Charles Sturt University

Applied Science (Parks, Recreation, and Heritage)

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Program Information

School:Charles Sturt University
Faculty:School of Distance Education
Degree:Bachelor; Online; Distance
Field of Study:Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
Description:Graduates of CSU’s Bachelor of Applied Science (Parks, Recreation and Heritage) are employed by park agencies and in local governments as park rangers, wildlife officers undertaking specific wildlife conservation programs, interpretive officers conducting outdoor education programs or as specialists in cultural and Indigenous heritage. A number of graduates are also employed by local governments to manage parks, grounds and ovals.

As a graduate, you will apply your skills and knowledge in biophysical, ecological, and social sciences to protected area management, the conservation of flora and fauna, and cultural heritage management. You will use your expertise in strategic planning, critical thinking, and people management to effectively balance conservation and recreational values and assist visitors and the community appreciate and contribute to the conservation of our natural heritage.
URL:Applied Science (Parks, Recreation, and Heritage) at Charles Sturt University
Length:3 Year(s)
Careers:Recreation and Sports Managers

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 52]

Applicants who have not undertaken and completed sufficient study in English will be required to take one of the above noted tests with accompanying scores.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 27, 2016