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Physical Education with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) MSc with QTS

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Loughborough University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Our MSc Education with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) is a follow-on qualification from our PGCE Physical Education programme. Following the successful completion of a research methods course and a school-based research project, you will be qualified to master's level which, in addition to your PGCE, will position you strongly in the broad field of physical education teaching.

The structure of the MSc programme has been uniquely designed to allow you to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and complete your master's degree by the end of your second year of teaching, at the same time as keeping your first year of teaching (Newly Qualified Teacher year) free from any academic commitments.

At the end of your PGCE year, if you are eligible and you decide to continue with your master's study, you can enrol onto our Research into Teaching and Learning module. This module is worth 30 credits and is completed prior to you starting your Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) year.

Following your NQT year, you will enrol onto the final module - the Teaching Physical Education Research Project. This is a distance learning module and involves one-to-one supervision with internationally renowned researchers. Importantly, this project module offers you the opportunity to continue your professional development by conducting research on a pedagogical innovation and development in the context of teaching physical education relevant to your work context. Upon successful completion of this second module, you will be awarded an MSc Education with QTS Physical Education.

Tuition fees

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£ 19,950per year

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

University information

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Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    7th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

Loughborough University's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK, near to airports, making it easier to explore more of Europe.
Loughborough's research community is made up of over 1,160 research students spanning 90 nationalities and over 860 members of staff supporting them.
Home to over 20,000 students and staff from more than 145 different countries. 1,070+ students are based at the London campus, over 80% are international.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    151 68%

    13th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    2nd

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    33rd

    8

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