Are you looking for an energetic career, where you are encouraged to push boundaries and carve yourself an adrenaline-fueled future no matter what life throws at you? If so, then this is the foundation degree for you. An Adventure Sports degree is your ticket to a heart-pumping world of opportunities in the great outdoors. This is the course for energetic, passionate people who seek out new experiences and leap into whatever life throws at them. Along the way you’ll push the boundaries and achieve things you never thought were possible thanks to our supportive teaching team. This course instills the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to inspire and motivate others, it combines plenty of outdoor activities, travel and teamwork to equip you with the skills to build a rewarding career as an adventure sports professional. Course Features
- An average of one full day each week participating in outdoor adventure activities
- National Governing Body awards* which are essential for coaching and leadership roles.
- Weekly outdoor adventure sports, such as canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, climbing and mountaineering, with our highly skilled tutors means there is no chance you will get bored!
- Coaching and leadership skills are a strong focus throughout this course so you will leave with a range of industry focused skills ready to start your career or progress to a higher-level course.
- Adventure Sports Coach
- Adventure Sports Management
- Adventure Sports Development Officer
- Sports Retail/Marketing
- Outdoor activity educator
- Adventure sports tourism
Year 1 (Level 4) Academic and Professional Development Principles of Adventure Education Practical Land and Water Based Adventure Sports Psychology for Adventure Sports Sports Leadership Theory and Practice The Adventure Sports Performer Year2 (Level 5) Research Methods Philosophy of Adventure Coaching Process and Practice Positive Change Through Adventure Work Based Learning Applied Performance in Adventure Sports
Assessments are designed to encourage both academic skills and professional skills. They include a combination of coursework and examinations. Coursework may take many forms including: essays, reports, data processing, presentations, academic posters, seminar discussions, interviews, critical reviews, portfolios of evidence and practical competency assessments. The examinations vary, depending on the nature of the module, but may take the form of multiple-choice papers, essays, practical assessments, data handling questions, short answer quizzes, and in class examinations. The approximate percentage of the course assessed by coursework is as follows: Year 1 85% Coursework 8% Practical 7% Written exams Year 2 96% Coursework 4% Practical
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- University Centre Reaseheath
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Mature students (aged 21+) will be considered on an individual basis on their prior knowledge and experience. This may be assessed by interview, completion of coursework/essay or other methods. There may be a requirement for a formal qualification to be completed first e.g. Access to HE course.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|