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


    X399
  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    4 Years
  • Start date


    20 Sep 2021

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. 93.8% of BA (Hons) Physical Education students in work or further study 15 months after graduating*
  2. 93% of BA (Hons) Physical Education students were satisfied with their course**
  3. Practical learning opportunities in the work place, which can include local primary and secondary schools, community youth groups or professional sports clubs
  4. Sport volunteering opportunities
  5. Top up your learning with professionally recognised national governing body UK Coaching certificates
  6. Study in the university’s new £45m state-of-the-art Carnegie School of Sport building

*Graduate Outcomes 2020
*National Student Survey 2020

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