University of the Highlands and Islands

12b Ness Walk, Inverness, IV3 5SQ, United Kingdom

Adventure Performance and Coaching

The adventure sector is a growing and dynamic industry which has developed significantly over the last twenty years. Adventure sports competition has become global: there are now over 21 Olympic disciplines in a range of adventure sports with professional athletes. Among the wider population, new technology and equipment and the demand for healthy active lifestyles have brought about a drive for greater performance in adventure pursuits. This unique course will prepare you to lead the next generation of elite adventure athletes and participants who demand a higher level of performance in their adventure sport. You will have the opportunity to combine the skills and knowledge of the modern adventure professional in ever-changing outdoor environments with those of an applied sport scientist to get the best out of your athletes. You will gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the key elements of sports science, while applying them to the outdoor and adventure environment - all underpinned by a growing and deepening understanding of the meaning of 'adventure'.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    West Highland College UHI,Fort William
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £1,820
  • Scotland Year 1 £1,820
  • England Year 1 £8,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £8,000
  • Wales Year 1 £8,000
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £8,000
  • International Year 1 £10,500