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

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  • Main location

    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    3 Years
  • Start date

    16 Sep 2024

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
  • Access world-class sports facilities on campus and take advantage of our setting close to the Yorkshire countryside 
  • Apply an understanding of research into a variety of outdoor settings to explore, investigate and examine the experiences of others that you are supporting and educating 
  • Develop expertise in specialist areas to maximise your opportunities and enhance your employability prospects

Teaching expertise
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.

Industry links
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.

The outdoors on your doorstep
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. Carnegie School of Sport - has a long history and successful record of inspiring the next generation of educators and supporting world class athletes
  2. £45m state-of-the-art building - our new Carnegie School of Sport building offers world-class facilities and an excellent learning environment
  3. Employment opportunities - embedded across the course and offered through our partnerships with outdoor bodies
  4. Residential trips - team build with your peers and sample physical activities in the great outdoors
  5. 90.9% of graduates in work or further study 15 months after graduation*

*Percentage of respondents from this course, HESA Graduate Outcomes 20-21