Masters Degree in Physical Education & Sport
This programme is offered in collaboration with the University of Technology, Jamaica. It is offered over one year which spans four (4) semesters through a blended modality.
The MSc Education is the flagship taught postgraduate degree of G.C Foster College of Education and Sport and one of its most popular programmes. It provides an ideal foundation for students who wish to work in education policy, research or practice, or who want to go on to doctoral-level study.
Through strategically-designed compulsory courses and a wide range of options, paired with guidance from our staff and in a lively and supportive student community, you will take part in social and philosophical reflection on the nature, value and purposes of education.
Essential skills that are emphasized in the programs include how to develop curricula using contemporary exercise and physiology knowledge, how to structure classes according to student fitness levels, sportsmanship, nutrition, and sports knowledge. The programme also incorporate training in, exercise science, body mechanics, and first aid. Coursework in this programs combines pedagogical training with classes about the body, exercise, and nutrition.
Admission requirements include the following criteria:
- A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in physical education or kinesiology or their equivalent, with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 from a recognized accredited institution. Applicants who do not hold a degree in physical education or kinesiology may be required to successfully complete certain undergraduate prerequisite courses prior to admission.
- A professional resume (All experiences in the field of Physical Education and Sport)
- A written personal statement describing career goals and rationale for enrolling in the M.Sc. programme (limit 500 words)
- A completed Application for Admission sent to M.Sc./Physical Education and Sport. Applications will be available at the College Admissions office, at G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sports webpage.