Bachelor in Outdoor, Leisure and Adventure Management (Hons)

Course Title: Outdoor, Leisure and Adventure Management, Bachelor (Hons)
Course Code: BLM

What the course will give you
MSU’s honours degree programme in outdoor, leisure and adventure management equips you for the adventure tourism industry, training you in outdoor instruction technique and recreation safety besides leisure facilities management, programme planning and delivery, and the legal aspects of the hospitality and tourism industry. You train in the essential technical, teaching, and management skills, and with the natural environment as your living lab, develop sufficient awareness of environment’s connectedness to guide others into similar appreciation and enjoyment.

Your lecturers are industry professionals, and a period of industrial internship at the end of your studies places you right in the heart of the job market. The real-life environment and experience we provide will give you a deep understanding of the industry and develop your entrepreneurial and business skills. You graduate industry-ready for a professional career in outdoor, leisure and adventure management.

How long it will take you
3 years

Where the qualification may lead you to
Career opportunities exist in outdoor leadership, outdoor education, adventure education, camp management, natural resource management, environmental interpretation, and ecotourism, to name a few. You could be working in youth programs, the travel industry, government ministries or departments, local authorities, resorts, parks, and recreational camps, as leader, director, planner, manager, or administrator.

Industry roles of leisure services professionals include Outdoor Leader, Outdoor Superintendent, Outdoor Specialist, Recreation Specialist, Special Events Planner, Leisure Time Specialist, Fitness Specialist, Recreation Programmer, Parks and Recreation Director, Camp Director, Nature Interpreter, and Aquatics Specialist.

Industry roles of commercial recreation, hospitality, and tourism professionals include Club Manager, Hotel Manager, Restaurant Manager, Resort Manager, Adventure Travel Coordinator, Convention Coordinator, Condo Social Director, Cruise Ship Activity Director, Camp Director, Tournament Planner, and Park Attendant.

Who may enrol
You will need at least ONE (1) Credit in Bahasa Melayu at SPM level AND TWO (2) C’s or 2.00 CGPA at STPM level including in Pengajian Am / Kertas Am (General Studies / General Paper); OR THREE (3) A-levels; OR an MSU Foundation Certificate; OR an MSU Diploma in a relevant field and with minimum 2.00 CGPA; OR an equivalent qualification recognized by MSU Senate.

Bachelor (Hons) in Outdoor, Leisure and Adventure Management (BLM) is a 3-year career-focused industry-developed programme of MSU’s School of Hospitality and Creative Arts (SHCA).

KPT Reference
KPT/JPS (R/813/6/0031) 08/19

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