If you have a passion for Physical Education and Sport, inspiring and educating young learners, and want the best possible career opportunities after graduating, then this is the course for you. The School of Education and Social Work is a leading provider of Initial Teacher Training (ITT) in the West Midlands with a strong partnership across a diverse range of secondary schools. Located in the heart of the West Midlands, you will gain practical experience in a range of schools with a rich variety of cultural and linguistic influences, religious beliefs and social diversity. The Department of Sport and Exercise, part of the School of Health Sciences, is committed to delivering excellence in every aspect of work it undertakes related to sport and exercise, sports therapy, physiotherapy and physical education and school sport. You will really value the vibrant and practice-led learning environment we create and the opportunities that we offer our students. This course will enable you to teach PE to secondary school aged pupils (11-16 year olds) and includes some post-16 enhancement. You will also benefit from the unique and strong partnership between PE and Sports and Exercise Science teacher educators and subject specialists who are at the forefront of practice in their fields.
Modules will cover topics such as: • Anatomy and Physiology • An Introduction to Physical Education • Professional Studies • School Placement • Skill Acquisition • Developing your pedagogy in Physical Education • Mastering Physical Education • Professional Enquiry
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:
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
|overall with no less than 5.5 in any level
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