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Physical Education in Secondary Education (11-16 with Enhancement) (with QTS) BEd (Hons)

Plymouth Marjon University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Education (with Honours) - BEd (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This unique and popular course is designed to enable you to become a specialist physical education teacher at secondary level. It combines an Honours degree and Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) so you can begin your career immediately once you have passed the three-year course. You will study the scientific and social aspects of Physical Education and sport, and explore these through practical activities. You will develop a wide range of subject knowledge to help you to encourage all pupils into activity, from traditional team sports, to alternative sports, to outdoor adventure and aesthetic activities.**Why this course at Marjon?**• 100% of students go on to work or study within six months of finishing (Unistats 2018).• Study at a University which specializes in both teaching and sport, on the only three year Physical Education BEd (Hons) course in the country.• Course designed in conjunction with school staff.• School experience every year in a wide variety of partner schools.• Intensive course, working closely with tutors, teachers and pupils to help start your career as a confident NQT.• Gain an enhancement by teaching a second subject, for example in maths or English, and enhance your employability.**What might I become?**This degree is fully focused on enabling you to become a PE teacher in a secondary school. Our excellent reputation, strong links with partner schools and large numbers of alumni mean our students quickly find teaching positions.**Find out more at Open Day**Open Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying Physical Education in Secondary Education at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers, look around our world class Sport & Health Centre and find out why Marjon graduates are the top earning education graduates in the South West**. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies.**Book on to an Open Day at: www.marjon.ac.uk/open-day****Why study at Marjon?**• Awarded SILVER Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).• High quality teaching Ranked No 1 in England for teaching quality in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Joint 12th in UK for Student Satisfaction as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Top 10 in the UK for student experience as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019*.• 5th in UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2019.Rankings published 23 September 2018. Oxford and Cambridge excluded due to low response rates. Based on National Student Survey 2018*LEO data, Dept for Education 2017

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,000per year

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University information

Plymouth Marjon University

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  • Campus address

    Plymouth Marjon University, Derriford Road, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL6 8BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    66th out of 81 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    117 59%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%



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