University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Secondary Education (Physical Education)

The programme prepares students to enter the teaching profession as newly qualified teachers of high quality physical education, with the appropriate subject specific knowledge and pedagogical understanding in learning, teaching and assessment relevant to the subject; students enter the workplace ready to contribute to developing pupil's competence and confidence to take part in a range of physical activities that become a central part of their lives, both in and out of school; emphasis on practical teaching provides students with a broad range of teaching experience in different schools; successful completion leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) subject to satisfactory performance in skills tests and 60 credits at Master's level; course includes an extensive 24 weeks of placement in 2 schools; at university sessions students discuss experiences with others on the course and learn more about the theory and practice of teaching.

Entry requirements

Appropriate 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent; GCSE grade C or equivalent in English language, mathematics; A-levels relevant to the National Curriculum are preferred; applicants should gain recent experience, in school, with children of the age range that they wish to teach.

Sponsorship information

The Teaching Agency (TA) are offering a bursary to students who have received a certain level of achievement at undergraduate degree level; 1st Class: �9,000; 2.1: �5,000; UK students should also be eligible to receive a maintenance grant; prospective students are advised to contact the TA and Student Finance England to ascertain the financial support available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 14,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

Key information

PGCE Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
01603 592855