University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Outdoor Education

The course provides a postgraduate qualification for managers, leaders and professionals in outdoor education who want to demonstrate excellence in their chosen field by achieving a recognised benchmark whilst being free to choose a learning route designed to meet their individual needs and those of the organizations in which they operate.

Entry requirements

This course is based around professional practice and is only open to applicants who are engaged in outdoor education and have the opportunity and relevant permission to conduct research in the work place. Students must normally have a 2.1 classification in a related degree. Students who hold a related degree with a classification of either 2.2 (or below), or an unrelated degree will be considered on a case by case basis and may be required to submit a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate outdoor education experience.

Course modules

Modules: professional development profiling; research methods; work based project a; work based project b; work based project c; reflecting on practice and research; dissertation.

Assessment methods

A wide variety of assignment methods are used, including projects, reflections, research proposals, case studies, data handling assignments and research findings through to the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 545 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Riverside Centre Worcester WR2 5JN West Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01905 855111