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MA/MSc Outdoor Education

This programme will enable you to undertake study appropriate to your level of experience and skill, enabling you to develop the skills of leadership, risk management, connection with self, and planning; in addition you will develop a heightened sense of identity and place within the context of adventure. Opportunities for work-based learning activities. There are study pathways in psychology, sport, business and countryside management.

Essentially practical in approach, the programme has been designed for flexible learning. You might, for example, decide to engage in the study of outdoor recreation for health benefits or study outdoor management development as used by businesses to develop an empowered workforce.

With its contemporary style, the Masters in Outdoor Education seeks to broaden your horizons. The assessment is based on work-based experience, written assignments and presentations.
A research proposal is the expected preparation for a dissertation.

As part of the MA/MSc Outdoor Education you will study the following units:
-Developing Professional Practice through Placement
-Exploring Boundaries: self, place and identity
-Learning in the Outdoor Environment
-Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods
-Dissertation

with the option to study from the following elective units:
-Interdisciplinary Studies
-Business and Management
-Excercise and Sport Science
-Environmental and Geographical and Geographical Science

Features & benefits of the course



-Flexible learning approach and the use of online resources to support your studies.
-Multidisciplinary in nature.
-Practical orientation

Additional Fee Information:


A Masters qualification typically comprises 180 credits.

Visit the MA/MSc Outdoor Education page on the Manchester Metropolitan University web site for more details!


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