Taught course

Youth Sport and Physical Education

Institution
Southampton Solent University · School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

At least a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree at and/or an equivalent professional qualification.

  • Applicants may be admitted to the course without a first degree provided they can demonstrate the necessary graduate-equivalent knowledge, abilities and skills.

Months of entry

September

Course content

MA Youth Sport and Physical Education will help you to develop the academic knowledge and practical skills that underpin a rewarding career in youth sports. As a graduate from this programme you will be able to use research to confidently critique dominant practices in youth sport and physical education, helping young people to achieve their full potential.

Throughout the course you will develop an in-depth knowledge of teaching and learning; critically analysing relevant youth sport policies and considering the social, cultural and ethical issues that impact on policy and practice within physical education. You will also study research methods and methods for monitoring and evaluation which can help to support your own professional practice.

Information for international students

English language requirements

Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language. The agreed minimum requirements for this course are:

  • IELTS minimum 6.5 overall with minimum of 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening and speaking;
  • TOEFL IBT 92 with minimum of 22 in writing and a minimum of 19 in reading, listening and speaking - TOEFL is only valid for EU students;
  • or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time fees: £6,750
International students
Full-time fees: £11,500

Bursaries and scholarships

Southampton Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries team
Email
ask@solent.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8201 3039