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Physical Education BA (Hons)

Physical Education BA (Hons) Accelerated

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Have you got what it takes to inspire others with your passion for movement and exercise?
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STUDY OPTIONS

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STUDY LEVELS

BA (Hons) Accelerated

UCAS CODE

X221

DURATION

2 Years

START DATE(S)

Sept 22 / Jan 23 / Apr 23 | Sept 23 / Jan 24 / Apr 24

ENTRY YEAR

2022/23 / 2023/24

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

104*

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*In line with the UA92 Contextual Admissions Policy, UA92 can accept below the 104 UCAS Points stated above. Alternatively, we have alternate course options that we can discuss with you.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

This course will prepare you for sporting roles both in and out of education, whether you dream of becoming a PE teacher, a sport development officer or an inclusive activity mentor. Studying a combination of interdisciplinary Physical Education and Sport and Exercise Science modules, you will gain the necessary skills to design and deliver informed and engaging PE lessons and enhance your ability to coach others towards specific improvements through training plans, data analysis, and/or lifestyle enhancement recommendations.

A unique combination of theory and practice will empower you to:

  • Understand and apply core principles of physical education which align to the National Curriculum (NC) and the National Curriculum for Physical Education (NCPE) in education.
  • Explore the importance of combining physical education and sports and exercise science disciplines when promoting and supporting life-long physical activity engagement.
  • Investigate and understand how young people and adults engage with physical education or the barriers preventing engagement.
  • Develop and enhance your practical skills through regular delivery opportunities both in-house and in industry.
  • Develop your understanding of the role and benefit of technology through use of our specialist multipurpose teaching zones (e.g. Performance Hub) and partner facilities.

HOW WILL YOU LEARN IT?

You will gain a solid foundation for your chosen career path, with a strong focus on providing practically applicable skills that employers within the industry need and value. With both academic and practical experience, you will be prepared to unlock your future career aspirations.

  • Develop your understanding of the role and benefit of technology through use of our specialist multipurpose teaching zones (e.g., Performance Hub) and partner facilities.
  • Your theoretical understanding will be enhanced by opportunities to learn, develop and demonstrate a wide range of practical and applied skills and competencies.
  • You’ll work closely with local schools within and beyond our community as well as our industry partners such as Manchester United and Salford City FC, who provide guest sessions, industry-based insight days and placements to UA92 students.
  • No traditional end-of-year exams. Assessments will be practical and competency-based where possible* including individual and group work in a range of formats such as case studies, essays, reports, literature reviews, reflective logs and diaries, self and peer evaluations, audio/visual projects and presentations.

DEVELOP MORE THAN SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

UA92 provides you with more than just a degree, we aim to prepare you for life. Each academic year, in addition to your four subject modules, you’ll study an extra credit-bearing module, which focuses entirely on character and personal development.

  • Take on a real-life project, based on a live scenario, set by one of our industry partners.
  • Experience first-hand the current issues facing the industry
  • Develop transferable skills and key competencies such as leadership, resilience and well-being, communication, problem-solving and team-working.
  • Meet regularly with your own personal development coach.

HOW WILL YOU STUDY?

As a student on the two-year, accelerated degree course your academic year is split into six blocks. Each study block is six weeks long, therefore your course will be delivered over a total of 36 weeks per year.

  • In each block you will study just 1 subject module, allowing you to focus your learning. You’ll study topics in depth, often working in small groups with academic experts and advanced practitioners.
  • We offer a straightforward AM/PM timetable. If you are a morning student your classes will be from 9am-1pm every weekday except Wednesdays. Afternoon students, classes will be from 2pm-6pm.
  • Digital Wednesdays are your time to catch up on independent learning, assignments, projects or play for your UA92 sports team.
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  • Level 4

  • Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology

  • Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology

  • Introduction to Coaching Theory and Practice

  • Introduction to Teaching in Physical Education

  • Level 5

  • Inclusive Physical Education

  • The Practice of Teaching in Physical Education

  • Science and Practice of Coaching

  • Sport and Exercise Psychology

  • Level 6

  • Contemporary Issues in PE and Sport

  • Applied Teaching and Learning in Physical Education

  • Outdoor and Adventurous Activities (OAA)

  • Project

  • Level 3 Entry Requirements (Degrees and Accelerated)

  • UCAS Points: 104

  • A Levels: BCC (104 equivalent)

  • BTEC National Extended Diploma: DMM

  • BTEC Diploma: D*D

  • T Levels: M

  • Scottish Advanced Highers: AB

  • IB: 28 points with 14 from Higher Level Subjects

  • IELTS: Overall score of 6.0, with no section lower than 5.5

  • Level 2 Entry Requirements (Degrees and Accelerated)

  • All degrees, other than those listed below*: 5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above including English Language

  • Accepted Alternatives: Functional Skills Level 2 (English and Maths)

*Please note, that if accepted onto this programme of study, students will need to complete and secure an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application.

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