Physical Education and Physical Activity Foundation Degree Canterbury Christ Church University


The Foundation Degree in Physical Education and Physical Activity is your opportunity to begin a successful career in physical education.

You’ll benefit from a course that is hands-on and strongly employment focused, enabling you to ‘earn and learn’. You’ll gain the knowledge, skills and understanding you need to enhance your practice while you work.

Our links with external organisations including Kent Sport, the Kent School Games and various coaching companies provide you with valuable opportunities to gain practical experience in the delivery of events and competitions.

You’ll have access to modern facilities including a brand new indoor sports hall with three multi-use rooms, a fitness suite with a comprehensive range of cardio-vascular and resistance equipment and a free-weights area, and a performance analysis room.

You will explore areas including:

• physical education

• physical activity

• contemporary issues

• health education

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree - FD

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    2 years

Course details


For a list of core and likely optional modules, please visit our 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 XC63
Institution code C10
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Applicants to the Foundation Degree in Physical Education and Physical Activity must normally have: a GCSE at grade C (or equivalent) in English Language; an 'A' Level or equivalent qualification in the specialist pathway and /or a minimum of 6 months experience (or equivalent) of teaching or supporting learners in an educational setting within the specialist pathway; be employed, or working voluntarily, for 10 hours / week in a relevant setting.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £6,350 Year 1
England £6,350 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,350 Year 1
Scotland £6,350 Year 1
Wales £6,350 Year 1

Additional fee information

The University reserves the right to increase all full-time and part-time undergraduate tuition fees mid-course in line with any further inflationary increase in the Government tuition fee cap which is approved by Parliament beyond the Teaching Excellence Framework 2 (TEF2). The University will publish information about the level of inflationary increase anticipated (in percentage terms) change on its website. EU Nationals EU students starting in 2018/19 will continue to pay UK fees for the duration of their studies, even if the course concludes after the UK's exit from the EU. EU students will also be eligible for financial support. Please see for further information. International Tuition Fees: Undergraduate fees for International students are not subject to the Government’s regulations on maximum tuition fees. The University’s 2018/19 tuition fees for International students, and any mid-course increases, will be published on each course webpage.