Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Outdoor Education

This programme will enable students to undertake study appropriate to their level of experience and skill, enabling them to study the skills of leadership, risk management, connection with self and planning. Essentially practical in approach, the programme has been designed for flexible learning.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a good Honours degree, typically a 1st or upper 2nd Class in a related area, or in an area of study accompanied by significant demonstrated professional or personal experience.

Course modules

Core modules: Developing professional practice through placement; exploring boundaries: self, place and identity; learning in the outdoor environment; qualitative and quantitative research methods. Elective modules: Interdisciplinary studies; business and management; exercise and sport science; environmental and geographical science.

Assessment methods

Assessment on the units is based on student reflection and experience of the workplace, student reports and essays as well as presentations in designated sessions. Students will be expected to complete a research proposal in order to prepare for a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 3,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 10,440 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 3,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,440 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
MMU Cheshire (Crewe) Crewe CW1 5DU North West

Key information

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