Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation aims to provide essential knowledge, practical skills and leadership qualities to individuals who want work in outdoor recreation. The course is designed to meet a growing demand in WA for qualified individuals in adventure tourism, eco-tourism and school programs. Professionals in this field need to have the skills to design appropriate, needs-based and enjoyable programs to which clients are committed. They need to blend practical outdoor skills; evaluate needs; and design, plan and implement safe outdoor recreation programs. Practical competence and professional standards are at the core of this undergraduate program. An experiential approach is considered to be the essence of Outdoor Recreation.
- 3 core curriculum courses (units)
- 15 required courses
- 6 elective courses and 350 hours of practicum.
- Outdoor recreation
Standard entry requirements
- Year 12 or equivalent
- Admissions interview
- Mature age applicants should achieve completion of a pre-university course at an approved college/TAFE, or a satisfactory result in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)
This degree provides students with experiences in kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, bushwalking and other outdoor activities as determined by accreditation in the National Outdoor Leadership Registration Scheme (NOLRS).
Applicants may consider a Notre Dame Australia enabling program as an entry pathway.
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Australian Citizens may be eligible to defer costs on a HECS-HELP loan scheme.