MSSc in Outdoor Environmental Education and Outdoor Life

Linköping University

Program Description

MSSc in Outdoor Environmental Education and Outdoor Life

Linköping University

The programme aims to provide students with knowledge and understanding of how outdoor studies can enhance learning and contribute to health, sustainable development and active citizens.

The programme focusses on experiential learning based on nature, culture and society. Teaching includes outdoor field-related experiences and learning in and via natural and cultural landscapes. The advanced courses in educational science will help teachers and other educators to understand learning processes and how society, nature and the cultural landscape can be used as resources for learning and understanding.

Programme description

The programme aims to provide students with knowledge and understanding of how outdoor studies can enhance learning and contribute to health, sustainable development and active citizens.

The programme focusses on experiential learning based on nature, culture and society. Teaching includes outdoor field-related experiences and learning in and via natural and cultural landscapes. The advanced courses in educational science will help teachers and other educators to understand learning processes and how society, nature and the cultural landscape can be used as resources for learning and understanding.

Students will:

  • Increase their knowledge about children’s and young people’s understanding and learning processes in the extended classroom
  • Further develop their understanding and knowledge of how outdoor environmental education and outdoor life can contribute to environmental understanding, cyclic thinking and increased responsibility for health, citizenship and sustainability
  • Develop a thematic perspective on how the urban and rural landscapes can be used as resources for learning
  • Develop their skills in describing, interpreting and explaining cultural and environmental experiences through field work in real environments.

Students should be prepared to pay for trips, food and lodging included in the programme.

Career opportunities

Following the final examination, students will have gained theoretical knowledge and practical experience for working with school development or in a leading position in the educational field. Alternatively, students may continue to conduct research leading to a doctoral degree.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 27, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2017
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
110,000 SEK
Information
Deadline
Jan. 16, 2017
Late applications might be considered.
Start date Aug. 2017
Place
Sweden Linköping
Application deadline Jan. 16, 2017
Late applications might be considered.
End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 110,000 SEK
All others (per academic year); Citizens from within the EU/EEA and Switzerland: No tuition fees
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Outdoor Environmental Education at Linköping University