Undergraduate BA (Hons)

Physical Education with Outdoor Education

Combine your passion for the outdoors with a deep-rooted understanding of physical education and become a practised outdoor educator.

Physical Education with Outdoor Education

Course Overview

  • UCAS code


    X3C6
  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    3 Years
  • Start date


    20 Sep 2021

Push boundaries by combining traditional physical education study with a focus on outdoor activities with this physical education with outdoor education course.

As part of your course, you'll:

  • Have the opportunity to develop your confidence, leadership and resourcefulness
  • Become a highly proficient educator in the rapidly expanding field of outdoor physical education
  • Experience the university's Headingley Campus grounds with its dedicated orienteering trail
  • Have access to our fantastic sports facilities, including the mobile climbing tower
  • Study applied scientific principles and a series of option modules
  • Develop expertise in specialist areas to maximise your opportunities and enhance your employability prospects

During your degree, you'll be taught by a highly skilled and passionate team who have vast experience of working and training in the outdoors and who'll support you in becoming a confident and capable outdoor educator. You'll also experience the expertise offered by Carnegie Great Outdoors, a leading provider of outdoor education, adventure activities and leadership development, based at the university.

Our other links with outdoor bodies, such as the YHA (Youth Hostels Association) and Bradford Council's Adventure Development Unit, will provide you with access to industry expertise and invaluable placement opportunities.

By studying in Leeds, you'll also be well placed to access some of the country's finest outdoor scenery. Three different national parks - the Yorkshire Dales, the North York Moors and the Peak District - are all located within an hour's drive of the city.

Why study Physical Education with Outdoor Education at Leeds Beckett University

  1. 90% of BA (Hons) Physical Education with Outdoor Education students were satisfied with their course*
  2. Placement opportunities through the university's links with outdoor bodies
  3. Courses taught by a highly skilled and passionate team who have vast experience of working and training in the outdoors
  4. Access to some of the country's finest outdoor scenery
  5. Sport volunteering opportunities
  6. Study in the university’s new £45m state-of-the-art Carnegie School of Sport building

*National Student Survey 2020

BA (Hons) PE with Outdoor Education Hear from one Leeds Beckett alumna Sylvia Prendergast as she talks about her course.

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