Bachelor of Applied Science - Parks, Recreation and Heritage

Charles Sturt University (CSU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00005F

Charles Sturt's highly regarded course has been training rangers for more than 30 years. With the continued involvement of the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service to develop the degree, our curriculum is focused on teaching the key skills park managers require: strong understanding of different environments and the ability to communicate with people using these environments.


192 points (24 x 8 point subjects) - 18 core subjects, 4 subject minor and 2 restricted electives.


  • Indigenous and cultural heritage
  • Visitor services and open space management
  • Wildlife and conservation

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent

Study pathways

Charles Sturt University frequently recognises prior learning including study at other institutions in many of its degrees. Each request for credit is individually assessed prior to the commencement of the course.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Albury-Wodonga International: $89,280 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Distance Education International: $84,480 Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 6 years

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