Taught course

Secondary Education with Physical Education

Plymouth Marjon University · Department of Education

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a degree at 2:1 although a 2:2 will be considered and GCSE Grade C or above for English and Mathematics. You must have passed the literacy/numeracy skills tests and have experience of working with young people. You must display a commitment to learning through and about Physical Education and an awareness of teaching Physical Education in a school, at a minimum, through recent classroom observation or leadership activities.

Months of entry


Course content

Do you want to become an outstanding teacher? Our specialist PGCE in Secondary Education with Physical Education is a direct route to a career of which you can be proud. PE teachers are not just excellent sports people. They provide opportunities for all people, regardless of experience or ability. Great PE teachers can motivate pupils to successful lifelong learning.

During this varied PGCE course, trainees acquire a broad and deep understanding of a teacher’s daily activities in challenging and diverse settings. Furthermore, our PGCE PE trainees take up ‘enhancements’ linked to other curriculum subjects, primary phase or Special Education Needs and Diversity.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)1752 636700