University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Physical Education and School Sport

This course develops the knowledge and skills of its students to provide them with the potential to make a significant contribution to the sport and education industries; the ever changing and complex nature of this area means that there is a need for high quality, effective managers and leaders with the knowledge and capabilities to drive evolving education and community initiatives.

Entry requirements

Students require a good Honours degree (or equivalent) in which a major part of their studies has incorporated aspects of sports; other graduates who can demonstrate a commitment to the study of sport or who have significant experience in the sport industry are also considered for entry; this course may involve regular access to children and/or vulnerable adults; where this is the case, students are required to obtain enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Course modules

PG Certificate modules include: Comparative PE and school sport systems; pedagogy and learning to learn; youth, sport, policy and practice; managing people in sport; professional development for sport, PG Diploma modules include: Sport philosophy to practice; consultancy project; research methodology for sport, the MA includes a dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes consultancy reports, essays, presentations, and interviews.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 9,450 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

Key information

Course Enquiries
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01772 892400