Your future, your adventure

If you love outdoor adventure and want to make a career out of your passion, the School of Adventure Studies is the place for you

Choose from a range of 1 year courses, undergraduate degree and postgraduate programmes in the tourism, adventure and marine sectors.

Visit our campus and residences, meet our friendly, knowledgeable staff, and learn about our range of action-packed Adventure Studies courses, available to study in the Adventure Capital of the UK in September 2024. 

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Students walking across the peak of a dune in a Namibian desert

Open days + course taster events

Explore the subject you're interested in and meet our experienced course leaders at our SOAS open day. Try out the skills you'll learn at our practical course taster sessions.

Book a place at our open day >



Our new and innovative Outdoor and Adventure Therapeutic Practice PgCert can be studied part-time or full-time from anywhere in the world, with two mandatory residential experiences based in Scotland.

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See what our students say about their experiences of studying with us and becoming part of a vibrant local outdoor community.

Our highly experienced and qualified staff and expert associate practitioners ensure all courses are relevant and dynamic, delivering cutting-edge academic content.

Expeditions are in our DNA and are a key element of our adventure degrees. Watch The Line, a film about our students trek through Namibia.

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Want more insight into what our students get up to? Give us a follow - we share updates about course content, expeditions and events throughout the academic year: