Sport and Physical Education at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS

Course summary

This wide-ranging course gives you the flexibility to choose a BA or BSc degree route, allowing you a unique chance to specialise after your first year. Led by an academic team at the cutting edge of teaching and research in this field, your learning combines theory of teaching and lab work with practical activities including an exciting outdoor and adventure education experience. You also experience working with and teaching children through on-campus visits from schools or community work. Facilities and Specialist Equipment

  • Six BASES-accredited laboratories.
  • Strength and conditioning facility.
  • Free gym.
  • Sports arena.
  • Sport centre.
  • Multi-use games areas.
  • External sports pitches.
  • Human Performance Centre.
  • Up-to-the-minute sports analysis equipment – such as the Catapult GPS tracking and Nacsport camera system – allows you to measure and evaluate the performances of players and teams.
  • Realistic mock-classrooms for PE teaching practice including specialist technology allowing you to watch and self-assess your lesson;
  • A Forest School for training in outdoor learning and play.
Partnerships and Collaborations
  • We are official partners of Luton Town FC and Bedford Blues RFC as well as collaborating with other sporting organisations in the region, giving you the opportunity to put your learning into practice through work placements.
  • As a Higher Education Partner of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA), our courses are mapped against the Institute’s professional standards.
Your Student Experience
  • Benefit from the support of your own personal academic tutor who will guide and support you throughout your student journey.
  • Collaborate with our partners to deliver school and community-based projects. Your laboratory-based work develops your understanding of human performance as well as sport psychology and physical activity.
  • Enhance your learning and build your experience through field trips to destinations such as St George’s Park, Burton-upon-Trent, the home of England Football; Box End Water Park, Bedford; and an outdoor activities centre, to name a few.
  • Benefit from our industry links with the Blues Foundation; school partnerships across the region; Bedford International Athletics Stadium; Luton Town FC; the Football Association; Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Technical Committee at British Gymnastics; and Kempston Outdoor Centre.
  • Develop your professional network though our links with Sport England, governing bodies, active partnerships and industry experts.
  • Recent industry visitors include Nick Cox, Academic Manager at Manchester United, and Kevin Pickard, International Swimming Coach.


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How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

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Student Outcomes

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Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

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Sport and Physical Education at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS