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Bachelor in Outdoor, Leisure & Adventure Management (Hons)

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


About the Course
Bachelor in Outdoor, Leisure and Adventure Management (Hons) is specifically designed to prepare you for a wide range of career opportunities in the rapidly expanding field of recreation and leisure services. No matter what the event is, either sporting, corporate, entertainment or otherwise, this programme provides the essential knowledge and skills to make it a successful one. Throughout the programme, students will be exposed to the knowledge, skills and experience in leisure and recreation industry and outdoor & adventure management. Students will also be trained to be well-qualified managers to meet the needs of rapidly growing industry of leisure and recreation.

Entry Requirement

(i) STPM Candidate :

    (a) A Pass in SPM or its equivalent with credit in Bahasa Melayu

    and

    (b) A pass in STPM or its equivalent, with minimum Grade C in 2 subjects including Pengajian Am/Kertas Am (General Studies/General Paper) or at least 2.00 CGPA;

    OR

(ii) Ministry of Education (KPM) Matriculation Certificate or MSU Foundation Certificate, or Foundation Certificate or its equivalent from higher learning institution;

    OR

(iii) Diploma with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 in relevant field from any provider of higher education;

    OR

(iv) Pass at least 3 subjects in A-Level;

    OR

(v) Pass The South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with minimum score of 65% - 70%;

    OR

(vi) Pass Canadian Pre University Programme (CPU) with minimum score of 80%;

    OR

(vii) Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least grade B in 5 subjects;

    OR

(viii) Other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government

Duration : 3 years

Core Subjects

  • Introduction to Outdoor and Leisure Industry
  • Outdoor and Leisure Marketing
  • Adventure Tourism
  • Outdoor Instruction Technique
  • Outdoor Recreation Safety
  • Leisure Facilities Management
  • Leisure Program Planning and Delivery
  • Contemporary Issues in Leisure & Outdoor Management
  • Wilderness Management
  • Legal Aspects in Hospitality & Tourism
  • Rescue Operation Management
  • Life Saving

Career Prospect
Graduates will find ample opportunity in the leisure, outdoor and adventure industry. Organisationally, graduates will be absorbed into government ministries and departments; local authorities, YMCA, corporate recreation, resort/commercial recreation camps, park administration, outdoor adventure programmes, event companies, corporations and companies, marketing agencies and community recreation. Positions that graduates can fill in the above organizations are:

A) Specific roles in leisure services professionals: Outdoor Leader
Outdoor Superintendent
Outdoor Specialist
Recreation Specialist
Outdoor Specialist
Special Events Planner
Camp Director
Leisure Time Specialist
Recreation Programmer
Fitness Specialist
Director of Parks and Recreation
Nature Interpreter
Aquatics Specialist

B) Specific roles in commercial recreation, hospitality and tourism industry: Adventure Travel Coordinator
Club Manager
Condo Social Director
Cruise Ship Activity Director
Customer Relations Worker
Convention Coordinator
Hotel Manager
Equipment Sales Person
Restaurant Manager
Camp Director
Concert Promoter
Tour Guide
Tournament Planner
Park Attendant
Travel Agent
Flight Attendant
Resort Manager
Entrepreneur

KPT Reference : KA8149[JPT/BPP(U)1000-801/33(18)]

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