BA (Hons) Outdoor Adventure Education 2 Year Accelerated Programme
Single Honours (N890)
This programme is subject to validation.
Duration:2 years full time. Part time available
Applications are welcomed from students with experience and non-standard qualifications
We recognise the value of learning that takes place outside formal education institutions. Those who do not have UCAS points, but do have relevant experience are considered on an individual basis.
We anticipate that offers will normally be made on 260 UCAS Points. Applicants with other relevant qualifications at a similar level will be considered.
All applicants are required to have:
- GCSE English minimum Grade C, or equivalent.
- Evidence of personal practical experience in Outdoor Adventure Education
Candidates will be interviewed and are required to undergo an ISA/CRB check
This is a new programme being developed for 2012 entry.
This programme is an accelerated version of the 3 year BA Outdoor Adventure Education course. As such, the content will be similar however delivered in 2 rather than 3 years, making use of a summer session.
A two-year accelerated degree at UCP Marjon allows students the opportunity to study a full Honours degree in two years.
This 2 year programme offers an advantage in fast tracking your degree studies, enabling you to complete a 3 year programme in 2 years – saving you not only time and money, but also showcasing to employers your ability to work to an exceptionally high standard under the pressure of an accelerated programme.
Why study an accelerated Outdoor Adventure Education degree?
- This programme is ideal if you are looking to return to study but cannot afford to take three years out of work
- Employment opportunities; anyone who is prepared to work intensively to complete a full Honours degree in two years is going to stand out from other applicants
- Maximises opportunities for work based learning in the summer months
- Reduce debt: One year's less study means you are saving one year's tuition fees and living costs
The Outdoor Adventure Education programme makes a valuable contribution to the intellectual and professional development of outdoor practitioners. It has a strong educational and vocational commitment, enabling students to undertake work in a range of outdoor contexts. Key elements of the programme are; experiential learning, journeying, outdoor environments, coaching, leadership and outdoor facilitation skills.
More details will be available on this webpage as the course structure is developed. However, the content of the programme will be similar to that of the 3 year programme, delivered in 2 years making use of a summer session.
It will be possible for students studying on the 2 year accelerated programme to transfer to the 3 year programme.
Fees and Funding:
The anticipated per annum fee for the 2 year programme in 2012 will be £8,700. Please see our fees and funding page for funding arrangement details.
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