Key Information

Full-time

3 years

Typical Offer

BBC (112 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 3 A levels)

Campus

Brayford Pool

Validation Status

Validated

Fees

View

UCAS Code

C601

Course Code

SESPESUB

Key Information

Full-time

3 years

Typical Offer

BBC (112 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 3 A levels)

Campus

Brayford Pool

Validation Status

Validated

Fees

View

UCAS Code

C601

Course Code

SESPESUB

BSc (Hons) Physical Education and Sport BSc (Hons) Physical Education and Sport

100% of BSc (Hons) Physical Education and Sport students at Lincoln were satisfied overall with their course according to the National Student Survey 2019.

Key Information

Full-time

3 years

Typical Offer

BBC (112 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 3 A levels)

Campus

Brayford Pool

Validation Status

Validated

Fees

View

UCAS Code

C601

Course Code

SESPESUB

Key Information

Full-time

3 years

Typical Offer

BBC (112 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 3 A levels)

Campus

Brayford Pool

Validation Status

Validated

Fees

View

UCAS Code

C601

Course Code

SESPESUB

Teaching and Learning During COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic has meant that at Lincoln we are making changes to our teaching and learning approach and to our campus, to ensure that students and staff can enjoy a safe and positive learning experience here at Lincoln.

From autumn 2020 our aim is to provide an on-campus learning experience. Our intention is that teaching will be delivered through a mixture of face-to-face and online sessions. There will be social activities in place for students - all in line with appropriate social distancing and fully adhering to any changes in government guidance as our students' safety is our primary concern.

We want to ensure that your Lincoln experience is as positive, exciting and enjoyable as possible as you embark on the next phase of your life. COVID-19 has encouraged us to review our practices and, as a result, to take the opportunity to find new ways to enhance the Lincoln experience. It has challenged us to find innovative new approaches to supporting students' learning and social interactions. These learning experiences, which blend digital and face-to-face, will be vital in helping to prepare our students for a 21st Century workplace.

Of course at Lincoln, personal tutoring is key to our delivery, providing every student with a dedicated tutor to support them throughout their time here at the University. Smaller class sizes mean our academic staff can engage with each student as an individual, and work with them to enhance their strengths. In this environment we hope that students have more opportunities for discussion and engagement and get to know each other better.

Course learning outcomes are vital to prepare you for your future and we aim to utilise this mix of face-to-face and online teaching to deliver these. Students benefit from and enjoy fieldtrips and placements and, whilst it is currently hard to predict the availability of these, we are working hard and with partners and will aspire to offer these wherever possible - obviously in compliance with whatever government guidance is in place at the time.

We are utilising a range of different digital tools for teaching including our dedicated online managed learning environment. All lectures for larger groups will be delivered online using interactive software and a range of different formats. We aim to make every contact count and seminars and small group sessions will maximise face-to-face interaction. Practicals, workshops, studio sessions and performance-based sessions are planned to be delivered face-to-face, in a socially distanced way with appropriate PPE.

The University of Lincoln is a top 20 TEF Gold University and we have won awards for our approach to teaching and learning, our partnerships and industry links, and the opportunities these provide for our students. Our aim is that our online and socially distanced delivery during this COVID-19 pandemic is engaging and that students can interact with their tutors and each other and contribute to our academic community.

As and when restrictions start to lift, we aim to deliver an increasing amount of face-to-face teaching and external engagements, depending on each course. Safety will continue to be our primary focus and we will respond to any changing circumstances as they arise to ensure our community is supported. More information about the specific approaches for each course will be shared when teaching starts.

Of course as you start a new academic year it will be challenging but we will be working with you every step of the way. For all our students new and established, we look forward to welcoming you to our vibrant community this Autumn. If you have any questions please visit our FAQs or contact us on 01522 886644.

Dr Donna Windard - Programme Leader

Dr Donna Windard - Programme Leader

I specialise in research which increases our understanding of the impact of recent UK sport and educational policies on the structure and organisation of PE, teachers' ideologies and teachers' pedagogies. I currently supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students at Lincoln, and contribute to a number of research groups including the Health Advancement Research Team, and Youth Sport Research Group.

School Staff List

Welcome to BSc (Hons) Physical Education and Sport

The long-standing importance placed on physical education, not only as a subject for teaching and learning, but as a vehicle for improving health, behaviour, sports participation, and performance, means that it continues to have political and educational significance across the UK.

Lincoln’s BSc (Hons) Physical Education and Sport degree is a multi-disciplinary programme. It utilises current research, policy, and practice in order to develop the knowledge, skills, and understanding relevant to the physical education and sport sector.

The course has been designed for those who have a desire to work with young people in schools or youth sport settings. Engagement in real-world activities is integral to the programme. Students can develop their teaching abilities, knowledge, and experience of curriculum activities, while having opportunities to gain real-world experience through practical sessions and placements in a school or youth sport setting.

A key aim of the degree is to prepare students for life beyond graduation and to provide a sound basis for undertaking a postgraduate teaching qualification or wider employment within schools and youth sport settings.

Welcome to BSc (Hons) Physical Education and Sport

Physical education is an important vehicle for improving health, behaviour, sports participation, and performance, and as such continues to have political and educational significance across the UK.

Lincoln’s BSc (Hons) Physical Education and Sport degree is a multi-disciplinary programme. It utilises current research, policy, and practice in order to develop the knowledge, skills, and understanding relevant to the physical education and sport sector.

The course has been designed for those who have a desire to work with young people in schools or youth sport settings, and engagement in real-world activities is integral to the programme. Students can develop their teaching abilities, knowledge, and experience of curriculum activities, while having opportunities to gain experience through practical sessions and placements in schools.

How You Study

The degree offers the opportunity to develop an extensive knowledge and understanding of the key components of physical education and sport.

First-year modules are designed to provide students with a foundation in teaching and pedagogy, school and youth sport development, social science, sport science, and research. Students are encouraged to develop key transferable skills.

During the second and third years, students can choose from a range of optional modules in order to tailor their learning to personal interests and career aspirations.

Teaching takes place in a variety of ways including lectures, seminars, practical sessions, lab sessions, workshops, and tutorials.

What You Need to Know

We want you to have all the information you need to make an informed decision on where and what you want to study. To help you choose the course that’s right for you, we aim to bring to your attention all the important information you may need. Our What You Need to Know page offers detailed information on key areas including contact hours, assessment, optional modules, and additional costs.

Find out More

How You Study

First-year modules are designed to provide students with a foundation in teaching and pedagogy, school and youth sport development, social science, sport science, and research. Students are encouraged to develop key transferable skills.

During the second and third years, students can choose from a range of optional modules and tailor their learning to personal interests and career aspirations.

Modules can include Physical Education Pedagogy; Sociological Issues in PE and Sport; Concepts in Educational Contexts; Policy in Sport Development and Physical Education; and Psychology of Performance and Participation.

Teaching is delivered in a variety of ways including lectures, seminars, practical sessions, lab sessions, workshops, and tutorials.

What You Need to Know

We want you to have all the information you need to make an informed decision on where and what you want to study. To help you choose the course that’s right for you, we aim to bring to your attention all the important information you may need. Our What You Need to Know page offers detailed information on key areas including contact hours, assessment, optional modules, and additional costs.

Find out More

An Introduction to Your Modules

Module Overview

A high-quality physical education or coaching programme can develop a range of physical and cognitive skills within a child that can subsequently encourage positive life experiences. These experiences can include confidence development, the adoption of a healthy lifestyle, alongside experiencing achievement whilst fulfilling potential. Through theoretical and practical experiences, including a school placement, this module aims to develop the knowledge and applied understanding of concepts and practices that can support child development.

Module Overview

This module aims to examine the structure and function of the human body during sport and exercise. It will seek to address the physiological, biomechanical and psychological determinants of performance, with the aim of enabling students to develop an understanding of the fundamental principles involved and introducing students to a range of practical skills for measuring performance in the laboratory and/or field.

Module Overview

This module aims to give students the opportunity to develop knowledge and experience of teaching physical education. Students will have the opportunity to study the core principles of teaching: theories of learning, planning, pedagogy, communication, differentiation, progression, inclusion, assessment and reflection. These principles will be revisited at levels two and three but within different sporting contexts (aesthetic activities, net/wall games and individual activities).

The specific objectives are to:

  • Utilise the core principles of teaching when delivering team games.
  • Provide the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and understanding of team games in the National Curriculum at Key Stages 3 and 4.
  • Provide the chance for students to enhance their knowledge of health and safety issues related to the teaching of team games.
  • Provide the opportunity to develop an understanding and experience of multi-skills and games-based approaches.

Module Overview

On this module, students have the opportunity to develop useful study skills for the sport and exercise scientist and benefit from an introduction to the underpinning concepts of scientific study and research methods.

This module aims to enable students to benefit fully from the higher education learning environment and develop their reflective practice, alongside an understanding of the philosophy of science as related to scientific study in sport and exercise.

Module Overview

This module aims to introduce students to the field of sociology as applied to the study of sport and physical education. Students will be encouraged to think critically about sport and its place in society and in education.

In particular, subjects such as the stratification of society (i.e. by ‘race’, sex, religion, class, age, ability etc.) and the sporting experiences of different social groups in the community and in schools, can be investigated.

This module encourages students to think critically about sport, PE and their (reciprocal) relationships with politics, the media and broader social processes such as sportisation and commercialisation.

Module Overview

This module aims to introduce students to the structure of, and central issues in, the present sport development environment.

It aims to provide an overview of the structure and purpose of sports organisations and describes the hierarchical relationship between the major agencies responsible for delivering sport. Students are encouraged to begin developing a critical understanding of government aims and objectives and how they impact on those working at the delivery level (e.g. coaches, teachers, Sports Development Officers).

Module Overview

This module aims to build directly on the key concepts delivered at level one through the Research Skills module. Students have the opportunity to advance their understanding of research enquiry, and the chance to gain an introduction to a range of methodologies applicable to sport development, coaching and physical education research. Independent research activities can aid the development of analytical skills through applied evidence-based practice.

Module Overview

This module aims to provide an introduction to the key concepts in education, enabling students to begin to develop and apply their knowledge, understanding and skills within this area.

Students will have the opportunity to reflect on the changing theories and practices in secondary education and can develop their knowledge of the curriculum, behaviour and classroom management in education, primarily relating to secondary school settings.

Students are encouraged to consider psychological perspectives in education, as well as offering students the opportunity to examine historical and political aspects of education through literature and practice. Students have the opportunity to develop and reflect on their practice and that of teachers in the department whilst on placements in local secondary schools.

Module Overview

This module aims to address why an understanding of core fitness components is essential for the coach in practice, investigates key training principles and how these can be integrated into coaching session plans, and seeks to explore applied testing and training approaches to evaluate individual and group performance ability. Each of these aspects can be considered in the context of coaching experience, practice and application.

Module Overview

This optional module provides an opportunity for students to build on knowledge gained at level one within the Foundations in Sport and Exercise Science module. Students can develop their understanding of the theory underpinning the subject, as well as field-based performance analysis strategies and their application to assessment of practical sport.

Module Overview

This introductory health module is designed to enable students to develop their knowledge of the positive role of ‘physical activity’ in society. A major emphasis will be placed on identifying the key factors involved in determining health status; addressing the link between sedentary behaviour and health.

Module Overview

This module aims to further develop students’ knowledge of the pedagogical concepts first covered in year one and how these can be applied to the teaching of aesthetic activities at Key Stages 3 and 4.

Students may utilise this knowledge and understanding whilst on placement in secondary schools. In addition, there will be a specific emphasis on applying knowledge of movement and physical literacy.

The specific objectives of the module are to:

  • Utilise core principles of teaching within aesthetic activities.
  • Provide the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and understanding of aesthetic activities in the National Curriculum at Key Stages 3 and 4.
  • Give students the chance to enhance their knowledge of health and safety issues related to the teaching of aesthetic activities.
  • Provide the opportunity to develop student understanding of principles of human movement and physical literacy and engage in the practical application of these to aesthetic activities.

Module Overview

This module aims to build on the knowledge and concepts developed within the level one module Sport Development Environment and enable students to advance their understanding of the central strategies and policies in sport development, physical education and school sport.

The central aim of this module is to allow students the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of major sport policies and strategies and to explore sport provision at a local level, in order to think analytically about the policy process and the complexities associated with policy implementation.

Module Overview

The module is designed to encourage students to learn about the concept of project management and to understand how it relates to sport. The Lincolnshire Event Safety Partnership guidance will be used within this module to provide students with an opportunity to develop realistic and local knowledge about project management within a contemporary setting.

Module Overview

This module aims to introduce and develop knowledge of key concepts and theories that describe and explain the importance of psychology in sport, exercise and physical education settings.

Module Overview

This module aims to provide students with a formal introduction to social theory and its application to the study of sociological problems in sport and PE.

It is intended to build on the level one module, Sociological Issues in Sport and PE, by providing the opportunity to examine a variety of topics in sport from different theoretical perspectives. Students are encouraged to understand that all sociological observations are guided by theory, while also comparing and critiquing the range of approaches to sport introduced in the module. A selection of sociological sporting phenomena will be used to illustrate the importance of theory in guiding any sociological study.

Module Overview

Students from the School of Sport and Exercise Science can enroll at partner institutions in the USA during the third year of their undergraduate degree programme*. It is anticipated that partner institutions in other countries will be added in the near future.

The Study Abroad Initiative is available to those who have successfully completed years 1 and 2 of their degree and enables students to spend a year studying overseas during what would be their third year of study. During the year abroad, students will not pay a tuition fee to either the University of Lincoln or their host university. Students will be responsible for their travel and accommodation costs in addition to their normal living costs throughout the year. Where applicable, visa costs will also need to be covered by the student. Students will then return to the University of Lincoln to complete the final year of their degree.

The initiative enables students to experience their subject from a different perspective and to explore different societies and cultures.

*Only a limited number of places are available

Module Overview

The Dissertation module provides an opportunity for an in-depth study of a particular topic and to demonstrate original and critical thought.

Module Overview

The module gives students the opportunity to develop an understanding of the relationship between physical activity/inactivity and population health. This module will seek to develop knowledge on the role of ‘preventive healthcare’ (rather than treatment) and includes a central focus which explores current UK government-supported policy in this area.

Module Overview

This module aims to provide students with an opportunity to explore notions of disability within the context of sport and physical activity. The programme aims to place competing models of disability, theories of disability and disabling barriers at the centre of a reflective investigation of sport and activity provision for people with disabilities. The module aims to focus upon private, public and voluntary sectors with a particular emphasis on National Governing Bodies, school and community sport providers.

Module Overview

This module aims to mobilise the knowledge and skills gained in years one and two by engaging students in the critical analysis of contemporary issues in Physical Education. The central aims of the module are to build on students’ existing understanding of the philosophical, political and sociological components of physical education by critically engaging with research and reflecting on their practical experiences within other modules.

The specific objectives of the module are to:

  • Engage in fundamental philosophical, sociological and practical debates that are central to an understanding of Physical Education.
  • Encourage students to interrogate current trends emerging within physical education such as the Primary Premium.
  • Utilise current research to create a deeper and critical understanding of the wider physical education context, such as international perspectives in Physical Education.

Module Overview

This module offers students the opportunity to apply the knowledge, skills and experience gained in years one and two to the teaching of net wall games and individual activities, such as badminton and athletics. The aim is to further develop teaching skills and methods but with specific emphasis on utilising these in order teach the skills and techniques involved in individual activities and net wall games at Key Stages 3 and 4.

The specific objectives of the module are to:

  • Utilise core principles of teaching to individual activities and net wall games.
  • Provide the opportunity to develop and apply pedagogic content knowledge, skills and understanding of individual activities and net wall games in the National Curriculum at Key Stages 3 and 4.
  • Give students the chance to enhance their knowledge of health and safety issues related to the teaching of individual activities and net wall games.
  • Provide the opportunity to develop students’ ability to utilise methods of problem-based learning and critical reflection to further their teaching skills.

Module Overview

This module aims to give students the opportunity to apply sport and exercise science concepts to coaching practice in order to enhance performance and enjoyment in participants. Students will have the opportunity to learn how to develop an effective working alliance with clients, with ethics and competency central to the learning experience and models of applied practice.

† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.

An Introduction to Your Modules

Module Overview

A high-quality physical education or coaching programme can develop a range of physical and cognitive skills within a child that can subsequently encourage positive life experiences. These experiences can include confidence development, the adoption of a healthy lifestyle, alongside experiencing achievement whilst fulfilling potential. Through theoretical and practical experiences, including a school placement, this module aims to develop the knowledge and applied understanding of concepts and practices that can support child development.

Module Overview

This module aims to examine the structure and function of the human body during sport and exercise. It will seek to address the physiological, biomechanical and psychological determinants of performance, with the aim of enabling students to develop an understanding of the fundamental principles involved and introducing students to a range of practical skills for measuring performance in the laboratory and/or field.

Module Overview

This module aims to give students the opportunity to develop knowledge and experience of teaching physical education. Students will have the opportunity to study the core principles of teaching: theories of learning, planning, pedagogy, communication, differentiation, progression, inclusion, assessment and reflection. These principles will be revisited at levels two and three but within different sporting contexts (aesthetic activities, net/wall games and individual activities).

The specific objectives are to:

  • Utilise the core principles of teaching when delivering team games.
  • Provide the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and understanding of team games in the National Curriculum at Key Stages 3 and 4.
  • Provide the chance for students to enhance their knowledge of health and safety issues related to the teaching of team games.
  • Provide the opportunity to develop an understanding and experience of multi-skills and games-based approaches.

Module Overview

On this module, students have the opportunity to develop useful study skills for the sport and exercise scientist and benefit from an introduction to the underpinning concepts of scientific study and research methods.

This module aims to enable students to benefit fully from the higher education learning environment and develop their reflective practice, alongside an understanding of the philosophy of science as related to scientific study in sport and exercise.

Module Overview

This module aims to introduce students to the field of sociology as applied to the study of sport and physical education. Students will be encouraged to think critically about sport and its place in society and in education.

In particular, subjects such as the stratification of society (i.e. by ‘race’, sex, religion, class, age, ability etc.) and the sporting experiences of different social groups in the community and in schools, can be investigated.

This module encourages students to think critically about sport, PE and their (reciprocal) relationships with politics, the media and broader social processes such as sportisation and commercialisation.

Module Overview

This module aims to introduce students to the structure of, and central issues in, the present sport development environment.

It aims to provide an overview of the structure and purpose of sports organisations and describes the hierarchical relationship between the major agencies responsible for delivering sport. Students are encouraged to begin developing a critical understanding of government aims and objectives and how they impact on those working at the delivery level (e.g. coaches, teachers, Sports Development Officers).

Module Overview

This module aims to build directly on the key concepts delivered at level one through the Research Skills module. Students have the opportunity to advance their understanding of research enquiry, and the chance to gain an introduction to a range of methodologies applicable to sport development, coaching and physical education research. Independent research activities can aid the development of analytical skills through applied evidence-based practice.

Module Overview

This module aims to provide an introduction to the key concepts in education, enabling students to begin to develop and apply their knowledge, understanding and skills within this area.

Students will have the opportunity to reflect on the changing theories and practices in secondary education and can develop their knowledge of the curriculum, behaviour and classroom management in education, primarily relating to secondary school settings.

Students are encouraged to consider psychological perspectives in education, as well as offering students the opportunity to examine historical and political aspects of education through literature and practice. Students have the opportunity to develop and reflect on their practice and that of teachers in the department whilst on placements in local secondary schools.

Module Overview

This module aims to address why an understanding of core fitness components is essential for the coach in practice, investigates key training principles and how these can be integrated into coaching session plans, and seeks to explore applied testing and training approaches to evaluate individual and group performance ability. Each of these aspects can be considered in the context of coaching experience, practice and application.

Module Overview

This optional module provides an opportunity for students to build on knowledge gained at level one within the Foundations in Sport and Exercise Science module. Students can develop their understanding of the theory underpinning the subject, as well as field-based performance analysis strategies and their application to assessment of practical sport.

Module Overview

This introductory health module is designed to enable students to develop their knowledge of the positive role of ‘physical activity’ in society. A major emphasis will be placed on identifying the key factors involved in determining health status; addressing the link between sedentary behaviour and health.

Module Overview

This module aims to further develop students’ knowledge of the pedagogical concepts first covered in year one and how these can be applied to the teaching of aesthetic activities at Key Stages 3 and 4.

Students may utilise this knowledge and understanding whilst on placement in secondary schools. In addition, there will be a specific emphasis on applying knowledge of movement and physical literacy.

The specific objectives of the module are to:

  • Utilise core principles of teaching within aesthetic activities.
  • Provide the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and understanding of aesthetic activities in the National Curriculum at Key Stages 3 and 4.
  • Give students the chance to enhance their knowledge of health and safety issues related to the teaching of aesthetic activities.
  • Provide the opportunity to develop student understanding of principles of human movement and physical literacy and engage in the practical application of these to aesthetic activities.

Module Overview

This module aims to build on the knowledge and concepts developed within the level one module Sport Development Environment and enable students to advance their understanding of the central strategies and policies in sport development, physical education and school sport.

The central aim of this module is to allow students the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of major sport policies and strategies and to explore sport provision at a local level, in order to think analytically about the policy process and the complexities associated with policy implementation.

Module Overview

The module is designed to encourage students to learn about the concept of project management and to understand how it relates to sport. The Lincolnshire Event Safety Partnership guidance will be used within this module to provide students with an opportunity to develop realistic and local knowledge about project management within a contemporary setting.

Module Overview

This module aims to introduce and develop knowledge of key concepts and theories that describe and explain the importance of psychology in sport, exercise and physical education settings.

Module Overview

This module aims to provide students with a formal introduction to social theory and its application to the study of sociological problems in sport and PE.

It is intended to build on the level one module, Sociological Issues in Sport and PE, by providing the opportunity to examine a variety of topics in sport from different theoretical perspectives. Students are encouraged to understand that all sociological observations are guided by theory, while also comparing and critiquing the range of approaches to sport introduced in the module. A selection of sociological sporting phenomena will be used to illustrate the importance of theory in guiding any sociological study.

Module Overview

Students from the School of Sport and Exercise Science can enroll at partner institutions in the USA during the third year of their undergraduate degree programme*. It is anticipated that partner institutions in other countries will be added in the near future.

The Study Abroad Initiative is available to those who have successfully completed years 1 and 2 of their degree and enables students to spend a year studying overseas during what would be their third year of study. During the year abroad, students will not pay a tuition fee to either the University of Lincoln or their host university. Students will be responsible for their travel and accommodation costs in addition to their normal living costs throughout the year. Where applicable, visa costs will also need to be covered by the student. Students will then return to the University of Lincoln to complete the final year of their degree.

The initiative enables students to experience their subject from a different perspective and to explore different societies and cultures.

*Only a limited number of places are available

Module Overview

The Dissertation module provides an opportunity for an in-depth study of a particular topic and to demonstrate original and critical thought.

Module Overview

The module gives students the opportunity to develop an understanding of the relationship between physical activity/inactivity and population health. This module will seek to develop knowledge on the role of ‘preventive healthcare’ (rather than treatment) and includes a central focus which explores current UK government-supported policy in this area.

Module Overview

This module aims to provide students with an opportunity to explore notions of disability within the context of sport and physical activity. The programme aims to place competing models of disability, theories of disability and disabling barriers at the centre of a reflective investigation of sport and activity provision for people with disabilities. The module aims to focus upon private, public and voluntary sectors with a particular emphasis on National Governing Bodies, school and community sport providers.

Module Overview

This module aims to mobilise the knowledge and skills gained in years one and two by engaging students in the critical analysis of contemporary issues in Physical Education. The central aims of the module are to build on students’ existing understanding of the philosophical, political and sociological components of physical education by critically engaging with research and reflecting on their practical experiences within other modules.

The specific objectives of the module are to:

  • Engage in fundamental philosophical, sociological and practical debates that are central to an understanding of Physical Education.
  • Encourage students to interrogate current trends emerging within physical education such as the Primary Premium.
  • Utilise current research to create a deeper and critical understanding of the wider physical education context, such as international perspectives in Physical Education.

Module Overview

This module offers students the opportunity to apply the knowledge, skills and experience gained in years one and two to the teaching of net wall games and individual activities, such as badminton and athletics. The aim is to further develop teaching skills and methods but with specific emphasis on utilising these in order teach the skills and techniques involved in individual activities and net wall games at Key Stages 3 and 4.

The specific objectives of the module are to:

  • Utilise core principles of teaching to individual activities and net wall games.
  • Provide the opportunity to develop and apply pedagogic content knowledge, skills and understanding of individual activities and net wall games in the National Curriculum at Key Stages 3 and 4.
  • Give students the chance to enhance their knowledge of health and safety issues related to the teaching of individual activities and net wall games.
  • Provide the opportunity to develop students’ ability to utilise methods of problem-based learning and critical reflection to further their teaching skills.

Module Overview

This module aims to give students the opportunity to apply sport and exercise science concepts to coaching practice in order to enhance performance and enjoyment in participants. Students will have the opportunity to learn how to develop an effective working alliance with clients, with ethics and competency central to the learning experience and models of applied practice.

† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.

How you are assessed

Students will be assessed through a range of methods which are dependent upon whether the module is practical, theoretical, contextual or vocational. This may include presentations, critical reflections, portfolios, exams, practical assessment within schools and a research project.

The University of Lincoln’s policy is to ensure that staff return assessments to students promptly.

Students will be assessed through a range of methods which are dependent upon whether the module is practical, theoretical, contextual or vocational. This may include presentations, critical reflections, portfolios, exams, practical assessment within schools and a research project.

The University of Lincoln’s policy is to ensure that staff return assessments to students promptly.

Fees and Scholarships

Going to university is a life-changing step and it's important to understand the costs involved and the funding options available before you start. A full breakdown of the fees associated with this programme can be found on our course fees pages.

Course Fees

For eligible undergraduate students going to university for the first time, scholarships and bursaries are available to help cover costs. The University of Lincoln offers a variety of merit-based and subject-specific bursaries and scholarships. For full details and information about eligibility, visit our scholarships and bursaries pages.

Postgraduate study is an investment in yourself and your future, and it's important to understand the costs involved and the funding options available before you start. A full breakdown of the fees associated with this programme can be found on our course fees pages.

Course Fees

There are more ways than ever before to fund your postgraduate study, whether you want to do a taught or research course. For those wishing to undertake a Master's course, you can apply for a loan as a contribution towards the course and living costs. Loans are also available to those who wish to undertake doctoral study. The University offers a number of scholarships and funded studentships for those interested in postgraduate study. Learn how Master's and PhD loans, scholarships, and studentships can help you fund your studies on our Postgraduate Fees and Funding pages.

Going to university is a life-changing step and it's important to understand the costs involved and the funding options available before you start. A full breakdown of the fees associated with this programme can be found on our course fees pages.

Course Fees

For eligible undergraduate students going to university for the first time, scholarships and bursaries are available to help cover costs. The University of Lincoln offers a variety of merit-based and subject-specific bursaries and scholarships. For full details and information about eligibility, visit our scholarships and bursaries pages.

Postgraduate study is an investment in yourself and your future, and it's important to understand the costs involved and the funding options available before you start. A full breakdown of the fees associated with this programme can be found on our course fees pages.

Course Fees

There are more ways than ever before to fund your postgraduate study, whether you want to do a taught or research course. For those wishing to undertake a Master's course, you can apply for a loan as a contribution towards the course and living costs. Loans are also available to those who wish to undertake doctoral study. The University offers a number of scholarships and funded studentships for those interested in postgraduate study. Learn how Master's and PhD loans, scholarships, and studentships can help you fund your studies on our Postgraduate Fees and Funding pages.

Entry Requirements 2020-21

United Kingdom

GCE Advanced Levels: BBC

International Baccalaureate: 29 points overall

BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Merit, Merit

Access to Higher Education Diploma: 45 Level 3 credits with a minimum of 112 UCAS Tariff points

Applicants will also need at least five GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, which must include English, Maths and a Science or sport related subject. Equivalent Level 2 qualifications may also be considered.

International

Non UK Qualifications:

If you have studied outside of the UK, and are unsure whether your qualification meets the above requirements, please visit our country pages https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/entryrequirementsandyourcountry/ for information on equivalent qualifications.

EU and Overseas students will be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. For information regarding other English language qualifications we accept, please visit the English Requirements page https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/englishlanguagerequirementsandsupport/englishlanguagerequirements/

If you do not meet the above IELTS requirements, you may be able to take part in one of our Pre-sessional English and Academic Study Skills courses.

If you would like further information about entry requirements, or would like to discuss whether the qualifications you are currently studying are acceptable, please contact the Admissions team on 01522 886097, or email admissions@lincoln.ac.uk

Entry Requirements 2021-22

United Kingdom

GCE Advanced Levels: BBC

International Baccalaureate: 29 points overall

BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Merit, Merit

Access to Higher Education Diploma: 45 Level 3 credits with a minimum of 112 UCAS Tariff points

Applicants will also need at least five GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, which must include English, Maths and a Science or sport related subject. Equivalent Level 2 qualifications may also be considered.

International

Non UK Qualifications:

If you have studied outside of the UK, and are unsure whether your qualification meets the above requirements, please visit our country pages https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/entryrequirementsandyourcountry/ for information on equivalent qualifications.

EU and Overseas students will be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. For information regarding other English language qualifications we accept, please visit the English Requirements page https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/englishlanguagerequirementsandsupport/englishlanguagerequirements/

If you do not meet the above IELTS requirements, you may be able to take part in one of our Pre-sessional English and Academic Study Skills courses.

If you would like further information about entry requirements, or would like to discuss whether the qualifications you are currently studying are acceptable, please contact the Admissions team on 01522 886097, or email admissions@lincoln.ac.uk

Industry Links

The School of Sport and Exercise Science has strong industry links. This includes its close relationship with Lincoln City Football Club.

Research

Opportunities exist for students to conduct their own independent research and to work alongside research-active academic staff on projects at local and national levels. The School’s Youth Sport Research Group and the Health Advancement

Research Team have conducted studies on topics including school sports partnerships, disability in sport, and gifted and talented development in young people.

There are opportunities for students to apply theory to practical settings, including in school placements. The School of Sport and Exercise Science will aim to cover all reasonable costs associated with work placements, including travel. The College of

Social Science’s Work Opportunities Hub, which looks to identify suitable placements for students, can help those seeking to enhance their studies with work experience.

Facilities

Students can benefit from access to specialist equipment in the University’s Human Performance Centre for study and research. Our fully-equipped Sports Centre comprises a gym, double sports hall, squash courts, dance studio, and all-weather pitches.

Career Opportunities

Previous students have successfully progressed on to School-centred Teacher Training or PGCEs to become PE teachers. Opportunities are available both in Lincoln and throughout the UK. Alternatively, students may choose to progress to Master’s programmes in education, enter the Armed Forces, or work in sport development.

"This course is perfect for anyone interested in teaching physical education. It combines both practical and theoretical skills which are needed to be successful in the physical education world."

Madeline Bogosian, Physical Education and Sport student

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