Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students critically examine the cultural and environmental features of a particular place in the context of outdoor education and/or nature tourism practice. The subject incorporates: student research and presentations, and practical experience in the selected place.


Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorMarcus Morse

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesLectures, tutorials and practical field experience

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EBOEB or EBOREB or EBOEXB


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days required16 days

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsStudents will complete 16 days of practical field experiences.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate safety knowledge and skills specific to coastal travel, through a focus on navigation, working with tides, group management, minimal impact practices, health and hygiene, first aid in remote settings, communications and weather interpretation.
02. Research an aspect of cultural and natural history, ecology and/or coastal management and present findings to a group.
03. Further develop outdoor living and travelling skills through participation in a continuous extended journey in a relatively remote natural setting.

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