Start your adventure with us
The University of Central Lancashire offers a range of outdoor courses and social prescribing programs that aim to promote the benefits of spending time outdoors.
Discover our courses
Outdoor Adventure Leadership (Foundation Entry), BA (Hons)
During your Outdoor Adventure Leadership Foundation Entry year, you’ll study alongside peers from related courses, while gaining a broad introduction to sports leadership.
Outdoor Adventure Leadership, BA (Hons)
Grab a paddle. Fit the harness. Check your map. Outdoor Adventure Leadership BA (Hons) is your chance to prepare for outdoor adventure, with the skills for a career of coaching and leadership.
Outdoor Practice, MA
The MA Outdoor Practice is an innovative and flexible programme that will develop your critical understanding of theories and practice within ‘The Great Outdoors.’ Designed as a full or part time programme, you will be encouraged to experiment and research areas of your own perso...
Green social prescribing
Social prescribing is designed to support people with a wide range of social, emotional or practical needs, and many schemes are focused on improving mental health and physical wellbeing.
The University of Central Lancashire is leading the way in this area, supporting people engaging in nature-based interventions and activities to improve their mental health.
Upcoming social prescribing events
International yoga and mind-body practice conference
To celebrate International Yoga day on 21 June 2023, this event has been organised with the Director of Public Health Dr Sakthi Karunanithi and colleagues from the Social Prescribing Unit at UCLan.
Nature Therapy Summit: Enhance Your Impact Through Connection
This conference aims to bring together people from across the outdoors, mental health and social prescribing sectors to explore ways of improving mental well-being through the natural outdoor environment.