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Adventure Education

The University of the Highlands and Islands

48 months
Duration
12360 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Adventure education is about creating learning opportunities through adventurous activities. It is fundamental to the modern adventure sector as well as a significant and diverse area of future employment. We offer a bachelor degree in Adventure Education at The University of the Highlands and Islands. 

Overview

As an educator in this field, you will be responsible for providing safe, adventurous experiences, promoting learning to help others to discover, reflect, and develop.

The Adventure Education programme at The University of the Highlands and Islands  is built on a robust framework of practical and professional experiences. You will develop your knowledge, understanding and skills to plan, prepare and lead adventure education activities in potentially challenging and wild places, as well as providing strong links to all stages of the education curriculum.

Careers 

The specific pathway you take will be vital in helping you shape your own chosen career. Adventure Education covers a wide range of career pathways and specialist fields, including:

  • Outdoor centres; schools; educational expedition operators; adventure therapy; criminal justice rehabilitation
  • Countryside ranger and environmental interpretation
  • International expeditions
  • Working in adult education
  • Management and business development training
  • Leadership and management roles in activity organisations
  • Postgraduate teaching qualifications

Programme Structure

Core modules are:

  • Outdoor learning
  • Adventure Geography: the Scottish perspective
  • Nature and learning
  • Social theory for adventure education
  • Outdoor learning and teaching practice 
  • Understanding adventure

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3 Scottish Highers at grade C or above OR
  • 2 A levels at grade C or above
  • You will also be expected to be able to demonstrate an interest in, and a commitment to, practical outdoor activities, and preferably have an interest in a professional career in the outdoor sector
  • Personal practical outdoor experience is advantageous but not essential
  • Applicants with other relevant qualifications and/or experience will be considered on an individual basis
  • Successful applicants will be required to complete a PVG Disclosure Check and become PVG Scheme Members in order to undertake this course

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12360 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.

EU: 1,820 GBP

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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