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Physical Education, Sport and Youth Development (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
London, United Kingdom
The Physical Education, Sport and Youth Development (Hons) degree at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London provides you with a critical understanding of the physical, social, pedagogical and educational aspects of Physical Education and Sport. 
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Overview

Physical Education, Sport and Youth Development (Hons) degree at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London is specifically suited to those students who wish to pursue a career in primary, secondary teaching, special educational needs and disability settings, youth coaching in able-bodied and adapted sports, sports development and the leisure industry.

Physical Education, Sport and Youth Development ensures that you are equipped for many different roles within the sports industry. This is done by undertaking work-based opportunities and additional sporting qualifications that will further enable them to stand out in the job market.

The degree explores the practical application of physical education and sports coaching as well as wider contemporary considerations associated with the industry such as philosophy, sociology, performance analysis and sports development. It also focuses on providing you with a critical understanding of the physical, social, pedagogical and educational aspects of Physical Education and Sport.

We aim for you to gain both knowledge and an understanding of applying innovative ideas to their coaching and teaching practice.

Careers

Ninety-five per cent of students are employed or in further study within six months of completing the course, within approximately 60% entering teaching-related careers. The course also supports the development of those whose career interests lie within the health and fitness industries. Graduates also progress to postgraduate study – the course has a specific link to masters degrees in Education, Pedagogy and Professional Practice in PE.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Teaching and Learning in Secondary Physical Education  
  • Applied Teaching and Coaching Pedagogy 
  • Coach Education, Development and Mentoring  
  • Advanced Contemporary Issues in PE and Sport  
  • Adapted Physical Activity, PE and Sport 
  • Teaching and Learning in Primary Physical Education 
  • Youth Talent Development

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • UCAS points 112–96 
  • A levels BBC–CCC 
  • BTEC Extended Diploma DMM–MMM 
  • GCSE English, Maths and Science, grade C/4, or equivalent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

  

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