Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University

Secondary Education (Physical Education, 11-18)

The programme aims to prepare graduates for teaching the 11-18 age range in the secondary sector; on completion of the course students are awarded a PGCE and recommended for Qualified Teacher Status.

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours degree with a minimum of 50 per cent of the degree in a subject related to physical education; have worked with children in a range of contexts related to physical activity; to show that applicant has secure content knowledge in at least 2 of the following activity areas; athletics; games; gymnastics, dance, swimming, outdoor and adventurous activities; GCSEs (grade C or above) in English language and mathematics (or equivalents acceptable to the University); a minimum of 10 days recent and relevant school experience on application. Applicants are strongly encouraged to have passed skills tests in literacy and numeracy prior to an interview.

Course modules

Modules include: Professional placement � module 1; professional studies � module 2; curriculum studies in PE � module 3; enhanced studies � module 4.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a combination of professional placements and course work.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT1 1QU South East

Key information

PGCE Admissions
Telephone number: 
01227 782900