Physical Education (Secondary Years) at University of Chichester - UCAS

Course summary

A recent study by the Youth Sports Trust found that two-thirds of secondary school PE students do not enjoy (competitive) PE. Furthermore, only 8% of girls and 16% of boys are meeting daily recommended activity levels. We need you to help change this! This programme is specifically designed to provide you with the practical, professional and academic skills that are needed to prepare you for a successful career as a secondary school PE teacher. You will have the flexibility to choose modules that suit your interests and allow you to specialise in a field of your choice. You will spend a large proportion of your time in practical sessions and on teaching placements. This course takes a ‘hands on’ approach so you can learn by doing. Training high quality secondary PE teachers has been at the heart of the University of Chichester for generations; it is what we do! This course will allow you to access teacher training via our own PGCE or by school based schemes. On this course you will: Be fully prepared for a career within secondary education or coaching with children of a secondary school age. Gain a thorough understanding of the importance of physical education in the development of the whole person; pedagogical practice, curriculum and issues of professional practice. Apply theory to practice through our dedicated work placement schemes. Learn from experienced professionals who will look to support you through your degree. Highlights of this course:

  • Outdoor Education residential trips
  • PE inclusion (disability) festival
  • Focus on all PE curriculum areas
  • Option to swap between PE courses

How to apply

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Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Applicants who demonstrate relevant experience and / or understanding, as well as commitment to and enthusiasm for, the profession may receive a lower (grades) offer.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6No component less than 5.5
PTE Academic5050-57 and no lower than 50-57 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)79At least: 18 in Reading 17 in Listening 20 in Speaking 17 in Writing

Qualifications recognised for English language proficiency

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £15840 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £15840 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Physical Education (Secondary Years) at University of Chichester - UCAS