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Start date: 01/09/2019 - SGS WISE
End date: 30/06/2021
Duration: 2 years - Full-Time

Day(s): Various
Course length: 2 years
Qualifications: FdSc
Code: Course code: 34ZK - Institution code: S55
Cost: £7500 per year


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FdSc Physical Education and Fitness

Higher Education
  • 56 UCAS Points
  • Course code: 34ZK
  • Institution code: S55
  • Course Fees: £7,500 per year
  • Duration: 2 years - Full-time
  • Start date: September 2017
  • Completion date 30 June 2019

A cross-government strategy is trying to tackle head on the flat lining levels of sport participation and high levels of inactivity in the country. Through its strategy, the government is redefining what success in the sport means, with a new focus of five key outcomes. These are physical wellbeing, mental wellbeing, individual development, social and community development and economic development. This exciting new degree has been designed to target these areas.

Modules could include the following:-

  • Teaching and Coaching in Schools
  • Foundations of Physical Education and Physical Activity
  • Pedagogy of Physical Activity
  • Movement Literacy and Games (practical)
  • Work Placement (fitness and teaching)
  • Exercise for Fitness (health or special populations)
  • Physical Activity and the Human Body
  • Psychology of Fitness and Physical Activity

Students will be fully integrated within our sports departments and work with high performance athletes, within excellent facilities. Students have the opportunity to develop their teaching abilities, knowledge and experience of curriculum activities. Engagements in real-world experience is integral to this programme and students, will have opportunities to conduct research in schools and sport environments.

SGS has an excellent reputation for sport and you will study in a supportive and friendly environment with excellent sport, learning support and specialist facilities. All our staff have practiced in the field and are experienced teachers. Teaching is delivered via a combination of practical and theoretical teaching methods, equipping students with a set of transferable skills to give a substantial career advantage.

Entry Requirements

Students have to be aged 18 or over 56 UCAS points (from new tariff) Maths, Science and English GCSE at grade C or above.

Mature students are welcome to apply and will be assessed on an individual basis.


Associated future opportunities include the following:-

  • Gain REP accredited fitness qualifications
  • Gain employment in the health and exercise industry
  • Progress onto a top-up year for the full degree
    • On achieving the full degree enter into teacher training
  • Sport Development
    • Start own business and become self employed

For more information

If you would like further course information, please email Tom James at:

For help with admissions or finance applications, please email:

Dates & Costs

FdSc Physical Education and Fitness

Start date: 01/09/2019
End date: 30/06/2021
Duration: 2 years - Full-Time
Course length: 2 years
Time(s): 9am-4pm
Qualifications: FdSc
Code: Course code: 34ZK - Institution code: S55

Cost: £7500 per year

Start End Time Campus
01/09/2019 30/06/2021 9am-4pm SGS WISE