We blend lecture-based teaching, substantial field-based learning about the environment and practical training in navigation, mountain hazards and outdoor safety. We’ll also train you to design and deliver outdoor courses with environmental and ecological learning outcomes.
We’ve strong links with conservation and environmental management employers, giving you the opportunity to get hands-on experience working with industrial partners during your degree.
In the outdoor education components you’ll learn from some of the UK’s top mountaineering instructors and outdoor educators. The optional but included Summer Mountain Leader Award requires you to complete a minimum of 40 quality mountain days.
This degree requires a high level of health, fitness and mobility and a commitment to outdoor pursuits (in particular, mountain walking).
2024 entry requirements:
4 Highers at AABB (first sitting) or AAAB (two sittings) including 1 from Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geography or Physics.