About the Course

If you love the outdoors and manage recreation activites, our Diploma in Outdoor Recreation programme will equip you with the relevant management skills and in-depth practical experience needed for the area of outdoor recreation. As part of MSU’s global outlook initiative, you will be having an opportunity to experience trips abroad to develop your leadership skills through our Global Leadership Programme, Dual Degree program with our partner university and undergo a working stint overseas through our Global Internship Programme. Both will give you invaluable experience and instill you with the confidence for a career in outdoor and recreation management.

Entry Requirements
You will need THREE (3) Credits at SPM level; OR an equivalent qualification recognized by MSU Senate. 
Diploma in Leisure, Outdoor and Adventure Management (DLM) is a two-and-a-half-year career-focused industry-developed programme of MSU’s School of Hospitality and Creative Arts (SHCA). 
Duration of Study

2 ½ years

Credit Hours

90 hours


 (R/813/4/0051) (07/24) (MQA/A8361)

RM20,000 - RM25,000
*The stated fees are estimation on overall completion of the program. In any cases where there are credit exemptions, offered rebates or approval of scholarship applications, there will be considerable reduction in the fees
The fees stated here are for Malaysians or local students only. Kindly refer to MSU regarding the fees for international students
Among the Courses Offered

Year One

Introduction to Outdoor and Recreation 
Life Saving


Year Two
Wilderness Survival Management
Recreation and Disability
Leisure Facility Design

Year Three
Outdoor Instruction Technique 
Rescue Operation
Industrial Training

Career Prospects
  • Nature Guide
  • Camp Facilitator
  • Recreation Planner
  • Park / Theme Park Ranger
  • Sales and Marketing Officer
  • Customer Service Officer
  • Reservation and Ticketing Officer
  • Adventure Tourism Officer
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