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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Outdoor Leadership

Course code: #SBOL

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Outdoor Leadership

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $31,000 AUD

  • Application fee

    $75 AUD

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    65 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    099055M

Highlights
Practical Experience

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Options
Internship

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 30-November-2022 2022-11-30
Fall-April 31-January-2023 2023-01-31
Winter-August 31-May-2023 2023-05-31

Overview

Bachelor of Outdoor Leadership

Launch an exciting career in the great outdoors with Victoria University's Bachelor of Outdoor Leadership.

This unique degree is designed to meet the needs of the outdoor education and recreation sectors, helping you create a rewarding lifelong career.

You'll learn to apply your on-campus study through various activities in the 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:

Launch an exciting career in the great outdoors with Victoria University's Bachelor of Outdoor Leadership.

This unique degree is designed to meet the needs of the outdoor education and recreation sectors, helping you create a rewarding lifelong career.

You'll learn to apply your on-campus study through various activities in the 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.

Offer an exceptional opportunity to gain career experience through a paid internship with The Outdoor Education Group.

This internship has been designed to work in tandem with your study so that you can apply best-practice theory to real situations.

Throughout the Bachelor of Outdoor Leadership program, the main themes will be explored through adventure-based activities such as:

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

Join VU for one of the most adrenaline-packed degrees in Australia!

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$47,120

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $8,316
Accommodation 1 bed room $16,120
Tuition 1 person $31,000

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • A scanned copy of passport identification page
  • certified copies of your academic transcripts and other supporting documentation
  • evidence of your English language proficiency
  • completed Advanced Standing forms (if you are applying for credit).

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

67
12
listening
21
writing
18
speaking
15
reading

PTE

50
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

169
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Completion of a Foundation course or equivalent.

 

LEVELSENTRYDURATIONCOURSE FEE

EAP4 (Upper Intermediate) 

EAP5 (Advanced 1) 

EAP6 (Advanced 2)

EAP4: IELTS 5.0, VU English Placement Test or completion of GE3. 

EAP5: IELTS 5.5 or completion of EAP4. 

EAP6: IELTS 6.0 or completion of EAP5.

5-10 weeks per level, depending on proficiency$460 per week (plus A$200 enrolment fee)

Academic background and requirement

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).
PLUS:
IELTS (or equivalent): Overall score or 6.0 (with no band less than 6.0 in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking).
OR: 
Completion of a Foundation course or equivalent.

 

China: 

Gao San (Senior Middle School Year 3): 70%

 

India: 

Indian School Certificate (issued by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations - ICSE): 65%

All India Senior School Certificate (issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education - CBSE): 65%

Higher Secondary Certificate/ Intermediate Certificate from State Board: 70%

 

Foundation program: 

VU College provides pathways to VU degrees. In addition to English language courses, it offers an international foundations program and diplomas in business, information technology and engineering.

Career opportunities

  • 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 educator

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