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Outdoor Education (Top-up) (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Windermere, United Kingdom
If you’re an adventure-lover seeking a career in the outdoors, then what better place than within 912 square miles of the iconic Lake District National Park – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn more at the Outdoor Education (Top-up) (Hons) program from University of Cumbria .
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Overview

From your unrivalled base in Ambleside, you’ll have more than 150 lofty peaks, 16 lakes and an abundance of rivers - quite literally a classroom on your doorstep.

And, you’ll use it often because we don’t separate practical experience from academic knowledge– it is integral to it - so you’ll always back-up your theoretical knowledge with real-life scenarios.

Learn more at the Outdoor Education (Top-up) (Hons) program from University of Cumbria.

Career:

You graduate from this top-up year with a degree from one of Britain's leading outdoor education providers, underpinned by genuine, operational experience. You'll be well equipped to join the ever-growing Outdoor and Adventure Activities sector, arriving with the skills and knowledge to stand apart from the crowd. Whether you choose to become an instructor at an outdoor education centre, or follow a career in the uniformed forces, you'll be able to show employers many valuable assets that will open up new paths for your future.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Outdoor Experiential Education: Theory and Practice
  • Outdoor Education Contexts
  • Bridging the Gap: Research Skills
  • Dissertation
  • Participant Coaching in Outdoor Activities
  • International Applications of Outdoor Education
  • Leadership in Complex Skill Environments

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Successful completion of a related foundation degree or HND.

Applicants from courses based at institutions other than University of Cumbria will be assessed on their suitability depending upon the modules they have studied.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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