Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed)
About Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed)
Master of Physical Education is a two-year postgraduate program that offers knowledge about sports psychology, sports research methodology, sports medicines, physical injuries in sports and their exercises, computer application in physical education and exercise psychology.
The main aim of the course is to acquaint students with the dynamics of sports activities and to help them understand physical activities related to the sports. Since it’s a masters level program, it provides students with professional training and knowledge about fitness in sports and enables them to enhance their skills and abilities in the respective field.
Candidates are also trained to understand the theories and expertise of physical education and gain in-depth knowledge about fitness, physical training, therapy and consultation.
Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed) Eligibility Criteria
- Minimum Qualification Required: Candidates must have a B.P.Ed (1year)/ B.Sc in Health & Physical Education 3 years.
- Minimum Marks Required: 50% to 60%
M.P.Ed Admission Process:
- Admission to the M.P.Ed. course is on the basis of candidates performance in the entrance exam.
- Few colleges also offer direct admissions on the basis of merit/cut off list.
- Some of the popular entrance exams for M.P.Ed course are: DU Entrance Examination, Amity Entrance Examination etc.
Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed) Syllabus
M.Sc Physics curriculum is divided and studied in 4 semesters. The semester wise syllabus followed in most of the colleges in India is as follows:
Research Methodology in Physical Education
Education Technology and Pedagogic Techniques in Physical Education
Computer Application in Sports
Management of Physical Education and Sports
Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education
Theory Game 1, Theory Track and Field 1
Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed) Career Options and Job Prospects
Students who are keen to go for higher education after this course can go for M.Phil or Ph.D. in physical education. Physical Education is a great career choice as the demand for physical education teachers/ trainers is on the rise. Candidates can look for jobs in the following areas after the completion of M.P.Ed :
- Educational Institutes
- Fitness Centres
- Health Clinics
- Sports Clubs
- Therapy Centres
The start salary of a fresher is Rs. 3 lakh to Rs. 4 lakh. However, with adequate professional knowledge and experience, one can get higher salary packages. Candidates can even start their own fitness centres. Listed below are popular job types for M.P.Ed degree holders:
- Physical Education Teacher
- Physical Training Instructor
- Physical Education Tutor
- Physical Synthesis Expert