University of Cumbria

Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, United Kingdom

Outdoor Leadership (with integrated foundation year)

If you’re an adventure-lover seeking a career in the outdoors, then what better place than within 912-square miles of the iconic Lake District National Park – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We’re one of the largest provider of outdoor study degrees in the UK – and our Ambleside-based course is the only one in the UK in a National Park. Our foundation course will enable you to acquire the core skills needed to progress onto the full degree programme **Why Choose University of Cumbria** You’ll have an outdoor classroom quite literally on your doorstep – with more than 150 lofty peaks, 16 lakes and an abundance of rivers. So, there are ample opportunities to learn all the academic knowledge and practical skills you need to kick-start your career as an outdoor leader. - Outdoor experience is at the heart of this course with theory backed up by practice - Learn to successfully lead people with the most up-to-date and best practice coaching - Improve your competencies in mountaineering, climbing, sailing, caving and paddling - Explore the outdoors while developing academic, critical-thinking and valuable life skills - Great facilities, including indoor climbing walls and lakeside access - Well-equipped – including kayaks and climbing gear, for you to borrow at no extra cost - Gain valuable commercial and entrepreneurial skills – enhancing your employability - Exciting field trips with a difference – including an expedition to Andorra - Taught by experienced tutors, many who are currently active in the outdoors - Carry out your own topical and current research to suit your interests We don’t just teach you the theory, you’ll get on with it in practice so you become a proactive and confident problem-solver able to make sound professional judgements and decisions. So, if you have the desire to operate effectively and lead in challenging environments

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £6,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £6,000
  • Wales Year 1 £6,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £6,000
  • EU Year 1 £6,000
  • International Year 1 £7,500