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Bachelor of Outdoor Leadership
Bachelor of Outdoor Leadership
Bachelor of Outdoor Leadership

Bachelor of Outdoor Leadership

  • ID:VU610056
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$27,400.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$6,763.33
  • TuitionFee/Year:$27,400.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$6,763.33
Estimated Total/program:
$102,489.99
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English (or equivalent).

OR:

  • Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent).

OR: 

  • Completion of a Foundation course or equivalen

English requirements

  • IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0)
  • TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67. Section score no less than:
    • Listening: 12
    • Speaking: 18
    • Reading: 15
    • Writing: 21
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50-57 (no section score less than 50)
  • University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 169. No individual band less than 169.
  • VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 5): achieved.

IELTS, TOEFL, PTE and CAE: These tests must be taken no more than two years prior to commencing your course.

Other requirements

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Course Information

You'll learn to apply your on-campus study through a range of activities in our outdoor labs. This practical experience combined with your knowledge of the natural environment, group leadership and planning will open up diverse career possibilities in the following industries:

  • adventure tourism
  • adventure sports
  • environmental education
  • outdoor adventure
  • outdoor education
  • outdoor recreation
  • nature tourism.

We offer an exceptional opportunity to gain career experience through a paid internship with The Outdoor Education Group(external link). This internship has been designed to work in tandem with your study, so you can apply best-practice theory to real situations.

Throughout your degree, the main themes will be explored through adventure-based activities such as:

  • bushwalking
  • canoeing
  • cycling
  • white-water rafting
  • alpine activities
  • rock-climbing.

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

If you have completed any of the following course(s), you will be guaranteed a place in this course. In some cases you may receive credit for your previous study, reducing the time it takes to complete your course.

  • Diploma of Sport Development

You will be guaranteed entry only.

  • International Foundations at VU

You will be guaranteed entry only.

  • International Foundations at VU (Extended)

You will be guaranteed entry only.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The Bachelor of Outdoor Leadership offers several career pathways:

  • camp program manager
  • environmental educator
  • outdoor educator
  • outdoor adventure guide, instructor or facilitator
  • park ranger
  • teaching (with additional Master of Teaching (Secondary Education))
  • business owner
  • eco and adventure tourism.

Ability to settle

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