Monash University

Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2014 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Education component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Education


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


The study of sport and outdoor recreation involves:

  • developing knowledge in and passion for sport and outdoor recreation
  • exploring the relationships between physical activity, recreation and leisure, health and wellbeing, leadership and education, sustainability and sports and movement studies
  • analysing theories of sport and outdoor recreation
  • applying in-depth academic study through professional placements in coaching and instruction, leadership and programming, and sport education
  • learning through fieldwork placements in sport and outdoor education settings that focus on the employment and training needs in the expanding sport and outdoor recreation industries
  • classroom and fieldwork activities that take advantage of Monash's Health and Wellbeing Precinct at the Peninsula campus, offering excellent sporting and outdoor facilities on or near campus.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Relevant courses

Single degree
  • 2069 Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Recreation
Double degrees
  • 2070 Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Recreation and Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • 3718 Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Recreation and Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
  • 3749 Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Recreation