University of Brighton has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
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.
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:
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|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)
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||6.0 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements. Or equivalent English Language qualification.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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