Taught course

Education: Physical Education

Institution
St Mary's University, Twickenham, London · St Mary's University, Twickenham, London
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You will normally be expected to possess a good honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university or an equivalent qualification approved by the University.

Additional requirement information

Experience of working in an educational setting or a relevant professional interest is also required.

Accredited prior learning

Applicants with up to 90 Level 7 credits (for example from a PGCE, National Professional Qualification or National SENCo Award) are eligible to apply for exemption from up to three modules.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Why study Education: Physical Education

This programme is ideal for you regardless of whether you're a specialist or non-specialist PE teacher, a current or aspiring leader and no matter the phase of education you work in. We've built this Physical Education degree to meet the professional development needs of PE teachers and sports educators at all career stages.

Throughout the programme you're encouraged to reflect critically on your teaching experiences. You'll develop knowledge that will allow you to link academic theory to your teaching practice.

A small-scale practitioner research enquiry will give you the opportunity to explore a specific area related to your role. This research should lead you developing to evidence-informed innovation in Physical Education.

Why St Mary's

Education: Physical Education builds on our long tradition of sporting excellence and our foundations in teacher education. The degree's success is owed to the flexible learning methods and quality of teaching offered.

You'll learn from - and work with - a team of lecturers with experience in teaching, management and leadership, research and consultancy.

We provide a flexible approach to studying this professional Master’s degree. We teach programme on-site at the University and as a distance learning programme. This means you can attend the monthly Saturday Schools either at St Mary’s or via video conferencing.

You'll take what you learn from the degree and apply it to your own to context. This will allow you to drive effective change, whilst engaging in critical debates into contemporary educational issues.

As well as access to excellent online learning resources, you'll also have use of a dedicated library for Education students. The Naylor Library has a range of study spaces, open access IT facilities and a café.

Education degree pathways

This degree is one pathway from within our Education Master's programme, which includes:

Information for international students

International students should check our country-specific pages for equivalents. If English is not your first language you will need to achieve an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in any section (or equivalent).

We now accept IELTS Indicator test results as proof of your English language level.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Mary Mihovilovic
Email
mary.mihovilovic@stmarys.ac.uk