Sport and Physical Education at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

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Course summary

Course overview Combine the physical and the intellectual with a degree that brings together the science and practicalities of human movement with theories around the social impact of sport in education. Why study with us

  • A practical focus on developing relevant skills, independent research along with expert teaching from experienced Physical Education professionals, this is a course designed to prepare you for a diverse range of career opportunities.
  • This course comes with membership of the Association for Physical Education (AfPE).
  • Students are supported to build their experience by gain key industry-specific placements.
What you'll do
  • You’ll learn from experts in the field – including many staff with significant experience of teaching in colleges or schools and staff with strong research profiles.
  • Gain practical skills that provide an excellent platform for a career in (Physical) Education environments. You will have opportunities to work with local schools, organisations and international partners to enhance your leadership, teaching and employability skills.
  • You can take on a 48-week sandwich placement in industry, while there are also options for study exchanges in Europe and North America.
  • This course is aligned with the Entry and General Management professional standards outlined by CIMSPA, the professional development body for the UK's sport and physical activity sector. As a member, you will be entitled to attend seminars and meetings and learn from industry professionals. The Health and Fitness pathway on the course allows students the option to meet professional standards in Gym Instruction, Personal Training, Health Navigator and Working with People with Long Term Conditions.
Future careers The Sport and Physical Education BA (Hons) course is an ideal starting point for a wide range of careers, from teaching and personal training to public services and health management.


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Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Physical Education Association

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

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

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Sport and Physical Education at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS