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

Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) (BEd(Physical Education) - 480 points)*

The following regulations apply to students commencing study within the 2018 academic year. For previously published regulations, refer to the Calendar archive (Academic Services website). Find key terms in the Glossary of terms.

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

These regulations must be read in conjunction with the General Regulations for the University.

* Not open to new enrolments in 2018

1.
Version

These Regulations came into force on 1 January 2018.

2.
Variations

In exceptional circumstances the Dean of Education and Health Sciences may approve a personal programme of study which does not conform to these regulations.

3.
The structure of the qualification
To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) a student must:
(a)
be credited with a minimum of 480 points towards the qualification; and
(b)
be credited with a minimum of 330 points from Schedule A to these regulations; and
(c)
be credited with a minimum of 60 points from Education (EDUC) courses, of which 30 points must be at 300-level or above; and
(d)
be credited with a minimum of 60 points from courses across the University to create an Other Teachable Subject (OTS), of which 30 points must be at 300-level or above; and
(e)
be credited with a minimum of 30 points in Health, Outdoor Education or OTS curriculum (Curriculum) courses; and
(f)
be credited with a minimum of 240 points at 300-level or above.
4.
Admission to the qualification

To be admitted to the Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) a student must:

(a)
satisfy the Admission Regulations for admission to the University; and
(b)
satisfy additional literacy competency of either
i.
English as a first language; or
ii.
IELTS (Academic) 7.0, with no individual score below 7.0; or
iii.
at least two years of successful study in a New Zealand secondary school, with at least ten Level 2 NCEA credits in Literacy (five reading and five writing);
(c)
have met the requirements stipulated in the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 prior to gaining entry into the programme; and
(d)
have been approved as a student by the Dean of Education and Health Sciences, on the recommendation of a Selection Committee, which will include an interview.
5.
Subjects

There are no majors, minors or endorsements for this qualification.

6.
Time limits
(a)
The time limit for this qualification is 6 years.
(b)
If a student has not been enrolled for a period of more than 18 months, the student will require permission from the Dean of Education and Health Sciences to re-enrol in the qualification. This will include appropriate checks in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.
7.
Transfers of credit, substitutions and cross-credits

This qualification adheres to the General Conditions for Credit and Transfer Regulations, with no additional stipulations.

8.
Progression
This qualification adheres to the General Regulations, with the following stipulations:
(a)
Should a student fail any professional practice course, they may only re-enrol in that course with permission from the Dean of Education and Health Sciences; and
(b)
Professional Practice courses may only be attempted twice.
9.
Honours, Distinction and Merit
This qualification adheres to the General Regulations for the University and may be awarded with honours, with the following stipulations:
(a)
Entry in to the Honours programme is based on the achievement of at least a B grade point average in all courses required to be completed by the end of Year 3 of the degree;
(b)
A student for the degree with Honours must complete the Honours requirements in Schedule B within two years of becoming eligible to enter the Honours programme;
(c)
Continued enrolment in the Honours programme may be refused if a student fails to maintain the academic standard required for Honours.
10.
Pathways to other qualifications

There are no advancing or exit qualifications for this qualification.

11.
Disclosure of charges and convictions

A student in the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) is required to inform the Dean of Education and Health Sciences within three working days if they are charged or convicted of an offence while participating in the programme and of any other incidents or matters that may compromise their fitness to teach.

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. A student 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

Courses in years 1-3 are not open for enrolment in 2018.

Year 1

  • 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

  • TEPE 201 Curriculum 2
  • TEPE 202 Biomechanics
  • TEPE 203 Exercise Physiology
  • TEPP 241 Professional Practice 2
  • TEPS 241 Professional Studies 2

Year 3

  • 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 student 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 student 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
SPCO 126 Land Journeys and Ethics
SPCO 226 Rock Climbing Contexts and Techniques
SPCO 227 Paddle Sport Contexts and Techniques
SPCO 326 Rock Climbing Leadership

Curriculum courses

Every student 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 students only

Course Code Course Title
TEPE 499 Honours Project
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