Physical Education

This course is available in Welsh

Course Overview

This course will enable you to develop a broad understanding of a range of sport-related concepts including:

  • How physiological and psychological states affect performance
  • The key socio-cultural factors that influence people’s involvement in physical activity and sport
  • The role of technology in physical activity and sport
  • The contribution which physical activity makes to health and fitness
  • How to analyse and evaluate to improve performance.


Entry Requirements

A Grade B in GCSE Science (double / triple) and GCSE PE grade B (C in exam) is desireable.

You must also play at least one sport to club level standard.

Course Delivery

Elements of this course can be delivered through the medium of Welsh.

Progression Opportunities

Staying with Gower College Swansea, you could progress on to the Foundation Degree in Sports Development and Management.

Further study at university in a related subject such as sport science, sport rehabilitation, sport therapy, sport nutrition, coaching and teaching.
Careers in sport, leisure, health and fitness.

Additional Information

Students are required to purchase a college t shirt, polo and hoodie at a cost of approx £70.  Students will have the opportunity to purchase a college track suit and sports related kit linked to the sport of their choice. Minimal costs may be required for local educational visits and students are required to purchase a book to help with their studies.

Course deliverable in Welsh: