The Postgraduate Diploma in Outdoor Education has been offered since 1972, and the Master’s in Outdoor Education since 1996. Together, these programmes are world leading and the longest running graduate programmes in the field. They offer a broad base for a professional career in Outdoor Education through a variety of approaches to learning.
Discovery Day - 18 April 2024
Bookings are now open for the 18 April Discovery Day! This is a great opportunity for you to find out more about your programme of interest, chat with the Programme Director and ask your questions.
3:00pm - 4:00pm, 18 April 2024 - Outdoor and Environmental Education programmes
This event is part of the University's Discovery Day, with additional online sessions on student life, accommodation, admissions and more!
The Outdoor Education programmes focus on historical and contemporary approaches to outdoor, environmental and adventure education. They are ideal for people working, or seeking to work in adventure and expedition education, outdoor recreation, eco-tourism, physical education, youth development, including outdoor education centres.
Visit the University’s Degree Finder for detailed entry requirements, fees, international grade equivalency, and language requirements.
There are three possible exit levels: Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, or Master’s. The emphasis – at every level – is on developing the knowledge, understanding, and judgement necessary to facilitate meaningful learning in, for, and through the outdoors.
Our graduates are employed worldwide in all aspects of the Outdoor and Environmental Education sector. They’ve found jobs in residential outdoor education centres, wilderness expeditions and school, college and university programmes.