12 months
1350 GBP/module
560 GBP/module
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Primary Physical Education degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland will extend your knowledge, understanding and teaching skills to deliver high-quality physical education in a primary school setting.


Primary Physical Education degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland has received General Teaching Council Scotland’s (GTCS) Professional Recognition award which aims to support teachers to engage in high-quality professional learning and recognises accomplished teaching practice.

Program Details

The Physical Certificate has been created in response to increased local, national and international interest in children’s physical education, physical activity, sport and well-being. Designed in collaboration with UWS' partner local education authority employers and teachers, it represents a professional development opportunity for qualified teachers working in primary schools wishing to develop a specialism in physical education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pedagogy of Primary Physical Education 
  • Developing Quality Physical Education 
  • Aspects of Learning in Primary Physical Education
  • Primary School Setting 
  • Teaching Skills 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International- The latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date  


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will typically hold a teaching qualification in Primary Education and are required to be (or applicable to be) Registered Teachers with the General Teaching Council Scotland (GTCS).
  • Exceptions may be made in the case of applicants who can demonstrate significant relevant experience together with recent academic study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1350 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1350 GBP per module during 12 months.
  • National

    560 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 560 GBP per module during 12 months.

Cost per 20-credit module of study


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