The Physical Education (non QTS) (Hons) programme of the Plymouth Marjon University has links to numerous schools across the South West which will allow you to develop a robust understanding of physical education through hands on experience of teaching across the three years of your degree. You will study in world-class sports facilities at the University including our BASES accredited sports science laboratory, climatic chamber, 25m swimming pool and numerous 4G and astro-turf pitches. BA (Hons) Physical Education is taught by experienced academics within physical education alongside other experts in the field.
This course includes a 100 hour PE placement during second year. This can take place in either a primary school, secondary school or special educational needs school. There is also an opportunity to carry out 50 hours in a primary school and 50 hours in a secondary school, expanding your breadth of knowledge and allowing you to make informed decisions about your future career.
You don’t need Qualified Teaching Status (QTS) skills prior to starting the course. In order to achieve QTS you will need to follow this degree with a PGCE or School Direct programme.
What might you become?
Most graduates are likely to join a PGCE or School Direct postgraduate programme to become a teacher in either primary or secondary education. Your skills and experiences on the programme could also help you move into other roles in education, coaching, sport, sport development. There is also opportunity to go onto further postgraduate study through a range of Masters’ programmes.
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- Engaging with Learning, Personal and Professional Development
- Movement Skills
- Sports Science principles of Growth and Development
- Sport Coaching and the Coaching Process
- Sport Development
- International Studies in Sport and Physical Education
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesEducation Teaching Sports Sciences View 176 other Masters in Teaching in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Three A-levels at grades CCC or above.
Or BTEC triple grades MMM or above.
Or Access 23-45 D/M with min 6D.
And GCSE English Language at grade 4 or grade C or above.
A DBS check is required.
Applications from non-traditional learners are encouraged and their acceptance will reflect their work experience and ability to adapt to work at the required level. In addition, preference will be given to applicants with the following:
- Engagement in sport as a participant, coach, leader or volunteer
- NGB Coaching Awards
- Leadership Awards (JSLA, CSLA, HSLA) or equivalent
- Work experience (ideally in the education and/or coaching sector)
International12000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12000 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Plymouth
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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