Educational Expeditions


This module seeks to provide the student with the knowledge, skill and competence to plan expeditions that provide a context for personal and social development and for connection to place. 

Learning Outcomes

  1. To consider philosophical and sociological frameworks to critique expedition practice.

  2. Create rich learning experiences through thoughtful use of experiential programme design in an expedition context.

  3. Demonstrate the skills and understanding needed to facilitate an educational expedition while learning to enhance these skills through discussion, tutor and peer feedback, and reflective writing.

  4. Engage in different expedition formats such as micro-expeditions, place based approaches and solo experiences and appraise their impact personally and on learners more generally.  

  5. Consider the consequence of expedition practice for the environments in which they work and have an understanding of sustainability within this context.

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