The Outdoor and Environmental Education unit of Moray House School of Education is a world class institution dedicated to the research, teaching, and promotion of outdoor, environmental, and sustainability education. If you are interested in these topics, we encourage you to look into the various programmes that we have to offer. While overlapping, each have a specific focus.
Outdoor Education programmes are geared towards those interested in adventure education, expeditions, personal and social development through
outdoor experiences, and environmental education. They are ideal for people working, or seeking to work in adventure and expedition education, outdoor recreation, eco-tourism, physical education, youth development, and outdoor education centres. Certificate,
Diploma, and Master’s Programmes are available.
Outdoor Environment and Sustainability Education
Our Outdoor and Environmental Sustainability programmes focus on environmental and sustainability education, particularly in the informal and
nonformal sector. They are intended for people working, or seeking work in environmental education centres, interpretive centres, development organizations, environmental nongovernmental or nonprofit organizations, environment-related government work, and
as park rangers. Certificate, Diploma, and Master’s Programmes are available.
Learning for Sustainability
Our Learning for Sustainability programmes
seek to develop the competency and capacity for educators to integrate sustainability into their curricula and/or lesson plans. These programmes emphasise practitioner research and support integrating classroom theory with practical applications in schools
and other educational settings. The programme has a part-time evening and weekend delivery option for teachers and other employed educators. Certificate, Diploma, and Master’s Programmes are available.
Professional Development Programme
The MSc Outdoor Education and MSc Outdoor Environmental and Sustainability Education each have an individually tailored Professional Development Programme (PDP). The PDP is compulsory for Diploma and Masters students and is designed to bring together the theory and practice of outdoor and environmental education in residential, journeying, and workplace situations.
About our degrees
The descriptions below explain the different exit points further for postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma, and MSc courses.
This page provides an overview of the different academic courses available to students.