University of Cumbria

University of Cumbria

Outdoor and Experiential Learning

This course will extend understanding and challenge both existing professionals and new entrants to the field. It will help you to apply innovative strategies in outdoor practice and to integrate them into other spheres of teaching and learning. The course will enhance and consolidate prior learning and practice towards further creativity, philosophical stances and methodologies, enabling you to progress as a specialist in outdoor and experiential learning or to apply new thinking to your practices

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree and/or provide evidence of relevant work experience; candidates should have completed 6 modules to PgD level or equivalent (for example, the PgD in outdoor and experiential learning or the PgD in development training) and have an interest in extending research skills and application in the area of outdoor and experiential learning.

Course modules

The programme consists of 7 core modules and 2 further optional modules: Experiential learning (core); critical perspectives of outdoor learning (core); know your place: landscape interpretation for outdoor practitioners (option); working with adventure (option); the reflective practitioner core outdoor curriculum development (core); greening outdoor practice (option); experiential learning in society (option); perceptions of extreme adventure (option); independent study (option); planning an enquiry (core); dissertation (core).

Assessment methods

Methods of assessment include: Essays; projects; presentations; reflective logs; written reports; enquiry proposal; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA (European) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA (European) Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA (European) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA (European) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA (European) Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA (European) Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA (European) Part-time October 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA (European) Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA (European) Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA (European) Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Ambleside Ambleside LA22 9BB North East

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Key information

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0845 606 1144