University of Chichester

University of Chichester

Secondary Education (Physical Education)

On this programme, 70 per cent of time is spent in schools; students have training placements in 2 partner schools and complete a week's training in a key stage 2 school; this experience provides students with the opportunity to work alongside serving teachers, learning about the broader roles and skills of teachers and other school staff; high quality teaching, support and guidance is provided by mentor teachers in schools and by staff from the University; successful completion of this course leads to qualified teacher status (QTS), subject to satisfactory performance in skills tests.

Entry requirements

1st degree normally 2.2 or above with at least 50 per cent subject content relevant to the national curriculum requirements for the subject; GCSE English language and mathematicss at grade C or above; minimum of 2 weeks� classroom experience in a UK state secondary school within the last 2 years; a satisfactory enhanced clearing from the disclosure and barring service (DBS) and complete a satisfactory medical declaration before commencement of the course; students are required to provisionally register with the GTC(E).

Course modules

Modules include: Physical education subject specialism; professional values; practice and skills; skills to teach; behaviour management; equality and inclusion; lesson planning; management of lesson content; monitoring and assessment of pupil progress; key stage 3 strategy; the 14-18 curriculum; citizenship; personal social and health education; health and safety.

Assessment methods

Short skills tests in literacy; numeracy and information communication technology.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bishop Otter Campus Chichester PO19 6PE South East

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Admissions Office
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01243 816002