Diploma in Education – Physical Education

Diploma in Education – Physical Education

The Physical Education specialization is designed for elementary teachers who wish to extend their knowledge of curriculum and instructional aspects of kindergarten, primary, and/or intermediate level physical education. This program will benefit teachers who are developing their own class curricula and teachers wishing to become resource persons for physical education at a school or district level.

Specific advice about the program may also be obtained from Faculty of Education professor,
Dr. Ann Anderson
, tel: 604.822.5298.

Core Courses:

  • EDCP 420 – Advanced Physical Education: Elementary (3) (Offered in winter term 1 only)
  • KIN 366 – Movement Experiences for Young Children (3) (Offered in winter term 2 only)

Elective Courses (18 credits):

  • EDUC 306* 
  • KIN 310* or 320*, 343*, 361 (winter term 1 or 2), 362 (winter term 2 only), 368*, 369 (winter term 1 only), 392*
  • EDCP 323 (winter term 1 only)
  • Plus 6 credits:
    • Approved courses in the Faculties of Arts, Education and/or Science

*(Not offered in 2017/18)

For elective course approval, please contact Dr. Lorrie Miller.

If you wish to complete a 30-credit UBC-conferred post-degree diploma, apply for admission in this category, and be sure to indicate the specific Diploma program you are applying to.

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Tuition & Fees

Note that fees are subject to change by the University.

Diploma Programs

Tuition fees for Education Diploma (DEDU) programs are found in the UBC Calendar: Post-baccalaureate Tuition.

Certificate Programs

Tuition for courses applied toward a certificate will be charged on a per-credit basis. Current tuition fees are found in the UBC Calendar: Non-Degree Studies Tuition.

Student Assessed Fees

Certain additional fees apply to students who take courses on campus.

Students who meet certain requirements may opt out of the U-Pass and AMS Extended Health and Dental Plan, during the first two weeks of the term.

To see if you qualify for the U-Pass fee exemption, read the U-Pass FAQ information.

If you think you qualify for an exemption, login to the Student Service Centre (SSC) and click on the Financial Summary tab to navigate to the U-Pass fee exemption page.

If you already have medical/dental coverage (other than BC MSP), you may be able to apply for an exemption if you meet certain requirements and follow the opt-out procedures. Visit the Student Service Centre (SSC) for more information.

Students registered in on-campus courses in the summer session are not assessed Health/Dental Plan fees.

Tuition Fee Certificates

Current UBC students may use Tuition Fee Certificates toward tuition or non-credit fees. The certificates do not cover the cost of course materials, texts, or other fees. Contact Professional Development & Community Engagement for more information: 604.822.2013 | pdce.educ@ubc.ca