Bachelor of Outdoor Education

Charles Sturt University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00005F

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed for an exciting and enriching career as a teacher, activity specialist, adventure guide or expedition leader in diverse educational contexts. Students will undertake professional studies in education, geography, outdoor recreation, ecotourism, outdoor education, environmental education, environmental science, communication and leadership


students must complete 32 subjects (31 core subjects plus one restricted elective), plus Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation from an external provider. The Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation is represented on the students transcript as a 16-point credit package REC01C Outdoor Recreation Credit. Including this credit package, the Bachelor of Outdoor Education has a total point value of 264 points. All subjects have a value of 8 points unless otherwise stated.


  • Education-outdoor
  • Geography
  • Teaching-secondary

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Where students do not meet the government requirements for English and Mathematics, Charles Sturt University offers approved pathways and concurrent study


This course is accredited by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) until 31 December 2019 for national accreditation recognised by the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL).

Study pathways

Credit for prior learning and credit for current competencies will be granted to eligible applicants. Students who have completed the TAFE Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation are awarded transfer credit represented as REC01C Outdoor Recreation Credit (16 points) upon application.

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