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What will I learn?

The BSc (Hons) Adventure Performance and Coaching brings a unique focus on sports science to the domain of adventure coaching. You will combine the skills and knowledge of the applied sports scientist with those of a modern adventure professional in ever-changing outdoor environments, drawing on expertise from the School of Adventure Studies and across UHI partner colleges.Be part of a rapidly evolving sector, where the demand for healthy active lifestyles has brought about a drive for greater achievements in adventure sports and for the life-enhancing benefits of participation. With over 21 Olympic adventure sports disciplines, adventure sports performance and competition is a global phenomenon, and participants are demanding higher outcomes in their chosen areas, informed by expert coaches and leaders.This programme will provide you with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the key elements of sports science, while teaching you to apply them to the outdoor and adventure environment – all underpinned by a growing and deepening understanding of the meaning of ‘adventure’.Your training will equip you to work with participants who demand greater outcomes in their adventure sport: let us prepare you to coach and guide the next generation of adventure athletes.

Which department am I in?

Business, Management and Leisure

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,310.00 (US$ 17,326) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

September 2023


West Highland

West Highland College UHI,

Carmichael Way,

Fort William,


PH33 6FF, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Including Mathematicsplus GCSE Physics at grade B and English at grade C or equivalent

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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