What will I learn?

COURSE OVERVIEW

Designed for those with a desire to understand and enhance physical education and sporting experiences for young people – this course will provide the ideal stepping stone for recent graduates wishing to diversify their knowledge, as well as current practitioners working in schools or within the field of youth sport.

As part of your course you’ll:

  • Build a critical understanding of contemporary practice
  • Apply different models and theories to develop expertise in creating inclusive PE and youth sport settings
  • Promote lifelong engagement in physical activity to a range of individuals and communities

The Carnegie School of Sport at Leeds Beckett University has delivered high-quality sport and physical education courses for more than 80 years. As a student, you’ll be taught by a small team of academics internationally renowned in their field.

With small group delivery, a personal tutorial system, and strong study skill support, this course will provide a cohesive and effective learning environment. During your studies, a range of option modules will enable you to cater the course to your personal and professional development goals.

We have good links with schools and youth sport organisations to help you apply your learning. You’ll also have access to a range of sports and recreation clubs and societies and coaching courses through our Sport and Active Lifestyles Team.

This course can be studied as an MA, PG Dip or PG Cert. It offers progression onto further study, for example, PGCE or School Direct places or ultimately onto PhD research.

TEACHING & LEARNING

Independent study is a crucial part of learning at university and you will be required to undertake many hours of self-directed research and reading, and preparation and writing of assessments. Your course is delivered through a number of modules, which will help you to plan your time and establish a study routine. Outside of your lectures, workshops and tutorials, a range of support is available to assist with your independent study. Our subject-specific librarians will be on hand to direct you to the specialist learning and study-skill resources. You’ll also be assigned an academic advisor to give you tailored feedback and support.

Our silver status in the latest Teaching Excellence Framework, reflects our commitment to deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.

Which department am I in?

Sport

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,000.00 (US$ 18,975) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Headingley Campus

Headingley,

Leeds,

LS6 3QS, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have completed Bachelor degree with GPA of 2.5 or above. English language requirements: Bachelor degree from an American University.

For international students

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Physical Education or Sport, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional. IELTS 6.5 with no skills below 6.0, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Leeds Beckett University

The university’s five-star rating from QS World University Rankings is proof of a commitment to giving students a top-quality learning environment.

  • Scholarships of up to GBP 5,000
  • Students from 143 countries study at Leeds Beckett
  • 88.7% of graduates in work/study after 15 months
  • Based in Leeds, one of the UK’s most student friendly cities

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