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Physical Education and Coaching, B.Sc.

Physical Education and Coaching, B.Sc.

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Sport and physical activity is fundamental to the healthy development of young people. This degree focuses on the development of young people in sports teaching and coaching contexts. You’ll develop skills across a range of sports and physical activities, gaining experience in schools, after school settings and sports clubs. Many graduates progress into a PE teaching career.

About

You’ll explore primary and secondary physical education (PE) with a range of ability groups. From the start of your programme you’ll work with an educational provider in Gloucestershire to gain as much teaching experience as possible over your three years. The course includes both practical and theoretical aspects of teaching PE. You’ll explore sports taught in schools, such as football, netball, swimming and athletics, as well as more alternative activities such as dance, Zumba and parkour. You’ll work with the physical education team, all of whom have Qualified Teacher Status and experience teaching in schools. They will develop your expertise in different teaching approaches, contemporary educational policy and inclusive practice.

Alongside PE you’ll develop essential skills and effective practice within youth settings, specifically within extracurricular activities, school sport and coaching in the community. You’ll work with our sports coaching lecturers who have extensive coaching experience, from grassroots to performance sport, and who support GB Rowing, British Equestrian, GB Paralympic squads, and the England and Wales Cricket Board. You’ll also be able to gain your Sports Coach UK qualifications alongside your degree.

Accreditation

Skilled and qualified staff, with SkillsActive accreditation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

You'll gain vital industry experience through built in work placement modules and opportunities throughout the course. With links to over 65 education providers and 50 community and performance clubs, there are plenty of opportunities to choose from. Our sports placement team and your personal tutor work with you to find the best ones.

Courses Included:

  • Understanding and Teaching Physical Education in Schools
  • Practical: Teaching Fundamental Movement and Games
  • Introduction to Coaching Contexts and Cultures
  • Science of Physical Education and Coaching
  • Placement and Employability 1
  • Science for Sports Coaching and Physical Education
  • Professional Practice in Coaching I
  • Study Skills and Principles of Research

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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Academic Requirements

  • 128 tariff points
  • ABB at A levels, DDM at BTEC or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.
  • Grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required. If you don't meet your tariff points total we may still consider your application.

Technological Requirements

Subject to satisfactory DBS disclosure.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13500 GBP/year
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  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9250 GBP/year
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Living costs for Gloucester

  • 824 - 1570 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • No upfront tuition fees. You won’t have to pay any fees while you are studying; you can apply for a student tuition fee loan to cover the fees. This will be paid directly to the university.
  • You can also apply for a student maintenance loan to help towards your living costs up to £8,200 if you live away from home to study and up to £6,904 if you stay at home.
  • Additional non-repayable grants may be available for students with dependents and for students with disabilities.
  • Living cost loans and grants will be paid to students in three equal instalments over the academic year – one at the beginning of each term.
  • You will only start to repay the loan after you have graduated and are in employment and earning over £21,000. You will repay 9% of your income above £21,000. For example if you earn £25,000 you would repay £30 a month. (i.e. 9% of £4,000/12 months).

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