Awarded by: Newcastle College Group
This is a unique course, where you will have the opportunity to experience and understand teaching in a sport context. This is the only course of its kind in the North East and is aimed at those who have a sport or exercise related Foundation Degree (or equivalent) and have an interest in working in the education sector. As well as a focus on sports related topics, the course offers a module which will introduce you to the 14+ education sector. You will have the chance to participate in industry conferences and events as well as visits to industry partners. You will also benefit from industry expertise via our guest lecture series. As part of this course you’ll be expected to focus your dissertation on an educational issue. You will be able to get involved in research focusing on your chosen field. Our graduates have secured employment in roles including sports coaching or sports development work. This course has been designed to give you an insight into teaching and help you to gain valuable experience. Upon successful completion of the course there is the option to undertake further training via a PGCE for those wishing to obtain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
Current Developments and Best Practice, Introduction to Teaching, Learning and Assessing in Sport and Exercise, Research Methods 3, Researching a Professional Environment. Optional module (choose from): Applied Psychological Support, Applied Physiological Support, Sport and Exercise Business Enterprise.
You will learn through a range of methods including lectures and seminars where the theory is related to current industry practice. You will be given opportunities to present group work to your peers developing skills in public speaking and increasing self-confidence. Assessment is carried out through reports, portfolios, practical assessment, teaching assessment, work-based case-studies, reflective journals, video assessments and presentations.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||Not accepted|
|Access to HE Diploma||Not accepted|
|Scottish Higher||Not accepted|
Applicants to achieve a pass or higher in the relevant Foundation Degree or Level 5 equivalence (i.e. HND or Diploma in HE).
Criminal records declaration (Disclosure Scotland)
A satisfactory DBS clearance will be required before
undertaking your work placement.
|EU||£9,000 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,000 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,000 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,000 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,000 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.