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Outdoor Adventure Education BA (Hons)

Plymouth Marjon University

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UCAS CODE: X391

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This is an active degree that uses traditional outdoor activities such as climbing, kayaking, hillwalking, sailing, forest schools and coasteering as fieldwork experiences upon which to base your learning. It explores how people learn about themselves by working in natural environments. You will discover how to bring out the best in others, helping them to deal with physical and emotional challenges, how to build co-operative teams and provide appropriate levels of support.You will develop skills in team working, creative problem solving, effective communication, client awareness, self-management and resilience, as well as developing your technical outdoor activity skills. This group becomes particularly close-knit and supportive, as a collection of like-minded enthusiasts.Why this course at Marjon?• Study with an experienced, passionate academic team with 100% student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2017 and 2018.• Your classrooms are the stunning scenery of Dartmoor National Park and the beautiful rivers, estuaries and surfing beaches of Devon and Cornwall.• Technical equipment is provided and available for your own adventures at no extra cost.• There are opportunities to study abroad in Canada or Iceland or take up international placements with Camp America.What might I become?This course leads to a variety of professional education-based roles. You may choose to teach, where your skillset can set you apart. You may work for expedition companies, in outdoor centres, as an outdoor learning specialist in schools, at adventure holiday companies, or you may set up your own business. Graduates also join the uniformed public services, both emergency and the military.Find out more at Open DayOpen Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying Outdoor Adventure Education at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers and find out why we are ranked second in the UK for teaching quality*. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies.Book on to an Open Day at: www.marjon.ac.uk/open-dayWhy study at Marjon?• Awarded SILVER Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).• High quality teaching Ranked No 1 in England for teaching quality in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Joint 12th in UK for Student Satisfaction as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Top 10 in the UK for student experience as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019*.• 5th in UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2019.*Ranked in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019, published 23 Sept 2018. Oxford and Cambridge excluded due to low response rates.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 11,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Plymouth Marjon University

  • University League Table

    116th

  • Campus address

    Plymouth Marjon University, Derriford Road, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL6 8BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    41st out of 84 25

    69th out of 85 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    113 55%

    57th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    26th

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.43 89%

    2nd

    21
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    120 55%

    53rd

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    24th

    46
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    8th

    24

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