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Outdoor Education and Leisure

Atlantic Technological University

36 months
Duration
6950 EUR/year
250 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This Outdoor Education and Leisure programme from the Atlantic Technological University combines an exciting mix of academic study and skills training in adventure sports.

Overview

In this Outdoor Education and Leisure programme from the Atlantic Technological University you will build an understanding of the developmental and educational role of outdoor education and you will study the Irish landscape, safety, communications and teaching.

In addition you will gain an extensive range of National Governing Body awards in adventure sports such as rock climbing, surfing, hill walking, sailing, snorkelling, caving  and kayaking.

One day a week is spent on adventure sports practicals in venues including Achill, Connemara and numerous surf beaches in Mayo.

There are also many optional weekend practical courses and trips to Spain and Wales which provide opportunities for further training in adventure sports.

Job Opportunities

Graduates find employment in the following areas:

  • As instructors and managers in adventure and outdoor education centres

  • As development officers and managers in educational, youth, rural recreation and community organizations

  • Adventure tourism operators

  • Adventure Sports Coaches

  • Environmental education providers

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Leadership and Facilitation 
  • Environmental Studies   
  • Safety and Legislation  
  • Work Experience 
  • Emergency Procedures 
  • Management 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement for all Higher Certificates (Level 6) and ab initio Bachelor degrees (Level 7) is Grade O6/H7 or better in five Leaving Certificate subjects including Mathematics and English or Irish with a minimum of 160 points.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6950 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 250 EUR per year during 36 months.

Student Contribution: €3,000/year

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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