Taught course

Physical Education and Sport (Pedagogy)

University of Bedfordshire · School of Physical Education and Sport Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:2 Honours degree in a related subject from a recognised higher education institution. A DBS check is required.

Months of entry


Course content

This intellectually demanding professional development course is designed to support you in becoming a more reflective physical education teacher or sports coach. This blended learning course uses intensive, compressed teaching time combined with flexible off-site guided learning to fit around your work in a school or youth sport setting. It is research-led and research-informed, grounding the theoretical study of physical education and sport pedagogy in your practical workplace experience. You will research and critique contemporary issues in education and sport environments, promote youth voice concerning their physical education experiences, develop your own evidence-informed practice and influence that of others.

Key features

  • Develop a high level of understanding of physical education pedagogy, practice and policy, providing you with a basis for life-long learning and successful career development
  • Explore opportunities to contribute in an enterprising and creative way to the field of physical education and sport pedagogy

Career opportunities

This course is suitable for current or prospective physical education teachers; youth/community/performance sports coaches; and people wanting to progress to a career in education leadership, physical education, teacher education or coach education.

Areas of study may include:

  • Models-based practice
  • Behavioural science and public health
  • Critical issues in sport and physical activity
  • Innovative and effective pedagogies
  • Contemporary sports policy
  • Research methods in sport, physical activity and education

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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