Sports Studies & Physical Education - Second Level Teaching

University College Cork


Course Name Sports Studies & Physical Education - Second Level Teaching
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK116
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters BEd (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+H5 in two subjects, and O6/ H7 in four other subjects from Irish, English, another language, and three other subjects recognised for entry purposes.

Student Vetting
A condition of enrollment on the programme is that all incoming students have cle...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

*LCVP can be counted for points scoring purposes only and cannot be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry requirements.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+Entry to degree programmes at UCC is available on a competitive basis to students who present with one of the recognised QQI FET awards, taken at a single sitting.

For a full list of linked programmes, and the relevant QQI FET requirements, see w...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+UCC reserves places for mature students on almost all undergraduate degree programmes. Mature students do not need Leaving Certificate points to enter UCC. However, some degree programmes have specific educational requirements and it is essential tha...

Alternative Entry

Expand+Other EU/EEA/Swiss States School Leaving Examinations

EU applicants who are presenting a second level qualification other than the Irish Leaving Certificate should make their application through the Central Applications Office (CAO) before 5.15pm...

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Number of Places Approx. Intake 50
Mature Entry Places 5
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Financial Support

If you think you are eligible for the student grant, you should apply to SUSI as soon as possible. You do not have to wait until you receive an offer of a place. Only when your SUSI application has been completed in full and submitted to the ...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €25 Closing Date: 20th January 2017 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €40 Closing Date: 1st February 2017 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €50 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Students of the Bachelor of Education (Hons) Sport Studies and Physical Education degree, as well as qualifying to teach PE, also graduate in a chosen specialist Arts subject from one of the following: English, Irish, Mathematics, Fren...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules:
CORE: (all 5 credits) AN1063 Anatomy of Exercise; ED1308 Psychosocial Basis of Physical Education, Sport & Health; ED1309 Movement Analysis; ED1310 Introduction to Exercise Physiology; ED1313 Health; ED1314 Practical Areas 1; ED1316...

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• Graduates display independent and innovative thinking and are agents of change in the area of sport, physical activity and physical education.

• Staff are experts and leading researchers in their discipline.

• Graduates obtain a professional qualification which allows them to take up a teaching position immediately.

• This programme also provides the foundation to pursue further study in a range of postgraduate programmes.
Careers or Further Progression Careers
As well as qualifying as a teacher of physical education with an Arts specialism, this course equips graduates to work in areas such as:
• coaching
• fundamental skill acquisition (FMS)
• physical activity and disability
• sport in the community
• health and nutrition.

Further Study
Some of the sectors in which past students have undertaken further study, include:
• education
• medicine
• economics
• public health
Further Enquiries Stefanie Wojtek
T: +353 (0)21 490 3055
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Points History
Year Points
2017 477
2016 490
2015 500