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BSc (Hons) Outdoor Adventure Leadership & Management

University of Worcester
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Worcester
English
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Program description

BSc (Hons) Outdoor Adventure Leadership & Management

Our Outdoor Adventure Leadership degree will prepare you for an exciting career in the outdoor industry. We offer a diverse range of optional modules, so you'll be able to tailor your degree and explore your interests. You'll also develop your professional portfolio of practical skills, by applying your learning to sessions in the field.

The program is taught by our highly experienced team of staff, drawn from a range of outdoor adventure backgrounds. Our graduates have worked around the world as wilderness guides, outdoor educators, leaders in adventure travel companies and schools.

Admission requirements

96 UCAS Tariff points (for example, CCC at A Level), and GCSE English Language and Mathematics at Grade C/4 or above. A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly known as CRB) may be required.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

  • Foundations of Outdoor Adventure
  • Water Based Personal Skills
  • Land Based Personal Skills

Optional

  • Weather and Climate
  • Introduction to Motor Learning and Skill Acquisition
  • Optional Language modules

Year 2

  • The Research Process (Outdoor Adventure Leadership and Management)
  • Scientific Approaches to Outdoor Adventure Performance
  • Facilitation and Reviewing in Outdoor Learning

Optional

  • Water Based Coaching
  • Land Based Leadership
  • Work-Based Learning (Outdoor Adventure Leadership and Management)
  • Optional Language modules

Year 3

  • Independent Research Project
  • Expedition Studies
  • Contemporary Issues in Outdoor Adventure
  • Outdoor Adventure and Diverse Populations
  • Environmental Approaches to Outdoor Adventure

Optional

  • Advanced Facilitation and Reviewing in Outdoor Learning
  • Outdoor Activities and the Natural Environment
  • Negotiated Learning Project (OALM)
  • Adventure Tourism
  • Professional Placement
  • The Sports Entrepreneur

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

You are taught through a combination of workshops, lectures, seminars, outdoor and laboratory practicals. Workshops take a variety of formats and are intended to enable the application of learning through discussion and small group activities.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU students: £9,250 per year.
  • International students: £13,100 per year.

Continuing studies

Alternatively, you may wish to continue to postgraduate study and other professional qualifications.

Career opportunities

Our Outdoor Adventure Leadership degree will prepare you for a range of careers in the outdoor industry. Previous graduates have secured work in a range of settings, including:

  • Local authorities
  • Outdoor centres
  • Commercial activity centres
  • Trek leaders at holiday companies
  • Development training organisations
  • Higher Education
  • Self-employment
  • Teaching

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University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Founded in 1946, the University of Worcester is a public campus based university located in the charming city of Worcester - where lively city culture and idyllic rural beauty combine to offer the best of both worlds. The University of...


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University of Worcester

University of Worcester, Henwick Grove
WR2 6AJ Worcester
United Kingdom

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