Physical Education - Courses

This course will help further develop your passion for movement and exercise, expanding your knowledge of the impact of sports and exercise on the human body, both mentally and physically.

Course details

You’ll gain the skills and confidence to take on a range of sporting roles in the future.
  • Mode of study: 3-4 days campus
  • Intake: September, January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: 13,905  per year
  • Location: Manchester
  • Entry requirements: GCSE: 5 passes at Grade 9-4/A-D or 32 tariff points

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Course overview

You’ll gain the skills and confidence to take on a range of sporting roles in the future. Whether you dream of becoming a coach to young people who aim for professional sporting careers, an inspirational mentor to adults who want to get physically active, or strive to make physical exercise more accessible, this is the course for you.


Entry requirements


Students will take part in regular Insight Days to Salford City FC, where they will interact with coaching and backroom teams, and learn from industry experts. Practical understanding across the different module areas will be brought to life by guest speakers and experts in areas such as sports psychology and biomechanics. Networking sessions and events will take place with sports industry contacts and placements at organisations such as Greater Sport and Trafford Leisure will be available to students in year 3 of study. Through our partner contacts, students will learn a deep understanding of the sports industry, and the importance of health and well-being across the sector.


While engaging with this degree you will gain theoretical understanding of the topics you are exploring, you will also have opportunities to learn, develop and demonstrate a wide range of practical and applied skills and competencies.

Assessments will include individual and group work submissions and could be in the form of case studies, essays, reports, literature reviews, reflective logs and diaries, self and peer evaluations, group and individual presentations along with subject-specific skills and competency assessment.

  • Academic and English Skills
  • Introduction to Numerical Techniques
  • Introduction to Research
  • Introduction to Business Studies
  • Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Introduction to Coaching Theory and Practice
  • Introduction to Teaching in Physical Education
  • Interactive Learning and Communication Skills (Integrated Year One only)
  • The Practice of Teaching in Physical Education
  • Science and Practice of Coaching
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Inclusive Physical Education
  • Project
  • Contemporary Issues in Physical Education and Sport
  • Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
  • Applied Teaching and Learning in Physical Education