Welcome to Outdoor Education at LJMU
Welcome to Outdoor Education at Liverpool John Moores University. IM Marsh has maintained an international reputation as a quality provider of Outdoor Education programmes in higher education since the late 1960s. In 1998 the BSc (Hons) Outdoor & Environmental Education undergraduate programme for 100 students was validated to replace the existing QTS programme.
In 2010 the BSc (Hons) Outdoor Education was validated with optional routes in Environmental Education, Physical Education and Coaching. The programme belongs to The Centre for Sport, Dance & Outdoor Education, one of five Centres within the Faculty of Education, Community & Leisure at Liverpool John Moores University. In 2010 Outdoor Education at I.M.Marsh celebrated 40 years (1970-2010). In the National Student Survey in 2011 and 2012 100% of students agreed that they were satisfied or very satisfied with their outdoor education course and the teaching on it.
Summary of Programmes Offered
BSc (Hons) Outdoor Education (with optional pathways in Physical Education, Geography/Environmental Education & Coaching)
The undergraduate programme is a three year (full time) honours programme including a range of taught modules together with a dissertation and work based learning elements. Full-time students normally study 120 credits per year, whereas part-time is 60-96 per year. We have collaborative links with the Republic Polytechnic, Singapore and a large number of outdoor centres around the world.
- MRes: this is a one year taught programme which provides a highly recommended underpinning for students wishing to prepare themselves for postgraduate research....M.Phil or PhD.
- M.Phil: This is a two year full time research programme. Candidates wishing to broaden their research project have the opportunity to transfer to PhD at the end of the first year
- PhD: normally 3-years full-time (max 4) and 6 years part-time (max 8).
All programmes are available for part time study which is normally 4-6 years for BA/BSc, 2-5 years for MPhil, 4-8 years for PhD.