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About the program
The MA Physical Education, Sport and Physical Literacy (MAPESPL) program at the University of Wales - Trinity St. David (UWTSD) Camarthen campus builds on your completed Graduate Diploma in Physical and Health Education from Douglas College. Successful applicants will attend a two week research methods summer institute in Carmarthen, Wales, where they will study physical and health education research methods and complete a formal research proposal. Candidates then complete the data gathering, writing and reporting of their thesis from home with ongoing support from UWTSD faculty members located both in Vancouver and Wales. The program is designed for working teachers who demonstrate the self-direction and discipline to complete independent studies and projects while working. The program is housed within the University of Wales, School of Sport, Health and Outdoor Education in picturesque South Wales.
The program will accept 12 students to the 2020 cohort. Application packages will be available January 1, 2020. Contact GDPHE Coordinator, Karen Sirna, email@example.com
Get TQS Recognition for your work!
The MAPESPL program qualifies BC teachers who are not at the maximum step in the Teacher Qualification Service (TQS) system after their Graduate Diploma in Physical and Health Education from Douglas a step increase (e.g. from step 5+ to 6). All TQS inquiries and validation of your status should be directed to TQS.
Important dates and deadlines (Will be updated Fall 2019)
Fees do not include airfare to Wales for the summer institute, personal expenditure, health care insurance and weekend meals. The program fee is split into 4 payments and covers the summer institute accommodation, excursion transportation, most meals and all module fees (course fees) required to complete the Master’s dissertation.
2018 Fee schedule - for reference (Fees will be updated in Fall 2019 for the 2020 intake):
For more information please contact:
Karen Sirna, PhD, Coordinator
Graduate Diploma in Physical and Health Education
Sport Science Department, Douglas College