Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Physical Education with Outdoor Education with Foundation Year

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Course summary

If you don’t have the required UCAS points to secure a place on the full degree programme, this integrated foundation year will enable you to transition onto our BA (Hons) Physical Education with Outdoor Education course, preparing you for academic life at university. As part of your foundation year, you’ll:

  • Study four sport-related modules - These will introduce you to the subjects included on each of our 10 routes, from sport development and sport and exercise science to coaching and lifelong health
  • Study two additional modules that will help you develop the academic and study skills needed to successfully transition from school or the workplace to higher education
As part of your course, you’ll:
  • Have the opportunity to develop your confidence, leadership and resourcefulness to become a highly proficient educator in the rapidly expanding field of outdoor physical education
  • Experience the university's Headingley Campus grounds with its dedicated orienteering trail and have access to our fantastic sports facilities, including the mobile climbing tower
  • Study applied scientific principles and a series of option modules
  • Develop expertise in specialist areas to maximise your opportunities and enhance your employability prospects.

Course details

Modules

Foundation Year Modules:

  • Introduction to Applied Pedagogy
  • Introduction to Sport Development & Social Sciences
  • Developing Lifelong Health & Performance
  • The Sporting Environment
  • Introduction to Higher Education Study Skills
  • Introduction to Careers in Sport
Year 1 Core Modules:
  • PE & Sport Pedagogy 1a
  • PE & Sport Pedagogy 1b
  • Scientific Foundations of Human Movement for PE
  • Lifestyle Sports
  • Sociology of PE
  • Psychology of Motor Learning
  • Personal, Professional & Academic Development
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • PE & Sport Pedagogy 2
  • Employability in PE
  • Research Methods for PE
Plus at least one from the following outdoor education modules:
  • Adapted Outdoor Adventure
  • Adventure Analysis
Plus at least one from the following theory modules:
  • Social Psychology
  • Applied Human Movement for PE2
  • Applied Social Science of PE
In addition, choose from a list of Year 2 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list. Year 3 Core Modules:
  • PE & Sport Pedagogy 3
  • Final Year Project
Plus at least one from the following outdoor education modules:
  • Teaching & Learning Through the Outdoors
  • Journeying Through the Outdoors
Plus at least one from the following theory modules:
  • Analysing Human Movement
  • Contemporary Issues in Physical Education & Youth Sport
  • Applied Psychology
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
X3C9
Institution code:
L27
Campus name:
Headingley Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £10500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

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Physical Education with Outdoor Education with Foundation Year at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS