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Physical Education and Wellbeing MSc

University of Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Edgbaston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Physical Education and Wellbeing MSc is a nationally and internationally relevant evidence-based programme, which is applicable to primary, second and further education. There is Accredited Prior Learning for postgraduate degrees (eg, PGCE).

This programme seeks to support the continuing professional development of practising and prospective physical education teachers, youth physical activity leaders, assistants or coaches working with young people in schools. It is expected that students taking the programme will develop the skills to allow them to critically evaluate new developments in theory, research and practice and integrate this knowledge where appropriate into their practice. The distinctiveness and knowledge of students graduating from the qualification will place them in an ideal position to inform the future direction of the profession by taking leadership positions and challenging current practices and/or by engaging in further study at PhD level.

The course is based on the latest evidence, research and innovations in the field of physical education and sport pedagogy. Students will learn in a community of learners with likeminded prospective or current practitioners interested in improving young people’s experiences of physical activity and sport. The course will also strengthen students’ capabilities to lead on new directions in the field of physical education and sport pedagogy by engaging with leading and international practitioners and researchers.

This MSc is a flexible programme allowing students to choose the number of years in which they wish to spend completing the degree. The degree can be completed over 1 year as full time or over 2 years as part time. In addition, this MSc aims to support the engagement of those in employment. Students can select to engage with more distance and blended delivery options for modules; altering when they need to attend the university and the number of sessions they need to participate in at the university.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,450per year

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 83 1

    8th out of 84 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    140 81%

    12th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    19th

    50
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    153 77%

    14th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    38th

    1

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