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Physical Education MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: XC61

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our MA (Hons) Physical Education programme aims to develop practitioners with: * professional values * professional knowledge and skills* their own vision for physical educationOur degree offers an excellent route into physical education careers both in the UK and abroad. After you graduate you can register with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS).Wherever you go on to work, our programme will leave you well-positioned to articulate, advocate and action what it means to teach for a better world. **How we teach**The four principles of our degree are: * applied learning * opportunity * connection * communityYou' ll build your knowledge, skills and vision of education in various ways, including:* placements in our partner schools (and others) that offer opportunities to apply theory into practice* learning underpinned by values of social justice, inclusion, sustainability and professional inquiry* opportunities to take courses from across the university to broaden and develop your learning and interests* connections with students in other years and on other programmes* our sense of community, including good links with schools, guest lectures, awards and a peer support networkWe support you to become a confident, creative, reflective practitioner. We aim to produce graduates with a critical awareness of their own teacher identity, ready to work in 21st century education systems.**Mental health and wellbeing partnership**Student teachers at the University of Edinburgh also engage with our mental health and wellbeing programme. This is provided through our unique partnership with children' s mental health charity Place2Be and helps you to support mental wellbeing in your classrooms and in yourself.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 30,400per year

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A level : ABB

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: English Language and English Literature, both at C or 4, and Mathematics at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 85 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    189 86%

    2nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    24th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    75th

    46

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