Adventure Sports

Unit set code: SMIADS | Study level: Undergraduate | Unit set type: Discipline Minor
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For students pursuing a career in the health, fitness, education, or outdoor industries the adventure sports minor provides the technical knowledge and skill required to operate in a range of environments. Students achieve this outcome through a combination of adventure and environment theory studies, innovative field based labs, practical skill development, and a focus on industry ready professional development students. Combined with the successful completion of their degree students are well positioned to be at the forefront of the adventure sports sector.

Unit set structure

For a minor study students must complete 96 credit points of study comprising:

  • 48 credit points Specialist Area units
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Most units at VU are worth 12 credit points. You will need to complete the required course credit points to graduate.

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