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Physical Education BA (Hons)

University of Brighton

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location


  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course enables you to gain a broad practical understanding of physical education, combined with sport science and social science perspectives of physical education and sport.

Taught by an inspirational and experienced course team and offering a range of exciting placement opportunities this course develops a broad practical understanding of physical education, informed by both sport science and social science perspectives.

You will be based at our Eastbourne campus with its extensive sport and fitness facilities, and BASES-accredited sport science labs. You will also have the opportunity to study abroad at one of our partner universities.

You will develop your experience in practical activity areas including dance, athletics and swimming, as well as learning about more alternative sports and activities. Areas of personal interest can be explored in more depth through option modules.

Graduate Destinations

Physical activity is important to the economy, and to the culture and health of people. The course opens a wide range of employment opportunities.

Our graduates have gone on to careers in sectors that include:

  • the military
  • the emergency services
  • further and adult education
  • community, special, medical, and health education
  • the fitness sector
  • youth work
  • leisure in both public and private sectors
  • formal educational settings; primary, secondary, Further Education, Special Educational Needs and Disability and Pupil Referral Units.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,604per year

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

University information

University of Brighton

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  • Campus address

    University of Brighton, Mithras House, Lewes Road, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN2 4AT, England

Employability is embedded into every course, helping students to develop transferable and personal skills.
The university is set between the sea and the South Downs National Park and has easy access to London.
International students are guaranteed a place in halls of residence.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 84

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    128 64%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%



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