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Physical Education, Sport and Physical Literacy

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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48 months
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2964 GBP/year
1667 GBP/year
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About

At a time of increasing concerns about physical activity and health, the MA Physical Education, Sport and Physical Literacy programme at The University of Wales Trinity Saint David explores the issues around physical activity and how to support the development of physical literacy from early childhood, through to later life in the home, school and community.

Overview

The modules in the programme will help you to develop an understanding of how we can increase participation in physical activity and how we develop physical competence and motivation at all levels. The Physical Education, Sport and Physical Literacy programme at The University of Wales Trinity Saint David explores a personal philosophy in relation to physical education, sport and physical literacy. 

You will study how to lead and manage areas of work in relation to the development of health and wellbeing and how to conduct research. You will also examine and evaluates how work in the field has an impact on pupil outcomes and physical activity levels and how to develop this.

This programme is the only one of its kind in the UK and is supported by the Wales Institute for Physical Literacy. The programme is designed to be flexible to relate to the broad range of different contexts which all contribute to the development of physical literacy. The team of tutors that contribute to the programme are experts in the field.

Why choose this course

  • Flexible postgraduate opportunities throughout Wales
  • Part-time mode of study
  • Part-time over four years
  • Weekend delivery supported by Moodle
  • Accessible locations in South and North Wales
  • Modules to suit students' professional practice and needs
  • Taught or research based study options
  • International exchange opportunities

Programme Structure

Module Topics: 

  • Motivation in physical activity 
  • Physical Literacy, Physical Education and Sport - philosophy, policy and curriculum 
  • Developing and Supporting Physical Competence
  • Research Methods 
  • Dissertation.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are expected to have a good first degree (a first or upper second), although candidates with lower degree classifications may be admitted at Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma level, with an opportunity to upgrade to Master's level if satisfactory progress is made.
  • Every application is considered on its own merit, so places may be offered on the basis of non-standard entry qualifications and criteria, including maturity, professional qualifications and relevant experience. Applicants with non-standard qualifications are advised to submit a short curriculum vitae with their application form.
  • We also welcome applications from members of the Armed Forces and recognise the training and education undertaken whilst serving.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2964 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2964 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1667 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1667 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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