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Bachelor of Sport and Recreation - Outdoor Education Major

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A qualification in outdoor education gives you the skillset to work in the outdoor and adventure industry, teaching and leading others.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time
Study Mode
Online, In person

About this course

A qualification in outdoor education gives you the skillset to work in the outdoor and adventure industry, teaching and leading others.

AUT outdoor education graduates work in many fields. They teach in schools, work in outdoor pursuit centres, operate adventure tourism ventures and often progress into management.

Encounter New Zealand's unique environment and learn from some of the country's most experienced staff in outdoor education. AUT staff have worked and adventured in some of the world's most exciting places including Antarctica, Nepal, North and South America, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and the Alps of France, Austria and Switzerland.

Study locations

North Campus

South Campus

Online

Career pathways

  • Adventure consultant or educator
  • Corporate development trainer
  • Commercial guide
  • Instructing outdoor pursuits - white water kayaking, rock climbing, abseiling and bush survival
  • Outdoor education instructor or teacher*
  • Youth worker

*After completing the one-year Graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching

Graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching

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