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Physical Education and Coaching BSc (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Why Physical Education and Coaching?

Our Physical Education and Coaching degree allows you to build practical skills and theoretical knowledge, as you focus on the development of young people in sports teaching and coaching contexts. You’ll develop expertise in different teaching approaches, contemporary educational policy and inclusive practice, offering an ideal platform to progress to a teacher training qualification such as a PGCE, or for a range of other roles. With the chance to gain experience on placements, in settings from schools to community sports clubs, our graduates stand out from the crowd. You’ll draw on the experience of lecturers including qualified teachers and sports coaches with links to GB Rowing, British Equestrian, GB Paralympic squads and the England and Wales Cricket Board. They’ll help you develop skills in sports such as football, netball, swimming and athletics, as well as activities such as dance, Zumba and Parkour. There are opportunities to enhance your CV as you study, by gaining UK Coaching qualifications, teaching overseas on our Sport Malawi project or setting yourself up as a freelance practitioner (additional costs may apply, see course web page for details). You’ll benefit from brand new sports facilities at our Oxstalls campus, including an international-standard sports arena, 3G pitches, dedicated pitches for rugby, hockey and football and a cricket pavilion and pitch. This is in addition to our state-of-the-art sport and exercise science labs, fitness suites and strength and conditioning facilities.

Why University of Gloucestershire?

We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an rough our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre. Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.

After the course

Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan. Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,700per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

A diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Placements, internships, trips and career experiences help prepare students for success after graduation.
A wide range of bursaries and merit scholarships are available for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 85 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    122 56%

    46th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    31st

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    55th

    11

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