Plymouth Marjon University (St Mark & St John) has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
PE practitioners who have expertise in dance are relatively rare. On this programme you’ll study the methods and practice for successful delivery of PE and dance in community settings and schools. You’ll learn through practical delivery and through exploring the scientific principles such as sports science, growth and development, fundamental movement skills and the coaching process. Why this course at Marjon? • Unique and unusual course in a setting with long-running expertise in both areas. • Fantastic facilities for both sport students and performing arts students. • Incredible access to schools and community groups to develop contacts and experience. What might I become? You might become a teacher by following your course with a postgraduate qualification, or you might choose to work within the commercial sector in a health or fitness setting. Find out more at Open Day Open Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying Physical Education with Dance at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers and look around our world class Sport & Health Centre. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies. Book on to an Open Day at: www.marjon.ac.uk/open-day Why study at Marjon? • Awarded SILVER Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). • High quality teaching Ranked No 1 in England for teaching quality in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. • Joint 12th in UK for Student Satisfaction as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. • Top 10 in the UK for student experience as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019*. • 5th in UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2019. *Rankings published 23 September 2018. Oxford and Cambridge excluded due to low response rates. Based on National Student Survey 2018
Erica Eaton-Quinn - Course Lead, Physical Education with Dance “During the first year you will learn the fundamentals of body movement that underpin all physical activities. You will also learn how to plan and deliver coaching sessions and discover how to self-assess coaching performance. During the second year you will experience dance within musical theatre and explore how this can enhance participation. You will also learn how dance is taught in primary and secondary schools, as well as in the community. In your third year you’ll learn the directing skills to put on shows and learn about how education engages pupils in schools.” 1st Year Engaging with Learning: Personal and Professional Development Fundamental Movement Skills Sports Science Principles of Growth & Development Sport Coaching and the Coaching Process Dance technique and improvisation Dance, health, safe practice and risk (to include fitness for dance and dance for fitness) 2nd Year Placement Research Methods in Sport & Physical Education Learning Theory & the Learner Planning & Assessment through Physical Activity (with option to deliver health through dance in schools instead of PE) Delivering dance in the school and the community with inclusive practice Dance and Musical Theatre Styles 3rd Year Dissertation Pedagogy in Practice Thematic Learning in Education Dance and Technology Performance directing others - putting on a children’s show
Reflective journals, essays, practical performance, verbal presentations, written reports, session planning and reflective evaluations, essays, blogs and examinations.
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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
|UCAS Tariff||96 points|
|A level||CCC||Excluding General Studies|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM||Or triple grades from a combination of level 3 BTEC qualifications|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass with 23-45 level 3 credits at Distinction/Merit with a minimum of 6 at Distinction|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE English Language Grade C/4 or an University accepted alternative|
Other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|