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Birmingham City University

Physical Education & School Sport

UCAS Code: X151

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

Must include one of Physical Education, Human Biology, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Applied Science, Psychology or Social Science excluding General Studies, Critical Thinking and Extended Project A maximum of three subjects are considered. Other 6-unit qualifications can be considered in lieu of one or two A-level subjects.

Pass 60 credits overall. Minimum of 45 credits at level 3. The remaining 15 credits can be taken at either level 2 or 3. Within the level 3 credits, a minimum of 24 must be achieved at merit or distinction including 18 in Sport or science related pathway have Mathematics and English Language GCSE at 4 or equivalent prior to application. GCSE equivalents only from Access Courses achieved prior to 2014, except for 2 Year Part Time Courses started within the 12/13 academic year. 12 Credits must be achieved at Level 2 + and certificate must state 'GCSE Equivalent'

112 tariff points Must include one of Physical Education, Human Biology, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Applied Science, Psychology or Social Science exclud General Studies, Critical Thinking and Extended Project A maximum of two AS-level subjects can be considered along with either two A-levels, two 6-unit BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma. Minimum 112 points required

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Minimum of 5 GCSE's, Must include Mathematics, English language and science subjects. grade 4 or above. Must have been achieved at the point of application and in one sitting. Equivalent qualifications can be considered in lieu of GCSE subjects as long as the required subject are covered. BTEC Level 2 Diploma/Extended Certificate - PASS Sport Science, Applied Science, 2 other equivalent qualifications to make up the required Mathematics, English language and science qualifications. City and Guilds Level 2 Certificates in Adult Numeracy/ Adult Literacy - Functional Skills/ Essential Skills level 2 PASS Maths and English, 2 other equivalent qualifications to make up the required Mathematics, English language and science qualifications. Must have been achieved at the point of application

Pass Relevant Subject

Pass Relevant Subject

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

28

IB Diploma with 28 points from the IB overall Students who do not complete the IB Diploma will be considered on the basis of their IB Certificates. A combination of GCSEs, A-levels and IB certificates will be considered on a case by case basis At least one Higher Level subject with grade 4 or above from Group 4 And Grade 4 in Maths (Standard Level) And English Group A - Grade 4 or above, OR English Group B and Ab Initio - Grade 5

B2 B2 B3 B2 B2 Must include Physical Education, Sport, Health or Science related subjects Maximum of 5 x Highers to achieve 112 tariff points minimum

Irish Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level

O3,O3,O3,O3,O3

Must include Mathematics, English language and a science subject.

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

D*D*

Physical Education, Sport & Physical Activity or equivalents

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

DMM

Physical Education, Sport & Physical Activity or equivalents

112 tariff points Physical Education, Sport & Physical Activity or equivalents Must be offered along with either two A-levels, two BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma to achieve a minimum of 112 tariff points

112 tariff points Physical Education, Sport & Physical Activity or equivalents Must be offered along with either one A-level, 2 AS-levels or one BTEC Subsidiary Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma qualification to achieve a minimum of 112 tariff points.

D*D* Sport, Physical Education, Sport & Exercise Science or equivalents Can be offered along with either one A-level, 2 AS-levels or one BTEC Subsidiary Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma qualification to achieve a minimum of 112 tariff points.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

DMM

Sport, Physical Education, Sport & Exercise Science or equivalents

112 tariff points Must include Sport, Health or Science related subjects Maximum of 5 Scottish Higher and 3 Advances Higher at Grade C

Scottish Higher

C,C,C,C,C

Must include Mathematics, English language and a science subject. Must have been achieved at the point of application.

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Subject

Teacher training

Linked and mapped to the national curriculum for physical education, you will be taught the physical activities and up-to-date information that teachers within this sector require. This course will prepare you to apply for PGCE Physical Education programmes in Secondary and Primary Education.
To help build these skills, you will go on placements, typically in schools, working face-to-face and getting first-hand experience, something which will not only look impressive on your CV, but will also stand you in good stead when it comes to securing a full-time role.
The course is endorsed by the Association for Physical Education (afPE).

Tuition fees

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England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

City South Campus, Edgbaston

Department:

School of Health Sciences

TEF rating:

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