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UCAS CODE: N870

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    West Highland College UHI

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Adventure tourism is the fastest growing sector of the tourism industry and has taken the adventure sector by storm in recent decades. Customers expect great service, and a safe experience that will satisfy their dreams of adventure and adventure travel: you will learn the skills and knowledge to deliver this. Despite its growth, adventure tourism is a young industry allowing our graduates to become part of the story of shaping this dynamic sector. The BA (Hons) Adventure Tourism Management focuses on tourism and business practices within the adventure sector, applied in the context of essential practical professional skills for leadership and safety. You will cover outdoor skills practice, safety and leadership, tourism, research, business and entrepreneurship - all underpinned by a growing and deepening understanding of the meaning of 'adventure'.BA (Hons) Adventure Tourism Management 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 Education 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 School of Adventure Studies 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 Tourism providers and larger scale organisations (such as John Muir Trust, Nevis Landscape Partnership and the Knoydart Foundation), to give you direct access to professional-level experiences and practice at all levels. This brings a wide range of national and international links for opportunities like work placements, projects 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

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