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UCAS CODE: CX69

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Carmarthen Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BA (Hons) Physical Education degree has been designed to develop your skills in teaching physical education and coaching youth sport. As part of your studies, you will have the opportunity to apply the academic content delivered within a range of practical activities including games, athletics, health and fitness, dance, swimming, gymnastics and adventurous activities.

You will be supported in your studies by a team of highly inspirational academic staff who have extensive experience of working and researching in the fields of physical education and sport.

The course has been developed in collaboration with practitioners from physical education and youth sport ensuring it holds maximal relevance to the field. Studying the degree provides ideal preparation for a postgraduate qualification in education (Primary or Secondary PE) or for a career in youth sport and physical activity promotion.

Course Overview

The current sport, health and outdoor adventure activities focus of physical education is strongly represented in the overall content of the degree. This degree is the only one of its kind within the region and is different from sports science or sports studies degrees in that its main focus is on presenting students with inclusive learning, teaching and coaching strategies in order to be able to provide positive experiences for young people in physical education and sport.

The course integrates the latest technologies to support students in a blended learning experience that merges both online and face to face delivery. Additionally, strong links with local schools and physical education departments across the region enable extensive placement opportunities for students.

The programme has an excellent track record of progression into primary or secondary teaching and roles within sport development and physical activity promotion.

Career Opportunities

Students graduating from this degree programme are likely to progress on to a PGCE primary or secondary Physical Education course or the in-house Physical Education, Sport and Physical Literacy (MA) programme.

Other popular career routes include:

  • Physical Education and School Sport (PESS) or Dragon Sport officers;
  • Sports Development;
  • Youth Work;
  • other higher degrees; and,
  • uniformed services.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 11,500per 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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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 96

Our offer is not solely based on academic results, and the standard offer should be seen only as a guide. We will take your skills, achievements and life experience into consideration and may make offers based on different points to applicants who provide evidence of capacity to pursue the course successfully

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University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 84 26

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    138 69%

    26th

    55
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    37th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    12th

    10

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