BA (Hons) Outdoor Leadership

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Course code NX23

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Course code NX23

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Location Ambleside
Duration Full-time, 3 Years
Start date September 2018
Entry Requirements

If you’re an adventure-lover seeking a career in the outdoors, then what better place than within 912-square miles of the iconic Lake District National Park – a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

We’re one of the largest provider of outdoor study degrees in the UK – and our Ambleside-based course is the only one in the UK in a National Park.

Why Choose University of Cumbria

You’ll have an outdoor classroom quite literally on your doorstep – with more than 150 lofty peaks , 16 lakes and an abundance of rivers.

So, there are ample opportunities to learn all the academic knowledge and practical skills you need to kick-start your career as an outdoor leader.

  • Outdoor experience is at the heart of this course with theory backed up by practice
  • Learn to successfully lead people with the most up-to-date and best practice coaching
  • Improve your competencies in mountaineering, climbing, sailing, caving and paddling
  • Explore the outdoors while developing academic, critical-thinking and valuable life skills
  • Great facilities, including indoor climbing walls and lakeside access
  • Well-equipped – including kayaks and climbing gear, for you to borrow at no extra cost
  • Gain valuable commercial and entrepreneurial skills – enhancing your employability
  • Exciting field trips with a difference – including an expedition to Andorra
  • Taught by experienced tutors, many who are currently active in the outdoors
  • Carry out your own topical and current research to suit your interests

We don’t just teach you the theory, you’ll get on with it in practice so you become a proactive and confident problem-solver able to make sound professional judgements and decisions.

So, if you have the desire to operate effectively and lead in challenging environments, then our uniquely-located course will provide everything you need to succeed.

Course Study Options

We also offer this course with an integrated foundation year - follow the link for more information

Integrated Foundation Year