What will I learn?

This course will help you to better understand and promote physical education as a lifelong process that can benefit individuals, communities and society as a whole. It aims to develop professionals who are capable of making a valuable contribution to the experiences of young people within physical education. You will develop a critical understanding of contemporary curriculum practice, enhance your knowledge and experience, and engage with different pedagogical models in the teaching of physical education and school sport.

If you are working in schools as a teacher or teaching assistant, are employed in a youth sport role or are a recent graduate, this course provides a strong academic base to enhance your professional development or develop your career your career prospects. It is also an ideal stepping stone should you want to train to be a physical education teacher or have ambitions to progress your studies and expertise to PhD level.

There is an increasing need for highly qualified masters’ graduates to work with children and young people within schools and the community. As well as the possibility to pursue, or extend, a career in physical education other opportunities include sports club administration, governing bodies, community sport and higher education.

Which department am I in?

Sport

Study options

Full Time (15 weeks)

Tuition fees
To be confirmed

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

Start date

September 2020

Venue

Headingley Campus

Headingley,

Leeds,

LS6 3QS, England

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
To be confirmed

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

Start date

September 2020

Venue

Headingley Campus

Headingley,

Leeds,

LS6 3QS, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have Bachelor degree with GPA of 2.5 or above. IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification.

For international students

Applicants need IELTS 6.5 with no skills below 6.0, or an equivalent qualification.

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About this uni

Graduates from Leeds Beckett University are sought after by industry and organisations like Disney, Samsung, Apple, Nike and BMW.

  • Awarded Silver Status in the Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Five-star QS ratings for employability and facilities
  • 94% of all graduates in work/study 6 months after graduating
  • Based in Leeds, Britain’s best city for quality of life