Physical Education and Sport, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    11500
    Tuition (Year)
    9250
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #601 ,
The Physical Education and Sport programme from the University of Greenwich provides theoretical courses related to the scientific, psychological and sociological study of physical education and sport, and practical courses in athletics, dance, games, gymnastics and swimming.

About

The Physical Education and Sport programme from the University of Greenwich provides theoretical courses related to the scientific, psychological and sociological study of physical education and sport, and practical courses in athletics, dance, games, gymnastics and swimming.

This programme builds on the foundations of physical education and sport provided by schools and colleges through the physical education National Curriculum and wider programmes in sport and leisure.

You will study courses related to sport policy, practice and development which consider the principles of teaching and coaching, as well as sport in the local, national and international community. In the final year, you will have an opportunity to undertake courses from a range of options, as well as pursue relevant independent study in your chosen area.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To provide an education in the disciplines associated with physical education and sport
  • To enhance knowledge and understanding of physical education and sport
  • To develop key skills such as Information Communication Technology (ICT) and communication
  • To develop an enquiring and analytical approach to the study of physical education and support.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Physical Education and Sport: Sociological Aspects 
  • Physical Education and Sport: Scientific Aspects 
  • Physical Education and Sport: Psychological Aspects 
  • Research & Employability in Physical Education & Sport 
  • Physical Education and Sport Performance (Athletics and Aquatics) 
  • Physical Education & Sport Performance and Development: Outdoor and Adventurous Activities and Games 
  • Physical Education and Sport Performance: Dance and Gymnastics 
  • Physical Education and Sport: Philosophy and Policy 
  • Enhancing Physical Education & Sport Performance 
  • Teaching Physical Education 
  • Contemporary Issues in Sport and Coaching 
  • Monitoring & Evaluating Physical Education & Sports Performance 
  • Sports Policy & Development 
  • Sport and Disability 

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.

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Academic Requirements

UK educational background:

104 UCAS tariff points from A-levels, of which no more than 12 UCAS tariff points should come from AS-levels.

We also accept:

  • BTEC/National Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Advanced and Progression Diplomas
  • Access courses.

Plus at least three GCSEs including English language with a minimum of grade C or recognised equivalent are required.

Non-UK educational background:

International applicants will need to show qualifications equivalent to those required for UK student entry requirements. Further to this, applicants must have successfully completed 11 or 12 years of full time education (usually equivalent to GCSE grade C). 

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 11500 International
  • GBP 9250 EU/EEA
  • UK/EU part-time fee: pro-rata full time fee.

Funding

Scholarships:

Greenwich Scholarship Programme -  Available for students who attend programmes where fees are over £6,165 for full-time students and over £4,624 for part-time students 

Loans: 

Tuition Fee Loan - Apply, and you could get up to £9,000 each year. This is paid directly to your university or college in three installments throughout the year. You don't have to pay back the loan until you're earning at least £21,000 a year.

Maintenance Loans – These loans are available to help cover living expenses. The amount you get depends on whether you live with your family, and in or outside London. Loan amounts currently range from £6,704 to £10,702. 

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.