Bachelor of Sport, Health and Physical Activity- Outdoor Education

Flinders University

This degree aims to provide students with an understanding of the significance of sport and physical activity within the context of a healthy lifestyle, and to establish the foundations for students to become effective professionals in, and advocates for, outdoor education, sport and physical activity. It also aims to equip students with a wider knowledge base by combining the study of outdoor education, sport and physical activity with other areas including health and nutrition, tourism, business and disability. The degree will prepare graduates for a career in the outdoor education and development, recreation management, sport development, leisure, health, sport and event management industries.

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent qualifications; or mature age entry (STAT); or TAFE/VET qualifications; or higher education transfers; or completion of a foundation studies program

Structure:

This course aims to: provide students with an understanding of sport and physical activity policy frameworks and legal requirements; establish the foundations for students to become effective professionals in, and advocates for, sport and physical activity; equip students with a wider knowledge base by combining the study of sport and physical activity with other areas including health and nutrition, tourism and business.

Subjects you can Study:

Sport, Health and Physical Activity- Outdoor Education

Recognition:

You will have the opportunity to obtain the following; bushwalking basic skills certificate; bushwalking assistant leadership certificate; bushwalking leadership certificate (dependant on additional external experiences); rock climbing assistant guide certificate; rock climbing top rope guide certificate (dependant on additional external experiences); other activity specific basic skills certificates (dependant on options chosen and additional personal experiences).

Related Careers:

Sports Administrator, Sports Coach,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bedford Park No info Yes Full time 3 years
Bedford Park No info Yes Part time 6 years
Flinders is a leading international university in Australia, distinguished by its boldness, vigour and imagination. The University has a record of excellence and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement.

While the main campus is located in the suburb of Bedford Park, just a short drive south of Adelaide's Central Business District and easily accessible by public transport, the University's geographical footprint also stretches across South Australia, Western Victoria and the Northern Territory.

Flinders has over 2,600 staff and more than 26,100 students, with over 5,400 coming from countries as diverse as Canada, India and Kenya. Its graduates are encouraged to be knowledgeable, to communicate effectively, and to develop skills to connect across boundaries and tackle major challenges.

Flinders has led the way in providing access to higher education for individuals who did not traditionally aspire to University, and offers a choice of pathways that cater to people from a variety of backgrounds.

Offering over 140 undergraduate and 280 postgraduate courses, Flinders prides itself on the quality of its programs and the attention given to the learning experience of its students.

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