Why Study Physical Education at UL? Dr. Daniel Tindall

If you are the type of individual that likes working with other people to help them improve, has a broad interest in sport and/or physical activity and health and would like to work with young people, then this programme might very well be for you.

The University of Limerick’s School of Education is the largest post-primary teacher education provider in the state and is ranked in the top 150 universities in the world for Education programmes. University of Limerick is also ranked within the top 75 universities in Europe for excellence in teaching and learning.

The BSc. in Physical Education at the Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences is one of the most popular undergraduate programmes in the University of Limerick. The programme is designed to qualify graduates as teachers of Physical Education along with a second subject in Irish Post-Primary Schools. Graduates of the programme are qualified to teach Physical Education and their second subject to Leaving Certificate level. The current second subjects on offer include English, Gaeilge, Geography, and Mathematics.

Careers open to you with a BSc degree in PE/Elective include:

  • Physical Education Teacher in secondary school
  • English/Irish/Geography/Maths Teacher in secondary school
  • Third level Lecturer
  • Sports Development Officer

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