Master of Outdoor Education and Environment
We offer Master’s and PhD by research, and focus on developing your knowledge of nature, building relationships with the land, and understanding place, culture, language and experience. Research strengths include:
- environmental interpretation
- human and nature relationships for sustainability
- sustainability education
- land use history and management
- recreation impact
- sustainable tourism
- ecological literacy and sustainability in schools
- outdoor environmental education curriculum and practice
- international representations of outdoor education
- safety management
- experiential facilitation
- professionalism in outdoor education
- outdoor leadership.
Academic entry requirement
You must have an Australian Bachelors degree with Honours at H1 or H2A level, or approved international equivalent. Applicants with Honours at H2B level, or equivalent, may be considered in some instances.
English language requirement
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.
TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).
TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.
La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.
English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Or approved international equivalent.
Effective professional development for graduate researchers and early career researchers.
We pair a highly motivated PhD student with an industry leader with similar interests.
We offer internships to Master by Research and PhD students in various disciplines.
A selection of La Trobe researchers talk about the exciting work that they're doing.
Fees and costs
Annual tuition fee (A$)
Some additional costs may apply for field-work clothing and equipment - up to A$1500. Any items purchased remain the property of the student.
Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.
How to apply
See Student Handbook for more details
The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:
CRICOS code: 060679M