Bachelor of Recreation and Outdoor Environmental Studies
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Moreton Bay

Course outline

The first of its kind in Queensland, this program teaches the skills to work with people, engaging them in active lifestyles and helping them appreciate nature. This program gives you a broad, versatile education in health and physical education, outdoor environmental studies, and sports coaching.

In this program you will attend more than 35 outdoor environmental studies fieldwork days in the Sunshine Coast area, including K’gari (Fraser Island). You’ll become equipped with skills, knowledge, and experience to journey safely with participants in a range of environments, observing human relationships with nature. You can select from areas including tourism management, restoration and conservation, indigenous studies, sustainability, or biological science. For more information, visit Bachelor of Recreation and Outdoor Environmental Studies at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Other requirements

The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
Health; Physical Education
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2024 information is not available.

Career opportunities

Outdoor leader, outdoor guide, sports coach, outdoor recreation officer, environmental interpretation guide, adventure tourism guide, ecotourism guide.

Course Code
014261
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$11194 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation, Sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Moreton Bay