What will I learn?

This course leads to the award of Qualified Teacher Status, enabling you to teach in England and Wales. You will graduate with the all-round experience and knowledge to teach the National Curriculum for Physical Education (NCPE). Physical

This course leads to the award of Qualified Teacher Status, enabling you to teach in England and Wales. You will graduate with the all-round experience and knowledge required to teach the National Curriculum for Physical Education (NCPE).

At Brighton we have partnerships with over 600 schools enabling us to offer our student very varied school-based training options. You’ll also be able to work with children by taking part in inclusive festivals, team-building days, and outdoor adventure activity sessions.

Based at our Eastbourne campus, you will have access to excellent sport facilities and a course team have many years’ experience of teaching PE in schools. We offer a range of qualifications and extracurricular activities that you can take during your course.

Graduate destinations

This course is ideal if you want to start a career as a physical education teacher. However, the knowledge and experience that you gain on the course will also prepare you for a variety of roles.

As well as teaching children and young people, our graduates have found success in such varied fields as sport and leisure development for young people, the armed forces, the police, management, coaching and doctoral research.

100% of our most recent graduates were in work six months after finishing this course (Source: Destinations of leavers from HE records).

Education and teacher training at Brighton is highly respected, with a tradition of excellence going back over more than 100 years. In our most recent inspection we were rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. The course is based at our Eastbourne campus which has excellent sport facilities. Our course team have many years’ experience of teaching PE in schools ensuring you will graduate fully prepared to be an outstanding PE teacher.

Which department am I in?

School of Sport and Health Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,842.00 (US$ 19,052) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

26 September 2022

Venue

Eastbourne

Trevin Towers,

Gaudick Road,

Eastbourne,

East Sussex,

BN20 7SP, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Must include a C in A level Maths, plus A level physical science

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

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About University of Brighton

With an outstanding curriculum and Careers and Employability team, 91.6 per cent of students are employed within 6 months of completing their course.

  • Welcomes 3,000 international students every year
  • 91.6 per cent graduate employability rate
  • Top 50 UK university for graduate outcomes (CUG, 2022)
  • #1 Young UK University World Rankings (THE)