University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Outdoor Environmental and Sustainability Education

This programme covers outdoor activities and skills: personal and social education and environmental education; students study the skills, knowledge, understanding and judgement necessary to guide and conduct groups safely on a range of outdoor ventures.

Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 Honours degree or its international equivalent is required; alternatively, applicants may be considered on the basis of employment or relevant experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE 61 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade C or CAE grade B.

Course modules

Core modules include: ecology and field studies; education for environmental citizenship; interpreting the landscape; outdoor environmental education; principles of environmental sustainability; professional practice and experiential learning; sources of knowledge

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 5,400 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 11,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 8,100 per Academic year (home fees) 15 months
MSc Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 15 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Moray House School of Education Edinburgh EH8 8AQ Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0131 650 6678