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 all aspects of physical education, including best practice in teaching and learning, the scientific principles which underpin PE and the benefits of lifelong physical activity
  • Gain hands-on experience in a variety of settings including teaching PE in schools or leading community groups
  • Choose from a range of option modules to develop expertise in specialist areas to maximise your opportunities and enhance your employability prospects

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. Practical learning opportunities in work places that could include local primary and secondary schools, community youth groups or professional sports clubs
  2. Sport volunteering opportunities
  3. Top up your learning with professionally recognised National Governing Body UK Coaching Certificates
  4. Study in our new £45m state-of-the-art Carnegie School of Sport building

BA (Hons) Physical Education - your course