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Course summary

Why study this course? • This course provides you with exposure to and experience of working with young people in educational settings, and opportunities to develop skills in effective teaching and learning which are built upon throughout the course. • Learning opportunities prepare you for careers in educational settings, especially postgraduate routes into teaching (physical education), with the learning experiences provided being informed by relevant professional bodies (e.g., Association of Physical Education [AfPE]) and government departments (e.g. Department for Education), to help prepare you for the requirements and standards expected of teachers. • You are provided with the option to undertake a research-based dissertation or a negotiated Work-Based Research Project. What does the course cover? You will develop in-depth understanding of and appreciation for the role of physical education in both promoting health and participation in sport. You will explore physical activity as a health-related behaviour across the lifespan, starting with children, and how young people can be developed in and through sport and physical education. The degree also provides the opportunity to plan an event which responds to sporting context and policy. Furthermore, you will have the option to undertake a research-based dissertation or a negotiated Work-Based Research Project. This opportunity for choice will further prepare you for your chosen destination routes following graduation.

Modules

Please see the Newman University website for details.

Assessment method

Please see the Newman University website for details.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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

Application codes

Course code:
C63T
Institution code:
N36
Campus name:
Newman University
Campus code:
N

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We currently do not accept applications from international learners.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applicants will need to have 120 credits at level 4 and 120 credits at level 5 in a relevant Foundation Degree or HND. Applicants should normally achieve 80% merits (minimum) in the final year. Applicants should also hold GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths (or equivalent awards). If your application meets our entry requirements, you may be invited to attend an interview. Depending upon previous learning, applicants may be required to pass bridging work in the form of an online research methods module.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Whole course
England £9250 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9250 Whole course
Scotland £9250 Whole course
Wales £9250 Whole course

Additional fee information

Fees shown are for 2022/23 academic year. The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course, where applicable. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments. Additional cost information associated with undergraduate degrees can be found at https://www.newman.ac.uk/knowledge-base/additional-costs-for-undergraduate-courses/
Physical Education and Sport (Top Up) at Newman University, Birmingham - UCAS