Undergraduate BA (Hons)

Physical Education with Foundation Year

Transition into higher education and prepare for degree-level study with our BA (Hons) Physical Education with integrated foundation year.

Physical Education with Foundation Year

Course Overview

  • UCAS code

  • Institution code

  • Main location

    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    4 Years
  • Start date

    19 Sep 2022

If you don’t have the required UCAS points to secure a place on the full degree programme, this integrated foundation year will enable you to transition onto our BA (Hons) Physical Education course, preparing you for academic life at university.

As part of your foundation year, you’ll:

  • Study four sport-related modules -These will introduce you to the subjects included on each of our 10 routes, from sport development and sport and exercise science to coaching and lifelong health
  • Study two additional modules that will help you develop the academic and study skills needed to successfully transition from school or the workplace to higher education

As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Study at our world-class sports facilities on campus, taking part in a range of physical activities across the three years
  • Discover all aspects of physical education, including different teaching and learning approaches, how to work inclusively with diverse groups, and the benefits of lifelong physical activity
  • Gain hands-on experience by working with young people in a variety of settings including teaching PE in primary, secondary and special schools, engaging with external organisations, and leading community groups

You’ll learn how to access the extensive resources and support services available here at Leeds Beckett University, whether you need a hand locating specialist materials in the library, or you need advice about personal issues.

During your second, third and fourth years you’ll study an average of six modules each year. Visit each of the course pages below for details of the modules offered as part of your chosen course.

Why study Physical Education at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Carnegie School of Sport has a long history and successful record of inspiring the next generation of sports educators and supporting world class athletes
  2. Our new Carnegie School of Sport’s £45m state-of-the-art building offers world class facilities and an excellent learning environment
  3. Employability opportunities embedded in all aspects of the course and offered throughout your three years 
  4. Sport volunteering opportunities, which have previously included the Olympics, World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games
  5. Links with our Carnegie School of Education will enable you to continue your journey towards becoming a PE teacher by studying a postgraduate teaching qualification.