School of Adventure Studies
Welcome to the School of Adventure Studies. We are located in Fort William in the Highlands of Scotland at the foot of Ben Nevis (Britain’s highest mountain) beside Loch Linnhe.
The School of Adventure Studies offers a range of courses and possible pathways to support students progression; which course is for you?
|Course title||SCQF level|
|Outdoor pursuits (Skills for work)||4|
|National Certificate: Outdoor Adventure based in Broadford, Isle of Skye||5|
|Higher: Outdoor Adventure Leadership based in Fort William||6|
|BA (Hons) Adventure Tourism Management based in Fort William||7-10|
We are the fastest growing school of adventure studies in the UK and are located in the finest location for outdoor activities. Amazing paddling rivers of all grades flow from the mountains which make up our natural playground all set against the marvellous landscapes of the West Coast and the Islands of Skye, Rum, Eigg, Canna and Muck.
Our academic team includes lecturers who publish in the field as well as those who are highly experienced in the adventure tourism world. Please have a browse through our to get a feel for the breadth and depth of talent involved in the course delivery.
To find out more about what it is like to study in the Highlands on such a course, please join our Facebook page. Please contact us if you would like to know more, or; if you feel you are up to the challenge of studying in this wild and varied natural environment.
Career opportunities include:
Instructing outdoor & adventure activities, adventure eduction, guiding, coaching, small and medium size enterprize management roles in activity centres, tourism policy positions, risk management and many more.
For enquiries about the School of Adventure Studies, please contact Tina Davenport
School Administrator, or call +44 (0)1397 874312.