support available to you throughout your learning journey. There is an easy payment plan designed to make this degree affordable for you. These factors, together with the one to one tutorial support, offer you a level 8 degree that is accessible, affordable and achievable.

Course Code SPCP-B-DS
College Name Portobello Institute
Course Category Sport
Course Type Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course Qualification Honours Bachelor Degree
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Start Date 3rd October 2020
Course End Date 28th May 2021
Course Fee €4,795 per academic year
Course Times This programme is delivered over three academic years. There are supported seminars held at weekends.
Title of Awarding BSc (Hons) in Sports Psychology, Coaching and PE.
Entry Requirements Entry is by direct application to Portobello Institute. The entry routes are as follows: Sitting the Leaving Certificate in 2019 Students may apply and be granted a "Conditional Offer" prior to completing the Leaving Certificate. Step 1 - submit application Step 2 - Attend Interview Step 3 - Conditional Offer issued on the basis of successful achievement of LC requirements Step 4 - Confirm acceptance of a place and pay deposit as detailed Places can not be held open for applicants awaiting leaving certificate results, however should a student accept a place and then choose not to progress with this course, after first round CAO offers have been made, a refund of 75% of fees paid will be made. Refunds must be requested in writing on or before 23rd August 2019. With a Leaving Certificate; Minimum of grade C or O6 in ordinary level Biology*, English and Maths with a pass in 3 other subjects. *Students applying without LC Biology may complete QQI level 5 in Anatomy & Physiology, as a distance learning course, with Portobello Institute to compensate. or Without the required Leaving Certificate; Applicants should meet one of the following criteria; QQI level 5 major award containing a biology subject ITEC level 2 award containing anatomy & physiology An undergraduate degree in another subject QQI Level 5 Anatomy & Physiology - available through Portobello Institute Mature entry at 21 years without meeting the above criteria Equivalent qualifications with biology/anatomy & physiology module
For information about Portobello Institute, please visit our college page on by clicking here.

Course Provider

Portobello Institute

43 Lower Dominick Street, Dublin 1, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Make Enquiry

Please insert your contact details and any additional information you require and we will forward your request to Portobello Institute.

Captcha code        I confirm I have read the Privacy Policy, Terms and Conditions & Cookie Information and agree to join the community.



Submit a Review for
BSc (Hons) Sports Psychology, Coaching & PE - Blended Learning
Portobello Institute

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Click to Rate

We'd love to send you the latest news and articles about evening classes, further learning and adult education by email. We'll always treat your personal details with the utmost care and will never sell them to other companies for marketing purposes.

Comments and Reviews Policy