PGCE Secondary Physical Education
University of Reading
Key Course Facts
This programme is grounded in evidence-based principles of teaching and learning, and taught through a series of practical sessions, interactive seminars and workshops. Learning will take place in our excellent SportsPark facilities with extensive resources and equipment, as you examine a range of pedagogical approaches to PE teaching and learning.
For more information, please visit the programme page: https://www.reading.ac.uk/ready-to-study/study/Subject-area/education-pg/pgce-secondary-education-physical-education
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Foundation / Pathway Courses
- Graduate Degrees Arts and Humanities/Economic and Social Science Subjects
- Graduate Degrees Science/Life Science Subjects
- Undergraduate Degrees Arts and Humanities/Economic and Social Science Subjects
- Undergraduate Degrees Science/Life Science Subjects
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study PGCE Secondary Physical Education, PGCE, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
IELTS Requirement: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent). Entry requirements: You are normally required to have at least a 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in a subject that is related to the subject you intend to teach. You will need to have achieved Grade 4 (or C) or above in GCSE Mathematics and English Language or equivalent qualifications. You will also need to demonstrate competence in Fundamental English and mathematics by the end of the course. This is a new DfE requirement which replaces the QTS skills tests in literacy and numeracy. If you accept an offer with us you will also be required to successfully complete Occupational Health and Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure checks.
Tuition Fees PGCE Secondary Physical Education PGCE
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About University of Reading
The University of Reading is a publicly funded university in Reading, Berkshire, England. Reading has four major campuses; London Road and Whiteknights campus which are located in Reading itself, with Greenlands campus being found on the banks of the River Thames. The fourth campus is known as Iskandar Puteri, in Malaysia.
Student composition of University of Reading
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Sport and Leisure Management HND||Loughborough College||58%||-||54%||£7750||£7750||-||Loughborough||On campus Full-time|
|Sport and Exercise Science (Sports Nutrition) DipHE||University of Wales||-||-||5%||£9000||£13500||111||Cardiff||On campus Full-time|
|Sport and Exercise Science HND||Wigan and Leigh College||-||20%||5%||£7500||-||-||Wigan||On campus Full-time|
|Professional Golf HNC||Scotland's Rural College University||-||-||20%||£7500||£15000||-||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|Addysg Gorfforol (TAR Uwchradd) PGCE||Cardiff Metropolitan University||-||-||20%||£9000||£13000||-||Cardiff||On campus Full-time|
|Secondary Physical Education PGCE with QTS PGCE||University of Huddersfield||-||-||20%||£9250||£16000||-||Huddersfield||On campus Full-time|
|Sport and Exercise Studies CertHE||Writtle University College||-||-||20%||£9250||£12699||-||Chelmsford||On campus Full-time|
|Sport and Exercise Science (Coaching Science) HNC||Calderdale College||-||-||20%||£6950||£6950||-||Halifax||On campus Full-time|
|Sport Performance Analysis PgCert||Middlesex University||-||-||20%||£9200||£14000||-||London||On campus Part-time|
|Sport and Exercise Science HND||Grŵp NPTC Group||-||-||30%||£7500||-||-||Neath||On campus Full-time|