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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    West Highland College UHI

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

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. 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 course 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.**Location: flexibility, passion, lifestyle.**BA (Hons) Adventure Education is based at the School of Adventure Studies, West Highland College UHI, and is part of the Adventure Pathways Scheme of programmes. You will be based in Fort William, in the hub of the Outdoor Capital of the UK, living and working at the foot of Ben Nevis, in a region that is unique for its rich variety of outdoor opportunities. This gives you access to a diverse and vibrant community of like-minded students, as well as flexibility to progress into an alternative future pathway such as Adventure Tourism Management or Adventure Performance and Coaching.**Future potential: broad skills for future jobs.**Unlock your potential and become a future-shaper of the adventure sector. Links with other programmes in the Adventure Pathways Scheme will broaden your professional skills and expertise, giving you access to a diverse range of careers in many different adventurous settings – wherever your path takes you.**Be part of the story.**We work closely with Adventure Education providers, including a close partnership with the Outward Bound Trust®, to give you direct access to professional-level experiences and practice, as well as having a wide range of national and international links for opportunities like work placements, student exchanges and shared practice.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,360per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : CC

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University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 84 47

    74th out of 79 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    162 78%

    12th

    56
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    13th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    73rd

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    23rd

    27

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