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BA (Hons)

Outdoor Adventure Leadership (with Foundation Year)

4 years
September 2024

During your Outdoor Adventure Leadership Foundation Year, you’ll study alongside peers from related courses, while gaining a broad introduction to sports leadership.

Why study with us

  • You’ll examine sports from socio-cultural and historical perspectives, along with the study of physical education, health and fitness.
  • We’ll equip you with a broad range of skills and knowledge using an interdisciplinary approach.
  • You’ll also have the chance to study optional modules in sports management, coaching and development, and will learn about major sporting issues and physical education in the UK and beyond.
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What you'll do

  • You’ll be taught by staff with extensive experience – including former teachers and personal trainers, as well as traditional academics.
  • Most of your lecturers are active researchers, so you’ll benefit from their passion and cutting-edge expertise.
  • You’ll be supported to become a valued and employable graduate with a promising future and a suite of transferable workplace skills.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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In North Wales, students canoed under the Dolgarrog pipe bridge.
In North Wales, students canoed under the Dolgarrog pipe bridge.

Academic expertise

Jason Wragg
Course Leader
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Outdoor Adventure Leadership

Future careers 

Our Outdoor Adventure Leadership Foundation Year course develops the intellect, knowledge and skills you need to work in a coaching and leadership capacity, within and beyond the outdoor sector.

Fees and funding

First year£9,250 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
First year£16,400 for the first year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Health, Social Work and Sport

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

You can find regulations and policies relating to student life at the University of Central Lancashire on our student contract page