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Higher Physical Education (P.E.)

Anniesland Campus
SCQF Level
Start Date & time
22 Aug 2024 @ 6 - 9pm (Thursday evenings)
Qualification Type
Course Type
1 year (August - June)


This Higher P.E. course provides a starting point if you are considering further study or a career in a range of disciplines including physical education, sport, health and fitness.

You will demonstrate and develop a broad and comprehensive range of complex skills in challenging contexts in physical activities. You will also demonstrate your own initiative, decision making and problem-solving. This course gives you the opportunity to develop and enhance your knowledge and understanding of analysis and evaluation of performance in physical activities.

What will I learn?

This Higher P.E. course consists of 2 areas of study:

  1. Factors impacting on performance – Understanding of mental, emotional, social and physical factors that impact personal performance. Collection of data information and how these factors influence performance.
  2. Performance – Develop the ability to demonstrate a broad and comprehensive range of complex movements and performance skills. Select, demonstrate, apply and adapt these skills and use them to make informed decisions.

Thinking of joining?

If you'd like a place on this course, you must:

1. Ensure you meet the entry requirements
2. Pay the full fee (£460) or a deposit (£250)

Payment Options:
1. Pay the full fee of £460

2. Pay the deposit of £250 online using discount code DEPOSIT

After the deposit payment, you will have a balance of £210 to pay. This balance will be paid in instalments of £105 over the 2 subsequent months following your deposit payment. (payment required by the 31st of the month)

Follow the instructions within your joining instructions to make your balance payments.

3. There are no funding options or fee waivers available for this course.

4. If you choose to make only a deposit payment, you agree to make all outstanding balances as directed.

Please see the full T&Cs below.

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • B at National 5 in Physical Education or equivalent qualifications and/or experience in sports, health and fitness.


Please ensure you meet these entry requirements prior to making payment. If you pay but do not meet the entry requirements, the College reserves the right to refuse any refund.

You are required to provide your Scottish Candidate Number (SCN) upon booking so we can ensure you meet the entry requirements above.

Employer and industry links

We provide progression routes once you have completed this course. We have excellent partnerships and links with industry-based organisations and universities.

Jobs and further study

More questions? Contact us about this course