Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) - Award Regulations - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) (BEd(Physical Education))*

The following regulations apply to students commencing study within the 2017 academic year. For previously published regulations, refer to the Calendar archive (Academic Services website).

Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Physical Education)

* Not open to new enrolments in 2017.

See also General Course and Examination Regulations.

1.
Approval of Candidacy

Every candidate for the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) shall have been approved as a candidate by the Dean of Education, on the recommendation of a Selection Committee and before enrolling in a course of study for the degree, shall have satisfied Admission Regulation A.

Notes:
1.
Selection will be based on academic attainment and such other criteria as the Selection Committee may determine, which may include an interview.
2.
Candidates are required to be vetted by police.
3.
Students for whom English is an additional language must provide evidence of their English language ability as follows:
(a)
IELTS (Academic) 7.0, with no individual score below 7.0; or
(b)
At least two years of successful study in a New Zealand secondary school, with at least eight Level 2 NCEA credits in English (four reading and four writing).

Note that satisfying these criteria does not guarantee entry to the programme.

2.
Requirements of the Degree Course

Every candidate for the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) shall follow a course of study as laid down in the Schedule to these Regulations, consisting of no fewer than 480 points (4 EFTS).

3.
Structure of the Degree

To qualify for the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) a candidate must be credited with, or be exempted from, the following 480 points:

(a)
330 points for the courses in Group A of the Schedule;
(b)
60 points in Education (EDUC), of which 30 must be at 200-level or above;
(c)
60 points from across the university to create an Other Teachable Subject (OTS), of which 30 points must be at 200-level or above; and
(d)
30 points in Health, Outdoor Education or OTS curriculum courses.

Note: OTS options include those that fall within school curriculum, eg, history, mathematics, chemistry.

4.
Approval of Course of Study

The personal course of study of every candidate shall be approved by the Dean of Education. In special cases the Academic Board may approve a course of study which does not conform to these or other relevant regulations. Such special cases will only be considered if an application is submitted in writing to the Dean of Education.

5.
Credit from Other Degrees

A candidate who has undertaken courses or qualified for another degree may, with the approval of the Academic Board, be credited for the purpose of Regulation 4 (a) with up to 120 points.

6.
Transitional Arrangements
(a)
Candidates who first enrolled in the Bachelor of Education and Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning (Secondary), specialising in Physical Education, in or after 1999 may complete the degree under the 2010 Regulations provided that this transitional regulation shall lapse at the end of 2015.
(b)
Candidates who enrolled in the Bachelor of Education and Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning (Secondary), specialising in Physical Education, prior to 2011 may complete courses, or their equivalent, selected from the Schedule to the Regulations to the degree in the year in which they first enrolled, where these are still available.
7.
Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) with Honours
(a)
The Degree of Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) may be awarded with Honours, which may be of the First Class or Second Class (Division 1 or 2).
(b)
A candidate for Honours shall comply with the requirements of Regulation 1 and be credited with the course in Group C of the Schedule to this degree.
(c)
Entry into the Honours programme will normally be based on the achievement of at least a B average grade in all courses required to be completed by the end of Year 3 of the degree.
(d)
A candidate for the degree with Honours must complete the Honours requirements within two years of becoming eligible to enter the Honours programme.
(e)
In special circumstances, or when the candidate is a part-time student, the Dean of Education may extend the period within which a candidate may remain eligible for the award of Honours.
(f)
The class of Honours shall be determined by the College of Education's Board of Examiners. Performance in any courses substituted or cross-credited for Group A or B courses under Regulation 6 shall not be taken into account in determining the class of Honours.
(g)
Continued enrolment in the Honours programme may be refused if a candidate fails to maintain the academic standard required for Honours.
8.
Duration of the Qualification
(a)
The minimum period of enrolment for a full-time candidate is four years. Part-time study may be undertaken.
(b)
The maximum period for satisfying the requirements for completion of the Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) is six years from the date of first enrolment in the degree.

Schedule to the Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Physical Education)

The following course information is for students starting the BEd(Physical Education) degree after 2011. Students who started the BEd/GradDipTchLn(Secondary) degree prior to 2011 should refer to the enrolment advice available at www.education.canterbury.ac.nz/coursegroups

For full course information, go to www.canterbury.ac.nz/courses

Non-credit requirements

Students are required to attend the Physical Education camp each year, participate in a marae experience, and hold an approved and valid first aid certificate at the time of graduation.

Compulsory courses

Year 1

Course Code Course Title
TEPE 101 Curriculum 1
TEPE 102 Anatomy and Physiology
TEPE 105 Social History of Sport and Physical Education
TEPP 141 Professional Practice 1
TEPS 141 Professional Studies 1

Year 2

Course Code Course Title
TEPE 201 Curriculum 2
TEPE 202 Biomechanics
TEPE 203 Exercise Physiology
TEPP 241 Professional Practice 2
TEPS 241 Professional Studies 2

Year 3

Course Code Course Title
TEPE 301 Curriculum 3
TEPE 304 Movement Culture Studies
TEPE 305 Social Context of Physical Education
TEPE 309 Applied Exercise Physiology
TEPP 341 Professional Practice 3
TEPS 341 Professional Studies 3

Year 4

Course Code Course Title
TEPE 404 Physical Education Futures
TEPE 409 Exercise for Health and Performance
TEPP 342 Professional Practice 4
TEPP 343 Professional Practice 5
TEPS 342 Professional Studies 4
TEPS 441 Professional Studies 5

Optional courses

Education (EDUC) courses

Every candidate for the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) is required to complete 60 points in Education (EDUC) courses from the Bachelor of Arts. Of the 60 points, 30 points must be at 200-level or above. Progression into these courses is subject to the Schedule to the Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts.

Other Teachable Subject (OTS) courses

Every candidate for the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) is required to complete 60 points in Other Teachable Subject (OTS) courses selected from the schedules of the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Physical Education), Degree of Bachelor of Arts, Degree of Bachelor of Science, Degree of Bachelor of Commerce, or Degree of Bachelor of Music, and such other courses as may be approved by the Academic Board subject to the prerequisites, co-requisites, and restrictions as specified in the relevant regulations. Of the 60 points, 30 points must be at 200-level or above. Progression into these courses is subject to the Schedule to the Regulations for the Degree from which they are taken. The OTS courses that are available within the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) schedule are listed below.

Physical Education Optional (OTS) courses

Course Code Course Title
TEPE 110 Rock Climbing Contexts and Techniques
TEPE 111 Paddle Sport Contexts and Techniques
TEPE 112 Land Journeys and Ethics
TEPE 210 Rock Climbing Leadership

Curriculum courses

Every candidate for the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) is required to complete a minimum of 30 points in Health, and/or Outdoor Education, and/or OTS courses selected from the Teacher Education (Curriculum Studies) (TECS) courses – refer to the Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Secondary).

Group C: Honours candidates only

Course Code Course Title
TEPE 499 Honours Project
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