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Are you passionate about sports and physical education? Do you want a career that involves educating children and young people about the benefits of physical activity? Secondary Education, Physical Education and Sport is an accelerated degree, which means you'll graduate after just two years. You'll broaden your career options by developing strong subject knowledge in physical education and sport, while learning the key principles of educating children. You'll learn about our current education system and how children and young people learn effectively within it. You'll explore the social, psychological and physiological factors affecting learning and participation, as well as getting plenty of practical teaching experience in games, athletics, outdoor adventure activities, gymnastics, dance and swimming. Our teaching is designed to prepare you for your career, with a strong focus on developing key skills such as independent learning, teamwork and responsibility. We take the same approach to assessment, which is a mix of coursework, practical teaching, oral presentations, examination and project work. Putting theory into practice, you'll complete three intensive block placements as part of your degree. You'll get the chance to observe professional practice and analyse what makes teaching effective, as well as applying what you've learnt by delivering your own teaching. You'll graduate in just two years with strong subject knowledge in physical education and sport, ready to begin your career in sport or progress on to postgraduate teacher training. Placement opportunities You'll benefit from 20 weeks' of professional work experience, thanks to the three placements you'll complete during your degree. You'll get the chance to experience a variety of different school and educational environments and settings, enhancing your CV and giving you a competitive edge when you graduate. Graduate opportunities If you want to become a PE teacher, you'll have a competitive edge when applying for postgraduate teacher training. You'll also be well-prepared for other careers working with children and young people through sport and physical activity, in both educational and community settings.=
The modules are designed to enhance your subject knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning in Physical Education. These include: Introduction to Education, Learning and Development, Active Children and Secondary Physical Education, Researching Children and Young People, Issues in Secondary Education, Organising and Managing Sport, and Youth Sport and Health.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||Grade C/4 (or higher) in GCSE English Language|
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
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