2021/2022

BEd (Hons) (Sports Studies and Physical Education) - CK125

NFQ Level 8, Major Award

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure that the programme and module content as described in the University's Calendar and Book of Modules for the 2021-22 academic year are accurate. However, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, no guarantee is given that programme/module content, delivery and assessment may not be altered, cancelled, replaced, augmented or otherwise amended. Any changes will ensure the same competencies and Learning Outcomes are met. Programme and/or Module Coordinators will communicate any such changes to students.

The BEd (Hons) (Sports Studies and Physical Education) is a four-year full-time programme leading to the BEd (Hons) Degree (Sports Studies and Physical Education).

During this four-year degree programme, students will study the following:

Note: The BEd (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education Degree has been fully accredited by the Teaching Council of Ireland (TCI) as providing appropriate qualifications for teaching of Physical Education and one of the following subjects: English, Irish, French, Mathematics (Mathematical Studies) and History.

Garda Vetting

Students, or applicants in receipt of an offer, on this programme will be subject to Garda Vetting as relevant. Students will be prohibited from engaging in a relevant work placement unless the vetting process has been cleared. Click here to view UCC's Student Garda Vetting Policy.

Fitness to Practise

Commencing with the 2013/2014 intake of first year students (including repeats), this programme will be subject to the University's Fitness to Practise Policy - full details may be found here.

WORK PLACEMENT/STUDY PLACEMENT

Each year will include placement in a school and/or a club.

In First Education (Sports Studies and Physical Education) students study prescribed modules to the value of 60 credits.

Note for Irish and French students: the Teaching Council require that students must have verifiable residential experience (in France or Gaeltacht). In order to fulfill this requirement an additional 5 credit module, ED2319 is available to students taking this programme. The module is taken in addition to the prescribed programme requirements. Work towards this module can be undertaken in part in Semester 3 of years 1, 2 or 3 but must be completed in full in time for examination at the Summer Examination Board in the Fourth Year of the programme. Students who wish to take this module will register for it in Fourth Year.

Programme Requirements

Students take 60 credits as follows:

AN1063, ED1308, ED1309, ED1310, ED1313, ED1314, ED1316, ED1322, ED1323 (5 credits per module)
plus one Arts subject (15 credits) from the following:
English
French - a student will not normally be allowed to select French unless (s)he has attained a pass standard in French in the Leaving Certificate Examination (or equivalent)
Gaeilge/Irish
History
Mathematical Studies

Programme Requirements for Arts subjects begin here.

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

No student may register for Second Sports Studies and Physical Education until he/she has passed the First University Examination in Sports Studies and Physical Education. Students who have been admitted to Second Sports Studies and Physical Education must satisfactorily attend the prescribed modules to the value of 70 credits.

Note for Irish and French students: the Teaching Council require that students must have verifiable residential experience (in France or Gaeltacht). In order to fulfill this requirement an additional 5 credit module, ED2319 is available to students taking this programme. The module is taken in addition to the prescribed programme requirements. Work towards this module can be undertaken in part in Semester 3 of years 1, 2 or 3 but must be completed in full in time for examination at the Summer Examination Board in the Fourth Year of the programme. Students who wish to take this module will register for it in Fourth Year.

Programme Requirements

Students take 70 credits as follows:

ED2305, ED2306, ED2308, ED2314, (5 credits per module), ED2317, ED2318 (10 credits per module), ED2323 (5 credits)
plus 25 credits from their chosen Arts subject continued from First Year.

Programme Requirements for Arts subjects are as follows:

English
Students take 25 credits as follows:
EN2006 (10 credits)
plus 5 credits from Semester 1 and 10 credits from Semester 2.

Semester 1
EN2011; EN2012; EN2023; EN2073; EN2077 (5 credits per module).

Semester 2
EN2043; EN2046; EN2066; EN2071; EN2078; EN2079 (5 credits per module).

Note:

French
Students take 25 credits as follows:
FR2101 (10 credits), FR2202, FR2204 (5 credits per module)
plus 5 credits from the following:
FR2305, FR2306, FR2311, FR2313 (5 credits per module)

Note: In addition to the general regulations for passing the year, students must pass FR2101.

Gaeilge
Ní foláir 25 chreidiúint a thógaint mar leanas:
GA2001 (10 creidiúint)
agus trí mhodúl as:
GA2003, GA2012, GA2013, GA2014, GA2016, GA2019, GA2023, GA2024, GA2025, GA2026, GA2027, GA2035, GA2036 (5 chreidiúint an modúl)

History
Students take 25 credits as follows:
HI2109 (5 credits per module)
plus either HI2103 or HI2108
plus 15 credits from:
HI2003, HI2014, HI2017, HI2022, HI2025, HI2036, HI2038, HI2044, HI2045, HI2046, HI2047, HI2048, HI2049, HI2051, HI2103, HI2108 (5 credits per module).

Mathematical Studies
Students take 25 credits as follows:
MS2005, MS2013, MS2015 (5 credits per module)
plus 10 credits from:
MS2014, MS2017, MS2019, MS2020, MS2022 (5 credits per module).

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

Only students who have passed the Second University Examination in Education (Sports Studies and Physical Education) and satisfied all other requirements specified will be permitted to register for Third Education (Sports Studies and Physical Education). Such students must attend the prescribed modules to the value of 70 credits.

Note for Irish and French students: the Teaching Council require that students must have verifiable residential experience (in France or Gaeltacht). In order to fulfill this requirement an additional 5 credit module, ED2319 is available to students taking this programme. The module is taken in addition to the prescribed programme requirements. Work towards this module can be undertaken in part in Semester 3 of years 1, 2 or 3 but must be completed in full in time for examination at the Summer Examination Board in the Fourth Year of the programme. Students who wish to take this module will register for it in Fourth Year.

Programme Requirements

Students take 70 credits as follows:

Students select 50 credits from the following:
ED3304, ED3313, ED3315 (5 credits per module), ED3317 (10 credits), ED3319, ED3324, ED3325 (5 credits per module)
plus either
ED3306 and ED3307 (5 credits per module),
or
ED3308 and ED3309 (5 credits per module)

plus 20 credits from the chosen Arts subject continued from Second Year. Programme Requirements for Arts subjects begin here.

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

Alternative Pathway for students not proceeding to Fourth Education (Sports Studies and Physical Education)
The Bachelor of Sports Studies (Hons) (BSpSt) is an alternative degree pathway for students who do not satisfy the pass standard for the placement module (ED3317 (10 credits)) in Year 3 of the BEd (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education programme, or who decide not to continue with their professional training in the BEd (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education programme. Such students may opt instead to register for the Bachelor of Sports Studies (Hons). These students would then progress to fourth year Bachelor of Sport Studies (Hons) where, on successful completion, they would graduate with a Bachelor of Sports Studies (Hons).

Note: Students who opt for this Pathway are not eligible for a professional teaching qualification.

Third Year - Bachelor of Sports Studies - for students who decide after second year to change their registration to the Bachelor of Sports Studies

Students take 60 credits as follows:

Students select 40 credits from the following:
ED3304, ED3315, ED3319, ED3323, ED3324, ED3325 (5 credits per module)
plus either
ED3306 and ED3307 (5 credits per module),
or
ED3308 and ED3309 (5 credits per module),

plus 20 credits from the chosen Arts subject continued from Second Year.

Third Year - Bachelor of Sports Studies - for students who fail ED3317 and change their registration to the Bachelor of Sports Studies, or who decide during their Third Year not to continue with their professional training in the BEd (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education programme and instead to change their registration to the Bachelor of Sports Studies.

Students take 60 credits as follows:

Students select 40 credits from the following:
ED3304, ED3313, ED3315, ED3319, ED3324, ED3325 (5 credits per module)
plus either
ED3306 and ED3307 (5 credits per module),
or
ED3308 and ED3309 (5 credits per module),
plus 20 credits from the chosen Arts subject continued from Second Year.

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

Only students who have passed the Third University Examination in Education (Sports Studies and Physical Education) and satisfied all other requirements specified will be permitted to register for Fourth Education (Sports Studies and Physical Education). Such students must attend the prescribed modules to the value of 70 credits.

Note for Irish and French students: the Teaching Council require that students must have verifiable residential experience (in France or Gaeltacht). In order to fulfill this requirement an additional 5 credit module, ED2319 is available to students taking this programme. The module is taken in addition to the prescribed programme requirements. Work towards this module can be undertaken in part in Semester 3 of years 1, 2 or 3 but must be completed in full in time for examination at the Summer Examination Board in the Fourth Year of the programme. Students who wish to take this module will register for it in Fourth Year.

Programme Requirements

Students take 70 credits as follows:

ED4311, ED4312, ED4313 (5 credits per module), ED4315, ED4316 (10 credits per module), ED4317 (5 credits), ED4320 (20 credits)
plus 5 credits from the following:
ED4309, ED4310 (5 credits per module)
plus 5 credits from the following:
ED4319, ED4328, ED4329, ED4331, ED4334 (5 credits per module)

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.
Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

Alternative Pathway for students not completing Fourth Education (Sports Studies and Physical Education)
The Bachelor of Sports Studies (Hons) (BSpSt) is an alternative degree pathway for students who do not satisfy the pass standard for the placement module ED4320, or who decide not to continue with their professional training in the BEd (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education programme. Such students may opt instead to register for the Bachelor of Sports Studies (Hons) (BSpSt), and to complete ED4314 (20 credits) within the restrictions of the three year rule. After successfully completing this module these students will then graduate with a Bachelor of Sports Studies (Hons).

Note: Students who opt for this pathway are not eligible for a professional teaching qualification.

Fourth Year - Bachelor of Sports Studies (for students progressing from Third Year - Bachelor of Sports Studies)

Students take 60 credits as follows:
ED4314 (20 credits), ED4315 (10 credits), ED4313, ED4317, SS3011 (5 credits per module), SS3104 (10 credits)
plus 5 credits from the following:
ED4309, ED4310 (5 credits per module)

Fourth Year - Bachelor of Sports Studies - for students who fail ED4320 and/or ED4316 in the Summer or the supplemental examination in Fourth Education (Sports Studies and Physical Education), or who decide during their Fourth Year not to continue with their professional training in the BEd (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education programme and instead to change their registration to the Bachelor of Sports Studies, from 2016/17 onwards

Students take 60 credits as follows:

ED4311, ED4312, ED4313 (5 credits per module), ED4314 (20 credits), ED4315 (10 credits), ED4317 (5 credits)
plus 5 credits from the following:
ED4309, ED4310 (5 credits per module)
plus 5 credits from the following:
ED4319, ED4328, ED4329, ED4331, ED4334 (5 credits per module)

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

Programme Learning Outcomes for BEd (Hons) (Sports Studies and Physical Education) (NFQ Level 8, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

Thinking and Knowledge

Doing and Skills

Feelings and Attitudes

Transferable and Key Skills

Programme Learning Outcomes for BSpSt (Hons) (Bachelor of Sports Studies) (NFQ Level 8, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:


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