Course code: #AK3521
These are mandatory and all come with 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 centers, 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.
In your third year, you complete 350 to 400 hours in an organization, which includes working on a project related to your major through the Cooperative Education courses.
This takes approximately two days per week.
Recent placements included Bigfoot Adventures, Camp Adair, Dilworth School Rural Campus, Howick College, Kahunui Campus, St Cuthbert’s College, Mt Albert Grammar School, Sir Peter Blake Marine Education Recreation Centre (MERC), St Cuthbert’s College.
|Cost of living||1 person||$9,804|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$12,640|
If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.
AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.
On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:
The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).
IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening
There is a different entry requirements for each level of the IELTS course.
You can also use IELTS Indicator and TOEFL Special Home Edition to meet English language requirements, except for programmes that require an IELTS score higher than the standard or for any doctoral programmes.
1- All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.
2- Applicants must be capable of meeting the Children's Act 2014 requirements, including police clearance
Consider starting with AUT's Certificate in Sport and Recreation.
If you don’t have the academic qualifications needed for direct entry into an AUT programme, you can enroll in a foundation programme.
If you successfully complete the foundation programme and get the required grades, you are guaranteed entry into an appropriate AUT programme.
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