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Bachelor of Sport and Recreation - Sport and Exercise Science Major

  • Bachelor

Sport and exercise science focuses on improving sports performance, based on anatomy, biomechanics, nutrition and physiology, fitness assessment and exercise prescription.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time
Study Mode
Online, In person

About this course

Sport and exercise science focuses on improving sports performance, based on anatomy, biomechanics, nutrition and physiology, fitness assessment and exercise prescription.

AUT is New Zealand's top ranked university for sport and exercise science research, and our graduates go on to a range of exciting careers. The Sport and Exercise Science major is supported by the Sport Performance Research Institute New Zealand (SPRINZ), based at AUT Millennium.

You investigate issues related to human movement, physical conditioning, sports and exercise nutrition, exercise prescription and assessment, movement, exercise physiology and strength and conditioning. Our strong industry links with the high performance sport and fitness industry open up great opportunities for your workplace experience, and there are frequent visits from experts in the field.

Study locations

North Campus

South Campus

Online

Career pathways

  • Sport or exercise scientist
  • Fitness trainer
  • Health and wellness advisor
  • Personal trainer
  • Physical conditioning or training instructor
  • School sports academy co-ordinator

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