Adventure Education BA (Hons)

University of Chichester
Leicester, United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
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Entry Requirements

  • Typical entry requirements - individual offers may vary:
  • A levels: CCD (excluding General Studies;
  • Edexcel National Diploma: Sport - MMM;
  • Advanced / Progression Diploma: Grade C plus at least 80 points from the Additional Specialist Learning - A level or National Award;
  • UCAS Tariff Points: The above offers typically translate to 220 - 260 UCAS tariff points with additional qualifications;
  • International Baccalaureate: 28 points;
  • QAA-approved Access Diploma: Pass;
  • GCSEs. For general entrance requirements regarding GCSEs please contact the Admissions office.
  • Applicants with qualifications from other countries: The University of Chichester considers applicants from a wide range of countries with appropriate A level equivalent qualifications. Non native speakers of English are expected to have IELTS 6.0, or equivalent.


Theme One

You will consider how the 'individual' makes sense of the adventure education experience. Critical reflection on your own personal experience is central to the knowledge and understanding.

Theme Two

You will consider how 'groups' perform in the adventure environment through an understanding of group dynamics and teaching strategies. Consideration will be given to aspects such as leadership, facilitation, decision-making and problem-solving.

Theme Three

You will focus on their impact on the adventure environment, considering environmental philosophy, user conflict and impact reduction.

Indicative Modules

  • Understanding group dynamics participating in challenging activities in Introduction to Group Processes
  • Developing practical skills in adventure sports in Introduction to the Analysis of Water/Land-based Activities
  • Using the weather to enhance your learning and teaching potential in Applied Meteorology and the Adventure Environment
  • Understanding the demands on the body in adventure activities in Environmental Exercise Physiology
  • Appreciating how learning takes place in adventurous environments in Psychology of Skill Acquisition.

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