Masters | Postgraduate Course - Outdoor and Experiential Learning PG Dip Course Details within University of Cumbria

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Outdoor and Experiential Learning PG Dip

Study Details

PgDip: 1 year full-time, 4 years part-time

Our history of excellence in teaching outdoor studies goes back to the 1960s, offering full time courses for teachers and other professionals set in the wonderfully diverse landscape of the Lake District. This tradition has returned with a new suite of modules and courses to support those involved with the outdoors or experiential learning. We'll help you develop the relevant knowledge and skills to produce effective and inspiring courses in a wide range of settings.

Module details

Year one

Compulsory modules

  • Outdoor and Experiential Learning: Contexts and Applications
  • The Reflective Practitioner
  • Theoretical Perspectives of Outdoor and Experiential Learning
  • Professional Practice

Optional modules (subject to availability and demand)

  • Independent Study
  • Know your Place: Interpretation of Place and Landscapes for Outdoor Practitioners
  • Environmental Leadereship in the Outdoors
  • Leadership and Democracy
  • Learning from Adventure
  • Therapeutic Opportunities in the Outoors 

Entry Requirements

Applications are welcome from people with a good first degree (normally U.K. 2:2 or above) and/or relevant work experience.