University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of the Highlands and Islands

Adventure Performance and Coaching

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Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Adventure Performance and Coaching brings a unique focus on sports science to the domain of adventure coaching. You will combine the skills and knowledge of the applied sports scientist with those of a modern adventure professional in ever-changing outdoor environments, drawing on expertise from the School of Adventure Studies and across UHI partner colleges. Be part of a rapidly evolving sector, where the demand for healthy active lifestyles has brought about a drive for greater achievements in adventure sports and for the life-enhancing benefits of participation. With over 21 Olympic adventure sports disciplines, adventure sports performance and competition is a global phenomenon, and participants are demanding higher outcomes in their chosen areas, informed by expert coaches and leaders. This programme will provide you with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the key elements of sports science, while teaching you to apply them to the outdoor and adventure environment – all underpinned by a growing and deepening understanding of the meaning of ‘adventure’. Your training will equip you to work with participants who demand greater outcomes in their adventure sport: let us prepare you to coach and guide the next generation of adventure athletes.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N876
Institution code:
H49
Campus name:
West Highland
Campus code:
B

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry to year two or three may be possible with a relevant HNC/D, foundation degree etc.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Successful applicants will be required to complete a PVG Disclosure Check and become PVG Scheme Members in order to undertake this course

Interview

You may be required to attend an interview.

Other

You will also be expected to be able to demonstrate an interest in, and a commitment to practical outdoor activities.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
EU £14310* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £14310* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

For full information on fees please see our Undergraduate Tuition Fees page at https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/first-steps/how-much-will-it-cost/ug/ For course specific fees information please refer to the Fees/funding tab on the university website course page. You can also find information on additional funding available such as bursaries and scholarships at https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/first-steps/how-much-will-it-cost/funding-your-studies/bursaries-and-scholarships/
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