Outdoor Education, M.A. | Part time | The University of Wales Trinity Saint David | Lampeter, United Kingdom
24 months
Duration
7500 GBP/year
2525 GBP/year
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About

The MA Outdoor Education programme at The University of Wales Trinity Saint David has been developed to meet the needs of practitioners and graduates working in outdoor education in the UK and further afield. It brings theory and practice together to develop a higher level understanding of outdoor education as a distinctively alternative form of learning.

Overview

The Outdoor Education programme at The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is unique in the UK in adopting a sociocultural approach to better understanding a range of key issues including the nature of adventure, sense of place pedagogy, informal learning, facilitating experiential learning, relationships with nature and healthy outdoor communities. In addition, it supports students in conducting smallscale research studies to inform evidence-based practice.

Why choose this course

  • Socio-cultural approach to Outdoor Education to better understand why we have the outdoor sector that we have, as well as possible alternatives.
  • Course learning experiences include a combination of experientially focused weekend workshops, Skype tutorials, and e-learning materials.
  • Practical experiences include Mountain Bothy, Solo camping, walking/cycling for health, and coasteering experiences.
  • Creative assessment tasks including 1 to 1 discussions, seminars and local research projects.
  • Strong links to local and national outdoor sector employers, expeditions, and training. 
  • Applied research focus.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Philosophical and Cultural Perspectives on Outdoor Education
  • Facilitating Learning through Experience
  • Debates in Outdoor Education
  • Research Methods
  • Internship

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate applicants must, as a minimum, hold a 2.1 undergraduate degree qualification.
  • Applicants who do not hold an undergraduate degree are also welcome to apply and consideration is given to professional and recreational experience, other educational awards, written and verbal communication skills and career aspirations

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    2525 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5050 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Lampeter

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.

Funding

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.

Our partners

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Outdoor Education
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