Foundation Degree Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport at Canterbury Christ Church University - UCAS

Course summary

If you have a relevant foundation degree, this course will provide you will the skills and knowledge required to achieve a full BA Honours. This course allows you to work while you learn, attending formal study one day per week. Work-based research means you can apply the taught theories directly to your activities outside of the course. Our team has close links with organisations like Active Kent and Medway which adds another dimension to your studies. You'll examine the wide context of physical education at all ages and you'll explore contemporary issues that apply to physical education, physical activity and sport settings. Throughout the course, you'll develop and apply advanced subject knowledge, skills and understanding in a range of practical activities. On successful completion of the course, you'll be able to graduate with a BA (Hons) in Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport. Top reasons to study with us Our multi-million-pound Sports Centre has the latest fitness equipment and offers gym and recreational sport memberships, a full range of fitness classes, and a personal training service. You’ll have access to our joint specialist facility, Polo Farm Sports Club. Just a short distance from the Canterbury Campus, the facilities include three floodlit hockey pitches, an indoor tennis centre, outdoor tennis courts and a spacious sports hall, specialising in netball, hockey and cricket. Our links with local sporting organisations, including Kent Sport, the Kent School Games and various coaching companies, provide you with opportunities to gain practical experience in delivering events and competitions. Specialist facilities Our Verena Holmes building, at the heart of our Canterbury Campus, houses impressive lab equipment, including a set of sports laboratories and an excellent team of highly qualified lab technicians to support you. Location This course is run at our Canterbury Campus in Kent. Canterbury is just 50 miles south-east of London and less than an hour by high-speed train from St Pancras. Located on a UNESCO World Heritage Site the campus offers state-of-the-art buildings, right in the centre of a vibrant and world-famous cathedral city. You’ll benefit from a campus with excellent learning and teaching resources, music venues, a superb sports centre, a well-stocked bookshop and plenty of coffee bars and places to eat. A short walk away is Augustine House our award-winning library and home to a vast range of learning resources and student support teams.


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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8045 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8045 Year 1
Scotland £8045 Year 1
Wales £8045 Year 1
International £13480 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

The fees above are for the 2024/25 academic year but may be subject to change following any announcements by the UK Government (approved by Parliament) regarding maximum Undergraduate tuition fee caps for 2024/25. In addition, the University reserves the right to increase all full-time and part-time Undergraduate tuition fees mid-course, in line with any further inflationary increase in the Government tuition fee cap which is approved by Parliament. The University will publish information about any changes to tuition fees on its website.
Foundation Degree Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport at Canterbury Christ Church University - UCAS