Newman University, Birmingham

Physical Education and Sport (with Foundation Year) Newman University, Birmingham Degree level: Undergraduate

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Newman University has developed an innovative foundation year for their social science degrees. The pre-degree year of this four year course, if passed, leads into the same study programme as the 3 year joint honours degree course in Physical Education and Sport.

  • This foundation year enables those unable to access the traditional UCAS tariff requirements for a three year degree, an alternative route into beginning and ultimately gaining an honours degree.

This course is designed to offer you the opportunity to examine the theory and practice of physical education and sport education across education and community sectors. You will be offered insights into teaching and learning theory, and various contemporary issues in education, and approaches to the delivery of physical activity programmes in school and community, and leisure settings are also explored. You will follow a programme designed to prepare you for future work with diverse groups in sport and education contexts so that you can inspire young people to be active.

Course details

Modules

For a full listing of modules for years 1, 2, and 3 of this course, please go to the Sport and Education page of the Newman University website.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code C602
Institution code N36
Campus name Newman University
Campus code N

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

This course is not accepting applications from international learners.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points

All students begin by applying through UCAS. Students ideally need 48 UCAS points to access the programme. However, as all applicants will be invited to interview, there is opportunity to discuss any circumstances that may have affected the accrual of level three credits. Those with considerable work and life experience of a complexity that demonstrates an aptitude to study at degree level, but with no formal qualifications, will also be accepted. Different degree pathway options available at the end of the Foundation year have different entry requirements. Whilst not a condition of entry onto the Foundation Year, students wishing to enter particular routes will need to meet these by the time they complete the year.

Additional entry requirements

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £7,500 Year 1
EU £7,500 Year 1
England £7,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,500 Year 1
Scotland £7,500 Year 1
Wales £7,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees shown are for 2019/20 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. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments). Fees for the following three years are currently £9,250 per year.

Provider information

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Newman University, Birmingham
Genners Lane
Bartley Green
Birmingham
B32 3NT


Clearing contact details

Admissions

01214761181

Fax: 01214761196

Course Clearing information

Additional information

We will be on the phones and online from 7am-5:30pm Thursday 16th August, 8:30am-5:30pm Friday 17th August 8.30am-1.00pm Saturday 18th August and back again at 8:30am Monday 20th August all through the week between 8:30am-5:30pm. Out of office hours - 24 hour answerphone


Course contact details

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The Admissions Registrar

0121 476 1181

Fax: 0121 476 1196