Bachelor of Applied Science (Parks, Recreation and Heritage) @ CSU: Albury-Wodonga

Bachelor of Applied Science (Parks, Recreation and Heritage)

Introduction:
This degree extends upon the Associate Degree in Applied Science (Parks, Recreation and Heritage). Successful completion of the Associate Degree grants entry into the Bachelor degree with all subjects credited towards it. Developed in conjunction with the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, students acquire the skills to become rangers who understand the importance of conserving our natural environment.

UAC Code

215351

 

 

Degree length

3 years full time

 

 

Degree Structure

16 core subjects (128 credit points) + 2 professional practice subjects (0 credit points) + 4 minor subjects (32 credit points) + 4 electives (32 credit points) = 192 credit points

 

 

Campus

Albury-Wodonga


Minor subjects can be chosen from one of three pathways: Wildlife and Conservation, Indigenous and Cultural Heritage, and Visitor Services and Open Space Management. Depending on the minor pathway selected, career opportunities can range from national park ranger, heritage officer, recreation planner, or environmental consultant. Practical experience in this degree takes the form of work placements, as well as role-play subjects where students will engage in day-to-day business practices such as hiring staff, developing business proposals, and asset and finance management.
 
Core Units: Principles of Ecology; Vegetation Ecology; Earth System Processes; Workplace Preparation; Natural Resource Management; Environmental Management Administration and Practice; People and Places - Social Science Dimensions; Interpretive Planning; Cultural Resource Management; Principles of Indigenous Land Management; Environmental Planning; Leadership and Communication; Principles of Ecotourism; Open Space Planning; Introduction to Spatial Science and Data Visualisation; Principles of Geographic Information Systems.
 

Course Requirements

2012 ATAR

70.00

 

 

2013 ATAR

70.00

 

 

Entry Requirements

HSC or equivalent

 

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