Physical Education with QTS (Secondary)

University of Brighton

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Physical Education and teacher training at Brighton is highly respected, with a tradition of excellence going back over more than 100 years. In our most recent inspection we were rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. The course leads to the award of Qualified Teacher Status, enabling you to teach in England and Wales. You will graduate with the all-round experience and knowledge to teach the National Curriculum for Physical Education (NCPE). We have partnerships with over 600 schools where you will spend your school-based training in large, small, urban and rural settings ensuring you will have a well-rounded experience. You’ll have plenty of other opportunities to work with children by taking part in activities such as inclusive festivals, team-building days, outdoor adventurous activity days and alternative activities. The course is based at our Eastbourne campus which has excellent sport facilities. Our course team have many years’ experience of teaching PE in schools ensuring you will graduate fully prepared to be an outstanding PE teacher.

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Secondary

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeX1C6
Institution code B72
Campus nameEastbourne
Campus codeE

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 104 - 120 points
A level BCC - BBB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM - DDM
Access to HE Diploma D: 27 credits Pass Access to HE Diploma with 45 credits at Level 3.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points Must include three subjects at Higher Level.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE (minimum grade C or grade 4). At least five GCSEs including English language and maths. Students must be in the process of re-taking the required GCSE(s).

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements. Or equivalent English Language qualification.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14604 Year 1

Additional fee information

The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2020–21. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the greater). The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee. The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full-time or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take. If your course includes a sandwich year option you will pay a reduced fee during this year; £1,290 for home students and £2,076 for international students. International students should confirm the tuition fee for the course you are applying for by using our course finder. You may have to pay additional costs during your studies. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees, can be found on our website.
Physical Education with QTS (Secondary) at University of Brighton - UCAS