Postgraduate Certificate Blended

Primary Physical Education

University of the West of Scotland

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.

Hey there 👋🏼

Interested in some tips for finding the best matching programme for you?

Here is a checklist of the most common actions that users take before finding their dream programme.

Completed items

Search with at least 2 filters
You can use the search page. The filter section on the left contains a variety of useful filters.
0 / 5
Visit 5 programme pages
You can find programmes in different ways. If you haven't viewed any programmes yet, the search page is probably a good place to start.
0 / 2
Visit 2 university pages
You can find universities in different ways. From the page of a programme you like you can jump to the corresponding university or you can start with the country you like and check a list of universities there.
Take our personality test
Would you like to know what kind of programme would fit your personality best? Go to the personality test page to take the test.
Take our country test
Would you like to which country would be the ideal place for you to study? Go to the country test page to take the test.
Create an account
Creating an account gives you a number of benefits. It will unlock 6 more items on your checklist. Some new things you'll be able to do are:
  • Check your fit with a programme
  • View recommendations
  • Compare programmes


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. GTCS accredits a professional learning course after assessing that it meets the standards expected of the award of Professional Recognition. The course does not include qualified teacher status; you must be a qualified and GTCS-recognised primary school teacher already to participate in this course.

Course Delivery

The PgCert is delivered online with face-to-face learning taking place on our Ayr Campus: three core modules run over the three trimesters within one academic year. It is recommended that you undertake the modules in the following order:

  • Pedagogy of Primary Physical Education
  • Developing Quality Physical Education
  • Aspects of Learning in Primary Physical Education

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pedagogy of Primary Physical Education 
  • Developing Quality Physical Education 
  • Aspects of Learning in Primary Physical Education

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • 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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Primary Physical Education
University of the West of Scotland


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!