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 CK125
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
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English, another language and three other subjects recognised for entry purposes.

Students are subject to Garda vetting and Fitness to Practise.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

If you present the Irish Leaving Certificate you need to present six recognised subjects, selected according to course requirements, you must obtain a minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O...

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.
Mature Applicants

To be eligible to compete for a place as a mature student, you must be 23 years of age on or before 1 January 2022 and apply via by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the app...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to:
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Approx. available places 50
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

The Bachelor of Education Sports Studies and Physical Education (BEDSSPE) degree is a dynamic course that allows you to become a fully qualified secondary school Physical Education teacher with an ad...

Subjects Taught

All modules are 5 credits unless otherwise stated.
ED1308 Sport Psychology - Fundamentals & Application,
ED1309 Movement Analysis,
ED1310 Introduction to Exercise Physiology,
ED1313 Health & Wellbeing in Sport, Physical A...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Careers or Further Progression

This course equips graduates to work in areas such as: coaching settings, education at secondary school level (Ireland and abroad), health and wellbeing settings (Ireland and abroad), physical activity and inclusion environ...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Ms Marie Nash
Tel: +353 (0)21 490 3055
Twitter: @CACSS1
Facebook: College of Art, Celtic Studies and Social sciences
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 564
2020 510 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2019 499