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Physical Education

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

Year 1:
You will study physical education, educational studies, sport science and you have an elective option. The focus in year one starts with the secondary school curriculum and then shifts to consider the foundations for physical education, with a placement in primary schools.

Year 2:
As Year 1. In year two you will continue to study physical education and educational studies along with two other courses to broaden your knowledge and inform teaching and learning skills before undertaking a placement experience in secondary schools.

Year 3:
There are extended placements in years three and four. University-based courses focus on national qualifications and curriculum development in physical education, disciplinary perspectives on physical education, and educational studies. You will also undertake a major independent study for your honours dissertation.

Year 4:
As Year 3.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (first sitting) including English plus Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5 at B.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) including English plus Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5 at B. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

XC61

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Moray House School of Education

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other