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Master of Physical Education and Sport (Pedagogy)
Master of Physical Education and Sport (Pedagogy)

Master of Physical Education and Sport (Pedagogy)

  • ID:LC440105
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • To apply for a postgraduate degree (MA/MSc/MBA/LLM) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in an appropriate subject from a recognised university or HE institution.
  • We will also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications or appropriate work experience.

English requirements

  • IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
  • TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17
  • Pearson PTE - Listening: 59, Reading: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 59

Course Information

This course is designed for recent graduates who are looking to develop their career in physical education teaching or youth sport coaching.

It will support you in developing the knowledge and skills required to progress to teacher education and/or higher-level employment. It will deepen your critical understanding of the issues facing professionals in physical education and sport settings.

The course undertakes a research-informed and practice-based theory approach. Many of the units require you to draw on observations and activities in work-related environments in order to link experience and theoretical learning.

MA Physical Education and Sport (Pedagogy) is a rigorously designed and intellectually demanding professional education and development programme.

It is studied in order to become a more effective and reflective teacher or coach in school, club and other community settings. Each unit is grounded in the most recent developments in research on physical education, sport pedagogy and youth sport, and draws on your practical experience.

We use intensive, compressed teaching time combined with flexible off-site guided learning to fit around your work in a school or youth sport setting.

This course will also provide the advanced knowledge and research training required for direct access to higher degrees by research (MPhil/ PhD).

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  • Advanced Pedagogy Through Models Based Practice (SPO071-6) Compulsory
  • Behavioural Science And Public Health (SPO060-6) Compulsory
  • Contemporary Sports Policy (SPO062-6) Compulsory
  • Critical Issues In Sport And Physical Activity (SPO065-6) Compulsory
  • Critical Perspectives In Pete (SPO073-6) Compulsory
  • Innovative And Effective Pedagogies (SPO072-6) Compulsory
  • Research Methods For Sport, Physical Activity And Education (SPO067-6) Compulsory
  • Sport And Physical Activity Masters Dissertation (SPO070-6) Compulsory
  • Participatory Action Research For The Development Of Sport And Physical Activity (SPO068-6) Optional
  • Placement (Short) (SPO009-6) Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The skills, knowledge, theoretical concepts and applied practical experience you will gain from the course will prepare you to gain entry to the physical education sector and support you to progress within the industry.

Previous students on the course have gained roles as primary and secondary PE teachers, PE coordinators, visiting lecturers, personal trainers, SEN teaching assistants or pursued doctoral research.

Whilst the primary focus is to provide you the opportunity to develop a career in physical education and sport, the research and applied focus of the programme provides numerous transferable skills that can be related to a variety of service industries.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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