Sport and Physical Education University of Bedfordshire

Undergraduate

Study with one of the country’s most established Sport and Physical Education providers, with staff working at the cutting edge of innovative teaching and learning practices and pedagogical research. Combine theory of teaching with practical activities, examine motivation and psychology of sport and learn lab-based skills to understand human performance. In addition, you will develop research and analytical skills for your final year professional study enabling you to investigate a key area that informs your future practices. The unique ability to choose a BA or BSc route will also offer you the chance to specialise in an area of interest. Your future employability is at the heart of the course where 99% of students are in work/study six months after finishing. You’ll have opportunities for relevant work experience throughout that will prepare you for working within and sport and physical education contexts beyond your undergraduate study.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Bedford Campus

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

Gain an understanding of teaching and coaching that is transferable to multiple contexts using the pedagogical models of Sport Education, Cooperative Learning, Teaching Games for Understanding, Movement Education, Experiential Learning and Health Based Physical Education
Explore contemporary issues influencing the education, sport and health fields through lectures and examine the potential impact of policy and theory development on sport and physical education

Assessment method

The course includes a variety of assessments that enable you to develop a range of academic and professional skills. The assignments build directly on the teaching sessions and you will be supported by lecturers to complete the work.

Throughout the three years of the course support is provided in the form of formative (or practice) assessments. In addition you will be able to benefit from peer assessment and individual/group tutorials.

Assessment types include essays, Case studies, Literature review, Reflective writing, data exercises, Portfolios, field work, business report, laboratory reports , exams, presentations and posters


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 C601
Institution code B22
Campus name Bedford Campus
Campus code H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 - 120 points
A level BBC - BBB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM - DDM
Access to HE Diploma 112 - 120 tariff points

Applicants must have an A-level or equivalent in a sport/science/PE subject at grade C or above.

Applicants with other qualifications will be considered. If you would like to check that your qualifications will be accepted please contact the university.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 * Year 1
International £11,500 * Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

This fee will be confirmed in an offer letter from the University. The fees for 2018 are to be confirmed and the fee quoted is provisional based on the existing 2017 fee.