Physical Education and Sports Coaching at DN Colleges Group - UCAS

DN Colleges Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Hull

Physical Education and Sports Coaching

Course summary

This degree programme prepares you for the world of work, and graduating students will be well equipped to enter employment in a variety of sport related settings. It is highly recommended that students seek short professional qualifications throughout this programme of study, such as National Governing Body sports coaching qualifications related to your chosen area of progression, to enhance your employability. A range of these will be offered to students (at a cost) throughout your course. Revision programmes are available for undergraduates and graduates who require GCSE equivalency qualifications in Maths, English and Science or who need to refresh their current knowledge in order to pass Key Skills Tests for entry onto Initial Teacher Training programmes. Note – this programme will not give Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) to those wishing to become Secondary Physical Education teachers A further teaching qualification such as a PGCE would be needed to obtain QTS. Additionally, those wishing to become fully qualified sports coaches will need to complete an additional United Kingdom Coaching Certificate (UKCC) provided by a National Governing Body (NGB) of sport . Though this degree programme will not incorporate the UKCC, a number of opportunities to complete such additional qualifications will be offered throughout the programme. All students will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS – previously CRB) prior to starting the programme (at a cost to the student – see This will be necessary in order to complete work experience for the Professional Practice module and to obtain paid employment in a PE teaching, sports coaching or sports development role in the future. Further details will be provided on enrolment in Freshers’ week. This Degree is Validated by the University of Hull.


This course includes the following core modules that all students complete: (list) Level 4 (1st year full time) • Sport and Leisure Industry • Foundations of Physical Education and Sports Coaching • Introduction to Research • PE and the National Curriculum (Practical module) • Practical PE and Sports Coaching (Practical module) • Introduction to Sport and Exercise Science. Level 5 (2nd year full time) • Employability / Work Placement module (Practical module) • Sports Development • Advanced Sports Coaching (Practical module) • Research Methods • Psychology for PE and Sports Coaching • Advanced PE (Practical module) Level 6 (3rd year full time) • Contemporary Issues • Sport and Society • Talent Development • Physical Activity, Exercise and Healthy Lifestyles • Major Independent Research Project (Dissertation) All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time Occasional changes to modules and course content may take place. Students will be notified when applicable.

Assessment method

We use a large variety of assessments at the university centre. These range from; traditional essay style assessments, to lab work, practical assessments. and novel assessments such as; website creation. These have all been designed with the dynamic sport industry at minds, to help prepare you for the real world and gain employment.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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University Campus Doncaster
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7940 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7940 Year 1
Scotland £7940 Year 1
Wales £7940 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Your Tuition fees cover most costs associated with your course (including registration, tuition and assessment) There may be some extra costs that you might need to make, or choose to pay, for example: • Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies) • Printing and photocopying • Trips and enhancement opportunities If your course includes a work placement, you may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Physical Education and Sports Coaching at DN Colleges Group - UCAS