Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with Mathematics in Ireland

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with Mathematics()
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Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with Mathematics

  • Dublin City University Dublin City University, Dublin  
    Delivery Modes: Full-Time

    Duration: 4 years

    About the course:
    This course involves three strands:
    • Physical Education: The physical education element of the course has theoretical and practical aspects. The theoretical part involves the academic study of human movement through subjects like psychology, biomechanics (the science of movement) and sociology. The practical elements will enhance your teaching skills by engaging you in a range of competitive, aesthetic, adventure, aquatic and artistic activities.
    • Mathematics: You’ll learn the core elements of the mathematics curriculum, including mathematics for the physical sciences, linear mathematics, calculus, differential equations, numerical methods and abstract algebra. In addition, you’ll complete several modules focused on how to teach mathematics content in second-level schools.
    • Education Studies: This part of the course integrates educational theory and practice through ‘coaching rather than teaching’. This involves group work, reflective diaries, online reporting and reflection, case studies and other problem-based learning approaches to gaining the skills, knowledge and mindset necessary to teaching in a changing environment.
    To put all of this into practice and provide you with experience, you’ll be placed in schools during Years Two, Three and Four. This allows you to explore and clarify many of the key issues you will encounter as a teacher.

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