Outdoor Recreation Leadership

    Unit set code: SMAOUT | Study level: Undergraduate | Unit set type: Major
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    The Outdoor Recreation Leadership Major exposes students to a diverse range of outdoor recreational programs that not only deliver special experiences, but also provides unique learning situations that build a breadth of capabilities, including the capacity to plan, organise, and program complex outdoor recreational activities at the highest professional level. It also provides the opportunity for students to build highly valued character traits including integrity, cultural sensitivity, and psychological resilience. The course will enable students to gain employment in the fields of outdoor recreation, adventure sports, outdoor education, and corporate training.

    Unit set structure

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

    • 72 credit points Core units
    • 24 credit points Capstone 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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