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Year of Entry 2019/20
BSc (Honours)

Physical Education and School Sport

Develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of physical education, enhancing your ability to apply them in a variety of educational settings.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £4,625 per year
How long will I study? 6 Years
Where will I study? Collegiate Campus
When do I start? September

Course summary

  • Develop subject knowledge and understanding of the concepts, processes and content of the National Curriculum for Physical Education (PE) in primary, secondary and further education.
  • Put yourself in a strong position to apply for teacher training and postgraduate study.
  • Develop personal and interpersonal qualities that prepare you to be a skilful practitioner in educational and managerial settings.
  • Explore contemporary issues that influence the wider context of PE and school sport.

PE teachers can transform young people's lives. On this course you prepare for this rewarding career by studying physical education and school sports, including practical activities, sport science, sociology and philosophy, research and developing professional practice.

How you learn

The physical education profession can involve physically strenuous, psychologically demanding and emotionally taxing work. The teaching is based on learning principles that involve you in scholarships that are collaborative and which prepare you for professional development.

The course is structured around a combination of taught, directed and self-directed learning opportunities. You are expected to undertake multiple roles and staff will help you build your skills.

You learn through

  • lectures
  • practical workshops
  • work placements
  • coursework
  • examinations

Course leaders and tutors

Shane Kent
Shane Kent
Senior Lecturer

Shane is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Academy of Sport and Physical Activity

Applied learning

Work placements

A mandatory six-week (minimum) placement in an appropriate setting is a significant component of the course. This provides you with the opportunity to apply theory to real-world practice and further enhance your employability and professional skills. You also have the opportunity to undertake additional placements, internships and volunteer roles across a range of activities.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • secondary education
  • primary education
  • further education
  • leadership and managerial roles
  • project management
  • the police
  • the armed forces
Student success story

Our industry links provide superb opportunities for our students. Here, two undergraduates talk about how placements at Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday have brought them closer to their dream jobs.

Where will I study?

You study at Collegiate Campus

Collegiate campus

Collegiate Campus can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.

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Location

Collegiate Crescent
Sheffield
S10 2BP

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Collegiate Library can be found just off Ecclesall Road. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.

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Equipment and facilities

On this course you work in a variety of world-class sports facilities including

  • the English Institute of Sport
  • Ponds Forge International Sports Centre
  • the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Science

Entry requirements

All students

UCAS points

    112

From A Levels, or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:

  • BBC at A Level.
  • DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.
  • A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels or general studies.

GCSE

  • English Language or Literature at grade C or 4 or equivalents*
  • Maths at grade C or 4 or equivalents*

You can find information on making sense of UCAS tariff points here and use the UCAS tariff calculator to work out your points.

• an Access to HE Diploma from a QAA-recognised Access to HE course, or an equivalent Access to HE certificate. Normally we require 15 credits at level 2 and 45 at level 3 of which at least 39 level 3 credits should be graded at merit or above.

You also need to demonstrate an ability to
• study academic subjects at degree level
• debate topics and issues
• draw on conclusions from written material
• study independently as well as a member of a group
• use computers and technology associated with contemporary teaching, learning and assessment methods
• successfully complete a range of assignments including researched essays and practical examinations

This is normally achieved by completing academic study at level three or above in the last four years.

The GCSE English and mathematics equivalents accepted are:

• equivalency test from www.equivalencytesting.co.uk

If English is not your first language you must have an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

We strongly recommend that you tell us about any long term health conditions or disabilities you may have. This is so we can assess whether we can deliver the course in such a way that you can meet the course requirements and take part without disadvantage. You can contact our University student support staff on 0114 225 3964 (voice and Minicom) and explore any issues you may have.

Additional information for EU/International students

This course is not open to international students who require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK. If you are an international applicant but do not require a Tier 4 (General) student visa, contact our Admissions Team to find out whether you’re eligible to apply.


Modules

The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Developing Professional Practice One Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Games - Practical Activities Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Gymnastics - Practical Activities Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Introduction To Thinking Sociologically And Philosophically Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Sport Science One Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Developing Professional Practice One Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Games - Practical Activities Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Gymnastics - Practical Activities Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Introduction To Thinking Sociologically And Philosophically Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Outdoor And Adventurous Activities Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Sport Science One Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Year 3

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Applied Athletic, Aquatic And Dance Activities Credits: 40.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Developing Professional Practice Two Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Research In Physical Education Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Sport Science Two Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: The Politics Of Physical Education Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Year 4

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Applied Athletic, Aquatic And Dance Activities Credits: 40.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Developing Professional Practice Two Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Research In Physical Education Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Sport Science Two Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: The Politics Of Physical Education Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting part-time study in 2019/20 is £4,625 per year (based on studying 60 credits per year).

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Sport and physical activity courses (PDF)

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