B.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Geography and Outdoor Education (Hons)

University of Stirling

48 months
17900 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Environmental Geography and Outdoor Education (Hons) is our unique course, offered at University of Stirling, blending academic geography with practical teaching on running outdoor activities. Be the difference outdoors!


If you want a sound science degree that also takes you teaching and guiding outdoor activities, this Environmental Geography and Outdoor Education (Hons) unique degree offered at University of Stirling, has been designed for you.

Our course blends the academic foundation of our Environmental Geography degree with practical teaching on leading and guiding groups outdoors, and providing educational activities with a geographical and environmental emphasis. Our field courses and practical teaching will give you hands-on experience and you’ll understand the core issues in geography, landscape evolution, human impact on the environment, field skills and environmental history.

Our leading mountaineering instructors and outdoor specialists will teach you outdoor leadership, mountain skills and environmental education. In addition, you’ll gain the Mountain Leader Award, endorsed by the Mountain Training Association. This is a physically demanding course requiring a certain level of health, fitness and mobility.


An Environmental Geography and Outdoor Education degree will allow you to enter a wide range of relevant careers including:

  • outdoor instructor
  • environmental consultant
  • conservation
  • education and teaching
  • environmental science
  • research
  • ecologist
  • countryside rangers and guides
  • environmental education and teaching
  • ecotourism and travel
  • sports and fitness occupations


  • Accredited by Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA), Mountain Training Association

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Earth Observation 
  • Mountain Leader Assessment
  • Sustainable Development 
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Sustainable Development
  • Geographical Information Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

SQA Highers

  • AABB - by the end of S5
  • AAAB - by the end of S6
GCE A-levels
  • BBB
IB Diploma
  • 30 points
BTEC (Level 3)
  • DDM
Essential subjects
  • To include one of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Mathematics or Physics.
Widening access students
  • Widening access students may be eligible for an adjusted offer of entry.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17900 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • Students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland: £9250 

Living costs for Stirling

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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