Ako me te tiaki i te taiao Sustainability and outdoor education

About sustainability and outdoor education

Our sustainability and outdoor education programmes are unique in Australasia.  With a future focus, our programmes move beyond traditional models of learning in order to give you the knowledge and confidence to influence and inspire others to live life to the full, and to care for the planet.

Share your passion for sustainability, knowledge of geography and outdoor education and their relationship to our health and well-being. A career as an outdoor instructor, adventure or eco-tourism guide, conservation worker or environmental educator will provide you with broad opportunities both here and overseas.

Studying sustainability and outdoor education

Well regarded for delivering high end applied programmes, our education professionals have extensive sector experience and are passionate about their role in helping you learn. They know the demands of working in this field and share their knowledge, experience and industry connections to ensure you have substantial training hours both on and off-campus.

Our qualifications provide you with the opportunity to gain industry qualifications or participate in an internship as part of the programme.

You can choose to study a range of programmes, from certificate level courses through to our graduate qualifications.

In New Zealand, the Bachelor of Sustainability and Outdoor Education is the only outdoor education degree that includes sustainability as a major component.

Programmes

Master of sustainable practice

Master of Sustainable Practice - Pending Approval

Programme code:
CH4067
Level:
9
Credits:
180
Starts:
February, July

Become a leader in sustainable practice.

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Post Grad Sustainable Practice

Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Practice - Pending Approval

Programme code:
CH4068
Level:
8
Credits:
120
Starts:
February, July

Acquire the knowledge and skills needed to be a change-maker in sustainability.

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Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Practice

Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Practice - Pending Approval

Programme code:
CH4069
Level:
8
Credits:
60
Starts:
February, July

Gain foundational knowledge and specialist skills in sustainable practice.

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Bachelor of Sustainability and Outdoor Education

Programme code:
CH4025
Level:
7
Credits:
360
Starts:
February, July

Develop and share your passion for health and wellbeing, sustainability, outdoor education and New Zealand's geography.

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Graduate Diploma in Sustainability and Outdoor Education

Graduate Diploma in Sustainability and Outdoor Education

Programme code:
CH4032
Level:
7
Credits:
120
Starts:
February, July

Gain advanced professional development with a holistic approach in education for sustainability and outdoor education.

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Diploma in Outdoor Instruction and Management

Programme code:
AO3069
Level:
5
Credits:
120
Starts:
February

Turn your passion for outdoor adventure into an opportunity to work as an outdoor instructor or guide in New Zealand or overseas.

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Study & Prep L4

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Outdoor Education Pathway)

Programme code:
NZ2860
Level:
4
Credits:
60
Starts:
February, July

Prepare for higher-level study in sustainability and outdoor education.

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New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor and Adventure Education (Multi-skilled) (Level 4)

New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor and Adventure Education (Multi-skilled) (Level 4)

Programme code:
NZ3765
Level:
4
Credits:
120
Starts:
February

Learn how to lead others confidently in outdoor pursuits.

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Outdoor Education - 2014

Outdoor Education and Sustainability (Dual Pathway)

Programme code:
G21079
Level:
3
Credits:
22
Starts:
February

Explore sustainability issues through a variety of outdoor learning experiences

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Programme Sustainability - Kayaking

Service Industries Vocational Pathway (Sustainability and Outdoor Education)

Programme code:
NCEP4N
Level:
2
Credits:
22
Starts:
February

Explore sustainability issues through a variety of outdoor learning experiences

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