Adventure Performance and Coaching at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS

Course summary

Combine the skills and knowledge of an applied sports scientist with those of a modern adventure professional, on this unique and exhilarating course. Be part of a rapidly evolving sector where the development of over 21 Olympic adventure sports disciplines, as well as 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, informed by expert coaches and leaders. Join this expert-led course and let us prepare you to coach and guide the next generation of adventure athletes. Work with participants who demand greater outcomes in their adventure sport and develop the skills to help them smash their goals. Receive tailored outdoor-activity skill development and professional NGB training and assessment with the School of Adventure Studies' 'practical credits system', as you access outstanding adventure facilities set amongst some of the most beautiful scenery in the UK. Please note that UHI North Highland, UHI Outer Hebrides and UHI West Highland have changed their names to become UHI North, West and Hebrides. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N876
Institution code:
H49
Campus name:
North, West and Hebrides
Campus code:
Z

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.

International applicants

Students will need Student Route visa sponsorship to study on the UK. Part-time study is not open to international students requiring Student Route visa sponsorship to study in the UK. Please note that international students with a Student Route visa can only take part in sports activities or as part of a work placement, as an amateur and not as a professional or semi-professional. You will not be allowed to become a member of a professional sports association while a student. This is due to ‘professional sportsperson’ restrictions imposed by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) as outlined in their Student Route Policy Guidance.

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.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £1820 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £15996 Year 1
International £15996 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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/
Adventure Performance and Coaching at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS