University of Strathclyde

Education and Sport University of Strathclyde Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

Combine practical skills in sport and physical activity with an understanding of education.

Why Education & Sport at Strathclyde?
Develop your knowledge and understanding of education systems.
Opportunity to put theory into practice in a community placement and enhance your employability.
Study the core elements of sports practice, physical activity for health, human movement science, coaching and sport development.
Develop your practical skills in sport and physical activity and learn to apply these in an educational context.
Benefit from teaching and participation facilities within the new sport and health building.

Your Career
Graduates can expect to be employed in areas that involve formal and/or informal education, for example PE teaching, sports coaching and development, active school co-ordination and youth development programmes. In additional throughout the course you will develop a variety of communication, leadership and analytical problem solving skills which will be attractive to employers in a variety of sectors.

Course 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 has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.




Northern Ireland



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 X300
Institution code S78
Campus name University of Strathclyde
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB - ABB GCSE English Language 6/B or Literature 6/B, GCSE Maths 4/C and/or a science (Biology preferred) 6/B
Scottish Higher AAAB Higher English B, Maths/Applications of Mathematics National 5 B and/or science at B
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 points English SL5 or equivalent, Maths and/or a science SL5
Scottish HNC Pass Relevant HNC (eg Sports Coaching with Development of Sport; Fitness, Health and Exercise; and Applied Sports Science) a IN Graded Unit; Higher English B (or equivelant); other courses may be considered on an individual basis
Scottish HND Pass Sports Coaching with Development of Sport/Fitness, Health and Exercise/Applied Sports Science: BBB in Graded Unit.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £1,820 * Year 1
International £15,300 Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £1,820 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde. Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750 (with the exception of the MPharm and Integrated Masters courses); MPharm students pay £9,250 for each of the four years. Students studying on Integrated Masters degree programmes pay an additional £9,250 for the Masters year with the exception of those undertaking a full-year industrial placement where a separate placement fee will apply. The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page: For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.

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