CSU's highly regarded course has been training rangers for more than 30 years.
CSU'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.
Are you passionate about Australia's natural, cultural and historical assets? Is your ideal working day spent in spectacular mountain landscapes or majestic forests filled with wildlife? If so, a career as a ranger may be ideal for you.
3 years full time, 6 years part time
Graduates of Agriculture & Environmental Studies undergraduate courses at Charles Sturt University (CSU) rated their degrees as follows:
Teaching quality: 64.8% (national average 76.3%)
Improved skills: 77.8% (national average 82.5%)
Overall satisfaction: 87.0% (national average 84.7%)
The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Charles Sturt University (CSU). You can find out more about these results here.
Graduates of Agriculture & Environmental Studies undergraduate courses at Charles Sturt University (CSU) had the following employment outcomes:
Employed full time: 76.6% (national average 74.3%)
Studying full time: 9.5% (national average 8.0%)
Median full time salary: $80,100 (national average $75,000)
You can find out more about employment outcome results here.
CRICOS Code: 012025C
Bachelor of Applied Science (Parks, Recreation and Heritage)
A completed High School Certificate with an ATAR equivalent of 70 (including adjustment factors) or equivalent.
A completed AQF Certificate IV or higher level qualification.
50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualification.
A completed Tertiary Preparation Course from an Australian University or an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
Successful completion of two university level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.