This degree is designed for students who have identified Physical Education teaching (primary and secondary), or youth sport, as a future career route. All the practical areas of experience identified in the National Curriculum for Physical Education are included as core or optional modules.
Level 4; Physical Education the Child and the Curriculum, Adventure and Challenge in the Curriculum, Aquatic Activities, Creativity in Movement, Introduction to Health and Exercise Psychology, Introductory Exercise Physiology, Health, Exercise and Society, Professional Development and Practice. Level 5; Inclusion in Physical Education and Sport , Research in Health and Physical Activity, Competitive Activities: A Models Based Approach, Work Placement, Nutrition for Sport and Exercise, Sport Psychology, Exercise Physiology, Health and Wellbeing in Education. Level 6; Perspectives on Health and Physical Activity, Education, Sport and Physical Education, Assessment in Physical Education, Coaching Pedagogy, Curriculum Adventure, Independent Study.
In line with the philosophy underpinning the degree, there is a strong emphasis on learning and teaching methods in the assessment of modules. While good quality of personal performance is encouraged, it is not a focus of assessment in the practical based modules. Rather, issues of inclusion, entitlement and differentiation are embedded in many of the assessments, and students are required to plan and evaluate their own and other students’ teaching. Students learn how to present a balanced evidenced argument through their formal written work, as well as via individual and group presentations. Within the final year students will design and conduct their own research project or critical portfolio in a specialist area of their choice. Specific types of assessments include; essays, laboratory reports, presentations (group and individual), practical tasks, examinations (seen and unseen papers).
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|