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

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

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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